Virgilio Arreguin's Blog

Posted on 09/21/2020
To Rent or Buy: What to Consider
Photo by Athitat Shinagowin via Shutterstock You’ll often hear it stated that paying rent is throwing money down the drain. As a motivation to buy a home, however, that might not be the best idea. A rule of thumb is that if you can purchase a home for fifteen times what you currently pay annually in rent, buying...
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Posted on 09/14/2020
Know Your Community Before an Emergency
Photo by Jan Mallander via Pixabay When you’re a new homeowner in a new community, you don’t always know how to handle unforeseen emergencies. Before that day arrives, take the time to learn your community so that a minor issue doesn’t become a major catastrophe. Handling Household Emergencies Whether it’s a burst pipe or a broken window, household...
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Posted on 09/12/2020
Another Property Sold - 616 N Irving Avenue, Hillside, IL 60162
WONT LAST!! PRICED LOW!! All brick 3 bedroom 2 bath ranch with full basement. Open layout with many updates including NEW: windows, roof, fascia, gutters, concrete throughout, ceramic and HW flooring! MUST...
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Posted on 09/09/2020
Another Property Sold - 2149 Westview Drive, Des Plaines, IL 60018
Walk to Lake Opeka from this 4 bedroom (all up) split level home with spacious rooms and hardwood floors throughout. Situated with easy access to schools, shops, interstate and airport. Attractive main floor living room; dining room; kitchen with maple cabinets and granite counter tops, stainless steel sink and new microwave. (other appliances are white) Off the kitchen side door there is a charming, private patio for your enjoyment and grilling pleasure. Huge LL family room with a bar area has sliding patio doors taking you out to the backyard. Here, in the LL, you will also find a bonus room (office); powder room; laundry & utility...
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Posted on 09/07/2020
Elmhurst, IL Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view Elmhurst, IL blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 09/07/2020
Transform Your Home With a 203k Loan
Photo by James DeMers via Pixabay If you're hoping to make some major changes to your home, you're likely interested in the types (and terms) of financing available to you. The 203k loan was designed to give homeowners an attractive interest rate, so they'd be more likely to upgrade and modernize their homes. However, it's not available to...
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Posted on 09/05/2020
Another Property Sold - 21 N Park Boulevard #H, Streamwood, IL 60107
WOW, FIRST TIME ON THE MARKET SINCE BUILT NEW IN 2005! THIS IS THE BIGGEST MODEL IN COMPLEX "RICHMOND MODEL" CORNER UNIT. WHICH BOAST 2 BEDROOMS AND 2 FULL BATHROOMS WITH A MASTER WALKING CLOSET. FEATURES TILE IN THE ENTRANCE AND HARDWOOD FLOORS IN LIVING ROOM, KITCHEN AND DINING ROOM. IT ALSO HAS NEWER REGULAR SIZE IN UNIT WASHER AND DRYER, NEWER STAINLESS STEEL REFRIGERATOR, BEAUTIFUL VIEW OF LANDSCAPE AND POND, UNIT ALSO HAS A ATTACHED GARAGE WHICH IS THE CLOSEST TO THE MAIN DOOR. CLOSE TO HIGHWAY, SHOPPING, AND ENTERTAINMENT. A MUST...
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Posted on 09/04/2020
Another Property Sold - 1805 N Donovan Street, Mchenry, IL 60050
Quiet street located at the end of the subdivision backing up to a bike/walking trail with a short walk to Peterson Park and all the cities festivities. Fresh paint through out. Newer stainless steel appliances, furnace, water heater, roof and bay window. Hardwood in the living room, dining room and family room. Wood burning fireplace in the family room. Sliders to a slate floored screened in porch next to the deck overlooking the large back...
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Posted on 09/01/2020
Another Property Sold - 204 Somerset Drive, Streamwood, IL 60107
WOW! READY TO OCCUPY, IMMACULATE HOME WITH VAULTED CEILINGS ON A BEAUTIFUL LARGER THAN NORMAL CORNER LOT WITH 1/3 OF AN ACRE. THIS 3 BED 1.5 BATH WITH OVER 1,500SQFT IS READY FOR YOU WITH NEUTRAL COLOR DECOR, BEAUTIFUL KITCHEN WITH 42 INCH CABINETS, ALL STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES AND OPEN CONCEPT TO FAMILY ROOM. IT ALSO BOAST A LARGE DECK FOR ALL YOUR ENTERTAINING NEEDS, AS WELL AS A BIG YARD AND LARGE SHED. READY TO MOVE IN. CLOSE TO PARKS, ENTERTAINMENT, & I90 A MUST SEE, EASY TO SHOW! Agent...
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Posted on 08/31/2020
Good Habits for Keeping Your Kitchen Perpetually Clean
Photo by Mabel Amber via Pixabay You can walk into some folk’s homes and feel the chaos, while in other homes, all you see is clean. There must be a secret to keeping a house picked up without the aid of a housekeeper, right? Right! People whose homes always appear tidy have habits that keep them that way....
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Posted on 08/28/2020
Video Tour - 260 W Wayne Place, Wheeling, IL 60090
WOW, A MUST SEE! THIS UPDATED 3 BED 1 BATH HOME FEATURES A CHEF'S KITCHEN WITH 42 INCH CABINETS AND ALL STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES WITH NEW REFRIGERATOR, AND A BEAUTIFUL OPEN CONCEPT TO DINNING AREA AND LIVING ROOM. NEW PAINT, WOOD LIKE TILE AND A BEAUTIFUL UPDATED BATHROOM. PLUS A BIG YARD WITH A NEW FENCE FOR ALL YOUR ENTERTAINING. NOT LOCATED IN FLOOD ZONE. CLOSE TO SHOPPING, ENTERTAINMENT AND HIGHWAY. HURRY COME SEE IT...
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Posted on 08/28/2020
260 W Wayne Place, Wheeling, IL 60090 is now new to the market!
WOW, A MUST SEE! THIS UPDATED 3 BED 1 BATH HOME FEATURES A CHEF'S KITCHEN WITH 42 INCH CABINETS AND ALL STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES WITH NEW REFRIGERATOR, AND A BEAUTIFUL OPEN CONCEPT TO DINNING AREA AND LIVING ROOM. NEW PAINT, WOOD LIKE TILE AND A BEAUTIFUL UPDATED BATHROOM. PLUS A BIG YARD WITH A NEW FENCE FOR ALL YOUR ENTERTAINING. NOT LOCATED IN FLOOD ZONE. CLOSE TO SHOPPING, ENTERTAINMENT AND HIGHWAY. HURRY COME SEE IT...
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