Tips For Buying and Selling Commercial Real Estate in Chicago

There absolutely no doubt about it: investing in commercial real estate has made a lot of people a lot of money. But many others haven’t done nearly so well buying and selling commercial real estate, some even losing a substantial amount of money. For it’s a completely different ball game from buying and selling residential … Continued

5 Signs of a Great Commercial Real Estate Agent in Chicago

Ready to up your real estate investment game? Don’t do it alone. Get a reputable and experienced commercial real estate agent to work the deal for you. If you are wondering how to find one, here are five signs of a great commercial real estate agent in Chicago. Do your due diligence on an agent … Continued

4 Things To Ask Your Lender In Chicago!

Most people, when shopping for a mortgage, usually think only (or at least mostly) about the amount they’ll have to pay each month in mortgage payments. That’s important, of course, but that’s certainly not all there is to it. There are several other considerations that are at least as important. In that vein, here are … Continued

5 Myths People Often Believe About Buying Real Estate In Chicago

Buying a home is a big deal – probably the largest financial transaction of your life. And everyone will have advice for you, from family to friends to coworkers to complete strangers. The problem is, though, that a lot of that “advice” is flawed or just sheer myth. And when doing something as big as … Continued

Tips For Buying and Selling Multi-Family Properties in Chicago

Buying and selling multi-family properties is considerably more complex than dealing with single-family homes. And that’s because it, typically, involves a lot more people – the many tenants in the multi-family property. Add to that the financing and ROI challenges, and you can see that investing in multi-family properties is no small undertaking. To help … Continued

How To Sell Your House During The Holidays in Chicago

The holiday season, which is basically November through January, is generally considered one the worst times to try to sell your house in Chicago. It’s not as bad as many people would have you believe, though, especially when you have a good real estate agent in your corner. During the holiday season, there may be … Continued

Evaluating Your Moving Costs in Chicago

When it comes time to move, most of us have to budget carefully. But we can’t work up any kind of budget till we get a handle on the moving costs. There are, of course, a ton of smaller items involved in a move that will add to the cost, things such as boxes, tape, … Continued

5 Ways to Make Your Old House Look New Again in Chicago

Maybe you’ve been in your home for several years now, and it’s, well, just looking a little tired. So now you want to make it look newer and fresher and maybe increase its value at the same time. But you don’t have the cash for a major remodel or thoroughgoing renovations. You can, though, do … Continued

4 Surprising Things Home Sellers Face In Chicago

Selling a house can be a long, complex process with any number of speed bumps and obstacles along the way. In fact, there are quite a few things that can go wrong at the eleventh hour, as any experienced home seller knows. But if you’re prepared and armed with some foreknowledge of these things, it … Continued