Monthly Archives: September 2016

Everything You Need To Know About Buying a Home in Nashville

Sep 30, 2016 |

If there’s one phrase to describe this city and its’ real estate market, it’d be “freaky fast”. Whether a buyer is moving here for business or the music scene, they will most likely encounter tough competition in the pursuit of their dream music-city-home. While buying a house in Nashville can be difficult, it’s not impossible. With […more]

Hunkering Down for a Hurricane: Essential Items

Sep 30, 2016 |

This post is part of a series called Ultimate Hurricane Guide 2016 Staying ready! If you plan to stay home during any future hurricanes or weather emergencies, keeping items stocked and ready is a necessity. Be sure to check the “Hurricane Stash” frequently to assure adequate supplies in case of emergency. The majority of these items […more]

6 Ways to Save Money for Your First Home

Sep 30, 2016 |

For many first-time home buyers, the idea of a 20% down payment is terrifying. It’s one of the biggest obstacles to homeownership. Maybe you want to own a home someday, but the thought of saving up thousands of dollars for a home purchase has deterred you from seriously considering it. Believe it or not, it […more]

Chicago’s Top Selling Neighborhoods for Condos

Sep 30, 2016 |

When it comes to buying and selling condos in Chicago there are certain neighborhoods taking a larger share of the market. Based on research provided by Redfin, a real estate brokerage offering up online information about selling, buying and owning a home, the largest number of condo and townhome sales came from the Near North […more]

The Secret to Our Success

Sep 30, 2016 |

My wife Donna doesn’t get any publicity here on the blog, but she plays a vital role in the business.  Here is a review of Donna’s recent performance: Donna Klinge and her husband, Jim, are real estate partners. Jim is the ‘face’ of the agency, I believe — he runs new business, and is who […more]

Be Kind to Thy Neighbor

Sep 30, 2016 |

Whether you’ve been in the same home for years or you’re searching for your new one, it’s important to consider both yourself as a neighbor and the neighbors around you. If you’re house-hunting, it pays to get a good look at the neighbors and have an understanding of how the neighbors interact and live together. […more]

Who’s Ready for a House Tour?

Sep 30, 2016 |

Back in 2012, I wrote about an amazing historic gem in unincorporated St. Charles: the McClay Mansion. In 2013, I ended up representing the people who bought the property. And just a couple weeks ago, I spoke in support of them at the St. Charles County council meeting, where they were taking the final step in their […more]

5 Things to Do This Weekend (Oct 1, 2) in Colorado Springs

Sep 30, 2016 |

Creek Week – Sat Oct 1, 12-2pm, Legacy Loop Plaza Admission: Free. This weekend concludes Creek Week in Colorado Springs where the Fountain Creek Watershed was given a little attention and love. This is the 3rd annual event where people get together to pick up trash and help cleanup the Fountain Creek Watershed. For more […more]

Just Listed for Sale: Parkland Golf and Country Club Home

Sep 30, 2016 |

Just Listed for Sale: Parkland Golf and Country Club Home Just Listed for Sale by Vickie Arcuri:Parkland Golf and Country Club Home 6934 Lost Garden Terrace, Parkland, FL Beautiful Home in Parkland Golf and Country Club:  Listed for sale for $1,325,000 6934 Lost Garden Terrace, Parkland, FL Contact me for additional information and/or to schedule […more]

REPORTS: Chicago Real Estate Still Undervalued

Sep 30, 2016 |

While certain cities around the world could be at risk of another housing bubble it appears Chicago will be spared this time around. A recent report compiled by Swiss Bank UBS looked at 18 cities from Vancouver to Singapore and even New York, with Chicago coming in at the very bottom, the only city on […more]