Posts Categorized: Home Selling

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An Insider’s Guide To The Home Sale Process

If you’ve visited our site before or read my blog on Chicago Now (Getting Real) you’ve probably picked up on the fact that I have a rather irreverent take on the real estate industry. In fact, the reason I decided to become a real estate broker is because the whole industry seemed broken (Nothing altruistic… Read more

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Elmhurst Real Estate Market in 2012

2012 was a good year for real estate in Elmhurst. Single family home sales volume was up by from $154mm to just over $158mm in 2012. While the average sales price decreased marginally from $404k to $402k the number of units sold increased over 15% from 382 units in 2011 to 446 in 2012. In… Read more

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Elmhurst Real Estate Market Review: A Look Back into 2011 and 2010

2011 Elmhurst Real Estate Market Elmhurst Condominium Market In 2011, Elmhurst Condo sales were down drastically over 2010 with nearly $25mm dollar in volume sold in 2010 reduced to just over $11mm in  condo sales in 2011. In 2011, just 50 condo and townhome units sold in Elmhurst, compared to 108 in 2010. In 2010,… Read more

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What’s Going on in the Addison Illinois Real Estate Market?

The answer to that question isn’t exactly pretty. Like many other communities the Addison Real Estate Market has been brutal for sellers in 2010 and the picture isn’t getting brighter any time soon.  Of course, the picture is pretty bright for those folks who are looking for a bargain.  But for sellers or responsible mortgage… Read more

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Lease With Option To Buy/ Rent To Own

A Tutorial Lease with option to buy (aka rent-to-own) is a viable solution for many sellers and buyers, yet it is largely under used. Browsing through the various real estate blogs there are many people asking questions that often go unanswered or receive the same type of safe/fluff answers every time. As we have navigated… Read more