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By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max 10 New Lenox Illinois)
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SUMMER SHELTER PROGRAM:Over 29 Guests were housed over the summer months three evenings a week with the Bethel Ministry providing their Chicago Heights, Illinois location. South Suburban Pads Culinary Expert Kareem Roberts provided a hearty meal each night. FALL WINTER AND SPRING SHELTER PROGRAM:...

By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max 10 New Lenox Illinois)
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Exterior Updates to Boost Resale Value   One of the best tools in a seller's arsenal is curb appeal.   The outside of a home or property is one of the first things a buyer sees, and while many times it's not on the outside that counts, when it comes to real estate, the outside of a home plays a h...

By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max 10 New Lenox Illinois)
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What “out of the box” tactics do you use when following up with a CMA (Comparative Market Analysis) request or other seller lead? How do you make sure you’re unforgettable? I make the MLS (Multiple Listing Service) my good friend. I make all the great technologies serve my potential Seller Client...

By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max 10 New Lenox Illinois)
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 Updates, Renovations and Remodels When selling a home or property, one of the main goals of the seller is to get the highest offer possible. If the market is hot, the chance of getting a high offer is relatively high. If the market is on the cooler side, many sellers look to alternative options ...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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 2016 Frankfort Fall Fest, Carnival, & Parade  8/31 to 9/5       One of the Midwest's most enduring and long-running festivals, the Frankfort Fall Festival, Carnival, & Parade, is being held once again this year in the beautiful historic Village of Frankfort, IL ...                         The an...

By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max 10 New Lenox Illinois)
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Finances and Buying a Home Home ownership has always been a top dream for millions of Americans, and with the many television shows, magazines and other media geared toward owning a home in the U.S., buying a home is very much a reality in our country. While we can get caught up in the very fun a...

By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max 10 New Lenox Illinois)
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South Suburban Pads – http://sspads.org – operates a Wellness Center in which Residents, benefit from the Community offering them various workshops.  Among them is United Way hosts workshops on “Overcoming Life’s Challenges.”  Residents are given basic knowledge on how to cope and deal with Life’...

By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max 10 New Lenox Illinois)
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Hurricane brings best out of New LenoxREALTOR® #MemberMonday Posted on March 28, 2016 by Bill Kozar     Dale Taylor (far right) has given much of his time and energy to the nonprofit organization South Suburban PADS, as it works to meet the needs of homeless. Here he’s pictured with a PADS board ...

By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max 10 New Lenox Illinois)
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5 Things Millennial Home Buyers Should Know Are you a Millennial looking to buy a home? If so, there are a few important things you should know beforehand: The down payment doesn’t have to be as much as they think A Millennial buyer can get away with putting down as little as 3.5% of the home’s ...

By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max 10 New Lenox Illinois)
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Transforming Lives - Building Community - Changing Systems - How You Can Make A Difference in the Chicago-Southland! South Suburban PADS (SSPADS) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 1990 as a response to the growing numbers of individuals and families becoming homeless in the So...

By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max 10 New Lenox Illinois)
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http://bit.ly/1Ud8EWu - A very short special plea for financial help in a rewarding way.  Please click on this link above provided.  Thanks ...- Please support the Lead Charity in the Chicago-Southland - South Suburban Pads - http://sspads.org, working daily to end Homelessness with over 509 Gues...

By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max 10 New Lenox Illinois)
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Please allow me to give a special thanks to all who participated in my Call To Action to donate your spare change to South Suburban Pads – http://sspads.org. South Suburban Pads has received funding to hire a Case-Worker to focus on Children and Families at risk of involvement with the Department...

By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max 10 New Lenox Illinois)
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What's the Deal with Flipped Homes?Americans love their home improvement and design shows. With entire channels dedicated to DIY, home decor and design, and everything related to U.S. real estate, we love the possibilities that lie within the real estate market in America. One popular aspect of m...

By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max 10 New Lenox Illinois)
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Will my tax returns ruin my mortgage approval? Most often when applying for a home loan, your lender will request your federal tax returns for your pre-approval. In most cases, W-2’s, paystubs, and full tax returns are reviewed for mortgage pre-approval and final loan approval. In addition, lend...

By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max 10 New Lenox Illinois)
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5 Things Millennial Home Buyers Should Know Millennials looking to buy a home need to know a few important things beforehand: The down payment doesn’t have to be as much as they think   A Millennial buyer can get away with putting down as little as 3.5% of the home’s cost. It’s important for the...

By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max 10 New Lenox Illinois)
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For over a decade shortly after South Suburban Pads served as the Lead Charity to emergency house the Katrina Hurricane Survivors, I have been serving as an Emergency Shelter Site Manager. Presently, I manage a Shelter-Site serving Men in cooperation with the St. Paul Lutheran Church Congregation...

By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max 10 New Lenox Illinois)
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Buying a home is always a new and exciting experience. The first thing for a buyer to consider is how much they can afford. Here are some ways for home buyers to get in shape to find the home that fits their budget: Debt to income — Home buyers should spend 28% or less of their gross income, and ...

By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max 10 New Lenox Illinois)
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Common Household Hazardous Waste and What to do With Them We want to believe our homes are as safe as they can be, and for the most part they are. But there are items we use every day that are in fact hazardous. Knowing what products are hazardous, and the proper ways of disposing household hazar...

By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max 10 New Lenox Illinois)
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This is a tribute to all my Bid-Whist card playing friends.  You will have to know and enjoy this game to appreciate this story.  I wanted to test it out here early before I fine-tune it, and plan to present in at our next Holiday Party.  I have the good pleasure of serving as President of a No-J...

By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max 10 New Lenox Illinois)
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Gladys Knight once said in an interview, “Please don’t call me no Diva.”  Well at around 10:45a on Tuesday, December 15, 2015, at the Chinatown Cermak Chicago Metra Station, I had an encounter with one.  I was reroute to a Closing Downtown. I normally park in the area and walk Downtown, only this...

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