What you should know about home appraisals

A neighbor of mine here in The Glen is considering selling his home, and knowing this will require an appraisal of his home, he asked me how they work. So I thought I would write to you about it in today’s blog. Home appraisals are performed by independent, certified professionals (not realtors) to establish the […] Read more »

Conditions are favorable for home sales

Stepping back from my usual Glen-specific blog content, I thought I would share with you some thoughts about the state of the housing market generally. The environment for home sales remains strong as it has been for the last couple of years. Jobs are critical to a strong housing market, so I was heartened to […] Read more »

Home sales surge, prices rise, time on market falls in The Glen

2013 was the year that Glen homeowners have been waiting for.  The Glen is an upscale residential and retail development in Glenview, Illinois in the Chicago area’s North Shore. The real estate market for its homes was exceptionally strong.  Sales were up considerably, prices rebounded nicely, and the time it took to sell homes fell.  Further, […] Read more »