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4 Ways to Stay Productive While Your House is On the Market

4 Ways to Stay Productive While Your House is On the Market

Selling your home is a situation in which many emotions surface. Your anxiety is through the roof trying to make everything perfect in the eye of the buyer, your finances may dwindle through the updating process, your fear/anger may make you overthink things, and your...
8 Tips to Getting Your Home Ready for an Open House

8 Tips to Getting Your Home Ready for an Open House

For anyone selling their home, hosting an open house provides ample opportunities for potential buyers. Bringing in multiple people at the same time all with interest in the home can get a “sold” sign on the front lawn in no time. Open houses are quick and easy, but...
Buying or Renting? Here’s What You Should Do

Buying or Renting? Here’s What You Should Do

There’s a new misconception. For a while, many people thought they would be saving money by renting instead of purchasing a home with a mortgage. However, today that’s not true. Buying a home is now 33.1% cheaper than renting a property in the United States! You can...
Common Wishlist Items Among Millennial Homebuyers

Common Wishlist Items Among Millennial Homebuyers

The home market is not what it used to be. As the millennial generation increasingly becomes the largest generation of living humans, research finds that they aren’t buying houses like their predecessors of Gen X and Gen Y. This can be due to a vast amount of reasons;...
Real Estate: Millennial Homebuyers in 2017

Real Estate: Millennial Homebuyers in 2017

In the past few years there has been some speculation and more concrete talk as to why Millennials are not buying homes at the same rate as their predecessors have. Not to mention that Millennials tend to look for homes in or around cities, which often are higher in...
How the Greater Chicago Depository Continues to Change Lives

How the Greater Chicago Depository Continues to Change Lives

This past holiday season, the Greater Chicago Depository delivered over 16,000 pounds of produce and food to homes within the city and surrounding suburbs. Believe or not, this amount of food was given to around 300 families to spread some holiday cheer to households...
3 Effective Corporate Philanthropy Tips

3 Effective Corporate Philanthropy Tips

While corporate philanthropy provides a new, more meaningful layer to any business, many companies have trouble crafting a single focus message to both their employees and the community in which they operate. Effectively making a difference in the community with the...