Lake Zurich home at 23583 N Overhill Dr. presented by Corinne Guest of Barrington Realty Company. Although Barrington is my primary market I have prior clients that want to use my services in other areas and Lake Zurich is close enough to Barrington for me to service well, and it offers homes also in a great school district. Like all areas, a well priced home in the median price range that is Continue Reading
If you are in the market to invest a considerable sum of money in a South Barrington home, you might decide that a walkout basement is the best option for your lifestyle and budget. South Barrington homes with a walkout basement are in demand, always. Walkout basements don't necessarily add more square footage to a homes total living space but they do add more flexibility. Here are some examples Continue Reading
So you want to buy a home and you need a mortgage. You think, lenders are all the same just like Realtors are all the same. Doesn't matter if they are local or 8.6 light years away (like Sirius, one of the brightest stars we can see.) Oh boy, nothing could be farther from the truth. Come on folks, I hear over and over again how Realtors have disappointed you and that's why you end up in my lap (I Continue Reading
Patio Homes Barrington Illinois. What is a patio home and are they available in Barrington Illinois?
Barrington IL is a suburban village in the northwest suburbs of Chicago and patio homes are often found in suburban settings. It's an American term for a type of housing where several units are attached to each other with shared walls. Exterior maintenance and landscaping is the responsibility Continue Reading
It's been a while since I last wrote a market report and high time I got back to regularly reporting Barrington IL real estate market trends. So here goes. I will come back monthly to update these rolling graphs and you'll always find them under Barrington real estate trends.
This market trend report will cover the entire Barrington IL area, all real estate sold in the zip code 60010. We'll Continue Reading
Last week was a busy week with two buyers closing on their Barrington properties. One buyer was a relocation purchase, the other a more local move. Homes were sold in Unincorporated Barrington on acreage, the second sale was in Lake Barrington Shores, a waterfront town home. When homes close, donations follow.
I support a local animal shelter, Save a Pet in Grayslake Illinois. We have often Continue Reading
Great question and one I am asking. I scratched my head for the second time in 6 months about issues of land that exist but were not discovered or mentioned until, yes you got, the closing table.
Disclaimer: I am not an attorney and this is not legal advice. I am simply questioning a process.
Briefly, for single family homes you are buying a piece of land both under the house and in most Continue Reading
As a Barrington Relocation Realtor Corinne Guest helps buyers explore other towns to see what's available. She says: "As I think about this sale I recall many of my relocation buyers that buy in Barrington and the reaction they have when they see their new home". It's a gut reaction. This is the one. And again that's exactly what these buyers did. Barrington wins again! All other towns lost a sale Continue Reading