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There's nothing I like more than finding a good "Grandma House" for my buyers. What's a "Grandma House?" That's my term for a nice, solid home that is usually, but not always, being sold as an estate and is in dated condition. Grandma and Grandpa may have gone to spend all their money in Florida...
I've been seeing lot of discussion on Active Rain lately about DocuSign and I'm wondering if I should try this system for electronically signing documents. It sounds intriguing and I love the idea of paperless transactions. Anything new always piques my interest. However, I wonder if I am going t...
Today I was showing homes to a couple of terrific young men who attend SIUE -- Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville -- in Edwardsville, Illinois. We were on the hunt because the parents of one of the students were planning to do exactly what I've been suggesting to many families -- purcha...
Homes for Sale in Granite City, Illinois Granite City, Illinois is a hard-working town. Located on the eastern edge of the Mississippi River in St. Louis' Illinois suburbs, Granite City is known for its steel mills and its long history of industry. You can still get a lot of house for your money ...
As my friends and family members know, I have a hard time keeping plants alive. This year, however, I've made a real effort to maintain a planting on my front porch. I was rewarded for all of that hard work by a visit from this handsome fellow:
I wish I had a quarter -- or an American Eagle gold coin -- for every potential seller who has said this phrase to me: "We don't want to give our house away." My blogging colleague Alan May who works in the Evanston and North Shore area of suburban Chicago, says it all in the following post. If y...
Farms and land for sale in Southwestern Illinois I can't say the corn was "as high as an elephant's eye" (as the song goes) this morning, but these beautiful golden tassles caught my eye as they waved in the breeze on this farm nestled between Troy and Glen Carbon, Illinois east of St. Louis. Tha...
My blogging colleague Mimi Foster in Colorado Springs has an amazing list of actions that For Sale by Owner sellers have to consider when trying to complete a transaction to sell their homes. These same items -- and many more -- apply if you're selling your home in my territory in St. Louis' Illi...
My blogging colleague Phil Faranda in Westchester Co., New York wrote a terrific post today about the painful truth of rental property. Here in Edwardsville, IL there are a lot of owners with individual properties that might benefit from his excellent points about your disappearing cash flow. Own...