Have You “Winterized” Your Property Yet?

Have You “Winterized” Your Property Yet?

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​Much colder temperatures are right around the corner, so if you haven’t taken care of “winterizing” your property for the winter months, NOW is the time. Addressing simple maintenance issues for winter will not only save you from larger near-term repair bills,...

John McGeown’s Mid-year Real Estate Update

John McGeown’s Mid-year Real Estate Update

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Like most people, I sometimes (often) have to remind myself why I love my job. Real estate can be a very challenging path and there’s certainly no shortage of tough times. Take for instance, when I started in the business in 2008 during the beginning of the US...

Tips On How To Win A Multiple-Offer Real Estate Situation

Tips On How To Win A Multiple-Offer Real Estate Situation

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This season, we have already encountered several multiple-offer situations with our clients in some of Chicago’s most sought-after neighborhoods. This situation can be very stressful for all parties, so know what you’re willing to do in advance to secure the...

Chicago Neighborhood Spotlight: Logan Square

Chicago Neighborhood Spotlight: Logan Square

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Logan Square is no longer a hidden gem of a neighborhood—it’s become a bustling destination for great restaurants, live entertainment, shopping and some of Chicago’s most interesting Real Estate, old and new.

Tips on Buying Your First Investment Property

Tips on Buying Your First Investment Property

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Where To Start?At first glance, it might seem fairly easy to locate and purchase an investment property with a strong cash flow/ROI. However, there are several important factors that first-time buyers need to consider before moving forward.1. LocationThe key to finding...

How Your Credit Score Can Affect Your Mortgage Rate

How Your Credit Score Can Affect Your Mortgage Rate

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Are you thinking about buying a condo, house or multi-unit investment property? If so, your credit score can vastly affect your interest rate, and, ultimately, the amount of interest you pay during the life of your loan. For example the best rates are usually offered...