Dympna Fay-Hart
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Missed Out On That Perfect Home? Should You Submit A BackUp Offer?

When inventories of available homes are low, like they have been for quite some time now, competition among buyers escalates.  Depending on the location where you want to live, It can be difficult to find an ideal home before another buyer snags it. This can be a very frustrating and disappointing situation for buyers. 

You think that perfect home is in your grasp and then suddenly you find out the seller has just accepted an offer from another buyer. So what do you do?

First, an accepted offer is not necessarily a done deal. Lots of things can happen between the time a purchase offer is accepted and the time the transaction closes.  

How To Make Your Small Home A Hot Commodity

If you live in a smaller-than-average home, don't be concerned about your home feeling too small for buyers. As we say in the real estate business, there is a buyer for every home, and there are actually lots and lots of buyers for smaller homes . . . singles and retirees are just a few of the large group of buyers of smaller homes.

Large and small, all homes have special selling features and attributes. My job as your real estate agent is to market your property to the largest pool of likely buyers and to help you with things that can be done to make your home feel more spacious and attractive.

What's In Store for Spring's Housing Market in Chicago?

Every year the real estate market takes on a different tone.  Whether it’s a sellers’ market with inflated prices and bidding wars, or a buyers’ market with tons of choices and low prices, there’s no denying that the 2017 spring housing season is upon us.

So what does it have in store? Well, if you’re thinking of listing your home, that’s a very important question.

Here are some market insights that will give you a head start!