1. Did you know that it’s a buyer’s market? 🤯 In most suburbs of Chicago, and even most spots in the city of Chicago, it’s currently a buyer’s… Read more “Did You Know – Buyer’s Market”
Is Your Pre-Approval too High?
If you know what a pre-approval is and you know what I’m referring to in the title, then the quick answer is: No. Never. For a seller… Read more “Is Your Pre-Approval too High?”
Obsessing over “The Deal”
There’s no magic to a successful deal. Buyers and sellers who have a high level of understanding of where they fall within the market have a better… Read more “Obsessing over “The Deal””
Rent-to-Own and Seller-Financing… Who has the upper hand?
Renting To Own and Seller Financing are 2 things that get thrown around a lot. Most people who offer these options don’t have a full understanding of… Read more “Rent-to-Own and Seller-Financing… Who has the upper hand?”
Strengthening Your Offer with More than Price
It would seem that the housing market is still on a steady rise, and getting back to “normal.” This means that as we approach the spring and summer,… Read more “Strengthening Your Offer with More than Price”
You don’t need to sell your home to buy the next one!
I’m genuinely excited about this post. This post should apply to everyone who has enough time left in their life to move at least one more time.… Read more “You don’t need to sell your home to buy the next one!”
The people of Libertyville have spoken!
Hello all! If you’re reading this, you must have some tie to me and/or Libertyville, and I wanted to fill you in on the progress of the… Read more “The people of Libertyville have spoken!”
Your Price is Not a Good Reason for…. Your Price
There aren’t as many reasons to use a local real estate agent in 2016 as there were in 1990. One of the biggest reasons advertised is negotiation. Despite the other… Read more “Your Price is Not a Good Reason for…. Your Price”
The Not-So-Shiny Important Stuff
Often times when showing homes to buyers, they become fascinated by the cosmetic updates of a home. Most of the time it’s something that’s pretty nice and/or… Read more “The Not-So-Shiny Important Stuff”
Is Fall really a good time to sell? Ummm… no, no it’s not.
Did someone tell you it was a good time to sell? Were they an agent? Surprise surprise, a real estate agent wants you to sell your house…… Read more “Is Fall really a good time to sell? Ummm… no, no it’s not.”