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Spooky Places to Visit this Halloween Season

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  👻Haunted Indiana👻 Indiana is home to many different ghost stories. Several authors have written books to help tell these haunted tales If you are in for a fright this fall, check out these haunted places. The Avon Haunted Bridge. This ghost story takes place in a bridge located in Avon, Indiana. Some say that […]

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Be Aware of Bed Bugs

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Bed bugs have been known as “human parasites” for many thousands of years. Their name comes from their habit of taking refuge in beds and feeding when their hosts – humans and animals – are fast asleep.  This pest can make life extremely unpleasant with symptoms such as skin rashes, psychological effects, and allergy-related symptoms. […]

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Be the Best Neighbor With These Helpful Tips

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  To best enjoy all the comforts that come with a friendly community, you must be a good neighbor yourself. Building and maintaining positive, long-lasting relationships with your neighbors (as well as your community manager) requires a little more than simply lending a cup of sugar now and then. Here are some tips to enable […]

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Back to School Tips

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The first day of school is right around the corner! It is normal for students to feel a little anxious as the back-to-school season begins. The weeks leading up to the return to school can shape the rest of the school year and making a game plan may help your child adjust to school life […]

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Safety in the Sun: Prevention and After Burn Tips

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With summer temperatures rising, people want to go outside and enjoy the outdoors. Protecting yourself and your family from a sunburn is likely a top concern as you spend more time outside. Here are several ways that you can help prevent sunburns and the best ways to soothe your skin if you already have a […]

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Great Outdoors Month and Ways to Celebrate

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In June 2019, the United States Senate declared June to be Great Outdoors Month. Here are some ways you, your friends and family can enjoy the most of nature this summer. In addition, we are sharing fun locations to visit throughout Central Illinois, Central Indiana and Northwest Indiana. Fun Summer Activities Consider renting a kayak […]

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Summer Maintenance Checklist for Manufactured Homes

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  With temperatures rising, now is the time to shift your focus to the exterior of your home. Instead of snow there is unruly grass which requires regular mowing. Here is a checklist to help you make the most of summer maintenance. First, take a walk around your yard and clear all the clutter away. […]

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Memorial Day Décor Ideas for Manufactured Homes

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The Memorial Day holiday brings with it a tradition to decorate our homes with red, white, and blue. Did you know that manufactured homes became very popular during WWII to house soldiers and factory workers? On Memorial Day anyone can show their patriotism and share a piece of America’s history with these tips. Here are […]

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Manufactured Home Fire Prevention and Safety

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As a homeowner or renter of a manufactured home, you want to make sure that your home and family are safe, especially from fires. Since 1976, manufactured homes must follow both construction and safety codes from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), including items that work to prevent fires like: Factory installed […]

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Tax Return Match Special at Tri-Star Estates!

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Check out our Tax Return Match Special homes at Tri-Star! Click on an address to view the listing, take a virtual tour and then call us at 815-932-0200 to get started.   1 Apache Court (CONTRACT PENDING!) 9 St. George Drive (CONTRACT PENDING!) 23 Big Chief (CONTRACT PENDING!) 52 Cherry Lane (CONTRACT PENDING!) 77 St. George Drive

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