Over a year I spend a lot of time with relocation buyers and many are moving here from out of state. It's my job to provide the guidance and expertise a relocation buyer will need. Generally every state transacts real estate differently, with some similarities and some polar opposites. Out of state buyers likely do not know the ins and outs of buying from day one to close. So this guide is simply Continue Reading
Relocation buyers have a deadline. It may be immediate or it might be some way out. Relocation buyers may visit once, twice or several times before they actually buy a property. Many relocating buyers these days are not corporate driven. Corporate relocations have declined, at least as far as relocation assistance whether monetary or physically is concerned. I have always focused my relocation Continue Reading
In February I visited family in England. That left my truck available for family use. We have 4 adults and 4 vehicles. It seems to be an endless list of updates, repairs or service tickets, but we're lucky, my eldest son owns his own auto shop. He mostly does European and performance work on cars and motorcycles. But he can do it all - mechanically. So while I am away he uses my truck so he can do Continue Reading
March 17th 2016 - Update for Tallgrass
There will soon be new homes available to buy in Tallgrass Lake Barrington!
A builder has taken possession of the Tallgrass subdivision and in my quick conversation with them, building will start spring 2016, a show home will be built and buyers can get into this new construction subdivision. According to the builder: The first available move in ready home Continue Reading
The Lake Zurich real estate market is hopping! In general I am going to only refer to single family homes in Lake Zurich, because that represents the bulk of our home sales. We've got 86 available homes, we've got another 55 homes under contract. Time to dig a little deeper and look at some trends. I've prepared some market activity charts to help buyers and sellers understand the market as it Continue Reading
There's nothing worse than making a decision to buy a property and having it disappear in a poof of smoke right in front of your eyes! But did you know that offers can be made after a property goes under contract? Did you know that if you make an offer to a seller under contract, that your offer must be legally presented to the seller? Did you know this is true right up to the second of Continue Reading