How to Stay in My Home After Foreclosure in Chicago Area

A recent study estimates that 47% of foreclosed properties are still occupied. When you first see that stat you may be surprised… but we’re not. What most people don’t realize is that banks aren’t in the business to own homes. They are in the business to loan people money. But when they have to foreclose … Continued

We Buy Houses in Chicago Area Companies – Are They Credible?

If you’ve been driving around in Chicago Area, chances are you’ve seen some billboards advertising companies that buy houses. Often times they say things like “We Buy Chicago Area Houses!” or “Cash For Your House”. Are These “We Buy Houses in Chicago Area Companies” Credible? How do I know if the local house buying companies out … Continued

Understanding the Foreclosure Process in Illinois

Understanding the foreclosure process in Illinois is an important part of navigating your own home foreclosure. Before we dive in… Understanding the Foreclosure Process in Illinois What is foreclosure anyway? Foreclosure is the legal process that lenders use to take back property securing a loan, generally after the borrower stops making payments. Foreclosure is no fun. … Continued

Can I Sell My House in Foreclosure in Chicago Area?

Do you have a Chicago Area Illinois house that’s in foreclosure right now? Many people going through the Illinois foreclosure process want to get out from under that burdensome house and wonder if they can sell the house in foreclosure. The short answer: yes. The long answer: it’s a little more complicated, but usually you … Continued

Selling My House for Cash in Chicago Area

Should you take a cash offer for your Chicago Area house? Not always. I’ll tell you how to sell any property for cash, some reasons to refuse a cash offer – and when you shouldn’t say no. Selling My House for Cash in Chicago Area If you’re selling a property in Chicago Area to an end … Continued

How Do I Sell My House Without An Agent in Chicago Area?

If you’re looking to sell your house or investment property in Chicago Area without using a real estate agent, we can help. Although we do cooperate with brokers, sometimes it’s best to avoid paying someone to be in the middle. After all, paying 5-6% of the sale of a property in a commission is a lot of … Continued

Why Won’t My House Sell In Schaumburg?

You’re trying to sell a Schaumburg IL house that just won’t sell? And yet – the news says the real estate market is heating up. The media is practically shouting again about multiple offers, high demand, and record-setting prices. So where’s your contract? These tips could be just what you need to help you sell your Schaumburg … Continued

Selling My House Fast in Chicago Area

You need to sell your Chicago Area house fast right?  If you’re saying… “I’m having the toughest time selling my house fast in Chicago Area“… you’re at the right place 🙂 These tips will help you get your property sold. [NOTE: Most important – if you really need to sell fast, consider the option of … Continued

How to Find a Good Real Estate Agent in Schaumburg

Hiring a real estate agent in Schaumburg can be frustrating. So what are the steps on how to find a good real estate agent in Schaumburg? Many local large real estate brokers will spend thousands of dollars each month to ensure that their agents are the most visible, whether it be online, in the Yellow Pages, … Continued

Selling My House for Cash in Illinois

Should you take a cash offer for your Illinois house? Not always. I’ll tell you how to sell any property for cash, some reasons to refuse a cash offer – and when you shouldn’t say no. Selling My House for Cash in Illinois If you’re selling a property in Illinois to an end buyer (the person … Continued

Why Won’t My House Sell In Schaumburg?

You’re trying to sell a Schaumburg IL house that just won’t sell? And yet – the news says the real estate market is heating up. The media is practically shouting again about multiple offers, high demand, and record-setting prices. So where’s your contract? These tips could be just what you need to help you sell your Schaumburg … Continued

I’m Relocating And Need To Sell My House In Chicago Area

Relocation is a complicated exercise in coordination. We get local Chicago Area home sellers calling us or submitting their house info on this website every week saying “I’m relocating and need to sell my house in Chicago Area“.  The great thing is that we’re able to help a good many of those sellers sell their … Continued

4 Things You Need to Know About Foreclosures in Chicago Area

Knowledge truly is power, and educating yourself about a subject unfamiliar to you can help remove the fear of the unknown common to borrowers who find themselves facing the possibility of foreclosure. If you are struggling to make your house payments, taking steps to understand the process will help you plan your moves instead of … Continued