Lyn Sims - Schaumburg Homes - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago - Illinois Real Estate

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2010 

Schaumburg Township Tax Notices You will be getting your assessment notices in your mailbox soon with either good or bad news depending on your perspective. "Assessment notices for Schaumburg were mailed out Feb 23, 2010. The deadline to file an appeal for this town is Mar 26, 2010. The deadline ...
Posted about 4 years ago
This is supposed to help lenders with the new guidelines (Real Estate Settlement & Procedures Act, RESPA) listing appraisal fees by county thruout the U.S.  New FHA guidelines dictating that appraisers be paid 'reasonable and customary' fees for their areas. My particular area in the Northwest Su...
Posted about 4 years ago
Landlords - You can bet that your investment property needs a little 'face lift'.  Ever pretend you were the future tenant and stand at the front door?  Here are a couple of suggestions to make your investment more appealing, get better tenants and get more rent! Thanks for reading! 50 Inexpensi...
Posted about 4 years ago
HGTV Episodes about our area! Was pleasantly surprised to see our area of Hoffman Estates featured in one of the HGTV segments on 'My First Place' recently.  I had recorded (TIVO'd?) two episodes to watch about staging and the one was about a popular area stager Julea Josephin which she transfor...
Posted about 4 years ago
Can you say fire Mr. SpongeBob? How do you spell fire Mr. SpongeBob SquarePants?   Are the owners of this house so unbelievably stupid that they have put a giant bag of foam rubber near the hot exhaust pipe of their water heater?   WHY YES!Can you spell stupid Mr. SpongeBob?Can you say 'poof' up ...
Posted about 4 years ago
Foreclosure and your lease Ok, so now you're in trouble and you've found out that you've been scammed or been told a lie by your landlord.  You have a lease but didn't know the owner of your place is now in foreclosure.  What do you do?  ORYou've signed a lease with a landlord and have found out ...
Posted about 4 years ago
This should be a consumer outrage!  One thing I feel of utmost importance is to bring to light what is happening in our industry and how it effects you, me and Mr. John Q Public!  This is a complex subject but an important one that I want you to investigate on how the FDIC plans to spend (and is ...
Posted about 4 years ago
What's going on in the Illinois Housing Market in January 2010? First-time buyers - A survey shows first-time buyers purchased 43 percent of homes in December, down from 51 percent in November. Repeat buyers rose to 42 percent of transactions in December from 37 percent in November; the remaining...
Posted about 4 years ago
Photo GalleryLivingroomLivingroomFormal DinrmKitchenMaster BRMaster BA2nd BRLoft/3BR/OfficeGreat floorplan!DescriptionThis has the wow factor! 2BR, Loft, 2.5BA's, Hardwood floors, newer carpeting. 6 panel doors, granite counters in Kitchen, pantry. Vaulted Master BR has window seat & great closet...
Posted about 4 years ago
Weathersfield Lakes Weathersfield Lakes is a community of quad homes (group of 4) built by Campanelli Builders in the mid 70's.  One of the top 10 most popular subdivisions in Schaumburg IL, it offers close approximation to Volkening Lake for paddle boating in summer & ice skating in the winter m...
Posted about 4 years ago
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Lyn's blog gives market comments, updates and real estate news about the surrounding communities in the Chicago Northwest Suburbs near Schaumburg IL.



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