Amy Hillery's Blog

Posted on 01/25/2023
Wood River, IL Real Estate Market Update 1/25/2023
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Posted on 01/23/2023
Another Property Sold - 348 Mill Street, Bethalto, IL 62010
Move right in to this adorable Bethalto home! Fresh and clean with new paint and new LVP flooring throughout! Recently updated bathroom. Main floor laundry. Very sharp new exterior paint in Peppercorn! Level backyard is 3/4 fenced with a large storage shed! Great deck for all of your entertaining. 1 car carport and 2 car off street parking. Call for your showing...
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Posted on 01/23/2023
520 3rd Street, Carrollton, IL 62016 is now new to the market!
Lots of recent updates! Come check out this fresh and bright 3 bedroom home in Carrollton! New luxury vinyl plank flooring in the living room and bedrooms, fresh paint throughout. New vanity and toilet in the bath. Big kitchen has a vaulted ceiling, breakfast bar, eat in area. Appliances stay. Main floor laundry. There is fresh gravel for the driveway, 2 + car off street parking. Easy access to the mudroom. Nice corner lot with shed and lots of big shade trees. Water heater, 2012; HVAC, 2010; Roof, 2008. Move right in! Will qualify for USDA...
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Posted on 01/22/2023
Another Property Sold - 808 W Delmar Avenue, Alton, IL 62002
Absolutely charming farmhouse! Updated kitchen, wood floors, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and main floor laundry. Within walking distance to North Alton shops, pharmacies, grocery store, bank, school and more. Enjoy dining alfresco on the brick patio off the dining room or cozy evenings by the fireplace in the living room. Plenty of room for cars and toys in the large 2 car garage. Newer Furnace and A/C. A historic home with so much character! This dollhouse is a definite must see - don't miss...
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Posted on 01/21/2023
New construction home-buying process: The basics
The new construction home-buying process differs from the...
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Posted on 01/19/2023
Brighton, IL Real Estate Market Update 1/19/2023
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Posted on 01/17/2023
39 Holly Hill Drive, Alton, IL 62002 now has a new price of $99,900!
Adorable 3 Bedroom home with lots of updates! Hardwood floors in the living room and all 3 bedrooms. Updated kitchen with some new appliances. Bath has been completely redone in 2022. All new windows. A/C in 2018. Unfinished basement with high ceilings could be finished or a great space for a workshop! New doors. Large, fenced yard! Cute deck on the front of the house. Very well maintained home! Schedule your showing...
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Posted on 01/16/2023
Grafton, IL Real Estate Market Update 1/16/2023
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Posted on 01/14/2023
Bring These Homemade Lemon Bars to Your Next Potluck
If you need a dessert for a potluck, lemon bars might be the answer. A classic treat, lemon bars are both tart and sweet. They’re also easy to make in large quantities and cut into small pieces for sharing. While it might seem intimidating to make them from scratch, the process is simple and the ingredients are relatively...
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Posted on 01/11/2023
Godfrey, IL Real Estate Market Update 1/11/2023
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Posted on 01/08/2023
Edwardsville, IL Real Estate Market Update 1/8/2023
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Posted on 01/07/2023
Assuming a VA Loan: Benefits & Drawbacks to Consider
Assuming a loan allows you to take over the mortgage of another homeowner. Doing so allows you to skip the long, expensive process of applying for a brand new mortgage. While there's still paperwork involved, it can be a very convenient option. Assuming a VA loan has its own set of specific pros and cons for military buyers...
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