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Posted on 06/11/2021
Another Property Sold - 336 Haddon Circle, Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Such a welcoming and charming home ! Whether you are seeking a retreat or a home to entertain family & friends--your search has ended! Lots of high end extras to increase the quality of your life: remodeled kitchen with granite; island with seating for four plus 21 bottle wine storage; rich floor to ceiling cabinetry; Bosch Stainless appliances; heated kit floor. Popular O-P-E-N kitchen/family room let's you enjoy not only the fireplace but also the big screen TV from the kitchen! Family room has lots of can lighting, hardwood flooring, fireplace and view of the inviting adjacent three season room. Ahhhh ...the 3 season room is...
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Posted on 06/11/2021
Long Grove, IL Real Estate Market Update 6/11/2021
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Posted on 06/07/2021
How to Invest in Commercial Real Estate: 3 Things to Look For
Image by Mabel Amber from Pixabay Investing in commercial real estate can be an excellent source of passive income. It can also be one of the easier ways to get started in real estate investment because there are so many options. However, with the many types of commercial real estate investments, it's hard to determine what will be...
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Posted on 06/05/2021
Another Property Sold - 31 Stonegate Lane, Streamwood, IL 60107
This big Townhouse unit in The Highlands Subdivision can be someone else's mansion if given some "TLC" (Tender Loving Care) some painting and updating. This has 3 good size bedrooms. Master bedroom has master bath and big closet. Good size loft on the second floor can be an office. This townhouse has a two story formal living room and receives lots of natural light coming from huge glass windows. It has formal dining room with a gas fireplace. It opens to a concrete patio for your outdoor cook out. The kitchen has lots of cabinets. The huge finished basement can be a recreation or family room. There is also another room in the basement, that...
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Posted on 05/31/2021
Hawthorn Woods, IL Real Estate Market Update 5/31/2021
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Posted on 05/31/2021
Home Automation: How to Calculate the Potential Savings
There are a lot of numbers thrown around when it comes to the marketing of home automation devices. It can be a bit confusing to sort through all of the claimed savings percentages. How much money you save will ultimately depend on a variety of factors, some of which you can control, and others that are out of...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Another Property Rented - 420 E Waterside Drive 208, Chicago, IL 60601
Stunning Condo for Rent Overlooking the River and Navy Pier! This downtown condo is walking distance to everything! Beautiful 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo features two large bedrooms with full bathrooms in each bedroom. The condo's balcony overlooks the river, perfect to sit for a drink or dinner. The building features a large gym, indoor poor, and theater room. In unit washer / dryer. 2 parking spots (tandem parking) for additional $195 month. Storage locker included with rent. $500 Move in fee in lieu of security deposit. HOA Move in/out fee of $400 - non refundable, and $100 move in/out...
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Posted on 05/24/2021
Home Serenity: How to Create Your Own Outdoor Getaway
Photo by Tod Franklin via Pixabay What makes you happy? Do you love to sit and read? Or are you more of a hang-out-with-friends kind of homeowner? Regardless of what moves you, there's a way to create space for it in your own backyard. Even better -- you can increase your home's resale value in the process. Use...
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Posted on 05/21/2021
Lake Zurich, IL Real Estate Market Update 5/21/2021
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Posted on 05/20/2021
Another Property Sold - 430 Greenhill Lane, Schaumburg, IL 60193
Well maintained home by the original owners in the beautiful Heritage subdivision. Hardwood floors through the foyer, kitchen, staircase, & second floor hallway. New carpet throughout the rest of the home. Spacious formal living & dining rooms. Eat-in kitchen with window seat, crown molding, stainless steel appliances, planning desk, & pantry. Kitchen opens up to a stunning family room featuring vaulted ceilings with wood beams, stone gas log fireplace insert w/ temperature control, built-ins, & French doors out to the patio. 1st floor laundry. Second level offering large bedrooms all with ceiling fans. Master with walk-in...
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Posted on 05/17/2021
How Corporations Can Affect Residential Real Estate Patterns
Photo by Juhasz Imre from Pexels Major corporations can change nearly everything about their surrounding areas and their effect on residential real estate can be truly substantial. The concentration of wealth in areas like Silicon Valley and Seattle has influenced even the most basic properties, causing otherwise unremarkable homes to be worth over a million dollars based on...
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