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Before you even think about selling your home, you have probably wondered what sort of changes to your home to make it show ready should the time come to put your home on the market. If it is show ready currently, good for you, let the showings begin! Most people, however, are faced with the reality that […].
The holidays are coming up quick. You’ll want your home to look its best with design trends that are all the rage for this year’s seasonal décor. The 2021-2022 holiday season is all about introducing texture, getting nostalgic and utilizing natural and sustainable elements. In this article, I share a few holiday tips […]
You want your home to be your haven. You do everything to maintain a lovely aesthetic and keep it clean. But no matter how hard you try; it can be difficult to maintain pest control. Homeowners will want to always keep their homes free from pests, but especially when it is time to sell […]
Imagine ideas for remodeling your bathroom that will convert it into a relaxing, energizing, spa-like haven, a place to escape from the demands of everyday life. Not only would this do wonders for your sanity, but it would also boost the value of your home when it’s time to sell. […]
With so many choices, buying a home in Chicago can seem like a daunting undertaking, which is why you will want to be equipped with good information up front. Let’s review three critical considerations when buying a home in Chicago: how much home you can afford, your wants and needs, and location […]
When putting your home on the market, you’ll want to do everything possible to make it attractive to buyers so you can get a good price and sell quickly. Getting a home in ‘ready to sell’ condition is one of the most important steps to selling your home. No matter what market, there are key elements that should be addressed […].
Chicago is a great place to enjoy some of the best craft beers in the US. There are plenty of reasons why this city is one of America’s premier destinations for beer lovers, but here are just a few: Chicago has more microbreweries per capita than any other major city in the world; it bears a rich tradition in […]
Wine afficionados appreciate our fair city for one reason: wine bars in Chicago never disappoint. From themed décor to classic ambience, from historic architecture to sleek, modern design, these vino hot spots will satisfy your inner connoisseur. With most restrictions lifted, the social […]
One of the many advantages of living in the city of Chicago is unfettered access to world-class restaurants. If you have a chance to enjoy some of the many options for outdoor dining in the South Loop, you’ll see why. As restrictions lighten and businesses begin to reopen, , eating outdoors […]
Chicago has 77 unique neighborhoods. That’s great news for residents looking to move to the Windy City! Here, I break down 5 Chicago neighborhoods – South Loop, Logan Square, Lincoln Park, Near West, Wicker Park — and highlight reasons they might be right for you. […]
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The first-time home buying process is daunting, but Terri made it as simple as possible for me and my wife. She walked us through every step and thoroughly explained what was happening and why. Terri also served as our biggest advocate and always had our best interests on the forefront of her mind. She was honest and frank when we visited listings, letting us know whether she considered if what we saw was worth our time or might be more trouble than its worth. Terri is incredibly professional and is always available - even working to help us finish our deal while she was on vacation with her family. She'll be the first person we call whenever we decide to sell our house and we couldn't recommend her services enough.
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