Home Buying Myths Put to Rest [INFOGRAPHIC]
Some Highlights: The average down payment for first-time homebuyers is only 6%! Despite mortgage interest rates being over 4%, rates are still below historic numbers. 88% of property managers raised their rents in the last 12 months! If you’re thinking about buying a Home or Property, get in touch with us today to see how we can Help, and... More
Selling Your Home? Here’s 2 Ways to Get the Best Price!
Every homeowner wants to make sure that they maximize their financial reward when selling their home, but how do you guarantee that you receive the maximum value for your house? Here are two ways to ensure that you get the highest price possible. 1. Price it a Little Low This may seem counterintuitive, but let’s... More
4 REAL Reasons To Buy A Chicago Home!
We often talk about why it makes financial sense to buy a home, but more often than not, the emotional reasons are the more powerful or compelling ones. No matter what shape or size your living space is, the concept and feeling of home can mean different things to different people. Whether it’s a certain... More
Local Business Spotlight: PR Italian Bistro in Chicago
IRPINO Real Estate Presents our Local Business Spotlight video series featuring local businesses in Chicago’s Uptown and Buena Park neighborhoods. This month we were lucky enough to get to visit with Stefano and Juliana Roman, owners of one of our favorite local Chicago restaurants, PR Italian Bistro. This 13 year old Italian gem has become one of the... More
Are You Wondering If You Can Buy Your First Chicago Home?
There are many people sitting on the sidelines trying to decide if they should purchase a home or sign a rental lease. Some might wonder if it makes sense to purchase a house before they get married or start a family, some might think they are too young, and still, some others might think their current... More
The #1 Reason to List Your Chicago Home for Sale NOW!
If you are debating whether or not to list your Chicago home for sale this year, here is the #1 reason not to wait! Buyer Demand Continues to Outpace the Supply of Homes for Sale The National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) Chief Economist Lawrence Yun recently commented on the current lack of inventory: “Inventory coming onto the market during... More
Buying a Home This Summer? Be Prepared for Bidding Wars
Summer is traditionally a busy season for real estate. Buyers come out in force and homeowners list their houses for sale hoping to capitalize on those buyers who are looking to purchase before the new school year. This year will be no different! Buyers have already been out in force looking for their dream homes and more... More
4 Reasons to Sell This Summer [INFOGRAPHIC]
Some Highlights: Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale which means that buyers are often competing with one another for the few listings that are available! Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply needed to sustain a normal housing market. Perhaps the time has come for you and your family... More
Days on The Market Drops to New Low in April
According to recently released data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the median number of days that a home spent on the market hit a new low of 26 days in April, as 57% of homes were on the market for under a month. NAR’s Chief Economist, Lawrence Yun, had this to say, “What is available for sale is going under... More
Local Business Spotlight: Pride Films and Plays in Chicago
IRPINO Real Estate Presents our Local Business Spotlight video series featuring local businesses in Chicago’s Uptown and Buena Park neighborhoods. This month is a special month in Chicago. It’s Pride Month! The annual Chicago Pride Parade kicks off right in our own neighborhood. So what better way to celebrate than with Pride Films and Plays, right down the... More