Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Video: Spring Checklist – Get Ready for Summer!

It feels like we have hit a turning point in Chicago; Spring weather and the sun have returned! And though we all know April showers bring May flowers, you should also note where those April showers leave puddles in your lawn. These low spots kill grass and create mosquito problems.

This, and other helpful home maintenance tips can be found in the video at the link below. Decide what you can tackle yourself, and what should be handled by the pros.

Do you have your home maintenance to-do list ready to be checked off?

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Granite vs. Quartz, which Countertop is right for you?

When remodeling your kitchen, it’s important to think of layout, color choices and appliances, but another big thing to check off the ‘to-do’ list is what type of countertops to choose.  With so many options out there, how do you narrow them down? This houzz.com article helps simplify the situation by providing the two most popular options, and the pros and cons of each.

Read on here and see pictures to help you decide. Please feel free to voice your opinion or add your own photos in my comments section as well!

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

15 Words That Could Add Value to Your Listing

Timing is a huge component as to why some homes sell better than others, but specific keywords have a huge impact as well. By using descriptive words for your home like luxurious and impeccable, as well as features in your home like Granite, Stainless and even Basketball, you could add incremental value to your home’s listing price. Watch this short video and find out these 15 words now!

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

A Designer’s Top 10 Tips for Increasing Home Value

Of course you want to love the home you’re living in, but not every house is a ‘forever home’, and increasing the value of it is always a great idea. From the fact that the ‘kitchen is king’ to adding storage and custom closets, these tips will help your home stand out among the masses. Whether it is for you, or the home’s future owners, consider these ten great tips for adding more value to your home. View Full Article.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

6 Insiders Reveal Secrets Every House-Hunter Should Know

Getting an inside look or a peek ‘behind the scenes’ is the best way to know what you’re getting into when buying a home. Hear from 6 insiders on the best kept secrets for house-hunters! Full Article:

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

10 Design Images Everyone Loves

When it comes to decorating different rooms to your house, where do you begin? It’s difficult to decide upon color schemes, or even knowing if you should go modern or classic with your room design. 

To help you start, check out these 10 tried and truehome designs that have proven to be the most popular.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Five Tips for FirstTime Home Sellers

Are you selling your home for the first time? It may seem like a daunting task, but if you remember to take it one step at a time you will be seeing a SOLD sign in no time! Read this Zillow article for 5 tips for first time home sellers, and contact me with questions and other help you may need.