November 2019 Chicago North Shore Market Update

November 2019 Chicago North Shore Market Update

Click to download the November 2019 Chicago North Shore Market Update / Statistics: Reports include the following: Number of new listings; Under contract; Closed Sales; Median Sales Price; Average Sales Price; List to Close in percentage; Inventory at close of month....

Down Payment Needed to Buy a Home

Down Payment Needed to Buy a Home

What Down Payment is Needed to Buy a Home? 62% of Buyers Are Wrong About Down Payment Requirements. According to the ‘2019 Home Buyer Report’ conducted by Nerdwallet, many first-time buyers still believe they need a 20% down payment to buy a home in today’s market:...

Why the 2008 Housing Crash will not reoccur

Everybody Calm Down! This Is NOT 2008 Last week realtor.com released the results of a survey that produced three major revelations: 53% of home purchasers (first-time and repeat buyers) currently in the market believe a recession will occur this year or next. 57%...

Things to Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage

Things to Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage

Things to Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage Congratulations! You’ve found a home to buy and have applied for a mortgage! You’re undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new home, but before you make any large purchases, move your money around, or...

Pricing Your Home to Sell Immediately

Pricing Your Home to Sell Immediately

Is Your House Priced To Sell Immediately (PTSI)? In today’s North Shore Chicago real estate market, with more houses being listed everyday and eager buyers searching for their dream home, setting the right price for your house is one of the most important things you...

Home Values Should Continue to Appreciate

Home Values Should Continue to Appreciate

With the current uncertainty about the economy triggered by a potential trade war, some people are waiting to purchase their first home or move-up to their dream house because they think or hope home prices will drop over the next few years. However, the experts...

What Buyers Need to Know About HOAs

What Buyers Need to Know About HOAs When searching for a home in Chicago, Evanston, Glenview, or anywhere else, you may end up selecting a property in a community with a Homeowners Association (HOA). Before you buy, it’s important to know how an HOA works and what...