Team Gauze objectives for sellers:

  • Provide a professional market analysis of your house
  • Advise you of house tweaks that would peak in the local market
  • Connect you with skilled, affordable craftsmen and service providers
  • Staging and/or decorating support as needed
  • Guide you in determining the right selling price
  • Take best angled photos of your house
  • Create a live video tour of your house
  • Write descriptive, localized, property marketing
  • Place your house in MLS and 297 various websites
  • Keep you informed every step of the way with individualized marketing reports
  • Manage the transaction through the closing...and beyond!


Replacing a front door with a steel entry-door yields the biggest return - 79.8% - at resale, according to the 2013 Cost vs. Value Report from Remodeling Magazine, in conjunction with REALTOR Magazine. What other improvements make the list in the East North Central Region, which includes Illinois?

  •             Minor kitchen remodel - 68.5%
  •             Window replacement (wood) - 67.3%
  •             Siding replacement (vinyl) - 66.6%
  •             Deck addition (wood) - 65.5%
  •             Window replacement (vinyl) - 65.1%
  •             Garage door replacement - 65%
  •             Attic bedroom - 64.4%

Source: Illinois REALTOR, April 2013