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Inspiration for Today July 30, 2020
Poem With All Gratitude to the Pavilion Staff by Dr. George Irwin

As a designer, I find inspiration everywhere I go. When I was recently sent a poem from my mother’s dearest longstanding friend (he’s 101!), I knew I wanted to share it. 

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Solutions for Selling Your Home in 2020: A Virtual Conversation July 16, 2020
Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices team with Claudia McLaughlin, founder of CMFTO, in a virtual conversation

I recently sat down with Luke Mutter and Elizabeth Jakaitis of BHHS Chicago  for an interactive Zoom conversation to discuss the key points in making homes ready for market in 2020. With so many changes taking place in how homes are being shown, we explored what the market is doing now, as well as top tips you can use to increase your home’s desirability to prospective buyers.

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Staging Tip: Don’t Overlook the “Secondary” Spaces July 9, 2020
Outdoor patio with furniture and decor

Most homeowners focus on the primary living areas in the home when they are preparing and staging their home for sale. These areas typically include: the living room, the main bedroom and bath, and the kitchen. 

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Happy 4th of July! July 2, 2020
Night time fireworks

Everyone at CMFTO wishes you an enjoyable holiday weekend!

If your plans include virtual gatherings, check out our newsletter last week where we share our ideas on how to make the most of getting together while staying apart.

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Virtual Celebrations: How to Make Them More Personal June 25, 2020
Picnic table with American Independence Day decorations

The global pandemic has reminded us how to slow down, get creative, and focus on what matters. However, if you’re anything like us, you probably miss gathering for celebrations like birthdays or holidays.

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