7 Pro Tips For Stress-free Moving

Moving can be one of the most stressful events in life – especially if you’re moving a long distance and need to organize your possessions, pack them up, find movers, unpack in your new location, and get settled in your …

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Your Ultimate Guide to 2024 Events in Chicago

Welcome to our 2024 Chicago Events Calendar featuring our favorite, not-to-be-missed events (and to be updated as new events are announced)! As a team of neighborhood experts and long-term Chicago residents, we’ve curated a list of events that are close …

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Maximizing Home Renovation ROI: Smart Strategies for Homeowners

Embarking on a home renovation journey? Whether you’re transforming a fixer-upper or updating your current residence, it’s crucial to approach renovations with strategy and insight. This article delves into key considerations for successful home renovations, focusing on achieving a rewarding …

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7 Strategic Advantages of Buying a Home in Winter

As the snow blankets the city, turning it into a serene winter wonderland, the prospect of shoveling may seem daunting. Many defer their home buying plans until spring, preferring the warmer climate. However, winter presents a golden opportunity that savvy …

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Our Signature Limoncello Recipe

 The smell of grated lemon evokes a swirl of memories for me (right up there with garlic, basil, and rosemary). One such fond memory is of coming home to find my fabulous and creative sister-in-law (also incredibly patient evidently, …

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Navy Pier Fireworks in Chicago

One of Chicago’s most beloved traditions is the beautiful sky spectacle, a dazzling fireworks display at Navy Pier. Throughout the year you can enjoy an extravagant (and free!) fireworks show, up close at Navy Pier or from just about any …

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Top 10 Home Staging Mistakes To Avoid

As a seasoned real estate agent, I’ve witnessed firsthand how effective home staging can significantly impact the sale of a property. Expertly staged homes not only sell faster but often command higher prices. However, common staging missteps can derail these …

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Celebrating Compass’s Milestones

In the ever-evolving landscape of real estate, some milestones not only mark success but also pave the way for future endeavors. As a proud member of Compass Real Estate, I recently had the pleasure of hearing Robert Reffkin share groundbreaking …

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