Pantone’s 2021 colors of the year and how to use them in your home

It’s a new year, which means that it’s officially time to start using Pantone’s annual Color of the Year around the house! Pantone has been designating a color of the year for over 20 years, and for 2021 the company chose not just one, but TWO colors. Allow us to introduce Ultimate Gray and Illuminating, a color…

New Loan Limits for Homebuyers in 2021 & What it Means for You

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) recently announced that it will raise loan limits for mortgages backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, giving some homebuyers greater purchasing power. Starting in 2021, the maximum conforming loan limit for single-unit properties will increase to $548,250 – a 7.4% increase from the current limit of $510,400. When purchasing a…

Insta-Worthy Renovations Made Easy

It may be a seller’s market in many areas, but when it comes to getting the highest possible sales price for your home in the shortest amount of time, “turnkey” is still key. With more people working from home and kids e-learning, it is a challenging time for homebuyers to take on a home improvement project.…

#instacart – Personal Grocery Shopping Service Delivered to your doorstep

On blustery winter days like today it is simply a pain to bundle up the kids and go anywhere outside of the house.  However what do you do when you have zero fruit or anything remotely edible for dinner. One of my clients recently posted on Facebook ‘thank goodness for instacart’…As I was about to…

Happy Fathers Day!

Enjoy Chicago, Juliana The Yeager Team:  A Chicago Real Estate Family  We Live Here, We Work Here, We Are Raising Our Kids Here Residential Real Estate Sales   |     http://www.atproperties.com/agents/julianayeager      |  http://www.theyeagerteam.com

Like Italian Food? Then Get Ready to Head to River North!

Bread, milk, eggs and ricotta cheese?  That is a typical staple grocery list for our family. I’m 50% Italian, but even if I was 0% Italian this cultures food would still be my all time favorite.  We eat a lot of pasta in our house and of course it’s only fitting that now my sons favorite…

2013 Illinois Test Scores – Top Schools Ranked

This just in::  Chicago SunTimes posts the top 25 elementary and top 25 high schools across the state. http://voices.suntimes.com/news/2013-illinois-test-scores-top-50-schools/ As you know I follow all the school blogs, but I’m particularly fond of cpsobsessed.com The writer is a fellow Chicago mom obsessed with CPS schools.  She makes great notes and it is always a good read.…

Halloween Events for the Entire Family – This weekend!

Halloween is almost here, but it’s time to start celebrating now! There are a ton of great events around the city, so pick a spot, dress up in your spookiest or silliest costume and have fun! First up: Gethsemane Children’s Fall Festival Saturday October 26th 11:00 am to 4:00 pm Attractions include: Patch 22 – Pony Rides…

Now what about High School in the city?

So you have researched and poured over a gazillion pages of pre-school and elementary school paperwork, but have you thought as far ahead to High School? There are definitely some dud High Schools, however there are a lot of top ranked high schools right in our back yard!  I too fell into the misconception that…

Cabin Fever? According to Groundhog Punxsutawney Phil, Spring is around the corner…

Even though the famous groundhog didn’t see his shadow this February 2 we still need some fun things to do while we wait out the rest of the winter. I know that on cold days when I’m home with my son {and are tired of playing blocks} we both feel anxious to get outside and…