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As a busy family man and Realtor in Champaign County,  I'm always looking for ways to save time. One resource I've come to rely upon is  It's a great source for local the local weather forecast and up to date school closing information. My favorite feature is Fru...
Believe it or not, there are some markets still doing ok and Champaign County looks like a bright light during a dark time in Real Estate. Take a few moments and review our numbers and contact me with any questions!  Year To Date Comparison 2006 vs. 2007     Jan. 1,2006 - Dec. 31,2006         Jan...
Determining how much home you can afford, or what payment you feel comfortable with, can be a trying process. Calling lenders, looking at mortgage loan programs and interest rates can be confusing, to say the least. There is an easy way to get started, and give yourself an idea of where you stand...
One of the basics of news is, "If it bleeds it leads", and while thats great for most stories it bad for others and the real estate market is a perfect example. While it's true the housing market nation wide has seen better days what we're experiencing today we've seen in years past. This isn't t...
The most important thing to be aware of with insulation, other than the safety issues of urea formaldehyde and asbestos (covered elsewhere), is the R value, or the insulating factor. The higher the number, the better the insulator. Don't be too shocked if the insulation in the 15 year old home yo...
As reported in the NewsGazette today Carle Foundation Hospital plans to file an application next month with the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Board seeking permission to undertake its most ambitious modernization project ever on the central Urbana campus. What does this mean for Champaign/U...
The Commerce Department reported Thursday that construction was started on 1.353 million new homes and apartments last year, down 24.8 percent from 2006. It was the second biggest annual decline on record, exceeded only by a 26 percent plunge in 1980, a period when the Federal Reserve was pushing...
If you decide to check for RADON make sure you choose the right technician to do the test. As part of my service as your agent I can recommend professionals to help you with the buying process including testing for RADON! I highly recommend Troy Doehring the owner of TechSpec home inspection serv...
New protocols regarding Radon are now in effect.  Just like the Lead Based Paint Disclosures, we are now required to have buyers and sellers sign Radon Disclosures.  For more information on the Radon Disclosure, please click here
Which are:Not understanding a local market and all that is available.Not screening the masses-trying to see everything, both in their own price range and not.Not understanding pricing and the value of certain amenities.Weak negotiating. This mistake alone can cost a buyer thousands of dollars.Not...

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