Guide to Quartz, Granite and Laminate Countertops

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by Kurt Clements It can be confusing choosing the right countertop material for your kitchen. Most investors for Chicago rehabbed homes on the South Side use granite, but more and more are using quartz.  Here is a list of some common countertop materials along with their pros and cons. Knowing the differences will help you choose the right material to serve …

7 Tips To Plan A Spring Yard ‘Tune-Up’ Before Listing A Chicago Home For Sale

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The oft-repeated maxim that there is never a second chance to make a great first impression is especially true when it comes to real estate. Street appeal may focus on a dramatic approach to the front door, but prospective buyers will be especially “wowed” by a Chicago home with an appealing back yard Early spring is the perfect time to add …

YOU ARE PRE-APPROVED TO BECOME A HOMEOWNER! Now What?

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This is our fourth entry in our ‘Now What?’ blog series designed to help those people that want to become a Chicago homeowner, but have no idea what to do. You Are Pre-Approved To Become A Chicago Homeowner!  Now What? Once you have executed your plan and everything is up to snuff, your mortgage lender will issue a pre-approval letter.  …