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Jim Michaels (buyandsellchicago)
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Mr. Michaels is licensed as a real estate broker in the States of Illinois and Wisconsin. James also holds a Commodity Brokers License and has experience in the sale of agricultural and financial commodities.
Mr. Michaels is licensed as a real estate broker in the States of Illinois and Wisconsin. James also holds a Commodity Brokers License and has experience in the sale of agricultural and financial commodities.

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Are energy audits becoming part of the standard home inspection? If not, should they?

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There is a life after bankruptcy. This will help you if you are thinking of purchasing a home after you have filed bankruptcy. #Purchase #Bankruptcy

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Why Sellers Need a Realtor
Selling your home without a Realtor assisting is not the best way to get the property seen and sold. When ready to get your home listed with a professional, use this list of 220+ seller tips to choose the right agent to represent you and get you home SOLD! #homesellingtips   #sellingyourhome  

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Today, the U.S. Census Department released its monthly New Residential Home Sales Report for November showing sales declining 1.6% from October and falling 1.6% below the level seen in November 2013 remaining near an historically low level with 438K SAAR units. 

The monthly supply increased to 5.8 months while the median selling price increased 1.35% and the average selling price declined 4.29% from the year ago level. 

#homesales  

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Killer Tips and Advice for First Time Home Buyers
Buying a home for the first time can be complicated and confusing if not properly prepared.

There are lots of great articles out there for first time home buyers and also lots of bad ones.  I've put together my first compilation of articles over on #listly providing some awesome articles relating to tips and advice for first time home buyers.

There are some great articles from several top real estate professionals here on Google Plus!

This killer list of advice and tips for first time home buyers can be found at http://list.ly/list/X9H-killer-tips-and-advice-for-first-time-home-buyers.  

If you think this list could be helpful for a first time buyer, please consider sharing it socially!

#realestate   #homebuying101  

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New Home Sales: November 2014 Today, the  U.S. Census Department  released its monthly  New Residential Home Sales Report   for November showing sales declining 1.6% from October and falling 1.6% below the level seen  in November 2013 remaining near an hist...

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Down Payments as Low as 3% :: http://bit.ly/1uOrHsy

Last week, there was big news that federal home loan organizations #fanniemae   and #freddiemac   were approving down payments as low as 3%. The conventional thought on down payments is that they should be approximately 20% of the total cost of the home. 3% down payments obviously look considerably different. #realestate  

Full Story: http://www.househunt.com/news-realestate/fannie-mae-freddie-mac-accepting-3-payments-kind/
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I knew it - in no time at all everyone would want a Jetson Home ? Do you remember The Jetsons?!

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Another sunset means another sunrise...
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