Buying a Foreclosures, Short Sales and Zillow Pre-Foreclosures

I’m about to explain the part of real estate that attracts buyers like a Home Shopping Sale Rack. The impression buyers have of Foreclosures & Short Sales is that they can grab something super cheap and make lots of money. Foreclosures and Short Sales get the reputation of “Discount Purchases.” But we’ve all seen too […]

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All the Best Headboards I Considered and the One I Bought

As home projects go, our Master Bedroom is a pretty big one. But we kept pushing this one off because no one ever sees it but us. But… isn’t that such a terrible way of thinking? The master bedroom should be the perfect reflection of us as a couple, and such a personal space. It […]

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What do Real Estate Agents Do All Day?

I’m regularly reminded that the general public doesn’t “get” how Real Estate is a full time job. And I understand the confusion. First, there’s TV. Agents on Million Dollar Listing show some houses, and then negotiate the deal while they’re at a cooking class. Then, there’s my own interaction with the public that creates this […]

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Dress the Part: My January Work Wardrobe

This post contains affiliate links. These partnerships help make Kristi Means Business possible!Β  As it comes to apparel, the winter months are a confusing time in Chicago. There are plenty of days I don’t leave the house & stay in leggings all day. There are plenty of other days where I don’t change that outfit […]

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