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Starting the Search for Your Dream Home? Here Are 5 Tips!

In today’s real estate market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared. In a realtor.com article entitled, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing Your Mind,”the author highlights some steps that first-time homebuyers can take to help carry their excitement of... More

4 Reasons to Buy a Home in the Spring

Spring has sprung, and it’s a great time to buy a home! Here are four reasons to consider buying today instead of waiting. 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest U.S. Home Price Insights reports that home prices have appreciated by 4.4% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to... More

Skokie Condo For Sale: 4953 Oakton Street #211

IRPINO Real Estate is proud to present this Condo in Skokie, IL for sale at: 4953 Oakton Street, Unit 211, Skokie, IL 60077. 2 BEDROOM | 2 BATHROOM Stunning south views await you from your private balcony in this freshly updated 2 bed, 2 bath condo located just moments to downtown Skokie, CTA, restaurants, shopping,... More

Chicago Home For Sale: 3025 N Spaulding Avenue

IRPINO Real Estate is proud to present this Chicago home for sale at: 3025 North Spaulding Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60618. 4 BEDROOM | 2 BATHROOM Great INVESTMENT opportunity in HOT Avondale location! Features include: This Single Family property, currently being used as a non-conforming 3 unit offers 3 bedrooms and 1 full, updated bathroom on the... More

Millionaire To Millennials: Don’t Get Stuck Renting A Home… Buy One!

In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach explained that: “The biggest mistake millennials are making is not buying their first home.” He goes on to say that, “If you want to build real financial security, real wealth for your lifetime, then you need to buy a home.” Bach went on to explain: “Homeowners are worth 40 times more... More

Buying a House This Year? This Should Be Your 1st Step!

In many markets across the country, the number of home buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show that you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for... More

Excited About Buying A Home This Year? Here’s What to Watch

As we kick off the new year, many families have made resolutions to enter the housing market in 2019. Whether you are thinking of finally ditching your landlord and buying your first home in Chicago or selling your starter house to move into your forever home, there are two pieces of the real estate puzzle... More

What If I Wait A Year to Buy a Home in Chicago?

National home prices have increased by 5.4% since this time last year. Over that same time period, interest rates have remained near historic lows which has allowed many buyers to enter the market and lock in low rates. As a seller, you will likely be most concerned about ‘short-term price’ – where Chicago home values are headed over the next six... More

4 Reasons to Buy A Home in Chicago This Winter!

Here are four great reasons to consider buying a home in Chicago today instead of waiting. 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Insight report revealed that home prices have appreciated by 5.6% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to increase at a rate of 4.7% over the... More

2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers

Urban Institute recently released a report entitled, “Barriers to Accessing Homeownership: Down Payment, Credit, and Affordability,” which revealed that, “Consumers often think they need to put more money down to purchase a home than is actually required. In a 2017 survey, 68% of renters cited saving for a down payment as an obstacle to homeownership. Thirty-nine percent of renters believe that... More

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