7 Agent Tips for Investment Buyers in Chicago

Real estate investing can make you a bunch of money, as many millionaires can attest. And while it has more risk than, say, investing in stocks, there’s also the potential for a much greater return on your investment – if you know what you are doing. Right now, though, prices are going up in many … Continued

Why More People Are Choosing To Rent in Chicago

Buy a house, they told you. It will be a great investment, and it’s – well, it’s just what adults do. Maybe once upon a time, that was true, but it’s not so much the case now. Today, especially in urban areas, renting is often more popular than buying a home. Let’s examine, then, some … Continued

Benefits of Renting A House in Chicago

Historically, about two-thirds of Americans have chosen to own their own homes rather than renting a house. Although owning has been the American dream, today more and more people are opting for renting. For many of them, it’s just a better option financially and for their lifestyles. The benefits of renting a house in Chicago … Continued

Guide To Buying Your First Investment Property in Chicago

So you’re thinking about buying your first investment property. Real estate investing has made a lot of people into millionaires. But you do need to be aware that there is considerable risk involved, even with the less-risky way of starting out with rental property. So you need to proceed slowly and cautiously and armed with … Continued

5 Things Home Buyers Wish They Knew Before Purchasing a House in Chicago

You’ve probably heard the term “buyer’s remorse.” It happens more than you’d think for home buyers, especially first-time buyers. The process of buying a home – from getting financing to negotiating to closing – can be a lengthy and complex process. Much of it buyers are unfamiliar with and so wind up making some missteps. … Continued

How To Find The Best Chicago Rental Properties

Rates for home ownership have been falling for almost the past decade. And that means a lot more people are renting, so it’s getting harder to find good rental properties. But they are out there if you know how to find them. It just takes starting early, some planning, and some strategic tactics. Whatever you do don’t … Continued

How To Make A Long Distance Move To or From Chicago

Even just a move across town can be stressful and overwhelming, even traumatic, and it only gets worse when you have to move a long distance. While moving to a new home can be exciting because it means starting a new chapter in your life, there’s not much most of us dread more than the … Continued

How Partnering With A Top Agent in Chicago Can Improve Your Portfolio

If you’re a real state investor, then one of your top priorities is constantly improving your portfolio. But that can sometimes seem to be a pretty elusive goal involving tough purchasing decisions and diversification considerations. And there is always a volatile market to take into account. So a top agent can be a valuable asset … Continued