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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Corinne Guest, REALTOR® | Barrington Realty Company - License: 471.000044
Corinne's has been serving buyers and sellers in Barrington Illinois as the Managing Broker of Barrington Realty Company for over 15 years. Corinne is now studying for her Wyoming Responsible Brokers license and is traveling to Cheyenne WY in March to take her exams and then take the license exam. She will then become a consultant Broker in Wyoming specializing in ranches, land and luxury properties until she opens her brokerage there.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
I originally posted this as a comment ON A POST FROM Beth Atalay , decided it was too long, so here I am with a quick post while the pooch is having a nap.You see a comment I made on Facebok bought a smile to a friends face last evening, it lasted even until she woke. I can only imagine the visua...
11/16/2016
Absolutely nothing I can add to this exceptional article! Dear Seller(s),   I know you hate hearing the dreaded "P" word.   It means less money in your pocket when all is said and done, or perhaps even means a Short Sale.       But it all comes down to PRICE, every time.   Every home will sell, f...
11/11/2016
I read a question on the Q & A today. A member was quoting his business totals this year and looking for others to chime in with their numbers. For the most part this is and should be confidential information. I have long believed we should never measure a persons success by where they rank, the ...
11/11/2016
Relocation buyers may or may not know the Barrington area. Perhaps they are moving back "home", or to be close to family, maybe a new job, or like us it's an international relocation and it's all completely different to the home country! Whatever the reason, relocation buyers have to find a new h...
11/11/2016
Barrington Illinois Real Estate Market Trends October 2016 is hot on the heels of my September report, so here are the home sale stats for the month. This market report is again for Barrington IL in general, in other words everything in the zip code 60010. The data was extracted from October 1st ...
11/02/2016
Ok so this one is fun because my entire real estate career has been turned uside down with the addition of our new puppy Finlay. I have had to revamp what I do to accommodate so many more things and to let go some of the real estate aspects. Old Days: Hubby bought me tea in bed every day since we...
11/01/2016
The year is not done yet but we are getting close to the point that accepted contracts from here on out will close in 2017. Just yesterday one of my Biltmore listings went under contract and our closing date is set for December 20th 2016. It can take 60 days to get a mortgage underwriting commitm...
11/01/2016
Having been working part time for a while, only servicing sellers, this will likely be my last sale of the year. I am back working full time with buyers now, had to take a break to look after our new puppy Finlay. It was nice to help some disappointed buyers find the home of their dreams and we s...
10/24/2016
I have had my 3 months off, and while the intention is another month, I have some time now to get my systems performing again. My websites have had some maintenance but not as much as usual, posting has been sparodic at best.Finlay starts his training at K9 school. His basic training is done, I d...
10/10/2016
Part 1 – My Final 2016 Quarterly Review and Goals CheckupAt the start of 2016 I gave myself a tall order of $10 million in production which would likely be achieved with 24 sales. I voiced the last number with a colleague. 24 in a year is enough for me. I have no desire to do hundreds of sales in...
10/04/2016
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