March 2019 WSP Newsletter

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day from
Wenzel Select Properties!

Be sure to check out our Pinterest page for our favorite St. Patrick’s Day crafts, decor, recipes & more!

Please Join Us in Welcoming
Melody McCracken to
Wenzel Select Properties!

We are proud to welcome Melody to our growing team!  We are excited for Melody’s partnership and are looking forward to her continued growth and sucess.

Six Ways a Mortgage Preapproval
Reduces Homebuyer Heartache


There’s plenty to think about when you’re searching for a new home, and arranging a mortgage might not be at the top of your list. However, it’s important not to leave this task to the last minute.

Receiving a mortgage preapproval before you even begin house hunting has many advantages, including saving you from a lot of stress and anguish. Here’s a few more… Read More

Home Sales Slow as Mortgage Rates
and Home Prices Rise


For the first time in two months, home sales declined in December. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), all four sales regions in the country recorded a drop. Rising interest rates were partly to blame. According to Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the NAR, “Softer sales in December reflected consumer search processes and contract signing activity in previous months when mortgage rates… Read More

Three Steps to Deep Clean
Your Hardwood Floors


The soft shine and natural patina of a clean and well-finished hardwood floor is inviting and adds beauty to any home. Keeping floors looking beautiful, especially if you have pets or kids, can be a challenge. Follow these three steps to properly care for your hardwood floors.

1. Vacuum Thoroughly
A thorough vacuuming will remove most of the grit and abrasive particles from the floor… Read More


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Featured Testimonial

            by Jeremy & Amy

We were first time home buyers. So, we pretty much knew nothing about buying a home.Lisa was an invaluable resource. As a homebuilder herself, she helped us feel smarter and more comfortable about the whole process. A process that can be pretty intimidating. Even frustrating at times.

It took us over a year to find the right house. But Lisa was always positive and optimistic, never wanting us to settle for a place that didn’t feel 100% like home. That’s the sort of person you want with you when you’re spending every weekend looking at countless houses, until you find the right one.

February Happenings


Congratulations to Tim on the rental of his new home!

Congratulations to Alex on the purchase of his new home!

Thank you for allowing WSP to assist you with your most valuable investment.
Lisa M. Wenzel
Managing Real Estate Broker

Think about Scale: A Big Part of Successful Decorating


Homeowners often make mistakes when shopping for art, curtains, and rugs, including buying items that are too small. Paying attention to scale in every aspect of a room—furniture, wall hangings, floor coverings—goes a long way toward creating an inviting, aesthetically pleasing home. Here are a few rules to help you style your walls, windows, and floors:

Use Art to Make a Statement
Do you buy art, struggle to decide where to hang it, and then wonder why it doesn’t look right? The problem may be scale. It’s best to determine the size needed for a wall hanging before you buy one. When in doubt… Read More

Energy-Efficient Upgrades Can Pay Off in Energy Savings


Energy-efficient appliances are designed to help you save on utilities and, as a result, save you money. Which energy-efficient options will provide the best return on your investment? Read the following tips to help you decide.

Install a Smart Thermostat
A thermostat that you can program to maintain your home at a comfortable temperature will help you cut your monthly energy bill. Resisting the urge to turn your system up when you are cold and down when you are hot can help cut your energy costs too; the constant yo-yoing of your home’s… Read More

Featured Listings

20W506 Westminster
Downers Grove, IL

3 Bed, 2.1 Bath
Full Basement & Lush Greenery!

2221 Ramsey Circle
Schaumburg, IL

2 Bed, 1.1 Bath
Desirable location!

4340 Oakwood Ave.
Downers Grove, IL

Over 1/2 Acre
Desirable Location

6836 Red Wing Dr.
Woodridge, IL

3 Bed, 1 Bath
Charming & Updated!
Managing Broker: Lisa Wenzel – 630 430-4797
Broker: Melissa Mathis – 630 392-5171
Broker: Freddy Wenzel – 630 430-4790
Broker: Danny Reed – 708 703-4653
Broker: Kristine Emmel – 847 489-8965Broker: Eumeka Aguado – 847 513-4433
Broker: Morgan Pittsley – 815 540-6952

Broker: Catherine Lopez – 630 981-4572

Broker: Michaela Valle – 630 946-4269

Broker: Eric Pieroni – 630 818-0102

Broker: April Stary – 630 962-4820

Melody McCracken – 630 330-0095

Nina Rodriguez – 224 587-0780

Team Wenzel, 1120 Norfolk Street,
Downers Grove IL 60516

The material in this publication is provided for your informational purpose only and is not intended to substitute professional advice.
If your property is currently listed with a Real Estate Broker, this publication is not intended as a solicitation.