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Sending you warm wishes for a glorious Spring.
Enjoy the warmer days everyone! Read on for everything you should do this month and discover lifestyle tips curated just for you.
Compass Coming Soon
Check out Jake's monthly hand-curated picks for Compass Coming Soon listings. Chicago has real estate in all shapes, sizes, and price-points. Let us help you find your place in the world before someone else finds it first.
Real Estate in the News
What Will Real Estate Look Like In 2021?
Chances are, you, or someone you know, has bought or sold a house in the last 10 months. No matter if you are moving across the street or across the country, it’s all part of a record-setting real estate boom. Triggered by job and financial changes, the push to stay at home, and low-interest rates - the real estate boom is far from over. Here are three key home buying trends to look for in 2021. Learn more by Forbes .
WNDR Museum |Until April 30th
Once again, the one-of-a-kind art installation at the home of Chicago's only Infinity Mirror Room is open to the public again. The WNDR Museum is presenting a new collection alongside some old favorites.
Healthy Kids Day 5k | April 24th
Support the Northbrook YMCA and celebrate health by joining them for their 5k. Whether you chose to walk or race for 1st, it will be a great way to get outside, welcome spring, and move those muscles.
The ‘Friends’ Exp. | Until May 30th
Visitors will have a chance to roam around the pop-up's 12 rooms, take photos and check out iconic show memorabilia like Rachel and Monica's purple door, a reconstruction of Central Perk (orange couch and all), and tons of other nostalgic highlights.
Lifestyle Tips & Tricks
Early to List, Early to Sell.
Give your home the head start it deserves.
With Compass Coming Soon, you can give a curated audience of potential buyers an early look at your property. With ample time to prepare, we can gather valuable feedback to drive demand and generate buzz prior to going live. Interested in learning more?
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24 Outdoor Kitchen Ideas
Dining Alfresco All Summer
Maximizing our outdoor spaces has never felt so important, and Veranda's on the lookout for fresh ways to make our patios, backyards, terraces, and balconies as functional as possible. One of the best ways to make the most of your outdoor space is equipping it with a kitchen, whether that's just a grill and sink or a state-of-the-art culinary masterpiece. Courtesy of Veranda.
The Do's and Don'ts of
Are you looking for ways to design your home to make it friendlier and safer for kids? HGTV has some do’s and don’ts for decorating a home with a family in mind.
12 Essential Spring Gardening
Gardening should add joy-not stress-to your life, Martha Stewart has come up with some tasks to get you reacquainted with your outdoor space. Spring is a fabulous time to assess damage from winter, fix tools, fill in holes in the landscape, tend to your lawn, perform essential pruning, make new beds, and more.