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By Evelyn Santiago, Managing Broker, We Are Passionate About Real Estate
(Heart Realty Group, Inc..)
Comments 6
Being in the real estate business for over 20 years you think you have heard, seen or been through all most every possible scenario when selling a home.  You have your usual unexpected surprises that are part of the usual transactions - sudden divorce between homeowners, lack of documentation dur...
By Evelyn Santiago, Managing Broker, We Are Passionate About Real Estate
(Heart Realty Group, Inc..)
Comments 2
Straddling the Fox River, this small river town has a variety of housing stock and is enjoying solid price appreciation YTD over 2013.  With a 2013 estimated population 19, 129, Montgomery has slowed in growth but remains a great location for those that need to be close to major highways (Rt. 47,...
By LaNita Cates
(REMAX of Joliet)
Comments 4
It's something I say to both my sellers and my buyers the very first time I speak to them. I think that is why I get such outstanding reviews, repeat business, tons of referrals and remain friends with the majority of my buyers and sellers. I tell them "I will always tell you the truth. Even if ...
By LaNita Cates
(REMAX of Joliet)
Comments 0
- Highly likely to recommend  FIVE STARS!!!! 07/14/2014 - user06318440 Bought a home in 2014. Local knowledge: 5 Stars   Process expertise: 5 Stars   Responsiveness: 5 Stars   Negotiation skills: 5 Stars   When I first met/talk to LaNita she sounded very energetic, and eager to get to work! Howev...
By LaNita Cates
(REMAX of Joliet)
Comments 1
LaNita was awesome as she sold our house in 2 days. We did what LaNita asked us to do to get our house ready to sell. We had a good amount of traffic in the 2 days and we were offered full amount after two days on the market. It was the best experience selling our house thanks to LaNita. 4703 Swa...
By LaNita Cates
(REMAX of Joliet)
Comments 0
I am currently representing a seller in which I listed the home on a Friday and by Sunday, had 2 almost full-priced offers. I learned from the other Realtor (because their preapproval letter had expired) that the buyers had walked away from their first deal over inspections issues. Obviously this...
By Evelyn Santiago, Managing Broker, We Are Passionate About Real Estate
(Heart Realty Group, Inc..)
Comments 3
Naperville IL has been on top lists as a "top place to raise a family" for many years.  With its strong downtown, close location to I-88 technical corridor and a median household income of $108K from 2008-2012, its a preferred suburb for many people.  Highly rated schools, a expansive restaurant ...
By Evelyn Santiago, Managing Broker, We Are Passionate About Real Estate
(Heart Realty Group, Inc..)
Comments 0
The city of lights is enjoying an 8.20% price appreciation year to date as we go into the traditional "slow" market time of fall and winter.  With only 69 active listings under $100,000 one of the few affordable housing areas may not be as affordable if the trend continues.   With only 541 active...
By Michael Steber, Broker Associate - Lake County, IL
(Re/Max Center)
Comments 1
If you're a home owner in #Grayslake then the following chart should make you happy. The average home price has gained +12.3% year over year. Not bad considering we are still working within a precarious macro economy.   Now lets take a look at the average time on market.  Year-over-year Grayslake...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 14
Winnetka IL Real Estate September Winnetka is one of the most sought after places to live and raise a family in Chicago's North Shore. The village is quiet yet there is a lot going on and a warm and pleasant place to call home. Tree lined streets are thorough out the community and kids ride their...
By David Spencer, Chicago Area Commercial-Residential R.E.
(Keller Williams Team Realty)
Comments 0
In the table below lists all of the single family detached and single family attached homes currently on the market in Inverness,  IL The data lists available homes by price range with average time on market in each range. Included in this list are many Foreclosures and Short Sales.  Should you h...
By David Spencer, Chicago Area Commercial-Residential R.E.
(Keller Williams Team Realty)
Comments 0
In the table below lists all of the single family detached and single family attached homes currently on the market in Palatine,  IL The data lists available homes by price range with average time on market in each range. Included in this list are many Foreclosures and Short Sales.  Should you ha...
By David Spencer, Chicago Area Commercial-Residential R.E.
(Keller Williams Team Realty)
Comments 0
In the table below lists all of the single family detached and single family attached homes currently on the market in Lisle,  IL The data lists available homes by price range with average time on market in each range. Included in this list are many Foreclosures and Short Sales.  Should you have ...
By David Spencer, Chicago Area Commercial-Residential R.E.
(Keller Williams Team Realty)
Comments 1
In the table below lists all of the single family detached and single family attached homes currently on the market in Bartlett,  IL The data lists available homes by price range with average time on market in each range. Included in this list are many Foreclosures and Short Sales.  Should you h...
By David Spencer, Chicago Area Commercial-Residential R.E.
(Keller Williams Team Realty)
Comments 0
In the table below lists all of the single family detached and single family attached homes currently on the market in Addison,  IL The data lists available homes by price range with average time on market in each range. Included in this list are many Foreclosures and Short Sales.  Should you hav...
By David Spencer, Chicago Area Commercial-Residential R.E.
(Keller Williams Team Realty)
Comments 0
In the table below lists all of the single family detached and single family attached homes currently on the market in Addison,  IL The data lists available homes by price range with average time on market in each range. Included in this list are many Foreclosures and Short Sales.  Should you hav...
By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 2
Checking the median home sales from January 1 through today (September 12, 2014) it looks like Winnetka home prices have risen 15% over the same time period in 2013.   Even though the North Shore seems like one big contiguous area, the villages have distinct differences and sometimes the home sal...
By Evelyn Santiago, Managing Broker, We Are Passionate About Real Estate
(Heart Realty Group, Inc..)
Comments 2
With summer coming to an abrupt end what does the Oswego single family detached market look like compared to other communities?  Currently we have 217 active single family detached homes available for sale.   Out of these 217, fifteen are "New" listings - on the market in the last 7 days, there a...
By Evelyn Santiago, Managing Broker, We Are Passionate About Real Estate
(Heart Realty Group, Inc..)
Comments 0
I woke up this morning to 48 degree temperatures!  I thought my IPhone was broken!  It's September 11th, not November!  I had felt a slight change in the wind last night as I headed home from a late evening showing...a taste of fall but I was not prepared for the sudden shift in temperature at al...
By John Meyers, Chicago Realtor
(Meyers Realty & Chicagoland Rentals)
Comments 1
Attention Landlords – Preparing your rental property doesn’t need to be complicated and/or expensive. To attract quality renters, you just need a clean rental that shows well.   How much time and money should you spend on updating your rental investment? – In every area across the country, there ...

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