Lake/Cook County IL Real Estate

Real Estate Agent - Prudential Preferred Properties
Covering all the North Shore suburbs, all of the Lake County and parts of Cook County.
Even though the market is considerably are still selling on the North Shore!  There are many amazing deals and SMART BUYERS ARE COMING OUT NOW!!  Considering the entire U.S. is full of foreclosures and short sales we've had our share too....but Sellers in this area do understand th...
Well the snow is melting and we can actually see the sidewalks again on the "North Shore" of Chicago!  The Spring Market has already picked up in Illinois and I'm seeing actual Buyers ready to make a move!  It's an exciting time in our market...after the lull in action from August through Decembe...
I joined the cyberspace world last week and the online conference are awesome!  Check them out and see where technology can take you too!  I earned my RECS Designation and Accreditation....and I wanted to share it with all of you!!   Sheryl Rue-Borden, CRS, PSC, e-Pro Certified REALTORSheryl Rue-...
I woke up this morning and read this article on my Realtor's web newsletter!  I agree with the author and thought other's have ideas that won't cost a lot but makes a big difference when the Seller goes to sell their home!Daily Real Estate News  |   February 12, 20074 Minor Improvements That Brin...
The buzz in the suburbs is that buyers are actually out and ready to buy homes!  The inventory is going to keep picking up so if you're sitting on the fence waiting to see what the market is doing.....get off the fence and list your home!!  It's not a "buyers" market or a "sellers"'s ...
Well the media has been playing a major part in the real estate market picking up in the suburbs!  I've watched many new buyers coming out over the weekend and people are ready to sign contracts if they find what they're looking for!  We all know that it's an emotional time when you buy or sell a...
Ok...we've all heard that the Spring Market has arrived!  I'm looking outside my office window this morning and admiring the "Winter Wonderland" that has graced us in my area with another 3" inches of snow!!  Funny how it's 7' outside, snow on the ground, and the traffic has definitely picked up ...
As I exited the plane from Ft. Lauderdale last night after spending 4 days in sunny Florida at a Realtor's Convention I really had to question my sanity!  It was sunny and 75' when I left Florida....and when I got into Chicago it was 7'!!  Honestly, I loved the warmth...but reality set in and I k...
Gentle reminder....the snow if falling in Chicagoland....make sure if you're holding an Open House this coming weekend you SALT and SHOVEL the walkways!!  If you're the listing's your responsibility to make sure it's safe for perspective buyers to come inside.   I actually invested in ...
Free press is always a good thing.  Hopefully, you read Sunday's Chicago Tribune article in the Business Section.  The article was entitled "Season of Optimism Kicks Off in Real Estate" of my clients, a builder in Arlington Heights, Illinois built a spec home.  It was completed in 2005, bu...

Sheryl Rue-Borden

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Specializing in Deerfield, Riverwoods, Highland Park, Northbrook and all the surrounding areas in Lake and Cook Counties!