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By Ken Tracy, Helping clients buy and sell since 2005
(Coldwell Banker Residential)
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Good afternoon!!As many of you know, my first marriage ended about 8 years ago…The following years were very difficult for me. I experienced loneliness. Depression. An overwhelming feeling of lost identity…For many years, I had thought of myself a happily married father of two beautiful girls. Bu...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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Land shark knocking at your door! I still remember vividly the skit on Saturday Night Live. But in the real estate world, there are plenty of sharks out there to be wary of. Let's just talk about a new group of 'real estate disruptors'.I-BUYERSThey can't wait to turn the real estate market upside...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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 I Need a Mortgage. What Interest Rate Can I Get?  Multiple times a day, I hear the question ...  "What are the current interest rates" if  I want to buy or refinance a home? Oh boy ... Sounds like an easy question to ask a lender, doesn't it?  But in reality, it's not.  And that's a good and bad...

By Steve Roake, Get Moving With Steve
(The Freedom Group - Keller Williams Realty Infinity)
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It's so important to find that special someone who will catch the very best details of your wedding. A photographer is an intimate partner in any wedding ceremony and they've got to be GREAT. Here's a list of the top photographers in our area. Neil Gates Photographyneilgatesphotography.com(630) 4...

By Steve Roake, Get Moving With Steve
(The Freedom Group - Keller Williams Realty Infinity)
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Plainfield Home Statistics August 2020 Home Prices are Up (vs August 2019)Average Sales Price - $295,657 (+7.4% )Median Sales Price - $265,000 (+6%)Home prices are poised to keep rising as interest rates remain near historic lows. Buyer demand doesn't seem to be impacted by employment numbers.  I...

By Steve Roake, Get Moving With Steve
(The Freedom Group - Keller Williams Realty Infinity)
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Are you looking to sell your home? Now is always a great time to sell as we can't go back in time to a better time and we can't reliably predict the future! Whether or not the deck is stacked in favor of sellers or buyers, it all tends to even out as most people still need a place to live. Here's...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 You may get tired of scrolling down the list of homes sales in each village because there were so many. Every village, with the exception of Northfield, shows an increase in home sales over July coupled with a reduction in inventory. Both good points for home sellers.  Clearly, sales continue to...

By Steve Roake, Get Moving With Steve
(The Freedom Group - Keller Williams Realty Infinity)
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 A GUIDE TOSELLING YOUR HOME  It’s All About YouOur real estate business is built around one guiding principle: It’s all about you. We Will Help You By …       1.         Taking time to understand your wants, needs, and expectations; answering your questions; returning your phone calls and emails...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 HUBBARD WOODS August  2020 Hubbard Woods, like the rest of the North Shore, continues to produce strong housing numbers. Of the 11 new listings in Hubbard Woods (listed in August,) six are already under contract. One of those, an almost $6 million dollar home was listed, sold, and closed in 11 d...

By Debra Kukulski, Broker Associate, SRES;SFR,CDPE;GRI;ABR;e-PRO Realtor, Northern IL
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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6 Reasons Why Selling Your House on Your Own Is a MistakeThere are many benefits to working with a real estate professional when selling your house. During challenging times like the one we face today, it becomes even more important to have an expert help guide you through the process. If you’re ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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   New Trier Township Property Tax Assessment Appeals 2020 Dan Patlak, Cook County Board of Review Commissioner, is hosting several seminars on 2020 property tax assessment appeals in September. This is being done ahead of the actual appeal period which has not been determined yet (but should be ...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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 The Medicine That Cures During Mortgage Application? "ProActive"  I'm presently working with multiple self-employed mortgage applicants ... and as you would probably suspect, the process for these applicants is a bit more detailed in scope.Why?There are several reasons.  A few of those reasons a...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 Wilmette Home for Sale: 901 Chestnut Avenue Feel the lake breezes in this stately traditional home located in the coveted CAGE area of east Wilmette.  901 Chestnut Ave, Wilmette Details:Bedrooms: 6Baths 3 ½Lot size: 100 x 183Exterior: BrickSquare feet: 4329 Features:Wrought iron fenced yardKitch...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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