Summer 2019 Chicago has Stable Interest Rates

Summer 2019 Chicago has Stable Interest Rates

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It's Summer 2019 and we have seen an up tick in activity and also interest rates are stable. This is a great opportunity for buyers to lock in that lower rate. Have questions? We have all your Chicago real estate needs covered.

Expanding to Indiana

Expanding to Indiana

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The TOPP team is expanding to Indiana. We are very excited to licensed in Indiana. To kick off our expansion we are listing a captivating property in Monticello. Check out our blog post to see what we can do for you at your property in Indiana!

Indiana Family Estate | 7332 NE Shafer Dr

Indiana Family Estate | 7332 NE Shafer Dr

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This captivating family compound offers a warm and inviting oasis with no detail overlooked. Residing on approximately 250 acres, the property boasts several buildings including the expansive main house, a guest house, and an outdoor basketball court, adjacent to 2...

Tips For Winterizing Your Home

Tips For Winterizing Your Home

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Another Chicago deep freeze is coming... so what does that mean for homeowners? Here are some ideas to protect your home over the coming days.

25 Tips For Moving With Kids Or Pets

25 Tips For Moving With Kids Or Pets

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Moving is stressful all on its own, but when you add in the complications that kids or pets (or both) can bring to the mix, it can feel downright impossible. Depending on the age of your children and whether your fur baby is a cat or a dog, some moves can be easier...

23 Common Staging Mistakes that Sellers Make

23 Common Staging Mistakes that Sellers Make

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Staging a home isn't an exact science -- it's more of an art, one that covers several rooms and flows throughout a home. If you're thinking that it doesn't sound easy, well, it isn't; there's a reason why stagers can command serious dollar amounts for the work they do.

19 Condo-Buying Tips For Big Cities

19 Condo-Buying Tips For Big Cities

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Buying a condo is a big decision -- not just in terms of your financial and housing future, but also as a lifestyle choice. There are a lot of perks to owning a condo that you don't find with a detached single-family home in the suburbs, and also some drawbacks that...

Relocating: 19 Things To Research Before You Buy

Relocating: 19 Things To Research Before You Buy

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Relocating to a new city is an exciting experience -- you can seize the opportunity to live in a new way if you're bored with the status quo, and maybe find a place to live that caters to new habits you want to form, or that's a better fit for a growing household.

11 Home Improvements That Can Boost Your Property’s Value

11 Home Improvements That Can Boost Your Property’s Value

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Upgrading or improving your home can be one of the most rewarding activities you could undertake -- and that includes monetarily, because depending on the improvement, you can boost your home's value and recoup some of your investment when the time comes to sell....

8 Tips For Assessing Your Home’s Value

8 Tips For Assessing Your Home’s Value

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As a homeowner, it's perfectly natural to wonder how much your house is currently worth (and, not so incidentally, how much money you might make today if you were to sell it). Even though the internet has brought information about home values directly to our...