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Do You Know What Your Home is Worth?You may be sitting on a ton of cash.The cash in your home is sitting there because it is not easily accessible.When you need the money what can you do? Refinance Your home and pull out some Equity. Do a Reverse Mortgage which is almost the same thing as Refi...
The other day I was walking in Lincoln Square and decided to walk to see the last building designed by Louis Sullivan architect. Krause Music Store located at 4100 N. Lincoln Ave Chicago is a Chicago Landmark Building. The facade has the ornamental details that were prominant in Sullivans designs.
It is time to have a frank talk about Retirement and Real Estate. There are 10,000 Baby Boomers retiring everyday yet 37% have saved less than $50,000 for retirement. 13% have between $50,000-$100,000 saved. 14% have between $100,000-$200,000 saved. 12% have between $200,000-$300,000. 9% have be...
Today Larry was not the only one who got lost in Chicago. Jack decided to take a day off from work and did what Larry told him to do " Get Lost ". I spent the day downtown in Chicago and went to the Art Institute of Chicago and met up with Whistlers Mother. Then I went to the Chicago Architectura...
I just had the opportunity to sell a Chicago Greystone and thought this would make a great blog post. There are 30,000 Greystones located in Chicago and a majority of them are located in North Lawndale area of the City which is where I sold a Grestone to a buyer.Greystones first appeared in the 1...
Can families make money owning vs renting near a University? I think the answer is yes. Can families loose money if they invest in the wrong type of property or the market crashes in 4 years. I think the answer is yes.I think buying real estate for a student is a personal choice that has bo...
Here are some items for the home that I think every home owner would appreciate. So if you are needing ideas about house warming gifts then I hope you would consider one or all of these items.The Gopher: For those Short Client Who Just Can't Seem To Reach The Top Shelf: BaconBoss: BACON IS BOSS ...
What do you do when a Seller says I am thinking of listing my home for sale in 2-3 months? Personally I ask myself is this seller trying to time the market? Market timing is the strategy of making buy or sell decisions of financial assets (often stocks) by attempting to predict future market pric...