Real Estate News

How Much Home Can $300K Buy in Lake Forest?

May 16th, 2017 by JACKIE STASHIK

You might be surprised to know how far $300,000 can go toward in a home in or in another part of the country. From 3,000 sq. ft. to just over […]

It’s Hot This Spring in These 15 Markets

April 27th, 2017 by JACKIE STASHIK

From Coast to Coast, here’s a look at the 15 hottest residential real estate markets of spring 2017 according to National Mortgage News. The rankings, by online real estate marketplace […]

Thinking of moving? Springtime can be one of the best times to move!

April 20th, 2017 by JACKIE STASHIK

The housing market is the strongest it’s been in a decade, in part because renting just keeps getting costlier. So if you’re deciding when the right time to put your […]

Find Your Path to A Welcoming Walkway

March 24th, 2017 by JACKIE STASHIK

If you’re looking for a way to make your front entry and landscaping more welcoming, maybe this spring it is time to consider creating a new walkway to your home. […]

Why Homeownership Beats Renting

March 10th, 2017 by JACKIE STASHIK

Taxpayers Listen Up! Owning a home has its perks, especially during tax season. Why pay someone else’s mortgage when you can pay your own and get the tax write offs […]

What’s A First Time Homebuyer Look Like?

March 9th, 2017 by JACKIE STASHIK

The National Association of Realtors’ annual Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers survey at the end of 2016 revealed 7 facts about first-time homebuyers. Does this sound like you? Fact 1: Median […]

10 Cities Broke Gain Records in 2016

February 15th, 2017 by JACKIE STASHIK

National Mortgage News reports that not only did home values continue to recover in 2016, but a large percentage of cities saw median prices hit all-time, record-breaking highs. The data […]

Is 2017 the Year the Rooster Crows as Housing Grows?

February 9th, 2017 by JACKIE STASHIK

In Chinese culture, 2017 is the Year of the Rooster. It is a year predicted to be challenging, but rewarding to those who work hard. While no one can predict […]

Avoid These House Hunting Mistakes

February 2nd, 2017 by JACKIE STASHIK

Looking for a house isn’t an easy process. You want what you want. You like what you like. Finding a house to meet all your specific criteria takes time. That’s […]

How to Teach our Kids about Money

January 18th, 2017 by JACKIE STASHIK

The importance of teaching our kids about money cannot be overstated. Starting kids with financial responsibility at a young age will benefit them for life. Teaching our kids the importance […]

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