September 2023 WSP Newsletter

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Wenzel Select Properties Newsletter-Vol 13 Issue 9
(630) 430-4790

Understand AVMs to Maximize Your Home’s Appraisal Value


Technology has transformed the way homes are appraised, and a new set of rules has emerged for sellers looking to maximize their home’s appraisal value. Understanding modern appraisals is essential, as appraisal value is critical in determining a home’s asking price.

Traditionally, home appraisals were done manually by professionals who used their expertise… Read More

National Home Sales Down, but Prices Still at Record Highs


Existing-home sales saw a decline in June, with every sales region across the country reporting drops in year-over-year sales. However, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), month-over-month sales were more variable, with increases in the Northeast, decreases in the South and West, and stability in the Midwest. Home prices, meanwhile, held firm in most regions of the country. According to LawrenceRead More

The Pros and Cons of Seller Financing: What You Need to Know


In the last year, interest rates have surged—with the average mortgage rate more than doubling. This rapid rise has left some homebuyers seeking alternative financing to fund their property purchases. As a result, private financing options have gained popularity in the real estate market. According to data from, the mention of private financing in property listings reached 1.08% in FebruaryRead More

Here’s What’s Trending for Kitchen Renovations


Planning to renovate your kitchen? You’ll want to know the latest trends. Houzz recently conducted a survey of 2,380 U.S. homeowners to learn about their kitchen renovation plans and preferences. Here are some of the most interesting findings:

Sustainability Tops the List
Ninety-two percent of those surveyed said they incorporate sustainable features when they’re doing a kitchen renovation, with LED bulbs and energy-efficient appliances being the most popular choices. Water-efficient fixtures and energy-efficient windows are also becoming increasingly… Read More


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Featured Testimonial

by Belinda & Gary


I met Lisa Wenzel at an open house and by the end of my time with her I felt like I knew her forever. Ever since this time she has been my only go to Realtor. I also have turned her on to other friends who have bought, sold and bought homes again with Lisa. She has great concern for her clients. I feel like she’s part of the family. You won’t go wrong if you sell or buy using Lisa Wenzel!

August Happenings 


Congratulations to
Bill & Carol
on the sale of their property!
Congratulations to
on the sale of her property!
Congratulations to
Michael & Viviana
on the purchase of their new home!



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

Select the Perfect Paint Color and Finish for a Modern Makeover


To achieve a modern makeover, it’s important to consider the right paint color and finish for your interior. Neutral colors like beige and gray have always been popular choices for interior paint colors. In 2023, neutral paint colors are trending toward warmer grays, greige tones, creamy whites, and shades closer to beige. These colors bring warmth and a clean, modern feel to your space. They work well in both traditional and contemporary settings, providing versatility and a fresh look.

When selecting a finish, consider the following optionsRead More

Featured Listings

4504 Dorset Ave. Lisle, IL
3 bed, 2 bath, large lot & garden!

210 Bald Eagle Ln. Beecher, IL
4 bed, 2.2 bath, updated throughout!

5201 Washington St. Suite 2 Downers Grove, IL
Private entrance, 3 seperate offices, assigned parking. 

201 Brush Hill Rd Unit 101 Elmhurst, IL
2 bed, 2 bath, 1st floor condo, heated garage!
Managing Broker: Lisa Wenzel – 630 430-4797

Broker: Melissa Mathis – 630 392-5171

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Broker: Catherine Lopez – 630 981-4572

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Broker: Becky Brand – 815 954-5647

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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