As more and more baby boomers enter retirement age, the question of whether or not to sell their homes and move will become a hot topic. In today’s housing market climate, with low available inventory in the starter and trade-up home categories, it makes sense to evaluate your home’s ability to adapt to your needs […]
Interest rates are projected to increase steadily heading into 2019. The higher your interest rate, the more money you end up paying for your home and the higher your monthly payment will be. Rates are still low right now. Don’t wait until rates hit 5% to start searching for your dream home!
1330 Prairie Court, West Chicago Spacious 4 bedroom 2 story with full finished basement! Large eat-in kitchen with door to go out to the brick paver patio and beautiful fenced yard. Hardwood floors throughout most of the first floor. Large family room with fireplace. First floor laundry. Ceiling fans, skylights. All appliances included. Vaulted bedroom […]
Popular first floor coach home with split bedroom floor plan! You’ll appreciate the care the owner has maintained this property with. It is immaculate. 2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms. Large and open living and dining rooms. Massive master bedroom with large master bathroom too. Large eat-in kitchen with lots of cabinet space. Washer and dryer […]
This is a video I was in for the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors. It covers the basics of how your property tax bill gets calculated, and what you can do to appeal. Feel free to contact us anytime for help with your appeal. We can provide you with comparable sales data for your property.
246 E Oaksbury Lane, Palatine, IL 60067 – Forest Estates This is the hard to find and perfect sized, updated ranch style home in a prime Forest Estates location! With over 1800 square feet, and a partial finished basement this home is just right. Wonderful floor plan featuring a remodeled kitchen with granite counters, remodeled […]
The housing crisis is finally in the rear-view mirror as the real estate market moves down the road to a complete recovery. Home values are up, home sales are up, and distressed sales (foreclosures and short sales) have fallen to their lowest points in years. It seems that the market will continue to strengthen in […]
In a recent CNBC article, it was reported that many baby boomers are selling their current homes and moving into rentals, rather than purchasing another home. “Between 2009 and 2015, the number of renters aged 55 or above rose 28 percent, while those aged 34 or younger only increased 3 percent… Meanwhile, more than 5 million baby […]
You may be able to prepay property taxes for possible income tax benefits With property tax deductions expected to be capped at $10,000 for 2018, property owners that pay more than $10,000 in yearly taxes may benefit by paying some or all 2017 taxes prior to the New Year. Remember, 2017 taxes are paid in 2018. […]