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In these trying times, when all we're hearing about it Covid-19 and watching local and national news conference updates each and every day, it can be difficult to find anything good in the news.For those of you who'd like your good news aggregated, John Krasinski has given us something to smile a...
With the advent of the Corona Virus and the shelter-at-home order, I've been finding it more and more difficult to motivate myself to get dressed each morning.Somewhere around noon, I change out of my 'night pajamas' into my 'day pajamas', and later on I change back into my sleep pajamas.But even...
Like most of y'all, my car has been sitting for days at a time completely neglected. She's been sitting in the garage, just wondering what she did wrong, and why I don't love her anymore... poor baby.So, I had somewhere to go yesterday (hallelujah!), and I got in my car, and whoooo boy, a few day...
The Marsh family from Faversham is clearly going nuts trying to figure out what to do at home... but their creative juices are at full tilt.Clearly the kids are bored to tears, as well, since they agreed to cooperate in this production. It actually caused me to laugh out loud... I hope you enjoy...
I put a property under contract today. Yes, that's right... today. My buyers have sold their property out of state, and needed to buy.So, this buyer, even with the uncertainty of today's market... felt comfortable writing an offer.But as icing on the cake... this is the text I just received as ...
I shared a similar music video yesterday. I think we can use another. Here you go, from the school of music at Berkeley College. The message is timeless, and the demonstration of togetherness and cooperation could be useful, too.Enjoy. I know I did.
I have a closing scheduled for this coming Monday. There's not much unusual about that... I've been in this business a very long time, and I've actually lost count about just how many closings I've participated in.We, in greater Chicagoland, conduct round-table closings, where the buyers and sel...
At a time when we really need to come together, this video provides some much needed togetherness. And what's more, it made me smile.Enjoy, and I hope it provides some smiles for you, too.
I've been doing this a long time. I think my first sale was to a Neanderthal for a 1-bedroom cave with a river view.Today, I heard something I've not heard before. The lender, on an upcoming transaction for a buyer of mine said "We don't need an appraisal".When I woke up, there were a bunch of ...
Governor Pritzker has stated that Real Estate Services in Illinois are considered essential services, and therefore exempt from the stay at home order.We Realtors are not surprised. We know how essential our services are to our buyers and sellers. We still need to practice safety and care with ...