Chicagoland Area Real Estate News

Should You Buy in a Gated Community?

Should You Buy in a Gated Community?

Are you thinking about buying a home in a gated community, but wondering whether or not it’s right for you? You may be asking yourself if its safer or whether or not the home will retain its value better when…

How To Pick the Perfect Paint Color

How To Pick the Perfect Paint Color

Does choosing the perfect paint color for your home feel a little bit like finding Bigfoot – mythical and elusive? Do you stare at the racks and racks of paint chips at the hardware store and break out into a…

Make Your New House Feel Like Home

Make Your New House Feel Like Home

Your house isn’t just a financial investment or the place where you keep your stuff – it’s where you live your life. And moving into a new house can feel a little disorienting at first. It takes awhile to get…

Easy Summer Curb Appeal

Easy Summer Curb Appeal

These long summer days lend themselves well to swimming, barbecuing and having fun with family and friends. We can certainly understand why you may not be inclined to take extra time out for home projects right now. While maybe it…

Keep Pests at Bay

Keep Pests at Bay

Spiders and roaches and flies, oh my! If bugs give you the heebie jeebies, you definitely don’t want them in your home. Not only can they be unsanitary, some pests can actually cause real damage. And then there are the…

Home Inspection Red Flags

Home Inspection Red Flags

A home inspection conducted by a professional is a typical part of the process of buying a home. It’s an opportunity to evaluate the property and understand any issues that may need to be addressed. Sometimes the inspection uncovers problems…