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Fall vibes in the suburbs can be contagious. The seasonal porch decor, local festivals, and influx of pumpkin patch photos across social media can make even summer’s biggest fans wear all the plaid, order a pumpkin spice latte and appreciate the full essence of autumn. Join in on the harvest fest season fun, by adding these family, adult-only and pet activities to your fall must-do list.
Born and raised in Chicago, Chloe Ifergan has planted her roots in River North. To this day she’s close to and loves working closely with her family and credits her entrepreneurial spirit to her father.
When she’s not getting down to business, you can find her cheering on the Cubs or trekking the globe. Get to know Chloe in this week’s Agent Spotlight.
Bungalow or high-rise? Loft or Queen Anne? Vintage walk-up or new construction? With so many housing choices in Chicago, we thought it would be fun to match up home styles with horoscopes. Of course, you’ll want to consult a Realtor before you start your search. But let’s just imagine what your sign might say about your ideal home sweet home.
The change of seasons often comes with the itch to make other changes, including at home. Sometimes those changes include downsizing from a larger home to a smaller dwelling.
With students returning to college, and recent graduates setting in new jobs with plans to venture out on their own, the house may seem a little more empty. Or maybe you are on a mission to Marie Kondo your life, and the first step is majorly scaling back your belongings to live more simply in a smaller space.
If you’re considering downsizing your home, below are several questions to ask yourself to help you determine whether the time is right.
A background in analytical trading has fostered Brian Behan‘s work in real estate– combining his data-driven mindset with his passion for architecture and design. Striking up a balance between understanding exactly what his clients are looking for and pouring over the related market data, Brian maintains a transaction process that is legitimately enjoyable for his clients.
Although he is currently raising his family in River Forest, Brian’s been fortunate to call many of Chicago’s neighborhoods “home” over the years and loves sharing that knowledge with others. Get to know him in this week’s Agent Spotlight.
Maybe you were enjoying a much-needed vacation with friends or family, or maybe you were busy carpooling from one summer activity to the next. Whatever your reason for putting off those home improvement projects, there’s no need to worry. In fact, fall is a great time to tackle your to-do list. Here’s why:
Do you ever feel stuck when it comes to decorating your house? Lately, I’ve been experimenting with inexpensive ways to transform a room. It’s important to stay away from the ‘full makeover’ mindset and start small with statement pieces you may already have around the house.
It’s been scientifically proven that room design affects moods and productivity (I can’t work in my office unless everything is put away). However, it can be hard to design a space you love with personal touches when you’re renting or planning on selling soon.
Today’s post is all about simplicity — we’re focusing on inexpensive and non-permanent tricks that will transform an entire room so you can enjoy it while you’re there and get the biggest bang for your buck when it’s time to move on.
Liz Salinas is committed to making her home buying and selling experience enjoyable and seamless from start to finish and has the accolades to prove it!
Both Liz’s passion and caring nature are reflected in everything from the story of how her family got their dog to what she looks for in a restaurant. Discover these things and more in this week’s Agent Spotlight.