aurora: Sellers - What Does the Founder of ForSaleByOwner.com Know that you Don't? - 08/04/11 09:18 AM
For those seller's in the Fox Valley and Chicagoland area that still think that DIY when it comes to selling your home is the way to go think about this .
 
What does the founder of one of the largest FSBO websites know that you don't know?  Just read the Wall Street Journal's article and then think again about your chances of selling what is most likely your largest asset on your own without a professional real estate broker.
With the declining rates of For Sale By Owner's or FSBO's - the founder of the website: ForSaleByOwner.com is smart enough … (2 comments)

aurora: Blowing Your Horn - It Pays to Live Near Metra - 11/21/10 07:15 AM
According to a survey done by ReMax of Northern Illinois and written about in the Chicago Sun-Times homes that are near the various Metra train lines are having some upticks in sales.   They are selling 57% higher than last year and prices are up 9%!  
Having lived in Aurora and worked in Chicago's Loop for over 15 years I know commuting from 1st hand experience.  It's a 'great way to travel" as Metra has pointed out in various advertising campaigns throughout the years.  You can read, sleep, work, talk and daydream without having to worry about traffic.
But I never … (1 comments)

aurora: Large 4 Bedroom - Lakewood Valley - Short Sale Opportunity - 12/12/09 09:24 AM
This lovely 2 story 4 bedroom home is waiting for a new buyer.  Family hates to lose it but circumstances out of their control forces them to move on and leave this great house.  Make this your new home.  Large 2 story foyer greets you as you enter this lovely home.  Formal living room and dining room for special occasions.  Eat-in kitchen with sliding glass doors to large deck facing a park.  Make the family room the center of your daily activities.  Need more room?  Finish the full basement that is waiting for your special touches.  Large master bedroom suite and … (1 comments)

aurora: Two for the Price of One....Make An Offer...Become a Landlord - 11/27/09 07:42 AM
So its a Buyer's market but if you already have a primary residence but want to use real estate as a start on a long term financial plan why don't you buy an investment property.
Everyone has to start somewhere...so start out with a 2 unit.  With so many homeowners losing their homes the need for rentals will increase.  Not everyone can afford to live in a fancy apartment building with rents over $1000.00.  So become a landlord and offer people a nice apartment for a reasonable rent under a $1000.  I have the following 2 units available now!
 
The … (0 comments)

aurora: Short Sale Roulette - Brought to you by Citi Mortgage - 08/18/09 09:39 AM
It doesn't seem possible that the banks are still unable to streamline the short sale process after at least 2 years of doing the higher volume that they claim is slowing them down. 
My latest bank is Citi Mortgage.  After spending over a week trying to fax over my short sale package to their regular short sale faxes I was able to get an agent to feel sorry for me and give me a fax number that actually worked!  Apparently they main fax numbers are handled by some processing company which scans everything into their customer database so all agents have … (4 comments)

aurora: You Said it was a "SHORT SALE!" - Not! - 02/06/09 01:30 PM
Murphy's Law is alive and well especially when you end up doing a short sale with a family member.  Twas the summer of 2008 and my sister's oldest daughter and her fiance were ready to start looking for a home.  Being that I am their Aunt they had no other choice but to come to me or be written out of my sister's will.  Well, as most Realtors know the hardest client is a FAMILY MEMBER!!!
As long time Fox Valley residents all we had to do was narrow down the choices to what town to start our search.  Aurora was out … (7 comments)

 
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