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By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
Comments 13
This always reminds me of a WWE Smackdown with the newest rumble approaching for the Spring 2017 Market.  As usual, every Spring Market brings higher prices which most buyers have reluctantly agreed to pay. Enter the buyers bank - the troublemaker in this whole process and assigns an appraiser t...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
Comments 0
Red Rock Red Rock a townhome community in Schaumburg that features one level and 2-story homes each with a private entrance.  Tucked behind the intersections of Barrington and Schaumburg Roads, it was built in 1994/1995 by Town and Country Builders. There are 4 different models available with squ...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
Comments 5
Most people think that 'spring' is the perfect time to buy a house. Well, that might be the time when most people 'think' of the idea but is it the best time? No .... actually there is less competition in January and February and prices are usually at their lowest.  Prices here in the Schaumburg ...

By David Spencer, Show Me real estate in Kansas City
(Keller Williams Northland)
Comments 1
In the table below lists all of the single family detached and single family attached homes currently on the market in Schaumburg, IL The data lists available homes by price range with average time on market in each range. Included in this list are many Foreclosures and Short Sales.Should you hav...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
Comments 3
Real Estate Market Update - Northwest Suburbs - December 2016 Let's jump into some real estate numbers! What are Prices Doing?  Average sales prices are relatively stagnant compared to other areas of the country. Remember when you hear the talking heads on the evening news they are talking nation...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
Comments 24
Recently I wrote a post about the fall through rate in our Northwest Suburban area.  We don't have definitive numbers on how many deals actually fall apart in our MLS.  I'd think that would be a good idea but it's just not available to us. Many parts of the country are reporting fall through rate...

By David Spencer, Show Me real estate in Kansas City
(Keller Williams Northland)
Comments 1
In the table below lists all of the single family detached and single family attached homes currently on the market in Schaumburg, IL The data lists available homes by price range with average time on market in each range. Included in this list are many Foreclosures and Short Sales.Should you hav...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
Comments 0
There is a great selection of homes thruout the Chicago Northwest Suburban Market which includes the Schaumburg IL area.  Sellers are looking to sell and make their home standout above their competition.  Schaumburg home prices have held around 3% of listing price over the last few months. Here i...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
Comments 2
There is a great selection of homes thruout the Chicago Northwest Suburban Market which includes the Schaumburg IL area.  Sellers are looking to sell and make their home standout above their competition. Schaumburg home prices have held around 3% of listing price over the last few months. Here is...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
Comments 2
Schaumburg Home Buyers Attention! Need Down Payment Assistance? There is a down payment assistance program offered thru Cook County that may fit your needs! This is great news for home buyers that need help. If you live in or plan to purchase in Cook County and qualify for an FHA, VA, USDA, or Fr...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
Comments 0
Real Estate Market Update - Northwest Suburbs - October 2016 This is the place to get those Northwest Suburban real estate questions answered! What are Prices Doing?  Average sales prices are relatively stagnant compared to other areas of the country. I think that overall we will do well for the ...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
Comments 10
The definition of 'thorough' is: complete with regard to every detail not superficial or partially performed  taking pains to do something carefully and completely Then there's 'insanely' thorough. One of my listings had it's home inspection the other day & I had to be there to turn on the water ...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
Comments 16
It's really not hype! This is a good time to buy a home before the rates rise in December. Let's talk about your purchasing power! Interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage are currently at 3.47%. Rates have remained at or below 3.5% each of the last 16 weeks, marking a historic low accord...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
Comments 6
First-time buyers reported that their median expected ownership was just six years and nine years for repeat buyers, the lowest since NAR (Natl. Assoc. of Realtors) started collecting the data in 2006 for both buyer types. For repeat buyers, that bumped up to 10 years in 2007, then 12 years in 20...

By David Spencer, Show Me real estate in Kansas City
(Keller Williams Northland)
Comments 0
In the table below lists all of the single family detached and single family attached homes currently on the market in  Schaumburg, IL The data lists available homes by price range with average time on market in each range. Included in this list are many Foreclosures and Short Sales.Should you ha...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
Comments 2
Homes Sold in Lexington Green, Schaumburg IL There have been 11 sales as of October 2016 on the west side of Lexington Green. Do you know what model you have? ‘B’ units 2BR, 2BA from $138,000 to $173,500 ‘C’ units 2BR 1BA - none have sold ‘A’ units 3BR 2BA - none have sold ‘D’ units 2BR 2BA from ...

By Steve DeRienzo, "Stevie D." Your Trusted ReMax Professional"
Comments 0
Buying A Home That's Not For SaleYou're ready to purchase an Arlington Heights, South Barrington, Barrington, Schaumburg, Streamwood, Roselle, Itasca, Bloomingdale, Hoffman Estates, and Chicago NorthWest Suburbs Home, but you've looked at everything on the market and can't find the perfect place...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
Comments 2
The new I-REFI program is designed to help homeowners who are current on their mortgage payments but owe more than their home is worth due to declining property values in their community. IHDA offers underwater homeowners up to $50,000 in federal assistance to reduce the balance owed on their mor...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
Comments 7
Foreclosures Drop to Pre-Crisis Levels Foreclosures are finally leveling off or have tapered dramatically over the last few years. That's good for the economy & good for home prices in general.  Illinois is in the middle of the pack with 1.1%. There are plenty of other states that are above us & ...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
Comments 12
Towne Place  is a fairly large townhome community built by Lexington Builders located northeast of the intersection of Schaumburg and Barrington Roads behind the Kohls Shopping Center.   A great mix of open areas, landscaping and recreation are available here.  There are two pools and clubhouses ...

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