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By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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 Increase the Value of Realtors     Market Challenges Increase the Value of Your Realtor® According to the National Association of Realtors®, nearly 90 percent of homebuyers and sellers use a real estate agent in their property transactions. Agents smooth the way for homebuyers, directing them to...
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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 Hiring a Helping Hand     Spring is in the air, and you've got a few projects that you either know you can't quite get to, or know you can't quite manage yourself. It's time to look for someone with a little more expertise and time to help you get the house in shape for the warmer weather. But t...
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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 Building a Backyard Retreat     Oh Pinterest, how we love you. As the weather warms and we start emerging from our winter hibernation, ready to enjoy our outdoor spaces again, a browse of Pinterest yields thousands of bright, inexpensive ideas to brighten the backyard and make your home the go-t...
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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 Top 6 Remodeling Projects to Improve the Value of Your Home     You may be dreaming of a new in-ground swimming pool or stainless-steel kitchen counters, but will these investments give you the right ROI when it’s time to sell? Below are some of the top home improvements that, according to Remod...
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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  What to Expect When Buying Rental Properties     While housing is still very affordable in many areas of the country, it seems like a good time to purchase real estate as an investment — that is, to own rental property. Should the average American consider this as a legitimate means to grow the...
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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Relationship Marketing Works In today’s highly competitive market, it’s the relationships you build that help you rise above — and stay ahead of — the competition. This modern approach to your marketing strategy looks for ways to create an experience that is more meaningful and longer lasting. Bu...
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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Positive Housing Momentum Stalls Freddie Mac recently released its updated Multi-Indicator Market Index (MiMi) showing that the U.S. housing market experienced some winter doldrums. While an improving labor market and attractive mortgage rates continue to promise a strong spring home-buying seaso...
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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  6 Low-Cost Steps to an Organized Kitchen Keeping your kitchen organized is essential to cooking and a good room aesthetic. If your kitchen is disorganized, you’re likely scrambling to find what you need when you cook. That’s never good, and it’s completely unnecessary, too. There are various qu...
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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  Don’t Let These Financial Blunders Leave Your Wallet Empty To err is human, but when mistakes affect your pocketbook, it’s not exactly divine. Don’t feel alone if you’ve committed a financial blunder. “Two-thirds of Americans have made a significant money mistake somewhere along the way,” says ...
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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   Spring Projects to Spruce up Your Home Warmer weather and sunnier days are on their way and many homeowners are itching to begin home improvement projects. If you are one of them, consider these areas of your home when prepping for spring.Windows and DoorsFrom a full window replacement to a si...
By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Homes
(RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg IL Real Estate - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago)
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The Cook County Animal and Rabies Control clinics allow affordable rabies vaccinations to bring all citizens into compliance with the law while providing an essential public health protection against a deadly disease that has caused public health concerns.  Rabies vaccines will cost $7 for a one ...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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Evanston IL Real Estate April 2015Evanston IL Real Estate is strong in this Spring market of 2015. The stats look great so let's take a look at the picture as of the middle of April. At the present time there are 206 single family homes for sale in Evanston and 115 under contract and waiting to c...
By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Homes
(RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg IL Real Estate - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago)
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Let's get to those Northwest Suburban real estate questions!  What's been happening in our current real estate market? What's trending? The housing inventory is now the highest it has been since the recession started. In our area 3 times more listings come on the market than closings. Competition...
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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 What better way to celebrate the end of the first week in the new office than by fulfilling another customer's home buying dreams!?! Congratulations to this sparking Diamond family. We wish you many years of happiness and health in your beautiful new home!
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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 Another new sparkling Diamond homeowner with financing polished to perfection! 
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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Another sparkling Diamond customer celebrating the purchase of their new family home. I'm always here to assist you in your purchase financing needs to get you into the home of your dreams!
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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 Congratulations to this sparkling Diamond customer on the purchase of his beautiful new family home! We wish you many years of happiness and health!
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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Mortgage 101 For first-time buyers, purchasing a home can be so exciting — and a little scary too. It’s a lot of money, a long-time commitment, and a lot of paperwork that can be very confusing. Let’s see if I can ease some the anxiety that can be associated with buying a new home by explaining s...
By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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When a new dog groomer opened its doors near me in 2014, I was ecstatic.  With a rangy, mostly outside border collie that always needs a bath, I quickly made an appointment.  No groomer, ever, has brushed my dog's fur so thoroughly, resulting in a sleeker, and more comfortable dog.  Not only was ...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender - www.genemundt.com, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987)
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 All Loan Officers are NOT Created Equal    Great Discrepancies Exist        A post written by fellow-lender, Joe Petrowsky, inspired me today ...          In Joe's post, he spoke of a client he was able to assist in saving some pretty hefty dollars.  How did he do this?      He suggested they ut...

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