September 2022 WSP Newsletter

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Wenzel Select Properties Newsletter-Vol 12 Issue 9
(630) 430-4790



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Buyers, Here’s How Owning Real Estate Can Protect You from Inflation


In July, inflation numbers declined slightly to 8.5% from June’s 40-year high of 9.1%. Food, gas, and clothing have all become more expensive, yet salaries haven’t increased at the same pace, leaving gaps in monthly budgets. Households have felt the strain of elevated prices. In times of economic uncertainty, many people will hold off on making large purchases. However, unlike purchasing a car… Read More

Factors That Affect Your Mortgage Loan Approval


When applying for a mortgage, it’s important for would-be homebuyers to be aware of the factors, both positive and negative, that could affect their ability to get a loan. Any steps you can take to accentuate the positive and resolve negative financial issues will be a plus in the eyes of the potential mortgage lender.

Positive Factors
Some factors that may help you get the mortgage loan you need include… Read More

National Home Sales Decline, but Well-Priced Homes Selling Fast


For the fifth consecutive month, existing-home sales declined. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), three out of the four major sales regions in the country reported month-over-month sales declines in June, while all four sales regions saw year-over-year decreases. Inventory levels, however, increased across the country. Housing inventory is 2.4% higher than it was in June 2021.

Well-Priced Homes Selling Quickly
Though the increase in inventory meant more homes were available, homes were still selling at a quick pace… Read More

Don’t Skip These Six Fall Maintenance Tasks


Basic fall home maintenance can prevent many home repairs. Don’t skip these six tasks.

Seal the Gaps
Use silicone caulk to seal windows and cracks in the siding, and use weatherstripping around doors to keep cool air from seeping in.

Check Ventilation
Your home needs to be properly ventilated to combat high indoor humidity, expel potentially dangerous gases such as carbon monoxide, and prevent rot, mold, and insect infestation. In the fall, test exhaust fans, clean exhaust fan grills and dryer vents, and use your exhaust fans liberally.

Clear Rain Gutters
Keeping gutters clear of… Read More


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Featured Testimonial
by Melinda & Samantha


Melissa went above and beyond in all aspects to make sure my partner and I found the perfect home for us. She was available at all times and was willing to do anything we asked for or needed. Family and friends have used Melissa as their realtor and have had the same amazing experiences. She is always willing to be honest, look out for her clients and makes sure we understood every part of the process in buying our first home. She truly is a professional at what she does and is very caring.

August Happenings


Congratulations to
on the purchase of her property!

Congratulations to
Dan & Emily
on the purchase of their new home!

Congratulations to
Dan & Emily
on the sale of their property!


Congratulations to
on the purchase of his new home!

Congratulations to
Clinton & Melissa
on the sale of their property!

Thank you for allowing WSP to assist you with your most valueable investment.

Lisa M. Wenzel
Managing Real Estate Broker

Six Ways to Enjoy More Outdoor
Living This Fall


Summer may be ending, but that doesn’t mean your family is ready to move indoors. This fall, use the following tips to relax outdoors and fully enjoy the season.

1. Create a Cozy Outdoor
Living Space

If you have a backyard patio or porch space to enjoy, you’ll spend a lot more time outdoors. Hit up end-of-the-season sales to replace any broken or worn-out patio… Read More

Featured Listings

8119 Leawood Ln. Woodridge, IL
3 bed, 1.2 bath, 2 car garage, vaulted ceilings, great updates!

2700 W Belmont Unit 408
Chicago, IL

2 bed, 2 bath, 1 garage space, elevator building!

6810 Barrett St Downers Grove, IL
3 bed, 2.1 bath, finished basement, 3-step ranch!

2452 Anna Way Elgin, IL
3 bed, 2.1 bath, 2 car garage, end unit!
Managing Broker: Lisa Wenzel – 630 430-4797
Broker: Melissa Mathis – 630 392-5171
Broker: Danny Reed – 708 703-4653
Broker: Catherine Lopez – 630 981-4572
Broker: April Stary – 630 962-4820

Broker: Eumeka Aguado – 847 513-4433
Harmanpreet Singh – 630 440-1578

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.

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