7 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home at a Young Age: Millennials

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home at a Young Age: Millennials

Lately I have gotten a lot 20+ year olds that are interested in home buying. This is contrary to what the public believes about the Millennial generation; they are very interested in housing. Despite what the media repor ...

What Wikipedia Can’t Tell You About Buying A House

What Wikipedia Can’t Tell You About Buying A House

If you look up buying a house in Wikipedia it comes up with  "Movin' Out (Anthony's Song)" a song written and recorded by Billy Joel" Which I find very ironic because the song represents middle America. The working clas ...

7 Reasons Why Some Real Estates Agents Suck

7 Reasons Why Some Real Estates Agents Suck

I was recently asked by a past client of mine, “I want to get into the real estate field is it worth it?" to which of course I had a longwinded answer. I told them my answer and ended it with "don't turn into a sucky a ...

After Home Inspection – Who does the Repairs?

After Home Inspection – Who does the Repairs?

I had a client ask me what happens after I do my home inspection. Who is responsible for the repairs? Although this might seem like a very simple question there are many responses. You see it all depends on how the type ...

Why New Homes vs. Fixer Uppers are more Tempting than a Cinnabon

Why New Homes vs. Fixer Uppers are more Tempting than a Cinnabon

I recently went on a trip to Miami. I was amazed at the new construction going on in South Beach. It was a plethora of cranes, huge steel reinforced foundation walls and footings being poured into concrete. As I was walk ...

Selling a House: Do I Have to Accept the Highest Offer?

Selling a House: Do I Have to Accept the Highest Offer?

When selling a house in today's market people often assume the highest offer is the best. The market in 2016 has been crazy in Chicago! If you where are in a great location, have priced your property well it will go fast ...

7 Things I Didn't Want to Know About Selling My House

7 Things I Didn’t Want to Know About Selling My House

There are tons of articles and blog post out there about "how to sell my house" but what happens when I just need to know straight up the awkward things. The all those items in general that you don't want to hear but you ...

How Pokemon Go is bringing the sexy back to Real Estate?

How Pokemon Go is bringing the sexy back to Real Estate?

The Pokemon Go revolution is upon us. I'm sure by now you've bumped into some kids - umm more like adults - walking through your neighborhood with a wanderous look.  You know, like they've lost something. The generation ...

Home Buying 101: What Happens If A Home Inspection Fails?

Home Buying 101: What Happens If A Home Inspection Fails?

"What happens if a home inspection fails?"  The is a very frequent question I get from several clients. I had a situation where my client conducted three home inspections and unfortunately never ended up with a home af ...