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Support IL Veterans - Veterans Memorial 8K Run/Walk/Roll on June 15, 2008 - 05/31/08 12:12 PM
Support Illinois Veterans Veterans Memorial Tollway 8K in '08The Veterans Memorial Tollway 8K Run/Walk/Roll event will take place on Flagday, Sunday, June 15. The "8K in '08" on the Des Plaines River Valley Bridge is a unique opportunity for you and your family to support area veterans and their families. All proceeds from the run will be distributed by SALUTE, Inc., a locally based non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness and support for military personnel, veterans, and their families. Register to participate in the Run/Walk/Roll
HELPING OUR HEROES IN THE SCHAUMBURG AREA WITH CLOTHING COLLECTED - Helps support IL Families! (0 comments)
Always Hire a Home Inspector, Lyn Sims (847)230-7324 RE/MAX Suburban - 05/17/08 05:08 PM
"Upon Further Inspection" One of the most important steps in the home buying and selling process is often overlooked: the home inspection. While many buyers and sellers alike are wary of inspections (for fear of finding the dreaded "deal-breaker"), in reality thorough and timely inspections help smooth the process and prevent headaches during or after closing. The Difference between Appraisal and Inspection Many consumers are unclear regarding the difference between a home appraiser and a licensed home inspector. A house appraisal is an independent evaluation of the current market value of the home from your lenders/bank perspective. Generally speaking, the appraiser's (0 comments)
15 Top Reasons People Sell their House, Lyn Sims (847)230-7324 RE/MAX Suburban - 05/17/08 03:50 PM
Need a Reason to Sell Your Home? American home owners sell and move, on average, every five to seven years. Why do they move? People who have lived in the same home for the past 30 years have a hard time understanding this phenomena. They are shocked that people move so often, but I know one thing for certain: Their day to sell and move will come as well. Here are the top 15 reasons why people sell and move: 1) Home is too small. First-time home buyers often outgrow their "starter" homes. Increased family size is the main reason (0 comments)
5 top First-Time Home Buyer Mistakes, Lyn Sims (847)230-7324 RE/MAX Suburban - 05/17/08 03:13 PM
5 COMMON FIRST-TIME HOME BUYER MISTAKES that Lyn Sims at RE/MAX Suburban doesn't want her buyers to make! Guiding her buyers with over 20 years experience, she can help you find the best home in the Northwest Suburban Chicago IL Market. 1. They don't ask enough questions of their lender and end up missing out on the best deal. Lyn's Comments - All lenders do not carry the same financing. Some do not handle FHA loans or loans with more flexible qualifying ratios that a first-time home buyer might need in order to get into that first home. I can point (0 comments)
Top 10 Ways to Make Home Buyers Hate your House! - 05/17/08 02:57 PM
Selling a Home? Avoid these Common Home Buyer Turnoffs Are you selling your home? Did you know that even though buyers are looking for something different, the majority of them will turn around and walk back out the door if they notice one or more of these ‘Top 10 Problems'. 1. Odors House odors are number one on the home selling uh-oh list. And narrowing it down, odors from cigarette smoke and pets take top billing, with mildew not far behind. If you smoke indoors - the house smells like cigarettes. If you have pets, the house might smell bad (11 comments)
Buyers Agent, MLS Search in Hanover Park, Homes Available, Lyn Sims (847)230-7324 RE/MAX Suburban - 05/16/08 10:10 PM
Looking for a home in the Hanover Park area? This is a great time to get your first home, move to a smaller home, or move to a larger home. Interest rates are stable and recently lowered despite all the negative media hype and is available to all with fairly decent credit. In fact, YES, I STILL DO HAVE LOTS OF UNIQUE FINANCING AVAILABLE. These are the current market numbers and availability for single family homes in Hanover Park IL. Lots of great selections below the $250,000 range and we've got great custom construction for price ranges above that! The median listing price for Hanover Park is $234,900. Some "handyman specials" (0 comments)
Bartlett IL Homes for Sale, Direct MLS Search, Lyn Sims (847)230-7324 RE/MAX Suburban - 05/16/08 06:22 PM
There is a large amount of inventory thruout the Chicago Northwest Suburban Market which includes the Bartlett IL area. SMART PEOPLE ARE BUYING REAL ESTATE NOW! Sellers are hot to compete and make their home standout above their competition. Sellers are flexible! Lots of Inventory = Buyer Benefits SO WHY NOT GET IN THE GAME? This is a great time to get your first home, move to a smaller home or get that larger home of your dreams! To some buyers 100% financing is still available with a decent credit score and history! Here is a chart of ACTIVE homes in Bartlett with the MARKET TIMES (0 comments)
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