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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

Happy Thanksgiving!


Hello, I just wanted to take a moment to wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving!  I am looking forward to spending the holiday with my family, thankful that we are able to be together and for all of our other blessings.  I visited my grandma in the hospital today since she won’t be able to […]

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Nov
28

Rental Properties Available


For those of you looking for rental properties, I just received notice that www.nestrent.com has 90 new rentals that were just posted!  Hopefully this resource will help those in need.  If you need/want assistance, please contact me directly and I will help in any way I can.

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Nov
21

Tornado Relief Efforts


As most, if not all of you are aware, our area was hit hard by tornadoes on Sunday, November 17th.  I am grateful that my home and family are safe, but am saddened by the destruction and loss so many others have experienced.  Many people in East Peoria, Pekin and Washington (and areas in between) […]

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Nov
20

Don’t Forget to Turn Your Clocks Back!


Tonight is the night we “fall back”.  Daylight savings time officially comes to an end for the year although with the earlier sunset times we’ve seen the past month, it seems to me that it has already ended.  However, tonight (or rather tomorrow morning at 2am) it becomes official so don’t forget to turn your […]

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Nov
3

Halloween Safety Tips


Happy Halloween! Hope you all have a fun and safe day.  Please keep these safety tips in mind while trick-or-treating. Although the weather is not ideal today in Peoria, there will still be children out and about this evening so please be mindful of this.  Trick-or-treating hours in Peoria are from 5-8pm.  If you will […]

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Oct
31