The market is changing and if you’re looking to sell in the near future, be prepared for a slightly more difficult experience than you might have expected.   It’s true that the fall market typically… Read More

  The current market presents many challenges for homebuyers.  The majority of desirable properties are off the market within a matter of days, often with multiple competing offers.   This can create a great source of… Read More

  Despite its reputation for being habitually cold, Chicagoans love being outside.  It’s not uncommon to see people in shorts and flip flops out on their decks grilling on the first days of spring when… Read More

    The internet, specifically digital advertising powerhouses Facebook and Google, provides an enormous opportunity for real estate agents to promote their listings in ways they could have only dreamed about in the past. Never… Read More

  Homeownership continues to be a key component in achieving the American Dream and financial stability. When surveyed, homeowners across age ranges remain unwavering in their opinion that building equity by purchasing a home is a… Read More

    Purchasing real estate, especially for first time buyers, can be a daunting prospect due to the many moving parts.  Between paperwork, competing interests, divisions in work between multiple service providers, and deadlines, there… Read More

  Multiple pervious blog posts have detailed common improvements sellers make prior to listing. Some upgrades produce a positive return on investment while others, like the ever-popular kitchen and bathroom remodels, tend to be money pits. … Read More

  Recently released data by Zillow shows first time home buyers will have to be competitive in order have success this spring.  National housing inventory has decreased continuously since 2015 and notched another 9% decline… Read More

  May is less than a week away and it finally feels as though we have turned the corner after a long winter.  It’s understandable that some sellers wait to put their home on the… Read More

  A common misconception, especially among first time buyers, is that once a contract is signed they are bound to the terms agreed upon in the document.  They believe any deviation from the stated terms… Read More