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Marketing Your Champaign IL Home for Sale? Quality Photos are Everything When it comes to marketing your Champaign home for sale, photos are essential. Photos are a buyer's first impression of your home and the quality of the photos can be the difference between a buyer wanting to see your home i...
08/07/2011
I'm a huge believer in staying up-to-date on one's own industry (mine would be real estate) through daily reading. Not only does reading help keep me at the forefront of industry trends, but it also opens my mind to new and differing opinions, and, ultimately, I like to think it makes me a better...
07/31/2011
Frequently I get questions from buyers about credit score ratings and what effect credit inquiries can have on your individual score. The article below by Larry Bettag, a mortgage professional, addresses this issue and includes a link to more info on credit scoring.  If anyone here in Champaign-U...
07/27/2011
Champaign IL Housing Market Report 2nd Quarter 2011 Below you'll find two charts comparing residential sales statistics for the 2nd quarter of this year to the 2nd quarter of last year. Like I mentioned in my recent June report, the average sale price has dropped dramatically this quarter compare...
07/23/2011
Why I Don’t Use DocuSign.....Yet! In the world of real estate where the median age of a Realtor® is 56 and I’m a mature (see picture) 27, I find myself in the unique position of being a “tech savvy” agent almost by default. Yes, I have put tons of effort into staying up-to-date on the latest tech...
07/22/2011
Champaign County IL Real Estate Market Report, June 2011 June 2011 Residential Sales Information Compared to June 2010 The following real estate market information concerns only residential sales in greater Champaign County, IL and includes houses, condos, co-ops, and zerolots. June 2011 Closed S...
07/18/2011
Just Because You Can, Doesn’t Mean You Should (Spend That Much) One trial home buyers face, especially first-time home buyers, is figuring out how much money they’re comfortable spending on the purchase of their home…and then sticking to their budget. You may be thinking “Not me! I know what I ca...
07/18/2011
Showing Feedback: A Seller’s Perspective I personally don’t pursue feedback from showings and I’m upfront about this with sellers. I explain that my feelings on this topic come from working with buyers and being hounded asked for feedback from listing agents. As a buyer's agent, I feel that 99% o...
07/14/2011
It's Moving Season! Here's Where You Can Donate Household Items... It is officially moving season here in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. That means a lot of people are scrambling to go through years or decades worth of collected belongings and get rid of unwanted "stuff." But before you throw anythi...
07/09/2011
How to Calculate Champaign County IL Property Taxes Previously I've written about Champaign County IL property taxes and the importance of considering this expense when purchasing a home. I've also written about how to appeal your property taxes when the assessed value of your home is higher than...
07/08/2011
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Shannon Lewis

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