Tips For Making a Competitive Offer in a Sellers Market

Throughout Illinois (and nationally) home sales and their prices continue to rise and home inventory remains low. This is what’s known as a seller’s market and the competition for homes is steep.    As a homebuyer, it can feel impossible to stand out against strong bids and all-cash offers. Here’s how to make a competitive… Continue reading Tips For Making a Competitive Offer in a Sellers Market

How to Set a Home Buying Budget

Chances are, you’ve been dreaming about and saving for your first home for quite some time. It makes sense, after all, for many American’s buying a home is the single largest purchase they’ll make in their lifetime. And while it’s one thing to know what you want in a house, it’s another thing to know… Continue reading How to Set a Home Buying Budget

How to Choose the Perfect Location to Buy Your Home

It’s been said that location is everything when it comes to buying a home. It makes sense. After all, you can update a dingy kitchen but you can’t change your home’s proximity to mass transit, beautiful parks, or your family.    Choosing the perfect location to buy your home may be harder than you think.… Continue reading How to Choose the Perfect Location to Buy Your Home