Kimberly's Stories

Foreclosures are becoming less and less of a commonality throughout the nation, and according to CoreLogic’s August 2016 National Foreclosure Report, foreclosure inventory and completed foreclosures both dipped in August compared with the previous year.

Oct 14

Located less than an hour southwest of downtown Chicago, Orland Park is a shopper’s paradise with plenty of outdoor activities for all ages.

Development is booming in Orland Park, particularly around the 143rd Metra station where in recent years the Ninety7Fifty apartment complex was built, along with a massive Mariano’s grocery store across LaGrange and other retailers.

Oct 12

For renters, a slowdown in the market’s growth is a welcome trend. While the drop was hardly noticeable, September saw its first monthly dip since November 2015 to $1,219, down just one dollar from August, according to a new report.

Oct 11

For renters, a slowdown in the market’s growth is a welcome trend. While the drop was hardly noticeable, September saw its first monthly dip since November 2015 to $1,219, down just one dollar from August, according to a new report.
According to the Yardi Matrix Monthly report for September 2016, which measures 123 markets throughout the nation, rent prices grew 4.7 percent in September on an annual basis, a 30-basis-point decrease from August and 200-basis-point decrease from the most recent high in October 2015.

Oct 11

For renters, a slowdown in the market’s growth is a welcome trend. While the drop was hardly noticeable, September saw its first monthly dip since November 2015 to $1,219, down just one dollar from August, according to a new report.
According to the Yardi Matrix Monthly report for September 2016, which measures 123 markets throughout the nation, rent prices grew 4.7 percent in September on an annual basis, a 30-basis-point decrease from August and 200-basis-point decrease from the most recent high in October 2015.

Oct 11

October 11 marks the groundbreaking of a new affordable housing project in the Washington D.C. neighborhood of Ivy City, a joint project between Habitat for Humanity and Level 2 Development.

Oct 11

In certain pockets of the housing market, demand for specific price ranges are causing a disconnect in available inventory and prices, according to a new report. Trulia’s MarketMatch report shows 10.4 percent of home searches at a certain price point don’t match that specific category’s available inventory — though some markets are seeing a as much as three times that rate.

Oct 11

For homebuyers in California, it’s especially important to understand a home’s risk factor against natural disasters such as earthquakes, landslides, floods and fires. DisclosureSave has been a Natural Hazard Disclosure (NHD) provider since 1999, and in attempt to make the product more accessible to agents and buyers, it’s now available via a mobile app.

Oct 10