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Jim Starwalt, Broker Owner of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Star Homes: Expect Better
Jim Starwalt, Broker Owner of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Star Homes: Expect Better

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Are Homeowners Renovating to Sell or to Stay?
Are Homeowners Renovating to Sell or to Stay?    Over the past few years, two trends have emerged in the housing market: Home renovations have shot up Inventory of homes available for sale on the market has dropped A ‘normal’ housing market is defined by ha...
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Are You Thinking About Selling Your House Soon?
Are You Thinking About Selling Your House Soon? It’s difficult to know when is the best time to sell, or how to get the most money for your house, but you don’t need to go through the process alone. You may be wondering if prices are projected to rise or fa...
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VA Home Loans by the Numbers
VA Home Loans by the Numbers Some Highlights: The Veterans Administration (VA) Home Loan is a benefit that is available to more than 22 million veterans & 2 million active duty service members which helps them achieve their dreams of homeownership. In 201...
VA Home Loans by the Numbers
VA Home Loans by the Numbers
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5 Tips When Buying a Newly Constructed Home
5 Tips When Buying a Newly Constructed Home The lack of existing inventory for sale has forced many homebuyers to begin looking at new construction. When you buy a newly constructed home instead of an existing home, there are many extra steps that must t...
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2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers
2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers Urban Institute  recently released a  report  entitled, “Barriers to Accessing Homeownership:  Down Payment, Credit, and Affordability,” which revealed that, “Consumers often think they need to put more money down to purcha...
2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers
2 Myths Holding Back Home Buyers
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The Difference an Hour Will Make This Fall ...
The Difference an Hour Will Make This Fall ... Every Hour in the US Housing Market:  596 Homes Sell 278 Homes Regain Positive Equity Median Home Values Go Up $1.20 Jim Starwalt Managing Broker Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Star Homes 783 N Barron Blv...
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How Will Home Sales Measure Up Next Year?
How Will Home Sales Measure Up Next Year? There are many questions about where home sales are headed next year. We have gathered the most reliable sources to help answer this question. Here are our sources: Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) – As the lea...
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Taking Fear Out of the Mortgage Process
Taking Fear Out of the Mortgage Process A considerable number of potential buyers shy away from jumping into the real estate market due to their uncertainties about the buying process. A specific cause for concern tends to be mortgage qualification. For ...
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Are You Spending TOO Much on Rent?
Are You Spending TOO Much on Rent? Chances are if you are renting you are spending too much of your income on your monthly housing expense. There is a long-standing ‘rule’ that a household should not pay more than 28% of their income on their rent or mortg...
Are You Spending TOO Much on Rent?
Are You Spending TOO Much on Rent?
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Thinking of Selling Your Grayslake Home?
Thinking of Selling Your Grayslake Home?  Here’s Why You Need A Pro in Your Corner With home prices on the rise and buyer demand still strong, some sellers may be tempted to try and sell their homes on their own without using the services of a real estate p...
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