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Caring for the Community

Caring for the Community During These Troubling Times As this unprecedented event unfolds around us, the Cove Realty team is concerned, not only for the welfare of their friends and family, but also for the community that they love and support. During these trying times, as individuals and families struggle to not only stay safe and healthy but to also prepare for the future, the help and support of others is vital. One of the greatest characteristics of Kenosha and its surrounding neighborhoods is the incredible sense of community and the willingness to help others. This is something [...]

2020-03-18T17:39:21+00:00March 18th, 2020|

Family Helps To Shape Real Estate Philosophy

Lessons From Mom & Dad... Working with your family can be challenging … everyone thinks they know best. Arguments ensue and the family bickers. But sometimes, the stars align, so that not only is everyone happy, but you also walk away with a valuable life lesson. Let me share my story. Over ten years ago, I moved from Chicago (where I was born and raised) to Kenosha to start my family.  I quickly learned to LOVE all of the amenities that Kenosha offered my family and I enjoyed sharing pictures, stories and adventures with my parents, who still [...]

2020-03-02T21:49:28+00:00March 2nd, 2020|

How does the home inspection process work?

Home Inspection Process Are you familiar with how the home inspection process works? Cove Realty's Char Nikolai, along with Scott Geissman of Higher Standard Home Inspection, provide answers to frequently ask questions from first-time home buyers.

2020-02-12T19:51:12+00:00February 12th, 2020|

Dear 2020 Home Seller

Dear 2020 Home Seller The day has finally arrived and you’ve decided to list your home for sale! I am so excited for you and for your future. Selling your home is a big step, whether you are relocating, downsizing, or looking to find a larger space for your growing family. I know you have a million and one questions on your mind and that you are extremely excited and nervous at the same time. I bet you are possibly wondering if you even NEED someone like me, a professional Realtor.  Let me give you some thinking points [...]

2020-01-31T13:56:56+00:00January 27th, 2020|

Realtor Spotlight: Gabbi Zapp

Realtor Spotlight: Gabbi Zapp A life-long Kenoshan, Gabbi Zapp’s passion for real estate began 15 years ago when she  began attending open houses for “decorating” ideas. Her drive and ambition soon translated those decoration “trips” into a fulfilling career as a real estate agent. Although new to Cove, Gabbi’s passion for the Kenosha area is something that has always been a bonus for her clients. Her knowledge of the area, the schools, neighborhoods and the ebbs and flows of the local market continues to help her clients find the home that meets virtually all of their [...]

2020-01-17T15:49:30+00:00January 17th, 2020|

‘Tis the Season … to Prep to Sell

‘Tis the season … for preparing to sell AND helping others. Seasons Greetings! While the temperatures continue to fall and the decorations go up, it's a great time to start prepping your home to sell next spring. If you are seriously thinking about putting your house on the market come spring, then you should heed this holiday advice. Now is the perfect time, as you are pulling out holiday decorations, to start to declutter your home in preparation for that “For Sale” sign in your yard. By doing so, you just might be able to help someone in [...]

2019-12-19T19:42:54+00:00December 16th, 2019|

Realtor Spotlight: Jason Gilliam

Realtor Spotlight: Jason Gilliam Experience, experience and experience. These are just three reasons why clients should contact Jason Gilliam from Cove Realty. Jason, who purchased his first home and rental property fresh out of high school, has been selling, buying, renting and rehabbing homes and businesses for 19+ years. A local man, born and bred, Jason knows the southeastern Wisconsin market and, according to him, is familiar with all of the area’s amazing homes and neighborhoods. He enjoys using his extensive knowledge of the area and the industry to find his clients the perfect home. “As a Kenosha [...]

2019-08-30T14:49:48+00:00August 29th, 2019|

Testimonial: Cove Realtor Goes the Extra Mile

Just one example of why Cove Realty LOVES their clients! This may be a long read, but well worth your time if you are undecided about hiring a Realtor or what kind of Realtor. We highly recommend Kevin Poirier of Cove Realty. Here’s why: When my wife and I decided to move closer to Milwaukee, where we both worked, it was not an easy decision. We only moved to Kenosha as part of our military travels and expected to stay three to five years. That was in 2001. Instead, we grew roots and it became a second hometown. [...]

2020-05-27T20:31:36+00:00August 14th, 2019|

Realtor Spotlight: Melissa Treichel

Realtor Spotlight: Melissa Treichel Now is a great time to contact Melissa Treichel at Cove Realty! Melissa, who has been part of the Cove team for more than two years, loves real estate and the hunt of finding the perfect home for her buyers. She is proud to work with such a great group of Realtors. Melissa is raising her three children in Kenosha and has made a lot of community connections as the secretary at their school. Her daughters are members of the Kenosha Academy of Performing Arts and they dance at events throughout Kenosha [...]

2020-03-26T21:25:54+00:00May 30th, 2019|

Realtor Spotlight: Vicki LaFave

Realtor Spotlight: Vicki LaFave Vicki LaFave is excited to serve home buyers as a brand new Realtor with Cove Realty. The reputation and team atmosphere drew Vicki to Cove. She looks forward to building relationships with clients and helping them achieve their real estate goals. Vicki has a lengthy background in customer service, office management and inside sales. She knows how important it is to keep everyone engaged and informed. Vicki has lived in Wisconsin for 15 years and works in Kenosha, so she knows the area well. Contact Vicki: Office Phone: (262) 658-8030 |  Cell [...]

2020-03-26T21:26:11+00:00May 15th, 2019|
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