Buying a Home Is Still Affordable

The last year has put emphasis on the importance of one’s home. As a result, some renters are making the jump into homeownership while some homeowners are re-evaluating their current house and considering a move to one that better fits their current lifestyle. Understanding how housing affordability works and the main market factors that impact
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It’s Not Too Late To Apply For Forbearance

It’s Not Too Late To Apply For Forbearance Over the past year, the pandemic made it challenging for some homeowners to make their mortgage payments. Thankfully, the government initiated a forbearance program to provide much-needed support. Unless they’re extended once again, some of these plans and the corresponding mortgage payment deferral options will expire soon. That

To-Dos: Your May Home Checklist

Get your house and yard in order now, and you’ll be ready to enjoy the summer days ahead With Memorial Day coming up, there is plenty of incentive to get those outdoor spaces ready to enjoy. From scheduling house painting to organizing your outdoor cooking tools, tick these 12 items off your to-do list so

In the Garden | May flowers

Spring is a time of abundant blooms as well as one of the best times to establish new woody plants in your landscape. This year, consider adding one, or all, of my favorite Illinois native spring-flowering trees to your landscape, and you’ll enjoy spring floral displays for years to come. My top four spring-flowering trees
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Your She Shed

I know everyone has heard of women building she sheds in their vey own backyards, but at the same time you’ve actually never seen one in person! Right? They seem like a distant fantasy to some of us moms and women out there. “She sheds” are one of the best trends we’ve seen in a