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Sears Roebuck and Company sold 70,000 mail order kit homes in 370 different designs to families throughout North America and Canada between 1908-1940.These kits were shipped in railroad cars and were assembled by the homeowner,relatives, friends, and neighbors similar to to a barn raising by farm...
11/18/2016
 Five Questions to ask before you Buy a Fixer Upper?1. How Much Work is Involved? Will the home need minor repairs or major repairs. 2. How Much will it Cost? Typically minor repairs are under $30,000 while major repairs are over $30,000.3. Who will be doing the Repairs? Are you handy or will you...
11/07/2016
              911 Manor Wilmette, IL                  .                                       First Time on Market                    $450,000  4 Bedroom/ 2.5 Bath Home New Trier High School Convenient Location Easy To Show  Call Today: 708-309-5334  
10/31/2016
I often am reminded about the Tortoise and Hare Story during many real estate transactions.As a Realtor we work with different people who work at their own pace when buying or selling real estate.But I wish many times that they could be the Hare and make up their minds.In Real Estate who really W...
10/20/2016
Ricardo Muti, Conductor The Chicago Syphony is now celebrating 125 years and for Opening Night they brought out the Red Carpet in front of Symphony Hall and recreated the same program performed in 1891 with Theodore Thomas as the Conductor.Program:WAGNER: A Faust OvertureBEETHOVEN: Sypmphony No.5...
10/19/2016
A house is not a home unless you have a pet .  According to the American Veternary Association : 36%  have a dog , 1.6 per household or 69,926,000 30%  have a cat, 2.1 per household or 74,059,000 3% have bird, 2.3 per household or 8,300,000     
09/23/2016
  I feel compelled to tell a story of an amazing experience I had representing a Purple Heart Marine Veteran who served our country proud buy his first home .i feel proud to have served him in this endeavor and would like to share this story. I met my buyer by accident when I went to a art exhibi...
09/11/2016
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Yesterday I took my mom to visit a friend in the city who lives in th Hancick Building . These pictures are frim her apt on the 84th floor .
09/10/2016
Every year I wait for the Chicago Jazz Fest because the night before the Fest the Chicago Jazz Institute is the host for the Chicago Jazz Trolley Tour. The trolleys begin to shuttle you to different Jazz clubs in the City beginning from 7 pm -12 midnight. Here is a sample of what you missed :   
09/01/2016
Since it appears that someone has hacked into Illinois voter records the State of Illinois is considering opening up a old voting policy ;
08/30/2016
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