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By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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What Sold in Your Village in November? Sales in November slowed down considerably from previous months. Between Covid and the holidays, I expect this won’t change but I do predict a normal (busy) spring market if the vaccine arrives and life begins to return to normal.The year-to-date median pric...

By Debra Kukulski, Broker Associate, SRES;SFR,CDPE;GRI;ABR;e-PRO Realtor, Northern IL
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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Do You Need to Know More about Forbearance and Mortgage Relief Options? Earlier this year when the nation pressed pause on the economy and unemployment rates jumped up significantly, many homeowners were immediately concerned about being able to pay their mortgages, and understandably so. To ass...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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  The VA's IRRL Refinance Loan is Simple, Easy, & Beneficial for Veterans  It sounds like an obvious.  Elementary too ...   A loan program's primary mission should be:  Make life better and easier for the consumer(s) utilizing it. If that's the goal, then the VA (Veteran's Administration) has nai...

By Debra Kukulski, Broker Associate, SRES;SFR,CDPE;GRI;ABR;e-PRO Realtor, Northern IL
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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        Are You Thinking About Buying a Home?The process of buying a home can be overwhelming at times, but you don’t need to go through it alone.You may be wondering if now is a good time to buy a home....or if interest rates are projected to rise or fall.My free eGuide will answer many of your ...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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 Don Quixote, Mortgages and Going With the Flow Do you remember the story of Don Quixote?  Or the Broadway play and musical, "Man of  La Mancha"?   If so, you probably remember it includes a windmill, a donkey, and some pretty great music.  But a brief synopsis I found condenses this classic's st...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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I don't get it..... Watched the Space X launch tonight & I was truly disturbed at the amount of 'humans' that watched this magnificent event. Four unbelievably brave & exceptional humans from our planet were on board. Yeah, it happens everyday in your backyard. Sure, bonehead.  A giant rocket tak...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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  Find Your Next 6+ Bedroom Home in Winnetka and the North ShoreSometimes you just need a big house with lots of bedrooms. The local Multiple Listing Service (MRED) is sketchy with square footage numbers for homes. For many years, those numbers were not even allowed in the MLS. Some listings stat...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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 Borrower Expectations: Homeowners Insurance When Purchasing & Financing a Home  There are a lot of moving parts to know about and consider when purchasing a home and applying for a mortgage.  There's the mortgage application itself, the requests for information and documentation, the processing ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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  Here’s what closed in the North Shore villages of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, and Northfield in October 2020.WINNETKA  Current Winnetka Real Estate Market:Sold homes October: 35Homes for sale: 772Price range: $375,000 to $6,750,000Median price ytd: $1,080,000 Under contract/pending...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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   HUBBARD WOODS October  2020 The Hubbard Woods real estate market was fairly steady from September to October. There were  2 new listings and 14 closes (up from 13 in September.)2  NEW HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS IN October 2020 1162 AsburyList price: $1,099,000 (under contract)          1509 Edgewo...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Foreclosure and Short Sale Homes for SaleNorth Shore Winnetka/North Shore The foreclosure/short sale market is not very broad right now - and I hope it stays that way. There has been talk of Covid-19 taking its toll on homeowners who have lost some of their income but so far that has not occured ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 New Homes Coming to Old Hoover Estate in Glencoe IL The Village of Glencoe has approved the subdivision of the Hoover estate’s12.2 acre site on Green Bay Road south of Lake Cook Road. The property was listed in August 2018 for $15,9000 and sold 43 days later for $10,000,000. It was the largest p...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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  Mortgage Rates are Currently "Prime Day",  "Cyber Monday", and "Black Friday" Rolled Together  Serious shoppers make plans when looking for hot deals, especially around the holidays ...   Consider all that is done in their pursuit of the perfect gift and monetary savings: Conduct and save searc...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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New Construction Homes for Sale in Winnetka and the North Shore Draft-free windows!Unscratched floors!Spotless countertops!Pristine everything! The lure of new construction is undeniable. Some prefer them this way while others fall in love with the charm (and sometimes updating) of our beautiful ...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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 Contract Provisions, Housing Supply, Mortgage Volume: Learning Juggling 101  Are you actively pursuing homeownership and out looking at homes with a realtor? If so, I'm sure your realtor has broached many topics with you already. There's a lot to know and stay informed of when buying and financi...

By Debra Kukulski, Broker Associate, SRES;SFR,CDPE;GRI;ABR;e-PRO Realtor, Northern IL
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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How to Prepare for a Bidding War [INFOGRAPHIC]  Some Highlights With so few houses available on the market today, being ready for a bidding war is essential for prospective homebuyers. From pre-approval to making your best offer, here are three tips to make sure you can act quickly and confidentl...

By Jay McHugh, YOUR SendOutCard Mentor
(SendOutCards-Appreciation Marketing Expert)
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    Single Family Home for sale in Boston, MA OverviewMapsPhotos Contact us for pricing Single Family Home Main Features Location 209 StimsonBoston, MA 02132USA   Jay McHugh LAER Realty Partners(617) 6997442jay@jaymchugh.comhttp://www.JayMcHugh.com         Our recent listings Single Family Reside...

By Evelyn Santiago, Managing Broker Heart Realty Group, Inc., Passionate About Real Estate & Our Clients!
(Heart Realty Group, Inc..)
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If you are house hunting for a home in the Naperville school district we will be putting this 3 bedroom, 1 bath, 2 car garage  home in Georgetown in the MLS on November 1st.  The seller is currently updating some items, such as flooring.  The house has been painted, the roof was replaced this yea...

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