Month: February 2021

Where Have All the Houses Gone?

In today’s housing market, it seems harder than ever to find a home to buy. Before the health crisis hit us a year ago, there was already a shortage of homes for sale. When many homeowners delayed their plans to sell at the same time that more buyers aimed to take advantage of record-low mortgage... More

Just Listed For Sale: 229 N Seminary Ave, Park Ridge, IL 60068 by IRPINO Real Estate

Just Listed For Sale in Park Ridge, IL Impeccably Maintained, this Spacious Home is located at 229 N Seminary Ave, Park Ridge, IL 60068 on a Quiet, Tree-Lined Street in Top Rated Carpenter School District. The Open Floor Plan boasts New Wide Plank Hardwood Floors (2010) and is filled with Great Natural Light from the... More

Local Business Spotlight: GoodVets Veterinary Clinic in Uptown, Chicago

IRPINO Real Estate Presents our Local Business Spotlight series featuring local businesses in Chicago’s Uptown and Buena Park neighborhoods. A New Veterinary Clinic in Uptown, Chicago In February we braved the cold and visited Uptown, Chicago’s newest veterinary clinic, GoodVets. We met with Amanda Flanagan, the Medical Director of their Uptown location to hear more about their... More

47% of New Buyers Surprised by How Affordable Homes Are Today

Headlines matter. Right now, it’s hard to read about real estate without seeing a headline that suggests homes have become unaffordable for most Americans. In reality, there’s hard evidence that shows how owning a home is more affordable than renting in most parts of the country, as record-low interest rates are keeping monthly mortgage payments about 23% lower than... More

Do I Really Need a 20% Down Payment to Buy a Home?

Is the idea of saving for a down payment holding you back from buying a home right now? You may be eager to take advantage of today’s low mortgage rates, but the thought of needing a large down payment might make you want to pump the brakes. Today, there’s still a common myth that you have to... More

Is Right Now the Right Time to Sell? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights If you’re on the fence about selling your house, now is a great time to take advantage of sky-high demand, low supply, and fierce buyer competition. With buyer demand rising and historically low inventory for sale, if you’re in a position to move, your house may really stand out from the crowd. Let’s connect today to get... More

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