Get Rid of These Kitchen Features Before You Sell

Kitchens sell homes. Even a minor kitchen remodel can increase the value of your home. In fact, you can expect to see an average return on your investment (ROI) of 95% with a minor kitchen remodel.   It can get overwhelming thinking about all things you need to add to your kitchen to improve it.… Continue reading Get Rid of These Kitchen Features Before You Sell

5 Ways to Winterize Your Home Right Now

You can’t stop Chicago’s winters from coming. But you can take steps to protect your home against subfreezing temperatures and piles of heavy snow.   Don’t wait for something to go wrong, instead, take action now. Learn five ways to winterize your home right now.    1. Protect your pipes.   All indoor pipes are… Continue reading 5 Ways to Winterize Your Home Right Now

Best Smart Home Upgrades

From robot vacuums to fully integrated smart home hubs your home can be as smart as you want it to be. Each year, the list of smart home upgrades grows as does the percentage of homeowners integrating these devices into their houses.    According to MediaPost, in 2021, 69% of households in the U.S. have… Continue reading Best Smart Home Upgrades

Boosting Curb Appeal Can Help You Sell Your Home Faster

You never get a second chance to make a first impression. For home sellers, your home’s first impression starts at the curb. A little time spent on your home’s curb appeal has the potential to pay off in big ways.   A study done by Michigan State University found a home with landscaping and some… Continue reading Boosting Curb Appeal Can Help You Sell Your Home Faster

5 Home Renovations With the Highest Return on Investment

Home renovations are on the rise. According to a Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies report, home improvements and repairs grew more than 3% in 2021 despite the overall economic downturn.    However, not all home upgrades and renovations are created equal. Whether or not a project is “worth it” is twofold.    “When my… Continue reading 5 Home Renovations With the Highest Return on Investment