Archive for February, 2016

Monday Motivation

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Happy Monday! I hope you had an amazing weekend! As always I like to start the week off right with some positive words of inspiration! “Life is like riding a bicycle to keep your balance you must keep moving!” Albert Einstein Life can be EXTREMELY hard at times…. we all have down moments…. we all […]

Interest rates are on the rise

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Interest rates are on the rise but how does it effect which home you buy? Buying a home 12 months from now may cost more than expected and here’s why Rising interest rates are more than a news headline, they dictate how much a home purchase will cost you now and in the future.  It […]

Monday Motivation by Your Realtor John Castelli

Monday, February 15th, 2016

 Happy Monday! I hope you had an amazing weekend and an amazing Valentines Day! As always I like to start the week off right with some words of motivation… “Pay no mind to those who talk behind your back, it simply means that you are two steps ahead”               […]

This Month In Real Estate February 2016

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Welcome to This Month in Real Estate for February 2016. 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 5.5 million. And the national median home price for existing homes increased to […]

Are you chasing Happiness or Fulfillment?

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Happy Monday, I hope you had a great weekend! As always I like to start the words off right with some words of inspiration…. I saw this Muhammad Ali quote and wanted to share: “I hated every minute of training, but I said Don’t Quit, Suffer Now and live the rest of your life as […]

Selling My Home with John Castelli

Saturday, February 6th, 2016

In addition to a strong internet presence, open houses, social media and email campaigns, I do something most agents don’t. I call my database to learn whether someone I’ve already done business with knows someone who is looking to buy a house just like yours. That’s a lot of phone calls and it’s a critical part […]

Need to Sell Your House?

Saturday, February 6th, 2016

  Selling your home can be difficult and I know I can help you. I look at houses every day, so I know what’s on the market. I will market your house against the competition to make sure the right buyers find you. Just relax and be rest assured that I will sell your house […]

How to Prepare Your Home For Inspection

Saturday, February 6th, 2016

Here are a few quick tips on how to prepare your home for inspection.    Make sure all light-bulbs are working by changing them prior to the inspection. The inspector will want to be able to view all areas of your home, so make sure to move items away from the walls so they can […]

How to get Pre Approved For a Home Loan

Saturday, February 6th, 2016

Pre-Approval is a stronger commitment from a lender than pre-qualification. So being pre-approved can give you an edge when there are multiple offers on a home. Here’s a basic list of what you might be asked for to get pre-approved for a home loan … 1. The social security numbers for you and your spouse […]

Wicker Park Condos

Saturday, February 6th, 2016

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