Sept. 11, 2019

How Quickly Can You Save for a Down Payment?

How Quickly Can You Save for a Down Payment?


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Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer. Depending on where you live, median income, median rents, and home prices all vary. So, we ...

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Sept. 5, 2019

How to Prepare Your Credit to Buy a Home with Johanna Diaz

How to prepare your credit to buy a home with johanna diaz


In today's episode Ricardo Rodriguez, Realtor and owner at Cobblestone Realty sits down with Johanna Diaz of Credit Rx - A credit consulting company that has helped thousands of people go from bad credit to homeownership in the last few years and the first credit consulting company to ever ...

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Aug. 28, 2019

How to Find the Right Real Estate Agent for You

How to Find the Right Real Estate Agent for you with Melissa Szanati


For every journey, there is a guide. Then there’s the all-too-real journey of buying a home. For that, you have your real estate agent — a licensed professional who’s familiar with local home values and neighborhood perks, understands real estate trends, can write an offer on your behalf, and ...

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Aug. 14, 2019

Introducing The Chicago Real Estate Podcast: A Podcast by Cobblestone Realty

The Chicago Real Estate Podcast

We are happy to announce that the first 5 episodes of The Chicago Real Estate Podcast are now live!

About The Chicago Real Estate Podcast

Our main goal is to provide information for those looking to buy or sell a home as well as those who are looking to invest ...

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July 26, 2019

Mid-Year Housing Market Update: Three Things to Know Today

Mid-Year Housing Market Update


Shifting trends and industry-leading research are pointing toward some valuable projections about the status of the housing market for the rest of the year.

If you’re thinking of buying or selling, or if you just want to know what experts are saying is on the horizon, here are the ...

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July 16, 2019

Stop Wondering What Your Budget Is & Get Pre-Approved!

Stop Wondering What Your Budget Is


In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show that you are serious about buying your dream home ...

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July 10, 2019

Starting the Search for Your Dream Home? Here Are 5 Tips!

Starting the Search for Your Dream Home? Here Are 5 Tips!


In today’s real estate market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared.

In a realtor.com article entitled, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing Your Mind,” the author highlights ...

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July 8, 2019

10 Steps to Buying a Home This Summer


Any major purchase requires research, careful analysis, consideration, and thought. Home buying isn't any different! Determining the right location, the number of bedrooms or bathrooms needed, and outdoor space is the easier things. However, there are many other factors to think about in your home search.

Below are ...

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July 1, 2019

Top 5 Reasons You Should NOT FSBO

Top 5 Reasons You Should NOT FSBO


Rising home prices coupled with a lack of inventory in today’s market may cause some homeowners to consider selling their home on their own (known in the industry as a For Sale By Owner). However, a FSBO might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers ...

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