Residential and Short Sale Specialist for Will and DuPage County

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Short sales offer a pretty fair discount on single family homes in the area and right now there are many homes in Plainfield IL available to chose from, but the banks aren’t going to give them away for pennies on the dollar. Here are a few things you can expect when writing an offer on homes that...
  With all of the news on t.v. and talk on the radio, you might be wondering how the value of your Plainfield IL townhouse or duplex is doing.  Many homeowners today are keeping a close eye on their Plainfield IL property values with good cause. While there is definitely depreciation going on in ...
Comparing the 4th quarter of 2008 to the first quarter of 2009 in Plainfield IL: There were 197 new filings in the 4th quarter of 2008, compared to the 250 filings in the first quarter of 2009 for an increase between the quarters of 21.2%. In comparing the number of newly filed foreclosures in Pl...
    Many analysts believe the number of new home sales is an indicator of the health of the real estate market.  Today I contacted the Village of Plainfield to get some figures on the number of permits requested by new home builders in Plainfield IL. New permits issued for new construction: 2007 ...
I never stop moving and I'm always on the go.  I feel compelled to propel myself forward even when every ounce of my being wants to throw it in reverse.  When there is peace in my world, I often invite chaos.  I've never slowed down long enough to ever question why, although I think I know the an...
The 1st quarter numbers for the single-family Naperville IL market are in: In the first quarter of this year, 145 single-family homes were sold. The average list price for a single-family home in Naperville is $436,662. The average sale price is $405,476.  Based on these numbers if you are sellin...
  The 1st quarter Plainfield IL single family market report is now available.  I have interpreted this information has been taken directly from the MLS.  In a follow up post I will compare and contrast the 1st quarter of 2008 and 2009. In the first 3 months of 2009, 157 single family homes sold i...
The numbers are in for the Bolingbrook IL 1st quarter single family market. There were 87 single family Bolingbrook IL homes that sold during the first quarter of 2009 from January 1st through March 31st.  42% of the homes sold were 3 bedroom homes and the 4 bedroom home market accounted for 47% ...
I've really been focusing on directing traffic to my website, so this morning I was looking at the backside of my website to see what search terms people are using to find my site.  What I found was not only pretty funny, it reminded me of the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon.  I guess your only 6 degr...
The Spring real estate is in full swing. What can Plainfield IL home sellers expect to see in this market? To start, volume of single family detached home sales in Plainfield IL this March is down by about 11% compared to the same time last year, while the depreciation in the price of single fami...

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