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Posted on 10/19/2020
2755 Washington Avenue, Granite City, IL 62040 now has a new price of $53,900!
Cute move in ready 2 bedroom with the updates done for you. Freshly painted, beautiful wood floors in living room, dining and master bedroom, ceramic in bath and kitchen. Wiring updated, Furnace and duct work 2014, Roof 2019, WH-2014, new Privacy fence and plumbing has been redone. Covered front porch and covered back patio for entertaining or just relaxing. Spacious level privacy fenced yard. Range, Microwave and Dishwasher stay. Shed and Refrigerator DO NOT...
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Posted on 10/19/2020
What to Expect at an Open House
Image by Agover from Pixabay Where do you start when you first consider purchasing a home? Buyers who are new to the real estate market may not know exactly what they want in a house or where they want to live. While the dream homes found online, in magazines, and on your favorite television show are great resources...
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Posted on 10/12/2020
Should You Consult with Family Members Before You Buy a Residence?
Let's face it – the mere thought of informing family members about your decision to pursue a new home may cause your blood pressure to rise. However, there are many reasons why it often is beneficial to notify family members about your decision to kick off a search for a new residence. These reasons include: 1. You can identify...
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Posted on 10/05/2020
The Alphabet of Real Estate Investing
Image by Ulrike Mai from Pixabay If you're considering getting into the world of real estate investing, there are some basic terms that are important to understand. Buying and selling property is, of course, one way to invest, but there are other investments that offer favorable returns. However, it can sometimes be difficult to master the confusing alphabet...
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Posted on 09/30/2020
0 Lot 24 Willow Street, Grafton, IL 62037 is now new to the market!
Perfect residential building lot. Restrictions apply. Bring your builder and enjoy one of the last lots available in Spring Valley. Over half acre wooded lot. Spring Valley offers a spacious 10 plus acre lake for you to enjoy and is nestled within a short distance to Grafton. HOA dues include maintenance of lake, common grounds, and streets including snow...
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Posted on 09/30/2020
Video Tour - 517 South Putnam, Bunker Hill, IL 62014
Cute as a button this 1-1/2 story offers great size rooms, nice wood floors, new roof in 2018, Main level boasts 2 good size bedrooms with ample closet space and a nicely remodeled bath with walk in shower. Kitchen with plenty of storage space and a spacious dining room. Upper level has a good size bedroom, great area for sitting space and office space. The basement is bright and inviting and could easily be used for additional living space. Large covered front porch is fitting for relaxing or handing your porch swing. Enjoy the newer 2 car garage with the 9 foot ceiling and garage door openers with New concrete drive way too. ...
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Posted on 09/30/2020
517 South Putnam, Bunker Hill, IL 62014 is now new to the market!
Cute as a button this 1-1/2 story offers great size rooms, nice wood floors, new roof in 2018, Main level boasts 2 good size bedrooms with ample closet space and a nicely remodeled bath with walk in shower. Kitchen with plenty of storage space and a spacious dining room. Upper level has a good size bedroom, great area for sitting space and office space. The basement is bright and inviting and could easily be used for additional living space. Large covered front porch is fitting for relaxing or handing your porch swing. Enjoy the newer 2 car garage with the 9 foot ceiling and garage door openers with New concrete drive way too. ...
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Posted on 09/28/2020
Should You Submit an Offer to Purchase a House?
Deciding whether to submit an offer to purchase a house may prove to be difficult. Fortunately, we're here to help you weigh the pros and cons of submitting a homebuying proposal so you can make the best-possible decision. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you determine whether now is the right time to submit an...
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Posted on 09/21/2020
Try These Delicious Coffee Desserts
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels You don’t have to worry about putting on a pot of coffee after dinner when you use these recipes. Make coffee part of your dessert for a delicious treat with just a touch of caffeine. Coffee & Whipped Cream Brownies A bit of instant coffee and some heavy whipping cream can spruce up...
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Posted on 09/14/2020
Home Improvement Trends for 2020
Image by DarthZuzanka from Pixabay Those who have lived in the same home for an extended period of time may be thinking about renovating their house. This is a chance to update the space to fit more contemporary styles while also increasing the value of the home itself. With this goal in mind, here are a few home...
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Posted on 09/09/2020
Video Tour - 90 South Fairmount, Alton, IL 62002
One owner home in EXCLUSIVE FAIRMOUNT. The wow factor will start as you enter the foyer with an 18 foot tall entry and gleaming marble floors. Main floor offers a spacious kitchen with center island, new gas cook-top and double wall oven. Expansive deck that overlooks the wooded backyard. Hearth room room w/ marble floors and entertainment center (included) Spacious main floor master suite offers two walk in closets, one is large enough for a nursery and full plus bath with water closet. The upper level boasts 3 to 4 more bedrooms, and a large family room that is perfect for movie nights. Two full plus bath at each side of the upper...
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Posted on 09/09/2020
90 South Fairmount, Alton, IL 62002 is now new to the market!
One owner home in EXCLUSIVE FAIRMOUNT. The wow factor will start as you enter the foyer with an 18 foot tall entry and gleaming marble floors. Main floor offers a spacious kitchen with center island, new gas cook-top and double wall oven. Expansive deck that overlooks the wooded backyard. Hearth room room w/ marble floors and entertainment center (included) Spacious main floor master suite offers two walk in closets, one is large enough for a nursery and full plus bath with water closet. The upper level boasts 3 to 4 more bedrooms, and a large family room that is perfect for movie nights. Two full plus bath at each side of the upper...
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