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Decorating For The Holidays While Your Home Is On The Market

That time of year is coming around where we hear festive carols broadcast 24/7, see Santa on every corner, and the smell of cinnamon and pine lingers in the air. It’s a time for family, friends, parties, and gift-giving. It’s also the time we pull out all of our favorite holiday décor that’s packed full of memories and the joy of the season. Read More

What It’s Like Being A Realtor

What's it like being a real estate agent? The internet will tell you everything you ever wanted to know about being a realtor in general, but what's it like being a realtor in this town and this market? Read More

The Benefits Of Living In Illinois

For me, the benefits of living in Illinois starts in my city. I'm in real estate. That means I sell my town right along with the houses built there. I never intended to get into real estate, nor did I intend to live in Rockford, Illinois, yet here I am. And I am here gladly. Read More

Exploring The Forest City

I grew up in the Rockford area, but lived out of state for a few years. Living in an unfamiliar place made me appreciate the idea of being a tourist in your own town.  Read More

Top 9 Paint Colors To Get The Best ROI

I decided the first thing I want to cover is PAINT COLOR since that is the #1 thing that comes up in my consultations. It's also one of the best ROI (return on investment) projects you can do. Paint color is so versatile, so after thinking some more (any other overthinkers here?), I decideed to just focus this first post on the walls! Read More

Mortgage Rates Hit Record Lows

Home sales across the nation are booming as mortgage rates hit record lows. One local realtor shared what's behind the buying frenzy and says the deals are good enough to draw those who've moved out of their hometown back after decades away. Read More

Your Checklist Before You Buy Your Next Home

The time has come and you are ready to buy! Before you start searching for your next home, review this checklist. This list helps you prepare your budget in advance and guide you to financial success in the future. Read More