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Dec. 6, 2019

10 Tips to Make Your Next Offer the Winning Bid

10 Tips to Make Your Next Offer the Winning Bid

 

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Ah, the offer!

Cinematically speaking, this is the iconic moment — we’d forgive you if you imagined, say, putting a hand on your agent’s shoulder and whispering (in your best ...

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Oct. 31, 2019

Renting or Owning, What Is Better for You?

 

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In a real estate market where home prices are rising, many have begun to reexamine the idea of buying a home, choosing instead, to rent for a while. But often ...

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Oct. 3, 2019

7 Things to Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage

7 Things to Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage

 

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Congrats! You’ve been pre-approved for a mortgage and have found a home to buy! You're undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to be a homeowner but before you make any ...

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Sept. 26, 2019

4 Tips for Making a Competitive Offer

4 Tips for Making a Competitive Offer

 

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So, you’ve been searching for that perfect house to call 'home,' and you've finally found it! The price is right, and in such a competitive market, you want to ...

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Sept. 19, 2019

8 Simple Rules for Negotiating Your Offer and Getting That House

8 Simple Rules for Negotiating Your Offer and Getting That House

 

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Here’s the dream: Your offer is perfect, you don’t need to negotiate, and you can spend the next few weeks addressing more pressing home-ownership questions, like "Why is it called ...

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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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