Chicago Real Estate

Smooth Move: Do These Six Things When Transitioning Towns

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by Kurt Clements It can be physically and emotionally challenging when moving from one town to another. There are lots of things going on at once; the actual packing and moving your belongings, saying goodbye to friends, changing jobs and just getting used to a new way of living. It can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. Try these …

Hey South Siders!  Here’s Your Weekly List Of Upcoming Events!

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by Kurt Clements Hey South Siders!  Here’s your weekly list of fun, upcoming events focused in the South Side, the Southwest Side, the Far Southwest Side, and the Far Southeast Side of Chicago. By the way, 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 …

The Benefits Of Adding An In-Law Apartment To A Home

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by Kurt Clements One renovation that may add value to a home is an in-law apartment. Even if a homeowner does not have any relatives, an in-law apartment makes wonderful guest accommodations. It is possible to rent it when unoccupied to earn some money. Homeowners in Chicago who rent out part of a home need to check with their insurance agent …

South Side Chicago Real Estate

Can I Qualify For A Mortgage Without W-2 Income?

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by Kurt Clements It’s more common these days to have non-traditional income that doesn’t fall into the W-2 category. Many people work in what is referred to as the “gig economy,” where income might come from a variety of freelance sources. Other times, people don’t have W-2 income because they are retired or have an independent source of wealth that generates …

South Side Chicago Real Estate

Case-Shiller: Home Price Growth Slows in March

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by Kurt Clements Case-Shiller Indices reported slower home price growth in March with a 3.70 percent gain year-over-year as compared to 3.90 percent home price growth for the year-over-year period in 2018. This was the slowest pace of home price growth in seven years. The 20-City Home Price Index showed Las Vegas, Nevada as having the top year-over-year home price growth …

Hey South Siders!  Here’s Your Weekly List Of Upcoming Events!

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by Kurt Clements Hey South Sider’s!  Here’s your weekly list of fun, upcoming events focused in the South Side, the Southwest Side, the Far Southwest Side, and the Far Southeast Side of Chicago. By the way, 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 …

Hey South Siders!  Here’s Your Weekly List Of Upcoming Events!

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by Kurt Clements Hey South Sider’s!  Here’s your weekly list of fun, upcoming events focused in the South Side, the Southwest Side, the Far Southwest Side, and the Far Southeast Side of Chicago. By the way, 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 …

South Side Chicago Real Estate

Can I Sell A House That Still Needs Repairs?

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by Kurt Clements When you started thinking about putting your South Side Chicago house up for sale, you probably made a list of repairs that need to be done ahead of time. If that list was long, you might be at a point where you’re asking if it’s all worth it. Will prospective buyers really notice the little things? And even …

Hey South Siders!  Here’s Your Weekly List Of Upcoming Events!

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by Kurt Clements This Sunday is Mother’s Day, so make sure to celebrate Mom!   Friday May 10th Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers – Game Time is 1:20pm.  The promotion is Cole Hamels “Hang Loose” Bobblehead. The Chicago Park District Presents “We Haz Jazz” – Performing from 6:30pm – 8:00pm. Jazz At The Quarry – Performing from 6:00pm – 10:00pm. Soak Paint …

South Side Chicago Real Estate

8 Curb Appeal Tips for Selling Your Home Fast

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by Kurt Clements It is that time of year again in Chicago when curb appeal is big.  Why? Well we can finally leave for walks outside again, that is why! From small touches such as new lighting to larger efforts such as tiling the porch or stoop, creating curb appeal is one of the best investments you can make to resell …