Things to Do in Chicago

When you’re in Chicago, the question isn’t, “What is there to do?” The question is, “What will I do today?” You’ll need more than one day to tackle the full offerings of Chicago. Chicago is steeped in history, culture, and commercial and industrial growth, and is chock full of attractions, activities, restaurants, shops, and things […]

Buying a House When You’re a Single Parent

One of the most difficult and rewarding jobs on the planet is being a parent—even more so if you’re a single parent. As a single parent, you still have the dream of home-ownership, but the path may be riddled with obstacles, stress, and questions. But the important thing to remember is that it’s not impossible. […]

Tips for Selling Your House During a Divorce

When a marriage ends in divorce, nobody wins. Emotions are raw, tensions are high, and it’d be wonderful if you could just walk away and start over from scratch. But, unfortunately, it’s not that easy, especially if you and your spouse purchased a home. It may be tempting for one side or the other to […]

What are Closing Costs for a Home Buyer?

When you are preparing to buy a home and you hear the phrase, “Closing Costs”, do you know what that phrase means? Many first-time home buyers have no idea what closing costs encompass, so don’t feel bad if you answered, “no” to that question. Most of the time, closing costs are estimated at around 2 […]

Tips for Staging Your House to Sell

Working with a professional real estate agent to sell your house, and pricing your property properly from the get-go will get you off to a great start, but there’s more you can do to prepare and set yourself up to get the most bang for your buck. Here are some tips for staging your home. […]