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How To Create A Home-Buying Partnership

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by Kurt Clements Many in Chicago want to have a home, yet find it difficult to afford one by themselves. Some people are forming home-buying partnerships to buy a home and live in it together. Here are some considerations for those interested in forming a home-buying partnership. A home-buying partnership is a legal and personal relationship that is similar to having …

NAHB: Home Builders Remain Confident

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by Kurt Clements The National Association of Home Builders Housing Market Index shows steady builder confidence in housing market conditions. September’s index reading of 68 was one point higher than August’s reading. Any reading over 50 indicates that most home builders surveyed view housing market conditions as favorable. August’s original index reading was adjusted upward by one point. Component readings for …

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Is Now a Good Time to Cash Out Your Home Equity?

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by Kurt Clements For many living in Chicago and the Chicago Suburbs, their home is their primary investment. The equity stored in your residence can be a source of available cash for home repairs, upgrades, or for financing the purchase of investment properties. However, few homeowners really understand the process that results in home equity. What Is Home Equity? Your monthly …

This Week’s Upcoming Events!

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by Kurt Clements Here is This Week’s Upcoming Events!  If you have anything you would like us to promote, please email me at least 1 week in advance at [email protected]! Farmer’s Markets Complete List Of City Of Chicago Farmer’s Markets – Check link for days, times, and details. Yelp List of Suburban Farmer’s Markets– Enter your location and check Yelp …

This Week’s Upcoming Events!

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by Kurt Clements Here is This Week’s Upcoming Events!  If you have anything you would like us to promote, please email me at least 1 week in advance at [email protected]! Farmer’s Markets Complete List Of City Of Chicago Farmer’s Markets – Check link for days, times, and details. Yelp List of Suburban Farmer’s Markets– Enter your location and check Yelp …

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Important Tips To Help Kids Adjust To The Move

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by Kurt Clements Moving your family in Chicago takes a certain amount of adjustment. Kids of all ages may need a little help getting used to the new environment. Help kids adjust to the move by keeping the following in mind. Kids Are Resilient Don’t overly worry about how your kids will adjust to the move. Kids are resilient. They tend …

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Four Key Injury Prevention Tips On Moving Day

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by Kurt Clements It’s more likely that someone will incur an injury on moving day than on an ordinary day. The reason is that people are moving in ways that they don’t normally move, loads can be heavy, and accidents do happen. However, most injuries on moving day can be prevented by taking a few simple precautions. Use A Dolly Instead …

Hey Chicagoland!  Here’s Your Weekly List Of Upcoming Events!

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by Kurt Clements Hey Chicagoland!  Here’s your weekly list of fun, upcoming events. If you have any events you would like us to promote for you please email me at least 1 week in advance at [email protected]! Farmer’s Markets Complete List Of City Of Chicago Farmer’s Markets – Check link for days, times, and details. Yelp List of Suburban Farmer’s …

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Should You Relocate A House To Improve Its Value?

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by Kurt Clements What can be done with a house that is just perfect but it is in a bad neighborhood or a dangerous spot? Think about homes that are in decent condition; yet, too close to the water. America is experiencing flooding now that is not supposed to happen in 500 years.  Just this past weekend Chicago experienced flooding areas …

Hey Chicagoland!  Here’s Your Weekly List Of Upcoming Events!

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by Kurt Clements Hey Chicagoland!  Here’s your weekly list of fun, upcoming events. If you have any events you would like us to promote for you please email me at least 1 week in advance at [email protected]! Farmer’s Markets Complete List Of City Of Chicago Farmer’s Markets – Check link for days, times, and details. Yelp List of Suburban Farmer’s …