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PLANNING TO BUY OR SELL A HOME IN 2020?

Whether you are buying or selling a home, it's important to become educated about today's market conditions, which is why working with a qualified Realtor is crucial. From providing you with the most current real estate information, to analyzing your property in preparing your home to go on the market, Dee Lowe will be with you every step of the way. Working with an agent who understands your need and supports your aspirations is essential. Your home is likely your largest investment, so you need someone you trust to guide you through the buying and selling process.

Trust Dee to professionally market and locate homes to meet your unique needs. Her patience, understanding and sensitive approach will ensure your happiness and satisfaction are a top priority. Whether you are buying or selling a home, Dee's focus is to provide a pleasant experience and exceed expectations in handling your real estate needs. Contact Dee Lowe today!
 

HOME DESIGN, DECORATING & REMODELING

Your home should look like a "model home," so prospective buyers can visualize themselves living there. Cleaning, decluttering, painting and decorating are some of the crucial steps to getting your home buyer-ready. For information on DIY fixes, latest trends in color, designer tips, remodeling & many more topics go to HGTV.com.

 

NEW SHORT SALE RULES: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

For too long, the experience of going through a short sale had come up, well, short. But new rules make short sales a much faster and easier process. Learn more. The 'New Short Sale Rules: What You Need To Know'  article can be found at HGTV.com.


COST VS VALUE

Compare national and regional averages for popular remodeling projects in Remodeling 2018 Cost vs Value Report --© 2018 Hanley Wood Media Inc. Complete data from the Remodeling 2018 Cost vs. Value Report can be downloaded free at www.costvsvalue.com


EXPLORE THE NEIGHBORHOOD

A very important consideration when buying a home is location, location, location. Research the neighborhood before you make your final purchase decision. For maps & local points of interest, click here. For the Illinois School Report Card, click here.

 

HOME IMPROVEMENT IDEAS

Sign up to receive free online newsletters with tips on remodeling, planning ideas, how-to & repairs, decorating and the latest home trends from House Beautiful @ http://www.housebeautiful.com and This Old House @ http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh.

 

CELEBRATE EVERY OCCASION

Dee loves celebrations….family, friends and good food. The recipe below is one she
shares throughout the year and it has become a favorite with everyone. Enjoy!

Pretzel Cookies

1 pkg Jewel Foods small round pretzels
1 pkg Hershey Hugs
1 pkg seasonal colored M&Ms
- preheat oven to 300 degrees
- place pretzels on non-stick cookie sheet
- place unwrapped Hershey Hugs in center of each pretzel
- bake for 3 minutes (no longer)
- remove from oven
- gently press M&Ms into center of Hugs
- place in freezer for 30 minutes
- remove pretzels from cookie sheet and serve