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Archive for the ‘Realtor’ Category

Importance of Inspection

August 11th, 2016 by Robert Burress

As a buyer, you are entitled to know exactly what you are getting. Don’t take for granted what you see and what the seller or the listing agent tells you. A professional home inspection is something you MUST do, whether you are buying an existing home or a new one. An inspection is an opportunity […]

Know why you want to sell your home

June 22nd, 2015 by Robert Burress

Know Why You are Selling If you know exactly why you are selling, then it is easier for you to set the right plan of action to get what it is that you want. If you are a seller who needs to close a sale as quickly as possible, then you should know that getting […]

Preparing Your Home For Sale

June 17th, 2015 by Robert Burress

Making a Good First Impression If you want buyers to be interested in your home, you need to show it in its best light. A good first impression can influence a buyer into making an offer; it influences a buyer emotionally and visually. In addition, what the buyer first sees is what they think of […]

Selling your home for the highest price in the shortest time

June 15th, 2015 by Robert Burress

Getting the Highest Price in the Shortest TimeIn order to get the highest price in the shortest time, you need to know how to market your home. The better you market your home, the more offers you will get. And the more offers you get, the more choices you have to get the price and […]

Palatine Rental 3 bedrooms, 3 baths on 1/2 acre

March 25th, 2015 by Robert Burress

Rental $2,400 month / 3bd 3ba / 1,898 sqft Must see renovated home on over 1/2 acre lot. Updated kitchen w/ all new 42′ cabinets , SS appliances, and Corian c-tops. 3 spacious beds and 3 full updated baths. Finished partial basement with plenty of storage. Brand new deck and two car garage. Zoned Heating. […]

First Time Home Buyers

November 6th, 2014 by Robert Burress

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) Young America’s love affair with homebuying has hit a low point. The percentage of homes that were sold to first-time homebuyers dropped to 33% this year, the lowest percentage in almost three decades, according to the National Association of Realtors. Typically, first-time homebuyers comprise about 40% of all purchases. This is despite […]

Open House in Hawthorn Woods Sunday 7/6/14 1:00 to 4:00

July 4th, 2014 by Robert Burress

Open House in Hawthorn Woods Sunday 7/6/14 1:00 to 4:00 DON’T MISS THE OPPORTUNITY TO LIVE IN THIS GORGOEUS HOME IN THE SOUGHT AFTER SUMMIT SUBDIVISION. HARDWOOD FLRS, LUXURIOUS GOURMET KITCHEN, SPACIOUS FLOOR PLAN W/ VAULTED CEILINGS, STYLISH DEN W/ FRENCH DRS PERFECT FOR AN OFFICE, SEPERATE LVG/DIN, FULLY FINISHED WALKOUT BSMT W/ BED, BTH, […]

Mortgage Rates Fall to their lowest level since october

May 22nd, 2014 by Robert Burress

Mortgage rates fall – lowest since October money.cnn.com Average rate for a 30-year, fixed-rate loan fell to 4.14% from 4.2% last week. Interest rates pushed down as investors have moved into Treasuries.

Illinois ‘haunted house’ sells in bidding war

May 15th, 2014 by Robert Burress

Illinois ‘haunted house’ sells in bidding war Emily Heffter Zillow May 2, 2014 at 4:59 PM ET Despite reports of being haunted, this historic mansion at 206 N. Broadway in Joliet, Ill., sold in a week in a bidding war. And the enthusiasm hasn’t ended. Listing agent Maria Cronin is still planning to hold an […]

First Time Buyer Check List

May 7th, 2014 by Robert Burress

THE TURNING-POINT CHECKLIST 12 months in advance Make sure the time is right. Use Trulia.com’s rent or buy calculator to see if you’d really come out ahead, based on loan rates, taxes, and where rents and prices are headed in your area. Nationwide it’s 38% cheaper buying vs. renting. Clean up your act. Devote this […]