Cold, Windy, and Wet In The Quad Cities Rock Island

Don Wede: Hello. It’s May 29th, 2021, The start of Memorial Day weekend. I’m over here in the Quad Cities. Specifically, right now I’m in Rock Island. As you can see, that’s the Rock Island Justice Center right across the street. I normally would be outside, but it’s cold, windy, and wet today. It’s 47…

Costs of Holding Onto An Inherited House in St. Louis

So, you have inherited a house, while this may sound exciting, the reality is less than a pleasure. The truth, however, is that you have inherited expenses along with the house. Well-intentioned loved ones all too often leave their property in their will to beneficiaries that are already struggling to afford their monthly bills. Often, … Continued

5 Things to do Immediately After Inheriting a House in Joliet

Dealing with the loss of a beloved family member or very close friend is a stressful time that can become even more complicated by suddenly finding yourself immersed in dealing with an inheritance. It may be challenging to focus, so we have outlined five things to do immediately after inheriting a house in Joliet Lines … Continued

Church St Belleville Il

Don Wede: Good afternoon. Don Wede with Heartland Funding, Inc. I’m in Belleville, Illinois, just across the river from St. Louis. This is what they call Metro East. I’m here at 415 South Church Street in Belleville, Illinois, looking at a commercial piece of real estate. This is a little different from our normal buying…

Understanding Foreclosure and What You Can Do to Stop It in Chicago

The consequences of foreclosure have long-reaching effects that carry over into your personal and financial life for many years. Should you qualify for any type of credit moving forward, with a foreclosure on your report, you will pay the hefty interest due to the risk you now pose as a borrower. As life becomes more … Continued

6 Reasons Your Chicago House Isn’t Selling

Why isn’t my house selling? Waiting for a buyer can be stressful when you’re selling your home. Emotionally, the constant readying for showings and let down as no offers follow can be draining. Financially, depending on the circumstances you’re facing, the bills keep rolling in as time passes. If you’ve had to relocate, you’re now … Continued

How Technology Has Changed the Way People Sell Real Estate in Chicago

Technical advances continue to march forward at light speed, and technology plays a significant role in the real estate market. These changes have had a transformative effect on Chicago real estate transactions and have transformed the relationship between professional investors and licensed real estate agents. A hybrid agent investor can assist any homeowner with the sale … Continued

How to Sell a House With Unpermitted Work in St. Louis

Suppose you have been considering making alterations to your home. In that case, the bottom line is to make sure the work is permitted if required by law to avoid the consequences, which are much more complicated than pulling the permit initially.  While you may believe you and your family will live in your current … Continued