Preparing Your Home for Winter

Now is a good time to paint interior rooms while it is still warm enough to have the windows open for ventilation. Test your heating system before you need it to make sure everything is working properly. Clean and vacuum dust from vents, baseboard heaters and cold-air returns. Check out year-end close-out sales on lawn ...

What is Your Home Worth? The Truth About Appraisals

The first thing appraisers look at is the outside of the home. Curb appeal does matter, because the condition of the exterior of your house, including paint condition and the landscaping, directly reflects the interior of your home. A good looking lawn implies that the interior is taken care of as well. A common misconception ...

Ensure Your Equity with 1st Advantage Value Guard™

While the housing market has improved over the years, there is still a lingering fear that people have which is leading too many qualified homebuyers to rent instead of buy. To ease this fear 1st Advantage Mortgage has a new product to offer that will boost your confidence in buying a home called 1st Advantage ...

Fall Activities in Chicagoland

Take the kids to the pumpkin farm this October and have a great day filled with fun fall activities. There is a lot more to do than just pick pumpkins at the farms. Get lost in a giant corn maze, taste some homemade apple cider, visit the petting zoo, or sit back and relax on ...