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Will the Housing Market Turn Around This Year?

September 17, 2020

Today, many people are asking themselves if they should buy or sell a home in 2020. Some have shifted their plans or put them on hold over the past couple of months, and understandably so. Everyone seems to be wondering if the market is going to change and when the economy will turn around. If you’re trying […]


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Current Buyer & Seller Perks in the Housing Market

August 13, 2020

Today’s housing market is making a truly impressive turnaround, and it’s also setting up some outstanding opportunities for buyers and sellers. Whether you’re thinking of buying or selling a home this year, there are perks today that are rarely available, and definitely worth looking into. Here are the top two. The Biggest Perk for Buyers: Low Mortgage Rates The […]


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What Buyers Are Looking For!

July 16, 2020

There’s great opportunity for today’s homeowners to sell their houses and make a move, yet due to the impact of the ongoing health crisis, some sellers are taking their time coming back to the market. According to Javier Vivas, Director of Economic Research at realtor.com: “Sellers continue returning to the market at a cautious pace and further improvement could be […]


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Real Estate Will Lead the Economic Recovery

June 12, 2020

With more U.S. states reopening for business this summer, and as people start to return to work, we can expect the economy to begin improving. Most expert forecasts indicate this economic recovery will start to happen in the second half of this year. As we get back to work and the financial landscape of the country […]


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Will the Housing Market Turn Around This Year?

May 14, 2020

Today, many people are asking themselves if they should buy or sell a home in 2020. Some have shifted their plans or put them on hold over the past couple of months, and understandably so. Everyone seems to be wondering if the market is going to change and when the economy will turn around. If you’re trying […]


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The Real Estate Industry Shines Brighter!

April 7, 2020

What our trusted partners have to say:   In the Chicago area real estate market, we are of course seeing some changes in buying behavior with Stay-at-Home orders in place for Illinois. However, we are not seeing the huge drop-off in market activity or prices that many thought would be happening. Rather, we are seeing a […]


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5 Ways To Win At Up-sizing Your Home

March 5, 2020

POSTED BY LINDA PEDERSEN // If you have new space at your disposal, you can put it to use quite creatively and without spending a lot of money. More people are now keen on owning a house than moving in to a rented space. But this change of mindset is not without its vagaries. Questions relating to […]


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Purchasing Your First Rental Property

February 14, 2020

Nothing is more beneficial to your long term financial health than the right rental property. Sure, quick flips and rehabs are great for the short term but a strategic acquisition of a rental property can completely change your portfolio. Not only are they a source for surplus monthly cash flow, but they also build equity […]


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Timing Your Home Improvement Projects

February 5, 2020

Many real estate investors and homeowners perceive the ‘what to do’ as the biggest challenge in successful home improvement projects, but timing can be just as critical. Get the order of your scope of work wrong and you’ll see returns drop, projects taking a lot longer than expected, and of course plenty of increased frustration, […]


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How To Negotiate The Best Possible Deal

February 3, 2020

In real estate it is not enough to simply get the property you desire. If you overpay or the closing is later than you desire, you won’t be able to maximize the bottom line.  It is essential to win every negotiation you are part of. Sometimes, winning means taking the sellers price and closing in […]


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