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REAL ESTATE LOCAL | Happy Haunting by Penny O'Brien, Baird and Warner Naperville


Trying to outdo the Jones & have the spookiest yard in your neighborhood? Don’t delay as the top Halloween decorations are selling out quickly! The coveted, viral 12’ skeleton from Home Depot is on everyone’s wish list this Halloween. There is a wait list & you have to order it as soon as it becomes available, as these bad boys sell out quickly! But if you haven’t shopped online Grandin Road Halloween Haven, log in now! They have an 8’ ft skeleton giving Home Depot’s 12’ ft guy a run for the money. Plus this guy talks, his jaw moves & his eyes light up! Grandin Road also has life size ghouls, witches, tombstones & indoor décor.

Your front yard is the first thing trick-or-treaters see, so transform their experience into one that sends shivers down their spines! Pick a theme, whether it’s witches, clowns, tombstones, inflatables or the ever popular skeletons to attract the trick-or-treaters. Some of the best Halloween décor is homemade. Traditional Jack-o-lanterns are budget friendly & casts an earie glow. Add lights on your shrubs & creepy music! Yes, Spotify has Halloween playlists!

Halloween in the US is BIG business with Americans spending 10 BILLION dollars a year. 3 billion is spent on candy alone. The most dollars are spent is on costumes – 3.6 billion. Surprisingly, more is spent on adult costumes than children’s costumes every year. The top five costumes among adults this year are pretty evergreen: witch, vampire, ghost, cat, and pirate. Children pick Marvel superheroes & Disney princesses. 70% of American households participate in Halloween! Happy Haunting!

Penny O’Brien is among the top 1% of all Chicagoland Brokers serving buyers and sellers throughout the western suburbs. Her track record of success has helped her build a solid repeat and referral client base.

• Sold $53 Million in 2021

• #1 Realtor Baird & Warner Naperville 2021

• Top 1% of all Chicagoland Realtors

• Glancer Magazine Reader’s Choice Award 2022, 2021,2020

• Chicago Agent Magazine Who’s Who 2021,2020, 2019






BAIRD & WARNER – One word that consistently comes to clients’ minds when they think of Penny O’Brien is “hustle.” As a Seller Representative Specialist, she loves meeting with sellers to discuss pre-market home improvements and guide them to make their home “showtime ready” when it hits the market. She strongly believes in professional staging and offers it as a complimentary service. With a reputation for “good-looking listings,” she helps clients realize a higher return and quicker sale. Penny says “Staging transforms a home from average to amazing”.

Penny O'Brien Broker, Relocation Specialist and Negotiation Expert (630) 207-7001 •

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