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Owls in Chicago!

Owls in Chicago! Can you imagine?  Fellow realtor and all around awesome guy, Josh Feeney, is a world class photographer with an eye that finds the most exquisite animals and birds to photograph.  A daily glance at his photo gallery …

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Starry Nights Beef Bones Soup

My sister-in-law, Eva, makes a wonderful Bone Broth and Veggie Soup from the beef bones that are always included in our Starry Nights Beef Box. Starry Nights Farms produce 100% grass fed beef in a sustainable, humane way. Support a …

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Luxe RED Residential Excellence in Design Awards – vote!

Luxe Magazine is hosting their first Annual Luxe RED Residential Excellence in Design Awards. The judging panel consists of nationally and internationally recognized leaders in the Design/Build Industry, including Holly Hunt and Paul Wiseman. Luxe is giving the Readers – …

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Chicago Market Report – January 2018

Flip through this data packed report for insights, trends and the general outlook on your local real estate market. If you want to dig a bit deeper give me a call to discuss how the trends impact the value of your …

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Spaghetti Squash Giardiniera With Parmesan Cheese

Nothing better than Crazy Uncle Mike whipping up something fabulous with whatever few ingredients we have on hand. Jar of Giardiniera, last of the wedge of parmesan, and a spaghetti squash that arrived from new favorite food resource, Imperfect Produce. …

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Chicago Market Report – November 2017

Flip through this data packed report for insights, trends and the general outlook on your local real estate market. If you want to dig a bit deeper give me a call to discuss how the trends impact the value of your …

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Chicago Market Report – October 2017

Flip through this data packed report for insights, trends and the general outlook on your local real estate market. If you want to dig a bit deeper give me a call to discuss how the trends impact the value of your …

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Chicago Market Report – September 2017

Flip through this data packed report for insights, trends and the general outlook on your local real estate market. If you want to dig a bit deeper give me a call to discuss how the trends impact the value of your …

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Will technology replace Realtors?

There are some interesting real estate related apps hitting the market, all with the intention of capturing the consumer in the house hunting process before he or she connects with a real estate agent. The buzz on these apps ends …

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Chicago Market Report – August 2017

Flip through this data packed report for insights, trends and the general outlook on your local real estate market. If you want to dig a bit deeper give me a call to discuss how the trends impact the value of your …

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And the winner is … Centaur Interiors!

For the past 5 years I have had the honor and pleasure of representing Michael Miller and his fabulous team at Centaur Interiors in the purchase and sale of six condominium residences; each residence was fully renovated as part of …

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Chicago Market Report – July 2017

Flip through this data packed report for insights, trends and the general outlook on your local real estate market. If you want to dig a bit deeper give me a call to discuss how the trends impact the value of your …

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Chicago Market Report – June 2017

Flip through this data packed report for insights, trends and the general outlook on your local real estate market. If you want to dig a bit deeper give me a call to discuss how the trends impact the value of your …

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ASK ANTHONY: 50 Shades of White

Ever go to the store and ask the guy for a gallon of white paint, only to find that it looks horrible once you put it on your walls at home? Did it end up looking pink, yellow or green, …

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Chicago Market Report – May 2017

Flip through this data packed report for insights, trends and the general outlook on your local real estate market. If you want to dig a bit deeper give me a call to discuss how the trends impact the value of your …

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Chicago Market Report – April 2017

Flip through this data packed report for insights, trends and the general outlook on your local real estate market. If you want to dig a bit deeper give me a call to discuss how the trends impact the value of your …

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Chicago Market Report – February 2017

Flip through this data packed report for insights, trends and the general outlook on your local real estate market. If you want to dig a bit deeper give me a call to discuss how the trends impact the value of your …

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ASK ANTHONY: Good From afar.. Could be Far From Good

Don’t be fooled by poor quality home staging Home staging is in vogue to help homeowners sell their homes faster and for a better price. Professional home stagers work with sellers to make their homes as attractive to potential buyers …

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Chicago Market Report – January 2017

Flip through this data packed report for insights, trends and the general outlook on your local real estate market. If you want to dig a bit deeper give me a call to discuss how the trends impact the value of your …

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ASK ANTHONY: 10 tips for a more romantic master bedroom

With Valentines Day just around the corner, let’s get a design professional’s opinion on creating a more sexy and alluring bedroom retreat. Simple design changes can spice up the drama in your life… even if you’re single. Resist the urge …

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When choosing paint, what matters?

Color, paint quality, wall preparation and quality of  application all matter a great deal.  Do your homework when selecting paint finish (matte, eggshell, semi-gloss, high gloss, etc).  Same when getting estimates for the job.  Does the price include extensive wall …

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Chicago Market Report – December 2016

Download this data packed report for insights, trends and the general outlook on your local real estate market. If you want to dig a bit deeper give me a call to discuss how the trends impact the value of your …

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Chicago Market Report – November 2016

Flip through this data packed report for insights, trends and the general outlook on your local real estate market. If you want to dig a bit deeper give me a call to discuss how the trends impact the value of …

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Chicago Market Report – October 2016

Flip through this data packed report for insights, trends and the general outlook on your local real estate market. If you want to dig a bit deeper give me a call to discuss how the trends impact the value of …

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Chicago Market Report – September 2016

Flip through this data packed report for insights, trends and the general outlook on your local real estate market. If you want to dig a bit deeper give me a call to discuss how the trends impact the value of …

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Chicago Market Report – August 2016

Flip through this data packed report for insights, trends and the general outlook on your local real estate market. If you want to dig a bit deeper give me a call to discuss how the trends impact the value of …

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Interview with Debra Dobbs

Listen to an interview Debra gave recently to Business Innovators Radio Show host Keith Dougherty. Keith is #1 Best-Selling Author of Publish to Profit and Top Agent; founder of Authority Surge; and​ ​host of Real Estate Innovators Radio covering influencers, …

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Chicago Market Report – July 2016

Flip through this data packed report for insights, trends and the general outlook on your local real estate market. If you want to dig a bit deeper give me a call to discuss how the trends impact the value of …

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Chicago Market Report – June 2016

Flip through this data packed report for insights, trends and the general outlook on your local real estate market. If you want to dig a bit deeper give me a call to discuss how the trends impact the value of …

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Chicago Market Report – May 2016

Flip through this data packed report for insights, trends and the general outlook on your local real estate market. If you want to dig a bit deeper give me a call to discuss how the trends impact the value of …

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2016 Farmers’ Market Schedule

Hot fun in the summertime! Sly and the Family Stone got it spot on. So get your groove on, enjoy Chicago at its finest and visit the super Farmer’s Markets to be found in almost every corner of the city… …

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Chicago Market Report – April 2016

Flip through this data packed report for insights, trends and the general outlook on your local real estate market. If you want to dig a bit deeper give me a call to discuss how the trends impact the value of …

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Chicago Market Report – March 2016

Flip through this data packed report for insights, trends and the general outlook on your local real estate market. If you want to dig a bit deeper give me a call to discuss how the trends impact the value of …

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Lincoln Park Neighborhood Spotlight

One of Chicago’s best-known neighborhoods, Lincoln Park has some of the finest food and entertainment in the entire city. From 3-star Michelin restaurants to inexpensive burger joints, and from comedic improv at Second City to highbrow theater at the Steppenwolf …

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Chicago Market Report – February 2016

Flip through this data packed report for insights, trends and the general outlook on your local real estate market. If you want to dig a bit deeper give me a call to discuss how the trends impact the value of …

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Chicago Market Report – January 2016

Flip through this data packed report for insights, trends and the general outlook on your local real estate market. If you want to dig a bit deeper give me a call to discuss how the trends impact the value of …

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Last Chance To Appeal 2015 Assessed Values

Urgent call to action! If you want a last chance to get a reduction in the assessed value of your real estate please read this note and call Matt first thing Tuesday morning! Note from Matt: We had great success …

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Last opportunity to lower your property taxes!

Join Matt Panush and Steven Pallotto at an informal gathering where they will tell us what to do to get a reduction in assessed value, the first step to a decrease in a property tax bill.  This is an important …

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Top Agent Magazine – August 2015

“Debra Dobbs is the REALTOR all buyers and sellers dream of finding. Born and raised in one of the 77 unique communities that comprise greater Chicagoland, Debra’s intimate knowledge of each neighborhood is frankly, unparalleled. Combine her detailed knowledge of …

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Explore Chicago with Debra – in June

Greetings! What’s so special about June? For me, June brings peonies (mine are just about to bloom in my tiny sliver of a garden) and my daughter’s birthday (Kat turned 18 on the 1st). For us Chicagoans, June 1 is …

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Explore Chicago with Debra – in May

May Day, celebrated on May 1, is an ancient, Northern Hemisphere spring festival and usually a public holiday. Dances, singing, and cake are usually part of the celebrations that the day includes. So in honor of May Day, and the …

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Explore Chicago With Debra – in April

Spring is here! What a crazy bunch of fun April brings. From bunnies to robots to love, with a bit of madness and a dash of gastronomy thrown in for good measure. Explore Chicago with my top picks for the …

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Lincoln Park Shop Hop in Pictures

Our Shop Hop event was a whopping success! Over 60 local businesses, food vendors, and bloggers joined in creating a festive mood to celebrate the holiday season and engage with everything local. We reconnected with old friends, new friendships were …

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Chicago is Nation’s most popular moving destination

Chicago is hot these days! So says the Summer Moving Trends Study from national moving company United Van Lines. The report tracks the destination of moving Americans and ranks Chicago as the number one metropolitan area for this summer. Scores …

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