Real Estate

January 24, 2010

Take Terror Out of Moving

Let Gero Solutions, senior relocation specialists do it ALL! They arrange garage/estate sales, pack, unpack, clean vacated property–and more. For Chicago and its north and northwest suburbs: Call 847-705-2123


January 24, 2010

Relocating in Chicago?

Get help from Dawson Relocati0n Services, 1404 W. Foster Ace. Call 847-922-6143


June 15, 2009

Realty Team Offers Timely Appraisals

We just learned it’s wise to have an appraisal of your home within two years of your husband’s death so you get the benefit of a $500,000 capital gains tax deduction.Most realtors will supply those. Among them are

Esther Erickson and Sandra Melnick, with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, 847-272-9880.


January 28, 2009

Real Estate by Referral

Michael Cell, Sales Associate with Coldwell Banker in Chicago’s North Shore works strictly by referral from satisfied customers. For this very personal attention call (You’ve got to love that email address.)


November 21, 2008

Retirement Homes, Villages, Condos, Apts.

Have you thought about where you’d like to live if you DO decide to sell your home?

Do you rent something smaller and make the kids sell it some day? Do you rent? Do you place all your excess furnishings in storage? Or do you go to a Senior Community? Here are some villages and vendors we’ve heard good stories about; we hope to hear more soon!


October 6, 2008

Widows List : Selling Your Home

Everyone seems to think they should tell you to sell you home when your husband dies. Why is that? And if you do want to do that—how do you start? Do you have a reliable realtor who will put your needs ahead of his or her commission? Are you going to need a storage locker to hold all the things you won’t be able to use in your new space? Let us know the challenges you faced and add your helpers to our list.

Barbara Byrne, Prudential Preferred Properties, Northbrook IL, 847.790.8416
Barb Hibnick, Re/Max Experts, 847-634-HOME (634-4663),


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