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tinley park home for sale at 17619 woburn rd

17619 Woburn Rd, Tinley Park IL  60487

Click the link above to see the website we created for this great Tinley Park 2-story located in the Radcliffe Place subdivision.  This is 4-5 bedrooms (all bedrooms are on the second level with a split plan that has the 5th bedroom, currently used as an office, on another wing).

As you step into the foyer you'll notice the beautiful bamboo floors that were installed around 5 years ago.  These put the "hard" in hardwood and are easy to maintain and keep looking great.

The living room features a Ben Franklin stove for those cold winter days.  The formal dining room is off of the living room with access to the kitchen.

The eat-in kitchen has plenty of cabinets and granite countertops.  All appliances

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When you require some sort of contractor for your home, you necessarily must undertake comprehensive due diligence. As orland park contractorspart of that process, you need to be able to verify that the proposed cost for services is fair and appropriate. At first blush, you may feel confused when it comes to the matter of verifying the reasonableness of a project fee proposal. On some level, it's rather like maneuvering through ascertaining appropriate tips for an array of different service providers. albeit on a much larger scale. 

There are some specific strategies you can employ in ascertaining whether a prospective home contractor is proposing a reasonable and fair fee for services. Each of these strategies provides specific insights that can prove invaluable to you as

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orland park house for sale

Click the photo above to see the website created for this beautiful home at 16838 Steeplechase PKWY, Orland Park IL  60467

This gorgeous brick 2-story in popular Grasslands subdivision has it all!  Move-in condition with 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, a 3 car garage, and a finished basement.

Step into the foyer and you'll pass by the formal dining room with hardwood floors. Enter the spacious living room with a fireplace with a wood surround and mantel for those cold winter days.  

The kitchen has plenty of maple cabinets, granite countertops and a Viking refrigerator/freezer plus a Viking range/oven. There is a snack bar for quick meals or your morning coffee.  All stainless steel appliances will remain.  The eating area is sunny and bright

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Not all articles and blog posts directly relevant to preparing a home for sale are bright and happy presentations. The grim reality is that tragic events and challenging situations arise when it comes to residential property that must be frankly discussed. This is one of those times. Through this discussion, you are provided important information and necessary strategies to restore a residence to livability (and salability) in the aftermath of a tragic event or ongoing situation that existed on the premises for an extended period of time.

Examples of Traumatic Events and Other Challenges in Residential Property

Typically, when a person makes the decision of putting a residence on the market for sale, the overriding issues include making certain

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Taking care of your Orland Park home

From summer vacations to winter holidays, it seems each season offers the perfect excuse to put off our to-do list. But be careful, homeowners: neglecting your home’s maintenance could put your personal safety—and one of your largest financial investments—at serious risk.

In no time at all, small problems can lead to extensive and expensive repairs. And even if you avoid a catastrophe, those minor issues can still have a big impact. Properties that are not well maintained can lose 10 percent (or more) of their appraised value.

The good news is, by dedicating a few hours each season to properly maintaining your home, you can ensure a safe living environment for you and your family ... and actually increase the value of your home by one percent

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orland park home for sale 10254 hyacinth

 Click Orland Park Home for Sale - 10254 Hyacinth Dr

Click the link above to see the website we created for the convenient one-level living Orland Park home for sale with an attached garage.  Now is your chance to get a nicely appointed home at an affordable price and with low utility bills.

This is a wonderful ranch style home that was originally 3 bedrooms.  It has been converted to 2 large bedrooms with a formal living room, kitchen and dinette area, spacious family room and 2 bathrooms.

As you step in the front door you'll notice the light and bright and open feel of the living room to the dinette area.  The dinette area is next to the kitchen with a snack bar.  All appliances will remain.  

The family room has a fireplace for those

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As we begin another year, everyone wants to know: “Where is the housing market headed in 2019?”

It’s not only buyers, sellers, and homeowners who are impacted. The real estate market plays an integral role in the overall U.S. economy.  Fortunately, key indicators point toward a stable housing market in 2019 with signs of modest growth. However, shifting conditions could impact you if you plan to buy, sell, or refinance this year.

HOME VALUES WILL INCREASE

The value of real estate will continue to rise. Freddie Mac predicts housing prices will increase by 4.3 percent in 2019.  While the rapid price appreciation we witnessed earlier in the decade has slowed, the combination of a strong economy, low unemployment, and a lack of inventory in many

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mount greenwood home for sale

Click the picture above or here to view a website just for this Mount Greenwood house for sale

This is an updated ranch with basement home for sale in popular Mount Greenwood.  Be sure to click the link or photo collage above to see the website dedicated to this great brick home.

This is 2-3 bedrooms - 2 of the bedrooms are "tandem".  This was used in the past as a 3 bedroom home but because of our Multiple Listing Service (MLS) rules, we have it listed as a 2 bedroom home.  You could use the extra room as an office, den or whatever you'd need it for.

You'll notice the gleaming hardwood floors when you step into the living room.  There is a beautifully finished basement, which really expands the space and offers a laundry area and storage. 

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Following is a guest post written by Jessica Kane

If you are contemplating placing your home on the market for sale in the not too distant future, you certainly want to make sure that your residence is in the best possible position to attract prospective buyers. With that in mind, there are six strategies you should consider implementing as part of preparing your residence for the marketplace.

Update the Tile

orland park bathroomAn important factor that you need to bear in mind is that bathrooms are key focal points to people who are looking to buy a home. Therefore, when it  comes to preparing your home for sale, you do need to pay particular attention to your bathrooms.

If you are like many homeowners, your bathrooms may be in need of a facelift. Specifically,

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winfield home for sale

0S544 Robbins St, Winfield IL home for sale!

Click the link above to see the website dedicated specifically to this beautiful split level style Winfield home for sale. The website will provide full details and all the photos on this split level with a sub-basement.

There are 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, lower level family room plus a sub-basement, a two-car attached garage and a beautiful backyard with a patio for fair weather dining, entertaining and relaxing.

Formal living room with vaulted ceilings into the eat-in kitchen, which has a skylight to keep it light & bright. The kitchen has plenty of cabinets, new granite, new stainless steel appliances, new sink and faucet.

There are 3 bedrooms up.  The master en suite has a private

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