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Real Estate Agent - The Freedom Group - Keller Williams Realty Infinity - 471.009781
Covering Naperville IL Real Estate, Plainfield IL Real Estate and Joliet IL Real Estate as well as Aurora, Oswego, Shorewood, Bolingbrook, Romeoville and other area communities.
I took a call while I was at a closing yesterday (a month after it was supposed to close, another WOOHOO!) and it was a man named Mike who had read my blog about frustrated sellers in Plainfield.  He had made an offer on a short sale and the seller's bank was PNC.  Apparently, he was searching fo...
If you are considering buying or selling a home without the aid of professionals, please, please please read this entire blog.  The price of getting real estate experience could be more than you bargain for. On May 7th, I wrote an offer on a home for sale in Joliet, IL.  The home had been purchas...
Today, I made it to 15,000 Activerain points.  The last points were added from posting a new listing and making 5 comments over the course of 20 minutes(took 1 phone call during this time from my wife).    It took about 7 months to accomplish this task, but I'll admit I wasn't always totally comm...
3 Bedroom Luxury Ranch Home For Sale in River Crossing Subdivision, Shorewood, IL 24459 Bantry Dr, Shorewood, IL 60404  Offered at $300,000. This ranch home for sale in Shorewood, Illinois is situated on the south side of Shorewood, IL in the River Crossing Subdivision.  River Crossing Subdivisio...
6/30/2010 We are in uncertain economic times.  Unemployment is high, the housing market remains in crisis, the gulf coast is being devestated, my clients are on the fence about whether to buy, sell, rent, or foreclose.  What is the right thing to do right now? REFINANCE NOW.  Interest rates are s...
It's June 29 today.  Only 1 more day until the $8,000 tax credit expires.  The House today passed a bill on to the Senate that would extend the tax credit until September 30 for buyers who have been unable to get their would be homes closed in time.  I saw a video today that stated there are 200,...
 Don't buy a home without a home inspection!  Protect your biggest investment with a quality home inspection.  A Plus Home and Building Inspection has over 30 years experience in the building sciences, offering standard home inspections, warranty, and new construction inspections.  Jess Alvarez i...
How to Find a Local Realtor® If you're looking to buy a home, one of the important considerations is when the right time to employ the services of a Realtor® is.  I believe you should consult a Realtor® as soon as you decide you want to buy a home.  For most buyers, especially first-time buyers, ...
On page 9 of the June 2010 Realtor magazine, Lawrence Yun poses a question of an impending housing shortage.  With a historical norm of 1.6 million new homes needed to keep up with population growth, the housing market was saturated with too many new homes from 2003-2006 with an estimated surplus...
Psychological marketing is used when a marketer wants a consumer to respond on an emotional, rather than a rational basis.  This strategy is prevalent in real estate pricing as many homes are listed at $199,900 or $199,999 instead of $200,000.  Does this strategy work to sell homes? Everywhere yo...

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