So you made an offer, it was accepted, and now your next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing. More often than not, your agent may have made your offer contingent on a clean home inspection. This contingency allows you to renegotiate the price paid for the home, ask the sellers to […]
In this day and age of being able to shop for anything anywhere, it is really important to know what you’re looking for when you start your home search.
The results of countless studies have shown that potential home buyers, and even current homeowners, have an inflated view of what is really required to qualify for a mortgage in today’s market.
Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a close decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median priced home today (30%) vs. the percentage needed to buy a median priced home (15%), the choice becomes obvious. Every market is different. Before you renew your […]
There are many benefits to homeownership. One of the top ones is being able to protect yourself from rising rents and lock in your housing cost for the life of your mortgage.
Batavia Homebuyers: Now Search by School One of the top criteria home buyers are considering when purchasing a new home is where their children will go to school. The Kombrink Lobrillo Team is making this easier for home buyers across Batavia. You can now search homes for sale based on elementary school boundaries.
Bloomingdale Ranch Homes For Sale Ranch homes offer numerous advantages to your typical two story. Aside from the obvious mobility convenience for seniors, Bloomingdale ranch homes for sale have a lot to offer.
Bartlett IL Ranch Homes For Sale Ranch homes offer numerous advantages to your typical two story. Aside from the obvious mobility convenience, Bartlett ranch homes for sale have a lot to offer. Floor plans tend to be more open. You won’t find a lot of wasted space in a ranch home. Ranches are easier to heat and cool than their […]
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People often ask whether they should buy a home now or wait. Recently released data suggests that waiting may not make sense as prices seem to again be on the rise. Let’s take a look at some of the data and commentary on the subject:
Did you know you can search our site for homes in specific elementary school boundaries?
Kombrink Lobrillo Team’s Home Buyer Guide: Spring 2015 If you’ve been thinking about a buying a home, take a minute to learn the market.
Home prices are normalizing but appreciation and interest rates are projected to rise in 2015. This chart shows the cost of waiting if you were to buy a $500,000 home. Waiting just 12 months would raise the price of the home and with projected rates you would be looking at paying almost $5,000 more per […]
Freddie Mac just came out with a survey in which they asked people whether or not they were financially comfortable. The results may surprise you.
Face the facts, renting just doesn’t make sense… National rent prices are through the roof with no end in sight.
Did the new year bring you a new bundle of joy? Is your family outgrowing your current home? Now is an excellent time to buy a home in St Charles and there are plenty to choose from. If you’re looking for a little more space to help make your family more comfortable, why not move […]
The holiday season is behind us, time to focus on what exciting new experiences 2015 can bring! If you’re planning on becoming a homeowner, or moving up to the home of your dreams in 2015, here are four great reasons to consider buying a home now, instead of waiting until spring.
Have you been wondering if now is a good time to buy a home? The real estate market has surely had its ups and downs over the last few years. The Kombrink Lobrillo Team has put together an easy to read, insightful, eBook to help answer this question. Download your complimentary copy now and find out;
There are many young people debating whether they should renew the lease on their apartment or sign a contract to purchase their first home. Based on a recent study, here are two reasons buying a home might make more sense:
Homes for sale in St Charles IL sorted by Elementary School One of the biggest factors when searching for a new family home is the school district. If you have school-aged children, this is a top priority. By now, you’ve no doubt scoured the web to find the best school for your children. Now, it’s […]
It’s that time of year, the seasons are changing and with them bring thoughts of the upcoming holidays, family get togethers, and planning for a new year. Those who are on the fence about whether now is the right time to buy don’t have to look much farther to find four great reasons to consider […]
Either Way, You’re Still Paying a Mortgage There are some people that have not purchased a home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent free, you are paying a mortgage – either your mortgage or your landlord’s.
Gallup Poll: Real Estate Best Long-Term Investment The Gallup organization conducts an annual report entitled the Economy and Personal Finances Poll, which asks Americans to choose the best option for long-term investment.
Ask Yourself These Questions Before Buying a Home If you are thinking about purchasing a home right now, you are surely getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family have your best interests at heart, they may not be fully aware of your needs and what is currently happening in real estate. Let’s […]