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Home Inspection Tips for Sellers

June 29, 2022

No one likes it when a good deal dies. Especially when selling your home, it can be disappointing. Whether the property won’t sell due to financial complications or miscommunications, learning that a great offer has fallen through is always a setback in real estate. Unfortunately, home inspections are a well-known deal-killer within real estate. They’re […]


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Things That Could Help You Win a Bidding War on a Home

May 26, 2022

With a limited number of homes for sale today and so many buyers looking to make a purchase before mortgage rates rise further, bidding wars are common. According to the latest report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), nationwide, homes are getting an average of 4.8 offers per sale. Here’s a look at how that breaks down state-by-state (see map below): March […]


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Wire Fraud in Real Estate

April 21, 2022

Pick-up the Phone and Verify! Your excited, the contract is signed, your swimming in paperwork and details. Not to mention trying to organize a big move! You’re expecting that email with the wiring instructions for your deposit. STOP! Before you send your hard earned money take the time to verify!   Wire fraud in the U.S. […]


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What Documents Will I Need for Taxes if I Bought a House Last Year?

March 24, 2022

DISCLAIMER: This article is meant for educational purposes only and is not intended to be construed as financial, tax, or legal advice. HomeLight always encourages you to reach out to an advisor regarding your own situation. Sitting down to do your taxes in your new (to you) home, perhaps you already knew that you might need some documentation from your […]


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Trying to Find That Perfect Home? They Aren’t Always on the MLS

February 16, 2022

We’ve heard the stories about people who managed to make an offer on a house before it officially went up for sale, beating out all the other would-be buyers and scoring the home of their dreams. And in a fast-paced market, where houses often sell in less than a day, and buyers have to be […]


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A Guide to Real Estate Investment for Anyone (Yes, Even You!)

January 26, 2022

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Table of Contents: Is real estate even a good investment? 7 top reasons why real estate is a good investment. Top 7 ways to get started in real estate investing How much money do you need to invest in real estate? 3 simple steps to get started. How real people make money investing in real […]


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1265 Woodland Dr. Deerfield – See the Transformation

December 30, 2021

Click on the image to see the before and after video of this beautiful transformation.


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5 Mistakes That Can Make House Flipping a Flop

December 22, 2021

Mistakes could cost you. Avoid Novice mistakes in Flipping

5-Mistakes That Can Make House Flipping a FLOP Avoid the pitfalls that novice flippers overlook It looks so easy! Buy a house, make a few cosmetic fixes, put it back on the market, and make a huge profit. At any given time, a half-dozen shows on television feature good-looking, well-dressed investors who make the process […]


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Housewarming Party Etiquette for New Homebuyers: How to Host Like Emily Post

December 1, 2021

Once your new home is officially yours, you’ll want to celebrate. Never mind breaking out the pizza and paper plates while you unearth where you packed the kitchen stuff. We’re talking about throwing a housewarming party to give your friends and neighbors a taste of your new digs in style. That said, if you bill […]


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859 Central Avenue, Deerfield IL – New Build Update

November 11, 2021

From tear down to foundation forms. See how this new build is progressing. Click below to see a video update.


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