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Keeping Cool in Your North Shore Home

We can’t believe it is nearly June! We’ve had a cooler spring on Chicago’s North Shore so far, but summer and its scorching hot days will be here before you know it along with the higher utility bills. There are some simple ways to keep your utility bills low and your bank account happy if you […]

Is a Home Warranty Worth the Money?

When buying a home on Chicago’s North Shore, you may wonder if it is worth the extra investment to purchase a home warranty. Is it worth the money? Will it help to protect your investment? First, let’s clarify what a home warranty is. Do not confuse a home warranty with home insurance, they are two […]

Container Gardening for Your North Shore Home

Mother’s Day is general rule for when it is safe to plant outside for your Summer garden. We are only a few weeks out from Mother’s Day so it’s the perfect time to start planning your garden for your North Shore home. Some homeowners might not want to dedicate much yard or any at all […]

Get Top Dollar for your North Shore Home

Spring and Summer are historically the best time to sell your home. If you are looking to sell your North Shore home this spring or summer, now is the time to start preparation. Home sellers generally want to accomplish two important things: Sell their home for top dollar AND  Sell their home fast So how […]

Moving Up on the North Shore

Are you in the market for a luxury home on Chicago’s North Shore? You are in luck! Now is a great time to purchase your dream home on the North Shore.  In every area of the country, homes that are priced at the top 25% of the price range for that area are considered Luxury […]

Sell Your North Shore Home This Spring

The weather may fool you, but it is actually Spring here on the North Shore. Spring means it’s also the Spring Real Estate Market– easily the busiest time of year in North Shore real estate. If you are looking to sell your North Shore home, now is the time to start preparation. There is of […]

Are You Ready to Buy Your North Shore Home?

The real estate market comes and goes each year and every expert has an opinion. Should you buy now, or wait until Spring? Winter typically isn’t the busiest time for North Shore real estate but don’t let that keep you from buying now.  In Chicagoland, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers […]

Should You Stage Your North Shore Home?

Are you trying to sell your North Shore home quickly? In most situations, staging is an option that can yield excellent results. This may seem like a daunting task; however, it is important to depersonalize your home for prospective North Shore home buyers. Some professional staging companies can be costly, however there are other options […]

Is a 15-year or 20-year Mortgage the Right Choice for Your North Shore Home?

Many of today’s home buyers are attracted to shorter mortgage terms and lower interest rates. This is especially attractive if you have retirement on the horizon in the next 20 or so years. Is this option right for YOU? There are plenty of things to consider when picking a mortgage term. Here are some questions […]

Winter Fun on the North Shore

There’s no need for the winter blues when the North Shore offers so much fun for all ages. Here’s a sampling of Winter Fun that the whole family will enjoy.   WINTER WONDERFEST Bring the family to Chevy Chase Country Club and celebrate the winter season with the Wheeling Park District. Fun activities for all […]

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