October 16, 2017

7 Secrets for Adding a Finishing Touch to Your Staging

Photo credit: Blinds.com By Katie Laird, guest contributor When staging a home for an open house, you can transform a space from an unimpressive, run-of-the-mill property […]
October 5, 2017

Sherwin Williams’ Pick for 2018’s Hottest Color

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine A rich blue with jewel-toned greens is forecasted to be 2018’s hottest color of the year, according to Sherwin Williams, […]
October 3, 2017
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What is a Common Interest Development?

Lockport IL Real Estate Agents on HOA Basics Almost one-third of home buyers invest in a common interest development situation of some sort. The appeal is […]
October 2, 2017

Add Some Pumpkin Spice to Your Autumn Staging

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine It’s pumpkin season and that means pumpkin everything — lattes, muffins, cookies, cakes, and, yes, even home décor. Home stagers […]
September 30, 2017
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Unexpected Expenses for New Buyers

Buyer Expense List | Lockport IL Realtor When buying a home for the first time that monthly mortgage payment is typically the focus. Of course, property […]
September 27, 2017
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Communicating with Your Insurance Provider

Home Insurance Tips from Lockport IL Realtor When buying a home there are many expenses that you will encounter. Property taxes, maintenance, and that hefty mortgage […]
September 25, 2017

Why You Should Stage a Cozy Fire Pit Area

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Fire features, like outdoor fire pits and fire tables, are in demand. The National Association of Landscape Professionals calls it […]
September 22, 2017
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Budgeting Tips for Home Improvement

Budgeting for Home Repair | Lockport Illinois Real Estate Agent If you are considering selling your home, repairs and renovation will need to come first. Buyers […]
September 18, 2017

What to Do if Your Home Doesn’t Sell

By Patti Stern, PJ & Company Staging and Interior Decorating Has your property been on the market for months with little buyer interest? With a competitive […]