August 2008

Found 2 blog entries for August 2008.


orland park home for sale priced right

UPDATE 10/2017:  This is an older blog post written at the time prices were just starting to decline.  The main idea of this still holds true in any market.  I've included an updated video.

In reading other blogs and news items I am "hearing" other agents state that price is the most important thing to get a property sold in today's ever-declining Buyer's Market.  And I agree.

Price always was king, even in the booming Seller's Market we experienced.  There were still properties during that time that did not sell until they reduced price.  There were still some long market times with properties that the sellers thought they could ask whatever they wanted and someone would make an offer.  Houses were selling all over, and sometimes it took

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UPDATE September 2017 - This is an older post that still holds true today.  In fact, when I set appointments to show homes I'm surprised at the amount of small, independent brokerages that keep popping up.  The brokerage I am currently with, HomeSmart Realty Group, is a franchise that is independently owned and operated and has been in Illinois about 9 years.  It is a newer concept office that is high tech and agent oriented.  Most of the agents at HomeSmart are very experienced.  Even though HomeSmart is not a training office, our staff offers constant meetings, seminars and training opportunities so agents can keep up-to-date with today's real estate market and technology.

I just read a blog post (from Bloodhound Blog) about an article in Consumer

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