Selling a Hoarder House: What You Should Know

You may think you have seen a hoarder house on television or even in your own neighborhood. It’s often a property that appears rundown with debris piled up inside and outside. If you acquire or inherit a hoarded house, moving it successfully into the real-estate marketplace may be a real challenge. What is a hoarder … Continued

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How to avoid foreclosure… by using an agent!

This seems like this is a bad idea for a cash buyer to tell you to use an agent to avoid foreclosure… but that’s really what I’m about to do. Disclosure ahead though, I am also an agent. So I can speak on this from an area of expertise. Don’t just take my word for … Continued

How much will an investor pay for my house?

Well, it’s a question that frequently gets wondered when looking at the cash buying houses like ours. We are a big believer in transparency, so I figured the best way to answer this was to explain what goes into how we come up with our offer. There are a few variables every cash buyer will … Continued

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6 Ways To Keep Your House While Facing Foreclosure

So you’ve missed a few payments and now you’ve got a notice from the bank that you’re facing foreclosure. What do you do?! Well, here are 6 solutions that allow you to keep your house and 7 that let you ditch it and the foreclosure.  Option 1 to keep your house and get out of … Continued

5 Things a Chicago Listing Agent isn’t Going to Tell You

If you’ve decided to sell your Chicago home, stop looking for a listing agent and consider your options before making a costly mistake. Not all properties and not all sellers fit perfectly into the standard MLS listing model. Some home sellers are under pressure to carry the expenses of relocating before selling their first home. … Continued

5 Things You Should Know About Inheriting a Property in Chicago

How exciting! You’ve inherited a house! But wait, not so fast.  Without giving it much thought, many consider inheriting a house a windfall. However, the reality is that you may be inheriting a sinking ship that you’ll be responsible for, whether you can afford it or not. So while the best intentions may have motivated … Continued