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Maureen Moran, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Halloween cleanup can be the scariest thing about the holiday. Here’s a tip sheet on how to remove eggs, toilet paper, wax, and other messes that go bump in the night. Halloween can be a messy holiday.… Read more
Blogged a few minutes ago by Maureen Moran Quality of Life How To... Home Ownership
Carol Duran, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
The many materials that make up your house — wood framing, plywood, glass, metal ducts, nails, plumbing pipes — all expand and contract at different rates.When a house cools at night, these materials… Read more
Blogged a few hours ago by Carol Duran Remodel & Renovate How To... Home Ownership
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Maureen Moran, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Labor Day through Halloween is your window for preparing lawns for a lush spring. Although spring lawn care gets all the attention, fall lawn care is the make-it or break-it season for grass. “I’m… Read more
Blogged Wed Oct 15, 2014 by Maureen Moran Remodel & Renovate How To... Home Ownership
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Carol Duran, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
ou know how Dr. Oz says that if you keep your body fit and your mind nimble, you’re likely younger than your chronological years? The same principle applies to your house. An out-of-shape house is… Read more
Blogged Wed Oct 15, 2014 by Carol Duran Remodel & Renovate How To... Home Ownership
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Maureen Moran, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
1. Stow the mower.If you’re not familiar with fuel stabilizer, you should be. If your mower sits for months with gas in its tank, the gas will slowly deteriorate, which can damage internal engine… Read more
Blogged Wed Oct 8, 2014 by Maureen Moran Quality of Life Home Selling How To...
Carol Duran, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Finding a buyer for your home is just the first step on the homeselling path. Tread carefully in the weeks ahead because if you make one of these common seller mistakes, your deal may not close. Mistake… Read more
Blogged Wed Oct 8, 2014 by Carol Duran Home Buying Home Selling How To...
Carol Duran, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Take a close look at your windows, doors, and skylights to stop air leaks, foil water drips, and detect the gaps and rot that let the outside in. You can perform a quick check with a home air-pressure… Read more
Blogged Thu Sep 25, 2014 by Carol Duran Remodel & Renovate How To... Home Ownership
Maureen Moran, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Have a plan for reviewing purchase offers so you don't let the best slip through your fingers. You’ve worked hard to get your home ready for sale and to price it properly. With any luck, offers will… Read more
Blogged Wed Sep 17, 2014 by Maureen Moran Home Selling How To... Home Ownership
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Carol Duran, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Growing season is winding down, but your garden still needs your love. Spent vines, stubborn weeds, greens gone to seed are making your garden look sloppy and tired. Here are some fall vegetable garden… Read more
Blogged Wed Sep 17, 2014 by Carol Duran Quality of Life How To... Home Ownership
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Maureen Moran, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
7 Hot Home Improvement Trends that Make Your Home Work for YouHome improvement trends embrace energy efficiency, low maintenance exteriors, and double-duty space. Today’s home improvement trends show… Read more
Blogged Wed Sep 10, 2014 by Maureen Moran Remodel & Renovate How To... Home Ownership
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Carol Duran, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
1. Stow the mower.If you’re not familiar with fuel stabilizer, you should be. If your mower sits for months with gas in its tank, the gas will slowly deteriorate, which can damage internal engine… Read more
Blogged Wed Sep 10, 2014 by Carol Duran Home Selling How To... Home Ownership
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Angel Calzad…, Real Estate Pro in Fort Lauderdale, FL
It means "member of the National Association of Realtors" and sets us apart only if used correctly - and not everyone does. The term REALTOR® is a trademark protected by federal law and is also a valuable… Read more
Blogged Tue Aug 26, 2014 by Angel Calzadilla General Area Agent2Agent How To...
Christy Star…, Real Estate Pro in 60614
Alderman Tom Tunney (44th Ward) and Cook County Commissioners Michael Cabonargi and Bridget Gainer will co-host an event/seminar to help Lakeview homeowners better understand their recent property tax… Read more
Blogged Fri Aug 22, 2014 by Christy Starks In My Neighborhood How To... Home Ownership
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Maureen Moran, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Don't neglect to budget time and money for opening and closing a vacation home before the season starts and after it ends. A big reason for owning a vacation home is rest and relaxation, but it's not… Read more
Blogged Wed Aug 20, 2014 by Maureen Moran Quality of Life How To... Investment Properties
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Brendan Ross, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Illegal Fly DumpingIllegal dumping, or fly dumping, is the dumping of any waste material on public or private property without a permit from the Chicago Department of Public Health (CPDH).Trash that… Read more
Blogged Fri Mar 29, 2013 by Brendan Ross Crime & Safety Market Conditions How To...
Winston Rowe…, Real Estate Pro in California
JOINT VENTURE FINANCING ONLINEInvesting in distressed commercial real estate can be extremely challenging to because the extremely loan to values requiring a lot of capital for both the down payment… Read more
Blogged Fri Aug 8, 2014 by Winston Rowe & Associates Financing How To...
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Maureen Moran, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
A few cost-effective add-ons can give a modest deck an edge and deliver a handsome payback should you sell your house. A deck is one of the most cost-effective of all home improvement projects. In fact,… Read more
Blogged Wed Jul 30, 2014 by Maureen Moran Quality of Life Remodel & Renovate How To...
Maureen Moran, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
If you live in the Midwest, here are maintenance jobs you should complete in spring and summer to prevent costly repairs and keep your home in top condition. Certain home maintenance tasks should be… Read more
Blogged Wed Jul 16, 2014 by Maureen Moran Home Selling How To... Home Ownership
Carol Duran, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
House hunting is just like any other shopping expedition. If you identify exactly what you want and do some research, you’ll zoom in on the home you want at the best price. These eight tips will guide… Read more
Blogged Wed Jul 16, 2014 by Carol Duran Home Buying How To... Property Q&A
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Noah Seidenb…, Real Estate Pro in Evanston, IL
Here are some "green" tips.  I hope that you're getting good information from what I've posted earlier this week.  Today I am going to focus on some gadgets and appliances that will help to save you… Read more
Blogged Tue Jul 1, 2014 by Noah Seidenberg General Area How To... Home Ownership
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