Energy Efficient

Prepare Your Home for the Harsh Chicago Winter

As fall turns into winter, many families find that their utility bills skyrocket. The struggle to keep an inefficient home warm can strain any family’s budget. Thankfully, constantly ramping up the heat is not the only way to stay warm. Here are five simple solutions that can make your home more energy-efficient. Windows: Windows are …

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LEED: What Is It and Why Have It?

Every once in a while, you may enter into a new Chicago building and see a sign by the entrance that says “LEED.” We know that it must be something good to proclaim it at the door, but what exactly does it mean? And what does it mean for Chicago specifically? Continue Reading»

Water Ski Show Team Back in Season Near McHenry Real Estate

Summer is here which means the Wonder Lake Water Ski Show Team is back in season. Residents of McHenry real estate do not have to travel to see this award-winning team. Free shows will be available to the public on certain Fridays throughout the summer, providing the team an opportunity to practice their tricks in …

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Seven Steps to a Successful First Year of Chicago Home Ownership

From the euphoria of owning your own place to anxiety over just how much maintenance will your new home will need, becoming a first-time homeowner in Chicago brings out a range of emotions. Luckily, BrightNest has compiled a list of the top seven things to do in your first year of home ownership. Form Habits: Detecting …

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