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Mike’s Tech Corner

Mike’s Tech Corner

| July 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

One of my favorite apps for editing photos is called PicsArt.  Here are some examples of what I’ve created.  

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“Thieves” steal the show in Park Ridge!

“Thieves” steal the show in Park Ridge!

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The article below is an article written by Bob Chiarito, Special to the Tribune / March 18, 2013. Residents of Park Ridge gathered at City Hall to listen to four convicted burglars who talked about their past crimes in an effort to help residents prevent it. The men described how they’d identify a victim, sometimes go […]

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FREE INFORMATIONAL SEMINAR

| March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

      ATTENTION:  HOMEOWNERS FREE  INFORMATION  SEMINAR Having trouble making your mortgage payment(s)? Have you fallen behind on your mortgage payment(s)? Thinking about selling your home as a “short sale” Do you have a hardship that the bank will accept? Are you being foreclosed on? Have you received any court papers?  Is it too late? Will […]

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HOUSE & HOME – Ask the Tough Questions about Crime

HOUSE & HOME – Ask the Tough Questions about Crime

When it comes to safety, don’t forget to ask the tough questions. Article by Tara-Nicholle Nelson | Broker in San Francisco, CA The list of questions every buyer asks about the various properties during a house hunt is relatively predictable. How many bedrooms does it have? Baths? Square footage? What are the HOA dues? What’s […]

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THIS AND THAT

| March 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

*  U.S. wireless consumers pay more than 17 percent on average in taxes and fees on their monthly cellphone bills. The highest tax rates are in Nebraska, Washington, and New York, while the least taxed cellphone users are in Idaho, Nevada and Oregon. Chicago Tribune * Even though Americans drove more fuel-efficient cars and consumed […]

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RECIPE OF THE MONTH

RECIPE OF THE MONTH

| March 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

ONE, TWO, THREE – CAKE!  Have a taste for cake but no time to bake? Try this simple recipe that just takes a minute! You need two boxes of cake mix. One can be any flavor you prefer, but the other MUST be Angel Food cake mix. Mix them together (shake them in a big […]

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Some Smart Tips from the Authors of Consumer Reports

| September 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

WHAT’S TRICLOSAN? Check the label of your toothpaste to see if it contains triclosan. Triclosan is in all kinds of products, including hand sanitizers, deodorant, and yep, toothpaste. The problem? Studies suggest that triclosan can disrupt hormone and immune systems. If you have healthy gums, you don’t need to clean them with antibacterial agents like triclosan. Colgate Total […]

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Recently Sold Homes as of 7/18/12

| August 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

  TOWN ADDRESS SOLD PRICE DATE OF SALE BENSENVILLE 245 N. Walnut St. 1N $45,000 6/27/12   502 N. Marshall Rd. $90,000 6/27/12   241 S. Center St. $106,000 6/27/12   800 Brentwood Dr. $225,000 6/29/12   530 W. Hillside Dr. $170,000 7/5/12   306 Judson St. $76,500 7/6/12   1018 Brookwood St. $133,000 7/9/12 […]

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