How To Evaluate The Potential Of A Rental Real Estate Investment

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A rental real estate investment can be a great way to build your personal wealth, and may be a good option for you, especially if you are uneasy about investing in the stock market, or just want to diversify your investment portfolio.

With a rental property, someone else pays your mortgage, and over time your equity grows. You can eventually own a physical piece of property outright that also produces income. 

Your Home Featured on TV

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At Home in Chicagoland is a Coldwell Banker-exclusive television show featuring properties for sale throughout the entire Chicagoland area. 

A new era for how we advertise clients' homes to help provide even greater exposure.

Be sure to set your DVRs or tune in to The CW on May 19th at 11 am for the premier! 

Contact the McMullen office of Coldwell Banker Residential at 773-631-8300 to see how we can feature your home on TV!

6 Easy Changes to Make Your Rooms Look and Feel Larger

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Looking for ways to make your space look and feel larger?  

Here are six easy changes you can make.


1.  Hang curtains higher and wider than your windows.  The eye will be drawn up and over and the windows and the room itself will look larger.

2.  Strategically place a large mirror in the room.  Mirrors reflect light and create the illusion of more space.  They are also good for checking your look before heading out the door.

Remodeling? Think About What Buyers Will Want

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Are you planning a remodeling project?  If so, and you plan to sell your home sometime within the next few years, you should take into consideration what younger home buyers are looking for when deciding how to spend your renovation budget.

Why?  Because buyers under 35 years of age make up more than 1/3 of home buying consumers, and it is predicted that this percentage will rise.

Here are the important things that younger buyers want in a home, and they will pay a fair price to get what they want.