home buying: 5 Things I Wish I Thought Of When I Bought My First House - 06/30/11 12:29 AM
Since I got my real estate license in 2005, I've heard all kinds of complaints from buyers about the house they ended up choosing.  Even with an agent helping you focus on making the right decision, sometimes a buyer just falls in love with a house and all logic goes out the window and the purchase becomes emotional. 
You can learn from the mistakes of other buyers.  Here are the 5 of most frequent things I've heard over the past 6 years...
1.  I hate the neighborhood.  Drive by your target house MULTIPLE times at different times of the day and … (5 comments)

home buying: 62025 Real Estate: Update on Homes for Sale in Edwardsville IL - 08/27/10 10:22 PM
62025 Real Estate: Update on Homes for Sale in Edwardsville IL
Earlier this month, Family Circle magazine named Edwardsville, Illinois as one of the 10 Best Towns for Families 2010.
Since that news broke, I'm hearing from more people who are curious about the real estate market in Edwardsville and how they might be able to take advantage of home sales opportunities in our area.
Currently, there are 273 single-family homes for sale in the city of Edwardsville proper. Expanding the search to include the entire Edwardsville School District, 430 houses are on the market. (The district encompasses a wide area … (0 comments)

home buying: Attention Edwardsville Home Buyers - Coffee Consultations at Sacred Grounds - 06/10/09 10:52 PM
Maybe you're thinking of buying your first home to take advantage of the first-time buyer tax credit. Or perhaps you've outgrown your current home or need to downsize.  There are any number of reasons why you might be buying a new home.  If you're a first-timer you're likely full of questions about how the process works.  If you've bought a home before, it might be time for a refresher.  Either way, we're here to give you the information you need.
For a limited time, we'll be at Sacred Grounds cafe in downtown Edwardsville from 12 - 1 on Tuesdays to answer your home … (0 comments)

 
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Edwardsville, IL

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