July 2014

Found 2 blog entries for July 2014.

Orland Park real estate neighorsThis is part 2 of the Real Estate Neighborhood Expert series – click the link to see what started these posts.  In a nutshell, this series began from an article I read in Inman News.  The author was blasting agents that call themselves area experts.  His thoughts were that these so-called experts would take high priced listings because they weren’t keeping abreast of local market conditions.  I commented on his post and wrote my own response, which you can read using the above link.  That post is very long so I’m going to create some shorter posts to highlight specific things referred to in the Inman article.

You’re not an expert if you don’t know current market value in your area

Personally, I don’t see many, if any, agents in the southwest suburbs

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Orland Park short sale home

UPDATE:  This home is sold and closed.  The auction was called off for some reason by the lender and we received a 2nd accepted offer.

This is your chance to place a bid on the short sale home at 15742 Plum Tree Dr., Orland Park IL 60462.  It’s a spacious brick 2-story home with a lot of great features.  It is a short sale that we had an accepted offer on but the lender required us to cancel that offer and put the home up for auction.  It is being featured on auction site Hubzu but you will need an agent to help you place your bid.  If you don’t have a real estate agent that you’re working with please contact Judy Orr at 708-536-8200.  We can view the home and put in your bid if you’re interested.

I was told the auction will last for 7 days and a

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