Archive for November, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving from John Castelli

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

I wanted to take a moment to wish you and your Family a Happy Thanksgiving! Have an amazing day and weekend!                

Monday Motivation By Your Realtor John Castelli

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Happy Monday! I hope you had an amazing weekend! As always I like to start the week off with some words of inspiration…. “The Successful Warrior Is The Average Man, With Laser-Like Focus” Bruce Lee Where you focus is where you wind up. It does not take some special genetic code to succeed in this […]

Monday Motivation by Your Realtor John Castelli

Monday, November 16th, 2015

Happy Monday! I hope you had an amazing weekend!       As always I like to start the week of with some words of inspiration….. Todays quote comes from Steve Jobs: “We’re are here to put a dent in the universe. Otherwise why else be here?” Are you doing everything you know you are […]

November 2015 Real Estate Market

Saturday, November 7th, 2015

Welcome to This Month’s November 2015 Real Estate Market Report.  Here are just a few of the national real estate numbers we’re tracking for you right now. According to the National Association of Realtors, the number of projected home sales rose to 5.6 million. And the national median home price for existing homes decreased to $221,900. […]

Sell Your House for More Money

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

  According to a recent KW Research study, sellers who followed their agent’s advice on pricing sold their house 38 days faster than those who didn’t.   Better yet, those sellers often sold for more money – almost $4,000 more for the average house.     Want to sell your house for more money in […]

Chicago Property Tax Increase

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Chicago aldermen approved a $589 million Chicago property tax increase .  This record hike, which will be phased in over the next four years, will help fund public safety pension. Here’s what your need to know: Mayor Rahm Emanuel is seeking state legislation to help ease the burden for homeowners by increasing the homestead exemption (nearly […]