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Buying Your First House in 2020? 4 Ways to Be Prepared
Posted on 02/16/2020
Buying Your First House in 2020? 4 Ways to Be Prepared
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Buying a house can be complicated. Before you can get started, you must know how much money you can spend, what kind of house you're looking for, what kind of house you can afford in your area and other factors. This is a good time to get started! Below are four concrete...
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How to Deal with Ice Dams Safely
Posted on 02/09/2020
How to Deal with Ice Dams Safely
Image by Emilian Robert Vicol from Pixabay Have you ever gone outside after a patch of cold weather to find long icicles hanging from your roof's edge? These spears of ice are usually caused by an ice dam forming along your eaves or roof's edge and can be dangerous when they melt and go flying to the ground....
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Brighten Your Home Office with Upcycled File Cabinets
Posted on 02/02/2020
Brighten Your Home Office with Upcycled File Cabinets
Image by TeroVesalainen from Pixabay Is your workspace feeling a little blah lately? The new year is just the right time to make a change! Make it part of your New Year's resolution to create a cheery, bright, and welcoming workspace by upcycling your old, dingy file cabinet into this blackboard-sided, pretty yet utilitarian piece of office furniture!...
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9 North 13th Avenue, St. Charles, IL 60174 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/01/2020
9 North 13th Avenue, St. Charles, IL 60174 is now new to the market!
RARE & EXCELLENT INVESTOR/INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY IN ST. CHARLES to acquire a 3-Unit Apartment Complex with (3) 2-bedroom apartments & 1 1/2 baths. Two-story building. All units have private garages, storage space and washer & dryer with all units. DO YOU WANT TO DOWNSIZE and LIVE in one unit and EARN ADDITIONAL INCOME by renting the other units?? Private secluded backyard. Walking distance to downtown St. Charles with the river views, bike trails, Pottawatomie park, golf courses, festivals, restaurants and much more! 2017 New Furnaces and Air Conditioning in all 3 units. Newly stained decks and patio. Fully rented through May/June...
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Travel: Must-Sees of Maine
Posted on 01/26/2020
Travel: Must-Sees of Maine
Photo by J. Lynne Hardesty via PixabayThe little state of Maine draws thousands of travelers each year. If you’re among those who are making the trek to this popular travel destination, you may feel overwhelmed by the plethora of things to see and do. If your time is limited, here are a few things you simply must see...
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What Not to Say When Describing Your Home for Sale
Posted on 01/19/2020
What Not to Say When Describing Your Home for Sale
Photo by S. Hermann & F. Richter via Pixabay Your real estate agent will ready your description for listing. But only you know your home the way its next owner will come to know it. Here's how to give your realtor that knowledge. Meet Your Buyer Through Your Home , Description: Many descriptions have similar text, and could...
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Was Your Open House Successful?
Posted on 01/12/2020
Was Your Open House Successful?
An open house may be considered a success if it leads to an offer to purchase or a home sale. For a seller to achieve the best-possible results from an open house, it is important for this individual to plan ahead. That way, a seller can ensure that his or her residence makes a great impression on buyers. Now,...
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Improving Energy Efficiency with Your HVAC System
Posted on 01/05/2020
Improving Energy Efficiency with Your HVAC System
Photo by Skitterphoto via Pexels Keeping your home comfortable when the weather gets cooler can have a significant impact on your energy bills. In fact, your HVAC system is one of the biggest sources of energy usage in your home. You could end up spending more than you planned to on heating, especially if the weather turns colder...
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Sell Your Home Quicker with These Home Staging Tips
Posted on 12/29/2019
Sell Your Home Quicker with These Home Staging Tips
Home staging is one of the most tried-and-true methods of selling your home faster. It can also help you increase the purchase price of your home by between one and five percent. However, working with a professional home stager--while a good investment--is not always in everyone’s budget. The good news is, there are a lot of simple and inexpensive...
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Steps to Take Before Breaking in Your Kitchen
Posted on 12/22/2019
Steps to Take Before Breaking in Your Kitchen
Photo by CongerDesign via Pixabay You recently purchased a home, and as a new homeowner, you’re itching to get moved into your new kitchen so you can get settled and start entertaining. Wait! Before you get caught up organizing your pots and pans, do a little preventative care. If you want a kitchen you can entertain in hassle-free,...
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Holiday Cheer: Sharing a Smile with Your Mail Carrier
Posted on 12/15/2019
Holiday Cheer: Sharing a Smile with Your Mail Carrier
Photo by Dference via Pixabay"Can I tip the mail carrier?" It's a burning question whenever the holiday season approaches. The short answer is no. Postal employees are bound by an Ethical Conduct code. Within this code, a rule lets carriers take a non-monetary gift worth up to $20. The annual total gift limit from one customer is $50...
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3346 Rosecroft Lane #3346, Naperville, IL 60564 now has a new price of $279,900!
Posted on 12/08/2019
3346 Rosecroft Lane #3346, Naperville, IL 60564 now has a new price of $279,900!
Come see this lovely townhome with vaulted cathedral ceilings and loaded with upgrades when built. Hardwood floors throughout, beautiful stone fireplace in this gorgeous home with tons of natural light. Large eat-in kitchen with 42" cabinets, double oven and deck right outside the kitchen. 2-3 bedrooms with 3 Floors of living space and a stunning Master bedroom with french doors, beautiful shutters, walk-in closet, and lovely ensuite bathroom with jetted tub with shower and an additional closet in master bathroom. Finished basement with tons of storage throughout. Wonderful outdoor living space too with custom stamped patio with 2...
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