Long-Distance House Hunting Tips

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House hunting is stressful enough even if you are moving to another part of town. However, when you are searching for a house from afar, it can make the task of finding the right home for your needs seem almost impossible.  As a Realtor in the South Side of Chicago I always want to help clients moving in understand the …

6 Essential Home Fixes Before Selling Your Chicago Home

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Not every buyer may want a fixer-upper. While your Chicago home for sale doesn’t need to be turn-key or move-in-ready, there are certain fixes that are important to many buyers and that can help make the sale. RELATED ARTICLES: Steps To Take To Prepare Your Chicago Home For Sale 1. Landscaping It all starts with curb appeal. Landscaping helps set the …

Sellin’ Ain’t Easy: 4 Reasons Why You Will Want to Engage a Professional Real Estate Sales Agent

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Are you listing your Chicago home for sale this year? If so, you may be wondering just why you need the services of a real estate agent. Sure, it is theoretically possible to handle the entire process yourself and be successful. However, if you’re inexperienced, you may end up stumbling. Let’s explore four reasons why you will want to enlist …

Should I Rent or Buy a Home?

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Renting Vs Buying. This can be a difficult decision to make. It requires you to carefully examine the factors and costs associated with each option. Which is better? That depends. Your unique economic situation, lifestyle and goals play the largest part in deciding what is better for you. It’s important to go into your calculations with open eyes. As much …

Things You Shouldn’t Do When Buying a Home

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Avoid these 9 homebuying mistakes. The last thing in the world you would ever want is to spend a bunch of time searching for a home, finding that perfect place and then not being approved for your mortgage. There are also many common mistakes homebuyers make that could make the process much more painful than it has to be. We’re …