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5 Spring Lawn Care Tips


With Spring officially beginning this week (Thursday, 3/20/14) I felt this was a fitting article to share. Let’s hope we start seeing green soon! Spring is the time of year when the sun is warm, the breeze is cool, and the steady hum of lawnmowers once again fills the air. American homeowners take a great deal of pride in […]

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Mar
18

Spring Forward on Sunday!


Although we are still experiencing winter weather in Peoria, the warmer temps today and the forecast after tomorrow for the next few days gives promise of Spring. With that comes Daylight Savings Time which happens to be this weekend. Remember to “Spring Ahead” by changing your clocks before you go to bed Saturday night. We’ll […]

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Mar
7

Tips For Choosing The Right Listing Agent


It is not uncommon for sellers to feel at a loss when it comes to knowing where to begin when they are ready to sell their house.  Choosing the right listing agent can also be a daunting task but it doesn’t have to be.  Here are some tips to help with your search. As always, […]

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Feb
15

Congratulations!


Congratulations to Wendy on the closing of her first home yesterday!

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Feb
4

Thinking About Renovating Your House?


Home renovations can be daunting, especially if you are thinking about resale value.  I came across this article and thought I’d share with you in the hopes that it will shed a little light on this topic.  If you have specific questions about home renovations and resale or would like resources for contractors please feel […]

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Jan
31

Maintenance Checklist For Your HVAC System


One of the most important interior components of a house is the HVAC system.  Like anything else, it requires maintenance to run efficiently and extend its life expectancy.  I came across this checklist and thought you might find it helpful. ~Melissa Checklist for HVAC Maintenance By: Douglas Trattner Published: July 17, 2013 Here’s an easy, doable […]

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Jan
25

A New Year Is Upon Us…Start It Off Right With Positive Thinking


Happy New Year! Despite a very cold start to the new year, I am seeing the local real estate market pick up quickly-this is a great sign!  I think many people find it difficult to think positively during the winter months but what better time to do so than at the start of a new […]

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Jan
15

What You Should Know About Your Home And Your 2013 Taxes


Homeownership has many benefits and at tax time, why not take advantage if you can?  Here is an article that may help you to do this. -Melissa What You Should Know About Your Home and Your 2013 Taxes By: Dona DeZube Published: December 12, 2013 It’s the last year for three sweet home tax benefits, but […]

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Dec
29

Congratulations!


Congratulations to Carrie & John on the closing of their new home today!

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Dec
27

Merry Christmas!


I know it’s been awhile since I’ve posted, just a busy time of year not only with holiday preparations but year-end work too.  I just wanted to take a moment to wish you and yours a Merry Christmas from my home to yours! Christmas Card 2013

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Dec
24