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Fall projects for homeowners

Posted: October 1, 2018 - Homebuyer's Blog

Fall is fast approaching, and winter is just around the corner. Here are a few fall projects from Hartz Homes that can help prevent future headaches next spring. Winterize your lawn mower or tractor Before your tractor hibernates for the winter, take a few minutes to prevent springtime troubles. Moisture inside an unused engine leads Read More


Myths about your credit score

Posted: September 17, 2018 - Homebuyer's Blog

Forty percent of us think our credit score will climb if we carry a small balance (nope), and 52% don’t realize bad credit can increase the amount needed for deposits on utilities (it can!), according to a NerdWallet survey. Hartz Homes recognizes that there are myths and misinformation about credit scores. And, these myths can Read More


Simple landscape ideas yield big results

Posted: August 31, 2018 - Homebuyer's Blog

We’ve seen some great ways homeowners have added additional beauty to the outside of their new Hartz Home. Here are just a few of these easy-to-do landscaping projects that could help inspire your creation. Plant a colorful flower bed There is no better way to celebrate warmer weather in the Chicago area than with splashes Read More


Purchase a brand-new home or buy a resale?

Posted: August 15, 2018 - Homebuyer's Blog

If you are in the market for a new home, one of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make is whether to buy new construction home or an existing resale house. To help in your decision making, Hartz Homes has put together six considerations that can help you make the right choice for your situation. Read More


Buy a new construction home with a reverse mortgage

Posted: June 15, 2018 - Homebuyer's Blog

Hartz Homes has seen recent interest in home financing that gives seniors the ability to buy a new construction house with the advantages of a reverse mortgage. Reverse mortgages are known as a way to supplement a senior’s fixed income by tapping equity that has accrued in their home. But, reverse mortgages also can be used to Read More


Great ways to reduce the stress of a move!

Posted: May 31, 2018 - Homebuyer's Blog

While a lot of people agree that moving can be stressful, there are ways to cut down the stress, making the process more bearable. Hartz Homes have sold over 16,000 homes in the Chicago area, and during this time, we’ve witnessed a few successful methods home buyers have used to reduce the stress of the Read More


The ABC’s of homeowner’s insurance

Posted: May 17, 2018 - Homebuyer's Blog

Usually, when first-time home buyers purchase a home from Hartz Homes, it’s their first experience in obtaining homeowner’s insurance. So, we have decided to provide a guide to eliminate any mystery about this important undertaking. Following are the top 9 things you probably want to know about homeowner’s insurance. After all, if you just bought Read More