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Corinne's Barrington IL Real Estate Blog. News and Articles on the Villages of Barrington, zip code 60010. Specializing in buyers, relocation, new construction, equestrian and acreage properties.
I've noticed a trend here that I find a little disconcerting. It's called bashing the one man bands or small independent brokerages because they do not or cannot do it as well as the big brand names or big box companies.Frankly it's just a little more than disrespectful and honestly just not fair...
Fed up with cookie cutter? Looking for Biltmore North Barrington? Need large family home with an acre of land, gardens, patios, lawns. This 4 bedroom, 3 and half bathroom almost all brick home is coming to the market soon.Features include living room, dining room, hardwood floors, large kitchen, ...
569 Old Barn Rd, Lake Barrington Shores also known as 24569 Old Barn Rd.Exclusively presented by Corinne Guest, Barrington Realty Company. View All Lake Barrington Shores ListingsOutstanding 3 level townhouse at 569 Old Barn Rd, is ready for new owners. So much has been done for you including: Al...
A year minus 7 weeks ago this little chap came into my life, and it's never been the same. We had an Irish Setter many years ago and thought we would never have another dog, cats are easier to fit into real estate, we have 3 of them; but things happen. It was a funny off the cuff mention about on...
Note I do not make this statement in reference to bought leads as experience tells me they are both poor leads, duplicated leads and leads forced to fill a form out to gain access to more information. I am talking about your own self generated internet leads.I have been working internet leads for...
Every home has a story and when it comes to sell, some stories make those sale odds very tough. I was contacted almost three years ago to work with the owners of this Dundee horse property to help them sell. The kids had left home, almost, and it was time to downsize. But there's one big objectio...
I was contacted by the owners of this 8 acre property with expansive 5300 square foot ranch home and huge barn, because of my success in selling horse property in Barrington. Even though Dundee is not known for horse properties and the typical property there sure does not have 8 acres, there are ...
Kathleen Daniels has challenged us to share one of our pet peeves as a real estate agent. We all have many but some just irritate more than others.My pet peeve is assumptions made and voiced by other agents and brokers. Specifically assumptions based on who I work for. I work for myself, I own my...
I am a proponent of niche marketing but I learned a long time ago that while there can be riches in niches, the niche has to be big enough. No one person can ever get all of the niche, about 35% is a target to aim for and that's a tall order. I learned all of this from Mr Internet himself, Michae...
Real estate is often a weekend job, for obvious reasons. Then along comes spring break and many families head out of town for a spring vacation. So imagine my delight when: I first have a weekend off. And second my husband is home for this one in the middle of business travel. We had not planned ...

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