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Posted on 01/18/2021
How to Avoid a Complex Home Selling Journey
The home selling journey offers no guarantees. Thus, if you fail to prepare to sell your house, you risk encountering problems that may make it tough for you to maximize your home sale earnings. Ultimately, there are many things you can do to avoid a complex house selling journey. These include: 1. Price Your Home Competitively The initial asking...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
Video Tour - 4829 Cinderella Drive, Alton, IL 62002
If you are looking for lots of space in a well established subdivision-then this home is for you. 4 bedroom, 3 baths, vinyl plank flooring in living room, dining room and hallway, nice wood floors in upper bedrooms. Kitchen has ample cabinets, newer back splash, appliances stay. Lower level boasts a spacious family/game room, large bedroom - both with newer carpet and a bath. Tons of closet space in the lower level bedroom too. Out back you will find a deck off the kitchen, nice fenced yard and a storage building that is perfect for bikes, mowers and more. ROOF-2020 HVAC-2019 NOTE: Whole House Water Softener System/Water filter...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
4829 Cinderella Drive, Alton, IL 62002 is now new to the market!
If you are looking for lots of space in a well established subdivision-then this home is for you. 4 bedroom, 3 baths, vinyl plank flooring in living room, dining room and hallway, nice wood floors in upper bedrooms. Kitchen has ample cabinets, newer back splash, appliances stay. Lower level boasts a spacious family/game room, large bedroom - both with newer carpet and a bath. Tons of closet space in the lower level bedroom too. Out back you will find a deck off the kitchen, nice fenced yard and a storage building that is perfect for bikes, mowers and more. ROOF-2020 HVAC-2019 NOTE: Whole House Water Softener System/Water filter...
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Posted on 01/16/2021
Another Property Sold - 8435 Prairietown Road, Worden, IL 62097
PRAIRIETOWN - What a great place to live! This brick home has 3 bedrooms, 2 full bath on 1/3 acres. Screened-In porch, 2 fireplaces, 3 large windows to watch the sunrise. Double plus car garage, ample for your workshop. With a little TLC, this can be a great forever...
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Posted on 01/15/2021
Another Property Sold - 204 North Marion Street, Bunker Hill, IL 62014
Looking for a move-in ready ranch home in a quiet neighborhood? Well, look not further because this one is for you! Located in charming Bunker Hill, Illinois, this 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom is a perfect first time home or a one level down size. The eat-in kitchen and living room open up to each other, with a half wall divider, giving you that open floor plan feel. Come into the spacious utility/mud room from the large back yard and covered patio area. New furnace (2020) and newer roof (2019) will give you peace of mind with that unpredictable Midwest weather. Set up a showing today, for this one won't last...
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Posted on 01/12/2021
Another Property Sold - 309 Cobb Street, East Alton, IL 62024
Calling all Investors, Some updating is being done. Great opportunity. Can be purchased as a package deal with 402-404 Wood River Ave. BEING SOLD AS...
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Posted on 01/12/2021
Another Property Sold - 402 Wood River Avenue, East Alton, IL 62024
NO SHOWINGS AT THIS TIME- Great Investment Property. 2 Duplexes can be purchased as package deal-402 Wood River Avenue and 309 Cobb St. All units are 2 bedroom 1 bath. Tenants want to remain. Renters pay all their own utilities. Being SOLD AS IS - DO NOT DISTURB TENANTS. No Sign at this...
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Posted on 01/12/2021
Another Property Sold - 335 Saint Rose Drive, Godfrey, IL 62035
Wonderful location for this spacious Bi Level home offering fresh paint through-out, new kitchen counter top and back door to deck of the dining area. 3 nice bedrooms and 2 baths on the main, open dining/kitchen with lots of light. Lower level features new flooring in the spacious family room with fireplace, bonus room and bath. 2 car garage, deck and nice fenced yard round out this move in ready home. NOTE: subdivision has a pool - seller has never participated. Seller has not used LL fireplace in years- does not know of any issues but will not provide inspection nor repairs to fireplace. Roof, HVAC and WH approximately 4...
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Posted on 01/11/2021
Signs You Need a New Roof & How to Take Care of It
Photo by David McBee from Pexels For most homeowners, the last thing they’re worried about is the physical roof over their heads. That is until their roof starts leaking after a storm. Once the water is pouring down and you’re forced to bring out buckets, you’re likely to curse yourself for not thinking about roof maintenance sooner. So,...
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Posted on 01/08/2021
5910 Roach Road, Godfrey, IL 62035 now has a new price of $141,000!
Open House Sunday 01/17 from Noon to 2:00 Great Godfrey location for this adorable 3 bedroom 2 bath. Kitchen offers breakfast bar and pantry with appliances included. Spacious lower level family room with gas (propane) fireplace, bonus room that is perfect for a home office. Closet in family room offers roughed in bath to finish as you wish. Wonderful fenced in backyard with a covered deck and 24 round above ground pool. Roof 2009, 200 AMP Service, Furnace 2011. 1 car...
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Posted on 01/05/2021
Another Property Sold - 2755 Washington Avenue, Granite City, IL 62040
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 01/04/2021
Easy Potato Side Dish Recipes
Photo by Monika Grabkowska on Unsplash Potatoes go well with almost any main course you serve for dinner, which makes them one of the most common side dish ingredients. If you’re looking for something different to make instead of the usual mashed potatoes or baked potatoes, consider these easy side dish recipes. Roasted Potatoes with Garlic The garlic...
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