The #1 Reason to Not Wait Until Spring to Sell Your Chicago House
Many sellers believe that spring is the best time to place their homes on the market because buyer demand traditionally increases at that time of year, but what they don’t realize is that if every homeowner believes the same thing, then that is when they will have the most competition! The #1 Reason to List... More
7 Reasons to List Your Chicago Home For Sale This Holiday Season
Every year at this time there are many homeowners who decide to wait until after the holidays to list their homes for the first time, while others who already have their homes on the market decide to take them off until after the holidays. Here are seven great reasons not to wait: Relocation buyers are... More
Chicago Home Buyers: Don’t Be Surprised by Closing Costs!
Many homebuyers think that saving for their down payment is enough to buy the house of their dreams, but what about the closing costs that are required to obtain a mortgage? By law, a homebuyer will receive a loan estimate from their lender 3 days after submitting their loan application and they should receive a closing disclosure 3 days... More
The Cost of Renting vs. Buying a Home in Chicago [INFOGRAPHIC]
Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a tough decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (28.4%) vs. the percentage needed to buy a median-priced home (17.5%), the choice becomes obvious. Every market is different. Before you renew your lease again, find out if... More
How Will Chicago Home Sales Measure Up Next Year?
There are many questions about where home sales are headed next year. We have gathered the most reliable sources to help answer this question. Here are our sources: Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) – As the leading advocate for the real estate finance industry, the MBA enables members to successfully deliver fair, sustainable, and responsible real estate... More
Thinking of Selling Your Chicago Home? Here’s Why You Need A Pro in Your Corner
With home prices on the rise and buyer demand still strong, some sellers may be tempted to try and sell their homes on their own without using the services of a real estate professional. Real estate agents are trained and experienced in negotiation and, in most cases, the seller is not. Sellers must realize that their ability... More
Chicago Condo For Sale: 165 N Canal Street, Unit 730
IRPINO Real Estate is proud to present this new Chicago condo for sale at: 165 N Canal St Unit 730, Chicago, IL 60606. 1 BEDROOM | 1 BATHROOM This elegantly appointed 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom loft with tall, vaulted ceilings offers designer touches throughout the sun-filled unit and is perfectly located within moments to shopping,... More
How Much Has Your Chicago Home Increased in Value?
Home values have risen dramatically over the last twelve months. In CoreLogic’s most recent Home Price Index Report, they revealed that national home prices have increased by 6.2% year-over-year. CoreLogic broke down appreciation even further into four price ranges, giving us a more detailed view than if we had simply looked at the year-over-year increases in national median home price. The... More
Chicago Suburbs Home For Sale: 18642 Gottschalk Avenue, Homewood
IRPINO Real Estate is proud to present this new Chicago Suburban Home for Sale at: 18642 Gottschalk Avenue, Homewood, IL 60430. 3 BEDROOMS | 2 BATHROOMS This brick gem, located in highly desired Southgate is nestled on a tranquil, tree-lined street and radiates charm and character. Features Include: Gleaming hardwood floors welcome you in to... More
Chicago 3 Flat For Sale: 3824 N Sawyer Avenue
IRPINO Real Estate is proud to present this amazing investment opportunity on a Chicago 3 Flat for sale at: 3824 N Sawyer Avenue, Chicago, IL 60618. 6 BEDROOMS | 3 BATHROOMS Amazing Owner/Tenant Opportunity ~ Live in one Unit and Earn Rental Income on the Other Two! Features include: The Main Floor treats you to a... More