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May Update on the State of the Chicago Market

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March, there was a frenzy in the market and most activity came to a screeching halt. March numbers were down year over year, but we wouldn’t see what was really happening in each neighborhood until we got the full month of April in. Well, as the month went on,…

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April Update on the State of the Chicago Market

Yesterday, Governor Pritzker announced a 30 day extension of the stay-at-home order for Illinoisans, meaning we are in this predicament until at least May 30th. While this is worrisome and frustrating for everyone, they are seeing positive outcomes from this order and hopefully we can start to resume some normalcy come June. As for the…

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How to Win a Multiple Offer Situation

  How to Win a Multiple Offer Situation in Chicago Buying a home in Chicago can be tricky during the chaos of the spring real estate season. If you’re trying to buy a home during this time of year, you need to be prepared to face multiple offer situations. In a multiple offer situation, two…

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5 Fall Tips Before Listing in the Spring

If you’re planning to list your home in Chicago, you may or may not know that time of year is a huge factor in the success of your sale. A property that doesn’t sell after listing around Thanksgiving may get multiple offers if it’s a beautiful week at the end of March. Additionally, the price…

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Steps to buying a home in Chicago as a first time homebuyer

Steps to buying a home in Chicago

It’s that crazy time of year yet again: buyers are out in full force trying to score that perfect home while fending off all the competition. Buying a home in Chicago is not much different than other cities across America. But I find that most first time homebuyers have no idea the number of steps…

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Dealing with Financing

As the events of the last few years in the real estate industry show, people forget about the tremendous financial responsibility of purchasing a home at their peril. Here are a few tips for dealing with the dollar signs so that you can take down that “for sale” sign on your new home. Get pre-approved….

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