June 5, 2017

Educate Sellers How Home Staging Pays Off

By Patti Stern, PJ & Company Staging and Interior Decorating This spring has been one of our busiest home staging seasons with many sellers enjoying the benefits of preparing their homes early and marketing to targeted buyers – boosting the value of their property and selling quickly. However, there are sellers who are hesitant and…
June 5, 2017

To survive as a brick-and-mortar retailer today? Value pricing and experiences are key

If a bankruptcy judge agrees, Payless Shoes will close 800 stores across the United States this year. Michael Korrs, a maker of luxury handbags, will close more than 100 stores. Children’s clothing store Gymboree looks poised to file for bankruptcy protection soon. So far, 2017 has been a bad year for brick-and-mortar retailers. Don’t expect…
June 1, 2017

Make That Home Greener: Energy-Efficient Mortgages

By Michele DiGirolamo, Guest Contributor from MoneyGeek.com  If you’re in the market for a new home, there’s a way to save the environment and some cash at the same time: Consider a “green” mortgage. An energy-efficient mortgage (EEM), the umbrella term for these types of loans, allows buyers to fold expenses for energy-saving home improvements…
May 31, 2017

JLL adds new leader for higher education sector

Ron Gregory was appointed to be the facilities management executive, according to an announcement from JLL on Wednesday. Gregory will lead JLL’s Integrated Facilities Management business for the higher education sector across the US. He will be based in the Chicago office and comes to JLL with more than 38 years of experience in facility…
May 30, 2017
REAL ESTATE TERMS THAT YOU DON'T HAVE TO FEAR - INFOGRAPHIC

REAL ESTATE TERMS THAT YOU DON’T HAVE TO FEAR – INFOGRAPHIC

May 30, 2017
10 MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN SELLING YOUR HOME - INFOGRAPHIC

10 MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN SELLING YOUR HOME – INFOGRAPHIC

May 30, 2017
7 BENEFITS OF USING A REAL ESTATE AGENT TO SELL YOUR HOME - INFOGRAPHIC

7 BENEFITS OF USING A REAL ESTATE AGENT TO SELL YOUR HOME – INFOGRAPHIC

May 27, 2017

Skender Construction hires new marketing VP

Todd Andrlik joined Skender Construction as vice president of marketing, the company announced Wednesday. He has nearly 20 years of construction and professional services marketing experience. He has a background in strategic planning, content marketing, digital marketing, branding and managing high-performing teams. Prior to Skender, Andrlik was vice president of marketing and public relations at…
May 25, 2017
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Styles That Buyers Want

Downers Grove IL Realtor Shares Popular Styles for Buyers Before putting your home on the market make sure that it is at its best. By thinking […]