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By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Homes
(RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg IL Real Estate - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago)
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Schaumburg Township Important Property Tax Information for Senior Citizens Schaumburg Township residents 65 years of age or older should have received renewal forms for senior citizen property tax exemptions this week and will have until Wednesday, Feb. 3 to file them. The forms are also availabl...
By Steve DeRienzo, "Stevie D." Your Trusted ReMax Professional"
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Save Money on Your Home Energy Costs This Winter in Just Three Easy Steps If you’re like most homeowners you likely suffer the same fate when winter rolls around: higher energy bills. It doesn’t matter if you heat your home with electricity, natural gas or some other energy source; prices continu...
By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Homes
(RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg IL Real Estate - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago)
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There have been total of 472 closed single family homes in Schaumburg for 2015. The most popular price range is between $250,000 to $300,000 which is very affordable for our area. Let's view some Schaumburg Homes in the $250,000 to $300,000 range right now.  If you are thinking of selling your Sc...
By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Homes
(RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg IL Real Estate - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago)
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Can there ever be a defense for still having mauve carpet? I say no.Lately there seems to be a 'resurgence' in the awful color running through my real estate life. Case in point:  Sold Mom & Dad a house with the awful stuff in the main areas.  First order of business was to get rid of that stuff...
By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Homes
(RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg IL Real Estate - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago)
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Schaumburg IL Townhomes & Condos - Are prices increasing?Schaumburg Townhomes are selling at a better pace and at better prices overall. Based on the monthly numbers that I present, we can see that things progress well then move back & forth ending out the year without much fanfare.   Schaumburg ...
By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Homes
(RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg IL Real Estate - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago)
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Schaumburg IL Real Estate - Are prices increasing? Schaumburg Homes are selling at a better pace and at better prices overall. Based on the monthly numbers that I present, we can see that things are slower in the winter months & then begin to ramp up for the year.  Schaumburg Single Family Home p...
By John Herman, Licensed Illinois Managing Broker- Property up Inc
(Property Up Inc.)
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This split level home offers 1986 square feet of living space in popular Schaumburg at 1109 W Weathersfield Way, Schaumburg, Illinois 60193. *$2,300*single family home*3 bedrooms, 2 baths*tree lined street*Updated kitchen and baths*expanded and updated home*across the street from a park*Elementar...
By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Homes
(RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg IL Real Estate - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago)
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Real Estate Market Update - Northwest Suburbs - December 2015This is the place to get those Northwest Suburban real estate questions answered!This month is the year's finally tally and how did we do? Sales were good across the board in our Northwest Suburbs with total closed numbers increasing be...
By David Spencer, Chicago Area Commercial-Residential R.E.
(Keller Williams Team Realty)
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In the table below lists all of the single family detached and single family attached homes currently on the market in Schaumburg, IL The data lists available homes by price range with average time on market in each range. Included in this list are many Foreclosures and Short Sales.Should you hav...
By Steve DeRienzo, "Stevie D." Your Trusted ReMax Professional"
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Avoid A Wet Winter Basement With These Home Saving Tips Home is where the heart is, as the old saying goes. The last thing you want in your place of residence is a basement that’s wet during the winter. Wintertime is bad enough without having to deal with a wet basement as well. If your basement ...
By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Homes
(RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg IL Real Estate - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago)
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Real Estate Market Update - Northwest Suburbs - November 2015This is the place to get those Northwest Suburban real estate questions answered!This month I'd like to show you the 2016 predictive survey from CoreLogic. 1)  Higher interest rates for all loan products 2)  Increased housing demand 3) ...
By Steve DeRienzo, "Stevie D." Your Trusted ReMax Professional"
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                    Understanding Your Credit Score   How It Impacts Your Home Ownership ProspectsYour credit score is an important part of your financial profile. It has a direct impact on your ability to take out loans. The score itself is a numerical reflection of your credit history. It gives...
By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Homes
(RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg IL Real Estate - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago)
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Here's Why your Home Won't Sell ......Your Home is just not up to Snuff - There is plenty of stiff competition our there in the marketplace and buyers just don't want to deal with the updates you haven't wanted to tackle.  You can blame it on anything you want but if your home is outdated, it's n...
By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Homes
(RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg IL Real Estate - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago)
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Why won't anyone be honest with sellers about agents using their open house as 'buyer bait'? I haven't been in favor of open houses in years and due to the latest agent fatalities over the last few years, it makes me dislike them even further from a security standpoint. In a recent survey done by...
By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Homes
(RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg IL Real Estate - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago)
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Looking for current and concise market information for your Schaumburg Home? You've come to the right place so let's delve right into the 3rd Quarter information. Let's talk about a few key market facets here - the months supply of inventory for Schaumburg Homes has been inching downward. We have...
By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Homes
(RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg IL Real Estate - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago)
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Real Estate Market Update - Northwest Suburbs - September 2015This is the place to get those Northwest Suburban real estate questions answered!Our Northwest Suburban inventory level is now declining overall since June. You've still have to price your home right & stage it to sell if you want to s...
By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Homes
(RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg IL Real Estate - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago)
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The share of homes purchased by return buyers or “boomerang buyers", those who formerly were foreclosed on or did a short sale, increased significantly in recent years.  NAR Research estimates that 8% or nearly 350,000 home sales were from return buyers in 2014.  It’s important to note though, th...
By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Homes
(RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg IL Real Estate - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago)
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Seniors are on the move - Senior transactions are 59% higher than a year ago. The nation’s fastest-growing metro is The Villages, a retirement community in Florida. 20,000 senior housing units will be needed per year for the next 25 years.  Great infographic explains the new 'Silver Tsunami' in ...
By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Homes
(RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg IL Real Estate - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago)
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Real Estate in the Northwest Suburbs - August 2015 Let's tally up those Northwest Suburban real estate numbers and see where we stand!   What's been happening in our current real estate market? What's trending? The housing inventory level is now considered extremely low and is trending toward a s...
By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Homes
(RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg IL Real Estate - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago)
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Boy if lenders aren't a stiff & conservative bunch right? Well, things are beginning to change & many new loan programs are being offered for today's buyers. There is still plenty of 'documentation' required but the lending reins are being loosened slowly & here are a couple of examples: One lend...

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