Let’s help someone in need during these trying times
We hope you and your loved ones are safe and healthy and sheltering in place at home. During these trying times, it is important to remember there are so many people in our various communities not as fortunate. If you …- more -
Should You Hire A Professional To Take Your Listing Photos?
Selling your home means putting a lot of thought into how it looks. You’ll want to clear the clutter, give it a fresh coat of paint, or maybe even hire someone to stage it with curated furniture and artwork. Yet …- more -
What to Know When Purchasing a Home in the Current Market
The year 2019 was a buyer’s dream for the Chicago real estate market due to falling interest rates, especially for the first seven months or so. In August, for example, the number of homes sold was down seven percent year-on-year. …- more -
We are here for you, and we are stronger together!
Dear Clients, Friends, and Family, On behalf of @properties and The Dobbs Group, I would like to share our thoughts, precautions, and procedures as we navigate in these uncertain times. Our personal and professional lives have been and will …- more -
Seniors Looking at Buying a Home in Chicago? Things to Keep in Mind
Choosing where you want to live is one of the greatest benefits of retirement, and for retirees, city life can be particularly appealing. You don’t have to think about things like the quality of schools, having a large backyard and …- more -
The State of The Real Estate Market – Chicago | 2019
Recent headlines would have us believing Chicago is not the place to live, or at least not the place to buy a house. But dig beyond doom and gloom headlines and you find some good indicators that long term Chicago …- more -
The Importance of Staging Your Home To Show and Sell!
Your home is your castle and you should live comfortably and in your style. Then it all goes out the window when you decide to sell. If your goal is to optimize price and reduce market time, in any market …- more -
Spressata – most amazing dip with a totally made-up name
Though he drives me absolutely bonkers, my brother Michael is a wizard in the kitchen, thus makes up for the bonkers. There is nothing better to snack on in the middle of dreary, frigid winter than his Spressata! One day …- more -