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Earth Day Every Day

Small changes can make big shifts, well beyond Earth Day. Earth Day is a great reminder that even committing to energy reduction for 24 hours can make a huge difference. And making it a daily habit isn’t as tough as you might think. Here are some easy ways to make it Earth Day every day. […]

Spring Cleaning Hacks

5 Ways to Refresh your Home Today Reinvigorate your home with these easy and environmentally friendly cleaning hacks 1. Television, Computer and Phone Screens: To get rid of smudges, fingerprints and dust on electronic devices, you can clean them gently with a coffee filter. 2. Microwave: Clean your microwave by heating lemon juice and rinds […]

Spring 2022 Update

By IllinoisRealtors.org How fast are homes selling?Homes are selling quicker due to tightening inventory, rising mortgage rates and strong demand, when comparing year over year numbers (Jan 2021 to Jan 2022). The average Illinois home sold in 38 days in January 2022, compared to 47 days in January 2021. The average home in the Chicago […]

Repair or Replace?

Spring cleaning is around the corner. As you sweep through your home, you can celebrate that we’ve made it through another winter. You can also use the time to consider the age of your appliances and whether they are still up to par and doing the job they should. If you’ve lived in your home […]

Buy or Sell First?

When you’re preparing to move to a new home, you have a decision to make: Should you set your sights on finding your new home first or on selling your current home? Yes, you can try to do both at the same time, but it’s likely that one will happen much faster than the other. […]

What Do Buyers Want?

Buyers are always looking for a clean, bright space that they can customize. But they are also attracted to spaces that have curated into rooms where they can see themselves living. Here are a few highlights from a recent home tour. BONUS ROOM: We love a good bonus room. It’s an extra play space for […]

Market News for 2022

Here are a few thoughts on the upcoming housing market. In short, we expect it will be similar to 2021, but with less price fluctuation. 2022, here we go! Housing Market Recap In 2021, home inventory was low, which resulted in a low number of home sales. This low supply also resulted in higher demand […]

A North Shore New Year

December 31 is approaching. Here are some ways to ring in 2022 on New Years eve on the North Shore.  New Years By Day DOWNTOWN EVANSTON NOON YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION11am-1pmEvanston’s Fountain Square, Corner of Davis St., Orrington Ave. & Sherman Ave., EvanstonBring the whole family to Fountain Square for a festive Noon Year’s Eve countdown! […]

A Guide to House Flipping

With a myriad of DIY television shows focusing on home remodeling, it’s hard not to get excited about the prospects of buying a home and selling it for a profit. Whether it’s a home you plan to live in or one purely for investment profit, let’s dig into the topic of flipping.  What is house […]

North Shore Events

Take in the sights and sounds of winter. From plays to light shows, you can enjoy North Shore holiday activities from the comfort of a theater or from your own car. Mr. Dickens’ Hat Date: Through Jan 2Time: Times Available OnlineCost: From $15Location: Northlight Theatre at the North Shore Center, SkokieMore Info: northlight.org Willow Hills Driving […]

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