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Positive Aspects of a Shifting Market

One of the great things about real estate is that every market has pros and cons for each side of a transaction. In real estate, we call a change in these aspects a "shift." Right now the market is shifting. You have probably heard many negative aspects of this shift from the news. We thought we would give you some of the more positive aspects of a shifting market. Read More

Common Real Estate Myths

1. "You need to save 20% down payment before buying." Buying a house is more affordable than many people think. It is far more important to ensure you can pay the monthly payment and have enough savings in case you need to repair it. Read More

Finally, Good News for Buyers!

Finally some good news for buyers! At the beginning of September, the state of Illinois brought back the IHDA (Illinois Housing Development Authority) Opening Doors program to help buyers with their down payments. This program was previously immensely popular until it was discontinued earlier this year. Read More

The Affordability of Owning and Renting

Home prices are undeniably high. Just this last month, Sold On Toni sold a home for more than any other in the history of the neighborhood it was located. This is a wonderful thing for sellers but... Read More

Embracing an Attitude of Gratitude

Memorial Day. One of the most celebrated U.S. holidays, yet it can be a somber day for many. This special day honors those who have given their lives fighting for our country. And for those... Read More

The “Housing Bubble”

Let’s address the “housing bubble” you likely keep hearing about. These rumors started back in 2020 when COVID began. However... Read More