Chicago North Shore & Northwest Suburbs Real Estate Blog

  • The snapshot below is showing real estate trends from 2007 trough 2011 in Mount Prospect, IL compiled from MLS.  The current average listing price in Mount Prospect is $236,117. Slightly higher compared to the average sold price at the end of 2010. As I type, the average market time is 221 days and there are more than 100 homes...
  • Finding products from the Balkans in a multicultural Chicago is not that difficult. Being from the restaurant family I'm always happy to try something new, especially if there is a great product that is in a way connected to my roots.  Not too long ago I was visiting my family in Slovenia and they had to pack some home goods. The only...
  • After a few successful short sales, I decided to go a step further and get certified, to be a better resource for my clients.  There are no equal samples to give. All of them are different: different banks, different type of home, different hardship and the list goes on.  I personally had a short sale listing that needed more...
  • In the past I used this sentence more than ones: "This home is sold and that one is under contract."   If you are waiting for a deal that will not exceed X amount of money in that particular subdivision or a condominium building you just may wait forever.  Many home buyers are taking advantage of the lowest mortgage rate...

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