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Market Conditions in West Rogers Park : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Nov 4, 2014
Chumchururum answered:
There is a very common mis-conception that it is free to use a buyer's agent service.

Well, in the very ancient past, this might have been the case.

However, in today's age of internet and competition, it is certainly not free to use just any agent.

There are either discount, full-service agents, or deep discount agents in Illinois who can provide large rebates on real estate transactions to the buyer, thereby reducing your costs. This practice is both legal and ethical, but more importantly, cost effective.

- one example is a large brokerage with red and fin in the name, offering roughly 1% purchase price rebate. This effectively translates to a 40% rebate on a typical 5% fee deal,

- there are many other brokerages which legally can rebate you close to 2% of the transaction cost. The higher the purchase price, the higher the rebate,
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Mon Jul 8, 2013
Bill J Deligiannis answered:
Work with a Realtor who will give you access to accurate data for properties that are for sale.
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Sat Jul 6, 2013
Jeffrey Olichwier answered:
This house is not currently listed in the MLS. It could be for sale privately or by owner but right now at this point I do not know if it is under contract or even for sale.

If you would like help finding properties that are for sale, please let me know.


Jeff Olichwier
Managing Broker
Patrick Jeffrey Realty
Chicago IL
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