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5 Quick, Simple Improvements for Your Home and Finances

                                                                                                                                                5/27/2015

Friend:


Now that warm weather has returned to the area, it's not uncommon to see friends and neighbors working outside in their yards ... or on home improvement projects.  Spring's a great time to roll-up sleeves and add some curb appeal and value to a home.  

It's also a great time to check your credit status and spruce-  up your finances. Both types of improvements are beneficial ... especially if hoping to sell your home  
and become a buyer again.   

Below, you'll find links to 5 timely articles (and a bonus article) that will help you accomplish a wide range of "improvements".  I hope you enjoy reading these articles, implementing the info found within them, and reap many benefits from tackling them.

Gene


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Prioritizing Home Repairs ...
  


Owning a home brings a lot of pleasure - and a lot of maintenance .... 

But with a long to-do list and a short budget, how do you know which projects should get done first?  (MORE ...)





Weed Identification Guide ...

Don't let weeds rob your garden of its beauty. Use our guide to help you identify and control these troublesome pests.

Click HERE for your guide!


If You Want to Sell Your House This Year, Start Doing These Things Now ...

With home prices recovering and interest rates still low, now may be the time to act. Here are 8 things successful sellers need to know.   (MORE ...)


Tackle the Chaos: Here's How to Organize Your Garage ...

If your house is bursting at the seams, with every cabinet and closet filled to the brim, the solution to your storage woes may be as close as your garage. To make the best use of this space, however, you first need to corral its current chaos.

Fortunately, this is a relatively simple task if you incorporate a few good storage ideas. With careful planning and a little effort, you can transform your garage from a messy catchall to an efficient, well-organized household annex.  


Affordable Home Improvement Ideas ...   

How to get the most value for your remodeling dollar:  
 
The 10 projects here — decorating, storage, lighting and more—cost little but yield great results. They upgrade bathrooms, kitchens, living rooms, closets, the entryway, the laundry and other areas of your home.   (MORE ...)


And a BONUS article ...

You Decluttered Your Chicagoland Home.  What Now??

I'm just guessing, but I'm betting there are thousands of videos and articles about the importance of " decluttering" your home prior to putting it up for sale ...  

Magazines, blogs, and social media are all filled with tips, suggestions, and ideas to help you accomplish this task. There are even handy checklists available to help you kick-start your decluttering.  (Click HERE for one of those checklists.)

But after you've cleaned, winnowed-out, sorted, recycled, thrown-away, and decluttered your home's drawers, closets, garages, basement, and attic ... what in the world do you do with all that stuff?  How do you get rid of it all? 


I appreciate that you take the time to read my newsblasts.  Please feel free to pass them on to anyone you think would find them of interest and beneficial.

If these articles have inspired questions regarding financial options for remodeling, refinancing capabilities, or selling and buying a new home ... contact me!   I'll help you discover the options available to you for the highest level of success.









Gene Mundt
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