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By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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Most people that I talk with are concerned about how COVID-19 is effecting real estate. Will values stay the same? Will they decline? Honestly at this time, I can tell you what I have noticed with as many numbers or trends as I can gather for you. Before your eyes glaze over when I mention number...

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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 Summertime is Finally Here! Do You Have an Emergency Disaster Kit for Your Pet?  Summertime ... It elicits memories and thoughts of great backyard barbeques and family and friends enjoying warm nights on decks and patios.  You can almost feel the mist and cool water of lawn sprinklers and swimmi...

By Ken Tracy, Helping clients buy and sell since 2005
(Coldwell Banker Residential)
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Good morning!!Today is Monday, June 1st. The start of a new week. The start of a new month…The morning is cool but beautiful. I sit outside on my front patio, facing east, watching the sun peek through the trees… Despite the serene setting, I am feeling anxious. My mood the last few days has not ...

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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  Protect Your Financial Health & Credit During COVID-19 ... Take These Steps Now  Your physical health and mental well-being must always be an important focus.  The grave challenges posed by the current COVID-19 crisis, make that even more true ...But it's not only your physical and mental healt...

By Scott Seaton Jr. Bourbonnais Kankakee IL Home Inspector, The Home Inspector With a Heart!
(SLS Home Inspections-Bradley Bourbonnais Kankakee Manteno)
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We Just Might be Telling You Something Important.  Really, if there was no benefit to the inspection agreement that the State of Illinois requires us to have signed before we start the inspection, then I would gladly toss it out right now. But it does have lots of valuable information that prote...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
Comments 2
Here's the things you will need to know if you are planning on selling. Here's a few graphs to help give you an idea on how the market is currently doing in Schaumburg. What is the percentage of homes that are going under contract each month in Schaumburg? This tells you if the market is flat, go...

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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 2020 Property Tax Relief Measures in Will County U.S. property owners, including those in the Chicagoland area, are currently facing real financial pressures in the face ...Why?  One reason is ... it's real estate property tax time across much of America. In many areas of our nation, property ta...

By Cheryl Bowers, Plainfield, Naperville, IL. Real Estate
(Bowers Realty Group LLC)
Comments 3
Carillon, Homes for Sale in Plainfield, IL Carillon Real Estate Statistics Average Home Size: 1570 Average Property Taxes: 4569 Homes Listed: 203 Homes Sold: 105 Average Number of Days To Sell: 76 The above Plainfield real estate statistics were compiled by Bowers Realty Group based on homes lis...

By Cheryl Bowers, Plainfield, Naperville, IL. Real Estate
(Bowers Realty Group LLC)
Comments 3
Grande Park, Homes for Sale in Plainfield, IL Grande Park Real Estate Statistics Average Home Size: 2917 Average Property Taxes: 11075 Homes Listed: 194 Homes Sold: 66 Average Number of Days To Sell: 81 The above Plainfield real estate statistics were compiled by Bowers Realty Group based on hom...

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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 Appraisal Waivers: What are They? Who's Eligible? Many changes surrounding residential appraisals have occurred recently.  Some have come as a response to the challenges presented by Covid-19.  Others were put into place prior to our facing current viral challenges.  In this article, I address o...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 Realty Times, (which publishes the latest real estate, mortgage, and construction information) recently stated that virtual staging may become the norm in real estate marketing. They wrote, “. . .in the new world of physical distancing and COVID-19 related restrictions, virtual staging is bound ...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
Comments 3

By Terri Buseman, Downtown Chicago
(RE/MAX Premier Properties)
Comments 1
We have all been spending a lot more time at home lately, navigating a “new normal” from inside four walls. This time has given me a chance to think and reflect upon the meaning of the home. For me, a home extends much further than a financial asset or a roof over my head – it is a mindset that c...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 Virtual Open House, 1617 Meadow in Glenview IL Join me for a virtual  open house on Sunday - yes Mother’s Day.I will take you for a walk through my listing at 1617 Meadow Lane in Glenview IL from 12 - 12:30. Just click this link for Facebook Live at 12 pm tomorrow. For more information, please v...

By Alan May, Helping you find your way home.
(Jameson Sotheby's International Realty)
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The community I live in, Evanston, IL, has produced a Covid-19 video of how our city has come together. Evanston is the first community north of Chicago along the lakefront.  City of trees, city of churches, Northwestern University and lots and lots of currently locked down people.  But that does...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
Comments 2

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 Forbearance: The Who, What, When, Where & How  No one knowingly buys a home envisioning that financial hardships lie ahead ... Yet hardships and challenges come even when planning and preparations have been made.   Those are the circumstances that many American homeowners now find thems...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 1
 HUBBARD WOODS APRIL 2020 April has seen a flood of new listings in Hubbard Woods. I had predicted that this would happen after the shelter-at-home ended, but it seems  that sellers are not waiting. Just one home being offered is listed under $1 million. Buyers are out there, just not in great nu...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 4
What Sold in Your Village in April?April was the first full month of statistics for home sales during the coronavirus. Sales were down substantially in Winnetka, Wilmette, and Glencoe, but rose in Kenilworth and stayed the same in Northfield (numbers shown below.)Here’s the rundown for North Shor...

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