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Home Selling in Highland Park : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Aug 9, 2015
Pam Devendorf answered:
Tracy,
We have a few subdivisions where power lines run through the area. Many Realtors note that a home backs up to the power lines. Many Buyers feel that the power lines emit unseen electricity into the air causing cancer. It can decrease the home sale price in our area up to $20,000 - $50,000.
I would recommend researching if there are any negative impacts on the environment or people. If the claim is unsubstantiated, print the info and leave it by your marketing material for Buyers to read and become educated.
~Pam
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Sun Aug 9, 2015
Pam Devendorf answered:
Jeff,
We have had a very unusual market in Highland Park this year. It started off going strong, then slowed down, picked up again May - July but, due to the school year starting soon, the activity has dropped.
Our market is cyclical and tends to follow major Holidays and events.
According to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS), generally 16 - 18 appointments on the home prior to an offer being submitted.
Wish I had better news but, be patient.
~Pam
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Thu Jul 30, 2015
Jane.jones543 answered:
Granite,very hard to keep the stains out.Quartz..the best way to go ..no extreme care like granite.Won't stain.
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Fri Sep 27, 2013
Annette Lawrence answered:
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Wed May 15, 2013
John Walin answered:
What did you end up doing and did your house sell?
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Sat Feb 9, 2013
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Wed Jun 9, 2010
Nancy Karp answered:
Charlie - The homes on Trulia are actually for SALE. Unlike Zillow where they post estimated values based on the information in public records and then people can go in and update the information which will change the value. But the homes are not necessarily for sale on that site.

If you want to list your home for sale, I would be happy to help you out. The first step is a personal visit to your home so that I can learn about the unique features of your home. Then I prepare a detailed market analysis and a custom marketing plan for you. Feel free to contact me for more information.

nancy@nancykarp.com
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Wed Jun 2, 2010
Cherrie Catama-Smith answered:
Hi Mare,

I will throw my name in the hat!

I am a full time agent residing in Northbrook. Commissions are always negotiable. Just make sure that you meet with a few agents to ensure that you are getting full services with the reduced costs. Feel free to call or email with any questions.

Happy Selling!

Cherrie Catama
Newman Realty
773.490.3437 Ph
cherrie@newmanrealtyillinois.com
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