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This market is hot! How hot, you ask?

Well, it certainly feels to me and many others working with buyers that every house has multiple offers and sells for over list price. Of cours...

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Some Sunday fun

Hi friends. Yesterday I posted market data on a #Staturdday post. I do this often.

Today I wanted to look at a specific graph, specifically the one below.

This is where I give the "always look into the numbers you're given/ graphs you...

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Staturday 4/24

Friends, I know you're dying to know the latest in Grundy and Will County housing statistics. A week or so back Illinois REALTORS released the sales data through the end of March. In Illinois (single family and condo) home sales are up 20.2% ov...

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#Staturday 3/20/21

Happy #Staturday, friends. The first one of Spring at that!

Today I thought it would be fun to look at the total volume of real estate dollars in Grundy and Will County for single family detached homes. Each of the below serve as monthly dat...

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Why Should I Trust You?

I had a prospective client ask me recently why he should trust me. I cannot recall that coming up before. Here's what I think:

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How To Get A Real Estate License in Illinois

Ever thought about becoming a real estate agent in Illinois? I'll make it an easy two-step process.

1. Watch this short video that Illinois REALTORS® just put out.

2. Call or text me at 815.712.7786 or email me at jim@loribonarekrealty...

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#Staturday: Illinois January Stats

Illinois REALTORS® is awesome and puts this information our every month. It usually takes a couple weeks into the following month to ensure accuracy, but that's better than ensuring INaccuracy.

That said, my long-time followers know that I ...

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#Staturday: Median Listing to Contract Days

How long does it take to put a house under contract in Will and Grundy County? As seen below, the median listing market time for single family homes in Will County for the last year was 13 days and only a couple extra days at 16 in Grundy Count...

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Why Did I Become a REALTOR®

From time to time I'm asked why I became a REALTOR®. Watch below to find out why.

Is that answer honest enough? Have YOU thought about becoming one? If so, drop me a line and I'll tell you everything I know about it (and if you're local...

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#Staturday 2/13/21 (Median Original List Price)

Happy #Staturday, friends.

Today I wanted to show you the median original list price of single family homes in the three counties I've recently worked most in. This is the price at which a home hits the market. It's not something I focus on ...

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