Please Join Us in Congratulating our Top Producing Agents!

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We're proud to recognize these hard-working brokers who consistently go above and beyond to assure their clients goals are achieved.

 

July's Top Listing Agents
*List is alphabetized by agent first name*
 
Anna Tabeau, Dan Collins, Jack Guest, John Cozzone, Jonie Montalbano, Laura Herlo, Mary Beth Balcarcel and Val Smolinski.

 

Homeowners Fall Maintenance Checklist

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The days are getting shorter, and there’s a nip in the air (now and then) – sure signs that fall is on its way. Now is the perfect time to put these important fall chores on your to-do list and get your home in shape before the cold weather rolls in. 

It's a lot more pleasant to do these tasks now than two months from now when it's cold outside. You'll be glad you got a jump on it!

 

Thinking of Making a Career Change?

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If it's the right time for you to start a new path, real estate can offer you a solid career with potential that is only limited by how much work you are willing to put into it. Here are a few of the reasons that real estate is a great career choice.

 

You can get started quickly.

Pre-licensing classes are offered online and can be completed within several weeks. 

 

You do not have to go into debt for education and certifications. 

Don't Miss The Edison Park Fest This Weekend!

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Join us this weekend at one of the most popular neighborhood street festivals in Chicago . . . EDISON PARK FEST!  

This annual community festival welcomes nearly 20,000 attendees throughout the weekend. Proceeds from the fest are used for beautification projects throughout the area, free community programs such as Santa Express, support of local community, civic and schools, as well as the operations of the Edison Park Chamber of Commerce.

Looking For The Perfect Neighborhood? Where to Start?

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Before you start looking for a home to buy, you need to consider the neighborhood. There's no point in falling in love with a home in an area that does not suit your lifestyle. If you realize after you move that the neighborhood's not for you, it's too late.

There are so many things to consider when you're searching for the perfect neighborhood. Safety, amenities, schools, your commute to work, do you need a car, just to name a few.  Where do you start?  Here are some essentials you shouldn't overlook when searching for a neighborhood where you will be happy living.

Are You Doing Things This Summer That May Affect Your Taxes?

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From buying a new house to cleaning your existing house, you may be doing things this summer that will affect the tax return you file next year.

The higher standard deduction brought about by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act means fewer taxpayers are itemizing their deductions; however, if you are planning to itemize, you should keep these things in mind: