schaumburg il homes: Schaumburg IL Homes - Average Sales Prices - 02/24/17 01:25 PM
This interactive graph gives the monthly average sales prices from January 2015 to March 2018 for Schaumburg IL Single Family Homes only. For the year of 2017, Schaumburg home owners have seen an increase in average sales prices from $315,900 to $337,200.  

These numbers are averages for all sales and if you are looking for specific information regarding the pricing of your home currently, please call me for a no obligation market evaluation and consultation.

Schaumburg Homes Average Days on Market
Schaumburg Townhomes/Condos Average Sales
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schaumburg il homes: Schaumburg IL Area Real Estate Market Update - August 2015 - 09/16/15 08:26 AM
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 sellers market.  Competition amoung sellers continues to be a factor as we have not recovered as quickly as other larger national markets.
Our Northwest Suburban market is still considered a 'sellers market' based on current inventory levels. Prices should be increasing with fewer home selections.  Our average market times … (2 comments)

schaumburg il homes: Schaumburg Homes - What types of financing did buyers use? - 01/14/12 11:30 AM
Schaumburg IL Homes - What types of financing was used? While compiling this year end report for 2011 the total sales in Schaumburg IL I noticed a few striking differences between Schaumburg single family homes and multi-family home sales.
Two completely different animals!
Depending on what type of property you have will figure into your buying or selling strategy. Types of financing that buyers use have different criteria and variables that sellers must pay attention too.  On FHA purchases the home must have minimum standards to protect the buyer from unknown future mechanical breakdowns.  When the appraisal is done on these … (5 comments)

schaumburg il homes: Northwest Suburban Real Estate Update - December 2011 - 01/14/12 04:14 AM
Real Estate Market Update - Northwest Suburbs - December 2011 Well last month I reported that I felt the market was slowing down but I was still quite optimistic for the end of the year sales. At the final tally, we did well over the 2010 sales year. Sales are above those levels and I think we can't be stopped from going forward!
The graphs show that December sales have been up for most towns in our area. And even with the towns that came in under 2010 sales levels, I feel it's just a matter of time before the … (3 comments)

schaumburg il homes: Staging your Schaumburg IL Home to Sell, Phase 2 - 09/22/11 06:08 AM
Welcome back to Stage-apalooza Phase 2.  This segment of the program is considered the 'meat and potatoes', the 'heavy lifting portion' of putting your home on the market to sell.  All parts and segments of staging your home are important and will eventually blend together to make your home shine on the market.  With proper planning and direction these videos will give you examples on what will make the largest impact for your future buyers.

Sellers should not feel reluctant to stage their home.  It is just presenting the home in it's best possible light to future buyers.  Buyers in … (2 comments)

schaumburg il homes: Schaumburg IL Homes - What types of financing was used? - 02/24/11 11:05 AM
Schaumburg IL Homes - What types of financing was used? While investigating the total sales for each property type in Schaumburg IL I noticed a few striking differences between Schaumburg single family homes and multi-family home sales.  
Depending on what type of property you have will figure into your buying or selling strategy.  Types of financing that buyers use have different criteria and variables that sellers must pay attention too.  On FHA purchases the home must have minimum standards to protect the buyer from unknown future mechanical breakdowns.  When the appraisal is done on these properties the appraisers check the attic … (4 comments)

schaumburg il homes: Towne Place West - Schaumburg IL - 01/17/11 10:53 AM
Towne Place West - Schaumburg ILTowne Place West is a fairly large Schaumburg Community built by Lexington Builders in 1992/1993 located southeast of the intersection of Schaumburg and Barrington Roads behind the Target Greatland.  (The Google map on the right can take you there).  A great mix of open areas, landscaping and recreation are available here.  There are two pools and clubhouses in the neighborhood and a walking/jogging path is also provided surrounding a nature preserve and pond. The Schaumburg Park District also operates soccer, baseball and tennis courts inside Towne Place West's boundaries.  
The Metra Train is available at either the … (3 comments)

schaumburg il homes: Top 10 Sought After Home Features - 06/20/10 09:32 AM
Top 10 sought-after home features  Survey reveals must-haves, turnoffs with house hunters.For real estate professionals trying to put their best foot forward, the results of a recent survey offer clues on how to make for-sale listings stand out.  In May, an online brokerage company asked about 1,000 house hunters who registered on its site what their "must-haves" and "deal breakers" were for their future home purchase. While the survey found that house-hunting men and women tend to have different priorities when searching for a home, their preferences do overlap in some ways.Men and women's top 10 preferences were largely the same … (2 comments)

schaumburg il homes: Schaumburg IL Homes - Pricing your home to SELL - 06/14/10 04:33 AM
Pricing your home to sell - how shall we arrive at a good price?  
Well there’s actually 3 things that are enmeshed together:  they are Price, Condition, Location.  All 3 actually make your Schaumburg IL home either sell or be rejected by prospective buyers.
Obviously in this market with the elevated inventory you have to be ‘spot on’ with your homes price.  Too high and no one will take your home seriously and it will be passed over.  Too low?  Well that really doesn’t happen too often except in distress sales, foreclosures and the like.  A fair price – what … (1 comments)

schaumburg il homes: Schaumburg Farmers Market - 05/22/10 06:58 AM
The Schaumburg Farmers Market is set to open its season on June 11, 2010 in the parking lot of the American Indian Center’s Trickster Gallery in Town Square, at the intersection of Roselle and Schaumburg Roads.
The weekly event is open from 7am to 1pm, each Friday through October 29. The market features a cornucopia of homegrown fruits, vegetables, flowers, and baked goods. The market is located on the south side of the barn-shaped Trickster Gallery, conveniently situated in the center of the community.
For additional information, contact the Community Development Department at 847.923.3855.

schaumburg il homes: Schaumburg IL Homes - Steal of a Deal $$ 3BR 2 car Garage $180,000 - 05/17/10 06:17 AM

schaumburg il homes: Northwest Suburbs Market Trends - April 2010 - 05/13/10 08:38 AM
What areas are 'jumpin' and which areas are not ...... These are the latest figures for Detached Home Sales for April 2010 in the entire MLS region of Northern Illinois and I wanted to share them with you to give you an idea of current market conditions.  These numbers do include the buyer tax credit incentive so next month it will interesting to see if the numbers are stable or have declined.  We shall see what the crystal ball has to say!I've just picked areas of interest either peaks or valleys in the market.Arlington Heights    UP   49 homes sold vs … (1 comments)

schaumburg il homes: Schaumburg IL Real Estate Market - 1st Quarter 2010 - 04/23/10 05:29 AM
Schaumburg Housing Market - 1st Quarter 2010 What's up with the Chicago Northwest Suburban real estate market you ask? The impact on foreclosures in our market is substantial and their impact on prices since a buyer would obviously prefer to buy a foreclosure that had the same features as one being offered through a regular seller. It is also having an impact in opposite directions - again, foreclosure sales up and prices go down! As a consequence we have 'Two Levels of Pricing':  distressed sales and traditional sales. Foreclosures and short-sales tend to carry prices as much as of 20 percent below … (2 comments)

schaumburg il homes: Sellers May Not Realize That...... - 04/16/10 01:05 AM
Sellers here's some good advice - there's a good amount of information that I've given for sellers preparing their house but there are some things that agents wish they could say to sellers in these instances!  Dead animals adorning the walls (taxidermists), guns out to possibly show the sellers prowess.  These things HAVE TO BE put away for your home to show in it's best light.
Throw in some humor like an agent from Texas, Greg Nino did and I'm sure I'll be making my point.  Enjoy, and oh by the way, an above ground pool is nothing more than … (7 comments)

schaumburg il homes: The Sale Of Your House Could Depend On The Answer To This Question - 04/06/10 12:00 PM
How does your home look standing on the sidewalk? Is the front of your home welcoming or does it say 'No one's lived here for quite some time?'
First impressions count - make it lasting as you won't get a second chance.  Great staging advice from Sharon Tara in New Hampshire.
Do you know which door is the most important door when it comes to marketing your house for sale?  It's the door that potential buyers will be using to enter your house.  It's the door where the infamous  "first impression" is made.
Which door will potential buyers be using?  I'm surprised at how many … (4 comments)

schaumburg il homes: YOU CAN SELL YOUR OWN HOME AND BE YOUR OWN DENTIST TOO! - 03/29/10 10:18 AM
You can sell your own home (and be called a FSBO or Fizbo as we say) You can be your own dentist too! I supposed you can even do your own foot surgery when in the mood!
But is it really a good idea?  Here's a great post that might give you a few pointers to think about when you want to 'go it alone'.  This originally is from Paula Hamilton an agent in Woodlands Texas.
I've got a wicked sense of humor and she does too so I hope you enjoy this.  Please call me BEFORE doing your own dentistry!  I'll be … (9 comments)

schaumburg il homes: Open Letter to First Time Home Buyers - 08/11/09 03:02 AM
First time buyers - Do you know the clock is ticking?  A great opportunity that could help you financially on your taxes awaits you.  What do I have to do you ask?  Close on a home by November 30th, 2009. 
Thinking of purchasing a home in the Schaumburg Illinois area?  Schaumburg Real Estate is what I do, so if you are looking for a buyers agent, please give me a call.  Start looking for homes in Schaumburg now!
This original post is from Eric Hitzelberger from RE/MAX in Louisville, KY.  Enjoy the count down clock!
Time is a wastin' as they … (5 comments)

schaumburg il homes: Dunbar Lakes - Schaumburg IL Townhomes - 08/01/09 08:39 AM
Dunbar Lakes in Schaumburg Illinois has completed construction (August 2009) of its new pool and the residents of the townhome and quad homes have expressed their approval by enjoying the pool in record numbers.
Some residents have taken to enjoying a game of tennis on Dunbar's new tennis court before showering and relaxing poolside. Moms in Dunbar enjoy bringing their children to the new playground. Not only is it enjoyable for the children but it also provides residents a chance to network and make new friends.
The board of Dunbar Lakes, working alongside Alma Property Management has also undertaken a roofing project and is committed … (0 comments)

schaumburg il homes: Schaumburg Homes - Market Update for Multi-Family June 2009 - Lyn Sims (847)230-7324 - 07/04/09 12:02 PM
Market Update by Price Range April, May, June 2009 Diligently trying to keep both buyers and sellers informed on the local Schaumburg Illinois housing market has been my goal for many years.  This market update gives you the number of homes that have sold by price range so you get a feel for the current sales activity.  Which is up by the way!
110% over the last quarter!Is it the $8000 Tax Credit?  Is it the lower interest rates?  Or maybe just great values in the area? 
How can you use this information if you are a buyer?   The price range that … (0 comments)

schaumburg il homes: SCHAUMBURG HOMES FOR SALE - Deal - Don't Delay, Below Market $134,900 - Lyn Sims (847)230-7324 RE/MAX Suburban - 12/11/08 12:00 PM
Looking for a deal?   A great community with a pool and clubhouse, pond and walking paths?  Great place to start out? 
This is it 2BR 1BA 1 car Garage, Penthouse Unit in Weathersfield Lakes!  Popular area!
Some of these have sold for up to $178,000 - Better call me now for an appointment!

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