Your Home Featured on TV

new coldwell banker chicagoland tv show

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.

Selling Your Home? Think SAFETY FIRST!

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Part of the necessary process of selling your home is allowing strangers into your home. Although your agent will take every precaution to verify the identity of persons entering your home, there are certainly reasons to be cautious.

If you are looking for a home, you are entering other people's homes where you also need to be thinking about safety.

Here is some valuable advice to protect yourself against the potential for crime:

Please join us in welcoming Dan Chiappetta to our CB TEAM!

welcome Dan Chiappetta

Dan Chiappetta became a Realtor in 2004 after a very successful career as a director in the Information Technology profession.  His professional business approach, along with his technology and business background, has proved to be very successful, not only for him, but more importantly for his clients. 

Dan joined Coldwell Banker Residential because a strong presence in the real estate market is important to him, as well as providing the best for his clients. 

No Time To Prepare Your Home to Sell? Do These 4 Things

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There is a ton of advice out there on how to get your home ready to sell.  It's all good advice, and even complete home staging is a good idea, but a lot of people just don't have the time or the money to do the things they would like to do to make their house the best it can be.

If you're one of those people who is seriously time-challenged or financially challenged, then here are a few things you can accomplish that will have the most impact on getting your home sold in the least amount of time for the most money.

4 Important Tips For First-Time Home Sellers

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Selling your home is one of those big life events. Because most people don't sell a home very often, some good solid advice in the beginning can help avoid making costly errors in judgement.

So where should you go for the best advice?  A real estate professional. Find someone that you can trust, invite them to your home, share your plans with them, and get all your questions answered. Get an agent involved before you start any preparation. A good agent's guidance will go a long way to save you time, money and aggravation.

Realtor® as a Profession: What's it Like?

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Wondering if you're suited to a career in real estate? Will you enjoy the profession? Will you be successful?

Real estate sales can be very rewarding and challenging. When you invest the time, energy and passion in the real estate business, the professional satisfaction and financial rewards can be very good, in both slow and good economic times. If you are contemplating becoming a Realtor®, here are some things you should consider:

Please join us in welcoming Kevin Moehn to our CB TEAM!

Kevin Moehn announcement

As a real estate broker, Kevin aims to be the one to help you solve all of the challenges that may arise in the home selling and buying process. When working with Kevin, you will not only get a real estate broker, but you will get a partner, and it is with that partnership that he will help you find the home of your dreams!