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I collected all the data about Des Plaines, IL from MLS and had fun with iWork to make easy to understand charts. There were 770 properties sold in 2009 in Des Plaines, IL with an average market time of 166 days. Average sold price was $180,982. Before the buble bursted the home value was 30% hig...
If you are thinking about a new kitchen, here is a video that I found on Realtor's website. I did shop more than on one occasion at Abt Electronics since this store is down the road. Between my home and office. Enjoy the video. Google Map View Larger Map Homes By Haris
I spend some time every day on statistics for my web work. I do check Google Analytics, Google Webmaster Tools, and MyBlogLog. Here are some snapshots from someone who was not that persistent with blogging. As you can see the results bellow, it's not bad for someone who just started being persist...
There were 221 properties sold in 2009 in Niles, IL with an average market time of 196 days. Average sold price was $246,982. The minimum sold home had a value of $57,000 and the most expensive sold home was $785,000 in 2009. Below real estate statistics chart is for detached single family home...
I do not think that all the professions are losing phone contact. We have all the networks. To type, text, tweet , but we still need to make a phone call. I read an article that professionals are losing some business because, some business professionals are using way too much of everything but no...
There were 463 properties sold in 2009 in Skokie, IL with an average market time of 151 days. Average sold price was $268,598. The minimum sold home had a value of $65,000 and the most expensive sold home was $1,140,000 in 2009. On the first chart you can see, market time, average sold price, a...
Time ago I read few posts and different opinions about showing a home with or without the owners present. I don't know why, but my opinion was when showing homes without the owners or listing real estate agent present, it would be better. The clients would be more comfortable, and showing of the ...
Major real estate websites have millions of visitors, but when we narrow down by the state, city and or zip code the numbers shrink. What about when a Realtor is involved directly. When we are searching for a home, we narrow down the criteria. By the type of a home, bedrooms, high-rise, ranch a...
I spent some time with the 2009 real estate market data for Mount Prospect, Illinois. There were 419 properties sold in 2009 in Mount Prospect, IL with an average market time of 181 days. Average sold price was $255,500. The minimum sold home had a value of $31,500 and the most expensive sold hom...
Have you ever been tricked, misled by famous websites? Not too long ago my client sent me some short sale properties that he found from a website. Of course I checked the fishy information provided by the client on my MLS. HMmmm nothing, double and triple checking. Maybe sold, maybe expired or...