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Market Update: November 2022

The market seems to be settling in as buyers and sellers get used to the rate climate. The perception might be that it's now a buyers market; however, the inventory is still so low that months supply of homes -- which dictates which side the ma...

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Katie’s Komment’s: November 2022

Thinking about moving in the future? Don’t forget to freshen up the wall paint in your house! A fresh coat of paint is a sure-fire way to make your house feel clean and new. It is also one less project for new homeowners to tackle and a perf...

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Market Update: October 2022

Market Correction still reveals a strong sellers market in Chicago! As many other parts of the country are seeing a dramatic increase in inventory, we are staying true to what we historically see in Chicago --- an insulated effect from the e...

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Katie’s Komments: October 2022

We are “fall official” now, so bring on the sweater weather and the warm neutral decor! I usually break down and buy a few mums before the official start of fall, but I wait to get out my interior fall decorations until at least mid Septemb...

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Market Update: September 2022

Seasonality or Slow Down? The real estate market usually follows a rhythm in the Summer where things tend to slow down from the 4th of July until right after Labor Day. This is also inline with the school schedule and vacations; however, wi...

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Katie’s Komments: September 2022

When it comes to staging your house, there are a few “rules of thumb” that we like to suggest to all of our clients. Let’s talk about one that always proves to make an impact: remove heavy window treatments and curtains. Valances, curtain...

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Market Update: August 2022

This month's market update focus is supply and demand. Demand overall is down but has recently held steady as interest rates have actually improved (30-year Fixed

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Katie’s Komment’s: August 2022

Back to school is right around the corner. Time to clean out those backpacks! I love having the kids home for the summer, but having the house in a perpetual state of disarray is less than ideal for me. Back to school means a fresh start for ev...

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