Category Archives for "Homeowner Tips"

How To Choose The Right REALTOR® – For Buyers and Sellers

How do you choose the right REALTOR® in a competitive market like Chicago and its suburbs? Over time, I’ve heard from many friends, family and clients about their experiences when it came time for them to choose the right REALTOR®.  As a Broker/Owner of a real estate company, I’d like to offer you this advice – […]

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Real Homeowner Stories: A Fresh Start

Real homeowners who faced foreclosure tell us their stories on how they got a fresh start with the help of a CDPE professional. In Chicago and its suburbs, we find many homeowners facing a mortgage crisis.  They turn to friends, family and lawyers to advise them. A family I know followed their friend’s example and […]

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

My team at Ryan Hill Realty and I wish you and your family a very Happy St. Patrick’s Day! We participated in the St. Paddy’s Day parade in Naperville yesterday, our agents, management, staff and their families had a wonderful time with the community.  To see our photos, please visit www.Facebook.com/RyanHillRealty We’d like to thank […]

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Educate Yourself So You Don’t Become a Victim!

Distressed Homeowners Should Educate Themselves To Not Fall Victim To Scams For distressed homeowners in danger of losing their home, there are already a lot of problems. The last thing a homeowner in this situation needs is to fall victim to a scam.  Unfortunately, people in this situation are often the most vulnerable to a […]

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Three Things to Consider before Purchasing Your First Home

(ARA)— Buying your first home will likely be one of the most exciting and scary times of your life. Beyond the basic considerations – location, number of bathrooms, ranch style vs. multilevel – there are a number of important financial factors to determine before deciding which house is right for you. 1. Determine how a […]

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Short Sale vs. Foreclosure A Simple Comparison

Short Sale and Foreclosure are Hot Topics in Chicagoland, Let’s Look At Some Solutions For You. What is the comparison between short sale vs. foreclosure? Which step should you take? Homeowners across the country have a lot of options now with the decision made at Congress on January 1, 2013.  Yet, we need to get […]

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3 biggest money mistakes first-time buyers make – SouthtownStar

Avoid These Mistakes When you Buy Your First Home 3 biggest money mistakes first-time buyers make (Source: SouthtownStar) Because there are more people who want to buy well-priced homes than there are well-priced homes. It’s that simple. See on Scoop.it – Real Estate Chicago RyanHillRealty‘s insight: Navigating through the Naperville and Chicago suburban real estate […]

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Fake Property Ad Scam (Craigslist, Trulia, etc): Home Renters, Buyers and Sellers BEWARE!

It has come to our attention that scammers are using Craiglist and listing sites like Trulia.com to target potential renters and homebuyers!  As legitimate Realtors, we’re urging you to practice caution when approaching these advertisers.  Never give out any personal information when you inquire about the property.  Especially, if you’ve seen rental ads with rental […]

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