mchenry realtor: A Values Driven Company - 10/12/18 12:37 PM
A Values Driven Company

 
Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate is a company based on values with a focus on lifestyle and community. Our company was born out of a desire to provide amazing service to today’s savvy consumers. This is the foundation that makes Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate different.
We embrace a set of stated core values called PAIGE – Passion, Authenticity, Inclusion, Growth and Excellence.


These core values serve as our guide in all of the decisions we make and set the stage for a company culture that must be experienced to be believed. … (0 comments)

mchenry realtor: The Emoji Guide to Buying a Home in 2018-2019 - 10/03/18 12:08 PM
The Emoji Guide to Buying a Home in 2018-2019

When it comes to buying a home, there’s a lot to keep in mind. Did you correctly guess these top emoji tips?
Feel free to let us know in the comments, and share how many you guessed correctly!
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Star Homes
1 Office with 2 Locations:
783 N Barron Blvd, Grayslake IL 60030 Phone: 847-548-2625
4817 W Elm St, McHenry IL 60050 Phone: 815-322-1371
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The Emoji Guide to Buying a Home in 2018-2019
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mchenry realtor: Easy! 5 Steps to Show Your Home at It's Best When Selling! - 10/02/18 02:53 PM
Easy! 5 Steps to Show Your Home at It's Best When Selling!
The process of selling your home can be a tough one. You’ve spent a significant amount of time staging it and even scrubbed every room top to bottom. It’s in immaculate shape, but what may surprise you is that your behavior also plays a vital role in the way potential buyers feel. Here are the 5 etiquette rules every seller should know to ensure that her or his home is showcased in the best possible light.
1. Leave your home during showings
When there is a showing, … (0 comments)

mchenry realtor: Learn More About the Most Trusted Lifestyle Brand in Real Estate! - 06/01/18 01:58 PM
Learn More About the Most Trusted Lifestyle Brand in Real Estate!
When you work with us, you become part of a brand which is a real part of American culture: an iconic lifestyle brand that is well known and trusted.
And what’s more, it inspires people’s passion for their homes! Better Homes and Gardens enjoys 96% brand awareness.It is the most trusted lifestyle brand. More than 12 million people come to the magazine’s website each month.  40 million people read the magazine every month, representing 1 in 6 adults, 1 in 5 homeowners, 1 in 4 women.  27% of the brand’s audience … (0 comments)

mchenry realtor: 10 Reasons to Join Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Star Homes - 04/04/18 12:20 PM
10 Great Reasons to Join Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Star Homes
Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate is committed to providing our real estate professionals with everything they need to help build a successful, fulfilling career in real estate.
Whether you are new to the industry or an experienced professional, we provide unique tools, training and marketing options that make you better and keep you a step ahead of the competition, all backed by a brand whose culture is defined by its passion, integrity and forward-thinking leadership.


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mchenry realtor: Be Better: A Career in Real Estate at BHGRE Star Homes - 03/22/18 02:30 PM
Be Better: A Career in Real Estate at BHGRE Star Homes
 
At Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Star Homes with offer our agents leading-edge education, tools and resources to maximize productivity and growth.
Check out this short video on "10 Reasons to Join Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate":
 
 
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Star Homes
1 Office with 2 Locations:
 
783 N Barron Blvd, Grayslake IL 60030
Phone: 847-548-2625
 
4817 W Elm St, McHenry IL 60050
Phone: 815-322-1371
 
info@StarHomeTeam.com
 
Find Us Online:
 
 
Be Better: A Career in Real Estate at BHGRE Star Homes
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mchenry realtor: Thinking of Selling in 2018? Now is the Perfect Time! - 01/15/18 10:42 AM
Thinking of Selling in 2018? Now is the Perfect Time!
It is common knowledge that a great number of homes sell during the spring-buying season.
For that reason, many homeowners hold off on putting their homes on the market until then. The question is whether or not that will be a good strategy this year.
The other listings that do come out in the spring will represent increased competition to any seller.
Do a greater number of homes actually come to the market in the spring as compared to the rest of the year?
The National Association … (0 comments)

mchenry realtor: Real Estate Career Night January 23, 2018 - 01/09/18 02:11 PM
Real Estate Career Night January 23, 2018
Tired of your job and ready for a career change?
If you are thinking about becoming a real estate professional, now’s the time to take our Real Estate Career Test Drive. By taking a short quiz, you can experience a day in the life of a real estate professional, which will help you determine if this might be the career for you.
Test drive the life of a real estate agent by clicking the link below, courtesy of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Star Homes!
Click Here to Experience the Day … (0 comments)

mchenry realtor: 712,000 Homes in the US Regained Equity in the Past 12 Months! - 01/08/18 01:17 PM
712,000 Homes in the US Regained Equity in the Past 12 Months!
CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that “over the past 12 months, 712,000 borrowers moved into positive equity.” This is great news, as the share of homeowners with negative equity (those who owe more than their home is worth), has dropped more than 20% since the peak in Q4 of 2009 (26%) to 4.9% today.
The report also revealed:

The average homeowner gained approximately $14,900 in equity during the past year. Compared to Q3 2016, negative equity decreased 22% from 3.2 million homes, or 6.3% of all … (1 comments)

mchenry realtor: What is my home worth in 2018? - 01/03/18 10:41 AM
What is my home worth in 2018?
Look up your home value estimates instantly!
Use our advanced tools and sales data to quickly find out how much you can list your home for.
Customize the estimate based on your home's unique features and contact our local agents to make sure it's priced right.
Look up your home value estimates.

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Star Homes
1 Office with 2 Locations:
783 N Barron Blvd, Grayslake IL 60030 Phone: 847-548-2625
4817 W Elm St, McHenry IL 60050 Phone: 815-322-1371
info@StarHomeTeam.com
Find Us … (0 comments)

mchenry realtor: Join BHGRE Star Homes for Top Tech Tools! - 01/02/18 01:17 PM
Join BHGRE Star Homes for Top Tech Tools!
As a brand we provide industry leading-edge tools and technology to maximize productivity and growth. ZAP®, our lead generation website and CRM platform, enables agents to cultivate clients by predicting consumer behavior, connecting to tools and resources to guide consumers through the transaction, and providing data-driven intelligence to help the agent prioritize time and effort against those clients.
How can Zap help your business: Track Consumer Activity: Agents empower their clients and prospects with the most accurate listing data available with Zap. Then Zap monitors consumers online, showing agents when consumers save a search … (0 comments)

mchenry realtor: Find Out More: BHGRE Star Homes - The Lifestyle Brand in Real Estate - 12/21/17 12:41 PM
Find Out More: BHGRE Star Homes - The Lifestyle Brand in Real Estate
The power of the Better Homes and Gardens® brand is astonishing.

The brand touches 40 million people every month, including 1 in 6 adults, 1 in 5 homeowners and 1 in 4 women.
Generations of people turn to the Better Homes and Gardens brand every day for the latest in design trends, recipes, outdoor style and information to help create a more rich and stylish life.
Because of that, we are the only brand in real estate that is a relevant, meaningful part of … (0 comments)

mchenry realtor: A New Home in 2018? - 12/20/17 02:06 PM
A New Home in 2018? 
Make your home search as unique as you are!
You can find homes based on location, size, price, and much more, and access our detailed school data to help your refine your search.
Click here to start your search for a new home.
Thinking of selling your home?
Look up your home value estimates.
Enter your address to instantly view several estimates of what your home is worth today.
 
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Star Homes
1 Office with 2 Locations:
783 N Barron Blvd, Grayslake IL 60030
Phone: 847-548-2625
4817 W … (1 comments)

mchenry realtor: Considering a Career Change to Real Estate? - 12/19/17 03:12 PM
Considering a Career Change to Real Estate?
Perhaps more than any other profession, real estate is the domain of the motivated entrepreneur. Real estate is led and dominated by savvy, talented people with a commitment to personal service and a drive to succeed.
If doing things you enjoy each day and earning a great income while having control over your schedule equals a fabulous career to you — then you are in the right place.
Take some time to explore the many tools our company has designed to help you make choices to enhance your career.
If you … (1 comments)

mchenry realtor: Sell Your Home in 2018 with BHGRE Star Homes - 12/18/17 09:49 AM
Sell Your Home in 2018 with BHGRE Star Homes
Thinking about selling your home?
You don't have to do it alone.
Let Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate lend a hand - with tools, information, and an agent you can trust.

 
Get an estimate.
If you're looking to sell, it's a great idea to start with an estimate of how much your home is worth.
Don't guess - let our online price estimator do some of the work for you.

Use our advanced tools and sales data to quickly find out how much you can … (0 comments)

mchenry realtor: Your Real Estate Career - The Lifestyle Brand in Real Estate - 12/14/17 12:09 PM
Your Real Estate Career - The Lifestyle Brand in Real Estate
 
Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate is creating exceptional real estate experiences by:Empowering our brokers and agents with excellent service and innovative tools.
Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate is creating exceptional real estate experiences by:
Helping our customers find their dream homes through personalized service.
Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate is creating exceptional real estate experiences by:
Cultivating people’s passion for their homes through our unique lifestyle content.

 
Learn more about a career with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Star Homes, call our office today to set up a … (0 comments)

mchenry realtor: Buying a Home in 2018? The Cost of Waiting ... - 12/13/17 10:07 AM
Buying a Home in 2018? The Cost of Waiting ...
What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy?
We recently shared that over the course of the last 12 months, home prices have appreciated by 7.0%. Over the same amount of time, interest rates have remained historically low which has allowed many buyers to enter the market.
As a seller, you will likely be most concerned about ‘short-term price’ – where home values are headed over the next six months. As a buyer, however, you must not be concerned about price, but instead about the ‘long-term … (1 comments)

mchenry realtor: A Yard Sign with 97% Brand Recognition! Join BHGRE Star Homes Today! - 12/12/17 11:35 AM

A Yard Sign with 97% Brand Recognition! Join BHGRE Star Homes Today!
Yes that's right! The Better Homes and Gardens brand name has a 97% brand recognition throughout the country.
The Power of the Better Homes and Gardens brand is astonishing. It's a powerful name and now, you can leverage our company's association with a brand that has been an integral part of the American home since 1924.
Better Homes and Gardens reaches 1 in 5 American households.
With these strong statistics buyers and sellers know they are in good hands with a Better Homes and Gardens … (0 comments)

mchenry realtor: Join BHGRE Star Homes - Tools, Technology and Support - 12/05/17 03:16 PM
Join Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Star Homes - Tools, Technology and Support
We have an Integrated Technology Platform – The Greenhouse.

Our integrated technology platform called The Greenhouse is the one-stop-shop for lead management, referrals, digital and print marketing tools, skill development and product training.
It also offers unique resources, including comprehensive closing gift program elements, listing and buyer presentations, and access to savings on tools and services.
The Greenhouse also features our industry-leading CRM solutions, listing management, a document repository, and predictive marketing and campaigning.
All accessible 24|7 on any mobile device!
Find out … (0 comments)

mchenry realtor: 4 Reasons to Sell Your Northern Illinois Home This Winter! - 12/04/17 02:53 PM
4 Reasons to Sell Your Northern Illinois Home This Winter!
Here are four reasons listing your Northern Illinois home for sale this winter makes sense.
1. Demand Is Strong
The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtor (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains very strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing and able to purchase… and are in the market right now! More often than not, multiple buyers are competing with each other to buy a home.
Take advantage of the buyer activity currently in the market.
2. There … (0 comments)

 
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