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By Marla Schneider, Move with Marla
(The Marla Schneider Team)
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Thirty years ago homes were built completely differently than what they are today, but there was a passing concern that they be energy efficient and, of course, safe.  They featured appliances with green dots to indicate energy efficiency, had windows that promised to save money on our heating an...

By Helen Oliveri, "Your Best Move!"
(The Helen Oliveri Team)
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Understandably, homeowners who apply for a loan modification tend to get a little antsy and perhaps even annoyed when they apply for a loan modification and then fail to hear anything for several weeks, especially if they continue to receive late payment notices and nasty phone calls from collect...

By Marla Schneider, Move with Marla
(The Marla Schneider Team)
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What are you doing to take advantage of the new energy efficiency tax credits? A couple months ago President Obama signed into law a stimulus package that can help make your home more energy efficient as well as give you a nice tax deduction. Anyone who takes advantage of this write off will save...

By Helen Oliveri, "Your Best Move!"
(The Helen Oliveri Team)
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We are all pre-programmed with hope. That's a good thing. We all need the hope that we can accomplish our goals and objectives; that our circumstances in life will improve; that we will achieve the position of wealth and happiness we dream about for our family and ourselves. When that hope is not...

By Helen Oliveri, "Your Best Move!"
(The Helen Oliveri Team)
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Falling housing prices, historically low interest rates, and tax credits are creating an enticing environment for renters to convert to homeowners."We are still going to have a tremendous amount of foreclosures, price declines, and best opportunities to buy properties at amazing prices," says Bru...

By Marla Schneider, Move with Marla
(The Marla Schneider Team)
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If you're trying to sell your home, you know the realtor could call for a showing at any time. Trying to keep a house clean for open house days can be a little stressful, but following a short daily routine may prove helpful. Luckily for the seller, if the house is well kept, this routine should ...

By Helen Oliveri, "Your Best Move!"
(The Helen Oliveri Team)
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Modern homebuyers will inevitably come across one or more properties currently classified as a short sale. A short sale is an attempt by the current owner to sell a home in lieu of the bank taking it back through foreclosure proceedings, thus partially salvaging their credit rating and lifting th...

By Helen Oliveri, "Your Best Move!"
(The Helen Oliveri Team)
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A massive new mortgage reform bill has Washington real estate and banking groups buzzing, both critically and in favor. The bill was introduced last week by House financial services committee chairman Barney Frank -- who's arguably the most influential legislator on housing issues on Capitol Hill...

By Helen Oliveri, "Your Best Move!"
(The Helen Oliveri Team)
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Purchases of houses for investment purposes continued to be among the strongest segments of the real estate market last year -- and accounted for more than one out of five of all home sales in 2008. That's a key finding of the latest annual study on second homes and investment purchases conducted...

By Helen Oliveri, "Your Best Move!"
(The Helen Oliveri Team)
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Purchases of houses for investment purposes continued to be among the strongest segments of the real estate market last year -- and accounted for more than one out of five of all home sales in 2008.That's a key finding of the latest annual study on second homes and investment purchases conducted ...

By Helen Oliveri, "Your Best Move!"
(The Helen Oliveri Team)
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Pushed by a powerful combination of historically-low fixed mortgage rates, an $8,000 tax credit, and affordable prices, sales of existing homes jumped 5 percent in February compared with the same month last year.The biggest gains came in the Northeast, where sales were up by nearly 16 percent, ac...

By Marla Schneider, Move with Marla
(The Marla Schneider Team)
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The price is often right to buy a foreclosed home these days, but should you?  These homes, flooding the local market, often offer features not available except in more costly homes.  There are also a few things to watch about this type of property sale. The homes are often owned by banks, or in ...

By Marla Schneider, Move with Marla
(The Marla Schneider Team)
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Before closing the deal on your dream house, it is vital to have it inspected by a licensed home inspector. Your real estate agent can give you a list of inspectors for you to choose from. Do some homework on the inspectors. Check references. Some states are very strict on the qualifications to b...

By Marla Schneider, Move with Marla
(The Marla Schneider Team)
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All of us have turned on the TV and at seen the commercials promising help to troubled borrowers who may be late on mortgage payments or facing foreclosure.  Many of the ads that flood our televisions, radios, and the internet are scams. Firms typically will charge a large fee of $1,000 or more a...

By Marla Schneider, Move with Marla
(The Marla Schneider Team)
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With more houses currently being listing on the market, you may be surprised what buyers are really looking for in their dream homes. Every potential buyer looks through many homes; sadly in the last twenty years, most houses have the same kinds of floor plans and the same kinds of outside design...

By Marla Schneider, Move with Marla
(The Marla Schneider Team)
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Some potential homebuyers are sellers themselves. In a market where it often takes longer to sell a home and where it is harder to get the asking price, these buyers have a dilemma. Typically, homeowners that sell one home to buy another want to secure their replacement home first. The market mak...

By Marla Schneider, Move with Marla
(The Marla Schneider Team)
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My name is Marla Schneider, a resident of the North Shore for over 28 years and a licensed professional Realtor for 20 years.  Though I'm new to Active Rain, I'm well known in Glenview, Wilmette, Northbrook, and other Chicago suburbs as a realtor who makes thing happen for my clients. For 15 in ...

By Helen Oliveri, "Your Best Move!"
(The Helen Oliveri Team)
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The weekend of September 12 - 14 was one Glenview residents won’t soon forget. Approximately 9.50 inches of rain fell in the Village -- the most rain falling in a single period in Chicago area since 1871. The storm and rain caused flash flooding, minor electrical outages (all 400 outages were res...

By Alise Luke
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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By Bryce Fuller
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Bryce Fuller of "The Fuller Force" at RE/MAX North Here! Thanks for checking out the current real estate market conditions in Glenview, Illinois! I run this analysis each and every month like clockwork and wanted to share it with you. If you have any questions about this, please don't hesitate to...

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