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Monica Manca…, Real Estate Pro in 60502
Rent Increases Expected to Continue through 2015If you are currently renting and have thought or are thinking of buying your dream home, let me and my Dream Team help you.  Call or text me at (630) 669-2401… Read more
Blogged Fri Dec 12, 2014 by Monica Mancano Home Buying Rent vs Buy Home Ownership
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The Terri &…, Real Estate Pro in 60048
CNBC’s Diana Olick recently reported that rents in the residential housing sector continued to rise in 2014. She interviewed Jed Kolko, Chief Economist at Trulia, who revealed: Click here Read more
Blogged Mon Dec 8, 2014 by The Terri & Kieron Team Market Conditions Rent vs Buy For Rent
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Jeff Nobleza, Real Estate Pro in 60640
Short sale approved at $70,000. Re-established HOA, no budget or financials yet. Updated in 2007, hardwood floors, granite, storage locker and parking included.  Rented for $950 to prior tenant. Sold… Read more
Blogged Mon Nov 3, 2014 by Jeff Nobleza Home Buying Rent vs Buy Investment Properties
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Laurie Chris…, Real Estate Pro in Oak Park, IL
What is a preapproval and why do I need one?A preapproval is a letter from a mortgage lender that is provided to a buyer for the purpose of identifying how big of a loan he or she will qualify for. It… Read more
Blogged Wed Oct 8, 2014 by Laurie Christofano Home Buying Financing Rent vs Buy
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Gene Mundt, Real Estate Pro in 60451
Getting Married and Buying a Home = The Perfect Marriage      I've always enjoyed working with my First-Time Home Buyers.  Their enthusiasm is infectious ...       And I suppose I see a bit… Read more
Blogged Thu Sep 25, 2014 by Gene Mundt Home Buying Financing Rent vs Buy
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Sarah Kane, Real Estate Pro in Mokena, IL
Left a closing on Monday, Sept. 22nd on a condo for a dear friend who was able to take advantage of the IHDA First Time Buyer $7,500 down payment incentive.  Awesome program that will be around until… Read more
Blogged Tue Sep 23, 2014 by Sarah Kane Home Buying Financing Rent vs Buy
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Ebonie Caldw…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Homeownership has always been a dream that most people want for their families.  While both renting and buying have their own sets of financial advantages, renting does appear to have an edge when an… Read more
Blogged Wed Sep 17, 2014 by Ebonie Caldwell Home Buying Rental Basics Rent vs Buy
Laurie Chris…, Real Estate Pro in Oak Park, IL
Working with first time buyers is one of my passions in the real estate business. There's a steep learning curve in the process of buying a home for the first time, and it's my pleasure to assist buyers… Read more
Blogged Mon Sep 15, 2014 by Laurie Christofano Home Buying Rent vs Buy Investment Properties
Jim Starwalt, Real Estate Pro in Grayslake, IL
2014 Real Estate Market - Renting vs. Buying a Home In Trulia’s 2014 Rent vs. Buy Report, Trulia explained that homeownership remains cheaper than renting throughout the 100 largest metro areas in… Read more
Blogged Mon Sep 15, 2014 by Jim Starwalt Home Buying Home Selling Rent vs Buy
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verlean.hend…, Both Buyer and Seller in Jacksonville, IL
verlean.henderson asked:
do you have any rent to own home?
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Maureen Moran, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
By knowing how much mortgage you can handle, you can ensure that homeownership will fit in your budget. Homeownership should make you feel safe and secure, and that includes financially. Be sure you… Read more
Blogged Wed Sep 3, 2014 by Maureen Moran Home Buying Financing Rent vs Buy
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Daniel Kahn, Real Estate Pro in 60156
Before you start seriously shopping for a home, there's some groundwork you should do to put yourself in the best position to buy a home.  Start early, a couple of months before you talk to a lender or… Read more
Blogged Thu Aug 28, 2014 by Daniel Kahn Home Buying Rent vs Buy Credit Score
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Jim Starwalt, Real Estate Pro in Grayslake, IL
2014 Real Estate Market - Buying can be More Affordable than Renting  In a recent press release, Zillow stated that the affordability of the nation’s rental inventory is currently much worse than affordability… Read more
Blogged Wed Aug 27, 2014 by Jim Starwalt Home Buying Home Selling Rent vs Buy
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The Terri &…, Real Estate Pro in 60048
If you are thinking about buying a home, but aren't sure about the cost, this KCM article offers a different way to look at it.  Especially, for the younger buyers who are watching every penny.  Years… Read more
Blogged Tue Aug 19, 2014 by The Terri & Kieron Team Home Buying Financing Rent vs Buy
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The Terri &…, Real Estate Pro in 60048
buying a home!Most housing markets saw a crash in home values around 2008.  That has left some people questioning whether they should buy a home, or rent instead.  Here is a pretty good reason to… Read more
Blogged Fri Aug 8, 2014 by The Terri & Kieron Team Home Buying Financing Rent vs Buy
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Andy Ogorzaly, Real Estate Pro in Wicker Park, Chicago,...
Many people are wondering how they can still get a bargain in today's competitive market.  Some people have given up completely and are waiting.  However, since we are getting into more of a "normal"… Read more
Blogged Tue Jul 29, 2014 by Andy Ogorzaly Home Buying Rent vs Buy Investment Properties
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Gene Mundt, Real Estate Pro in 60451
Downpayments: Sometimes It's Good  to Find Out You're Wrong     A recent article featured in the MReport, reported that a large percentage of young, first-time potential homebuyers believe they… Read more
Blogged Tue Jul 15, 2014 by Gene Mundt Home Buying Financing Rent vs Buy
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Nicholas S.…, Real Estate Pro in Rockford, IL
"Is it a good time to buy or rent?".  The answer to this question depends on what your plans are for the next five to seven years.  If you are anticipating a change in job, family, or scenery in the… Read more
Blogged Mon Jun 16, 2014 by Nicholas S. Nelson Home Buying Rent vs Buy Home Ownership
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Karen Breen…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
There are many factors that go into the decision to buy a Chicago home. One of those factors is how long you expect to stay in the home. This applies whether you are a first time homebuyer or stepping… Read more
Blogged Sat Jun 14, 2014 by Karen Breen Elia, ABR, CRS Home Buying Rent vs Buy
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