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Sell Your Wicker Park Property For Top Dollar

   If you want to sell your property for top dollar, it's all about planning and strategy especially now as the market is more competitive for the seller. REPAIRS: Water issues, moldy caulk, broken outlet plates, missing knobs, is showing failure by a 1000 cuts should be fixed in advance. IMPROVEMENTS: Your home is often judged by the lowest finish...

How To Pay Less In Property Taxes In Chicago

Greg Nagel, shown with his new best friend from local dog rescue group, One Tail At A Time. By Greg Nagel of Ask Nagel Realty ASK NAGEL REALTY, Your Local West Town Neighborhood Experts   Let me briefly introduce myself, I’m Greg Nagel Owner & Managing Broker Of Ask Nagel Realty located at 1919 West Division Street in the Heart of Wicker Park. Ask...

NEW Lower Rates: Mortgage Advice for Buyers

March 21, 2019 Refreshing News!  30 year mortgage rates now 19 points lower than last year at 4.34% thanks to Fed! On a side note, a 30 year mortgage is not always the best decision if you think your likely to move in 7 years or less. Is it conservative to pay an extra 30-50 basis points per month in interest...

The Power Of Home Ownership Vs. Renting – Make 33% Annually On Your Downpayment!

The Power of Home Ownership Vs. Renting Click Link below to read full article: http://chicago.curbed.com/archives/2015/01/02/chicagoans-spent-over-14-billion-on-rent-in-2014.php Wow! What a Stat!  $14 Billion! Well Here Is Even A More Impressive Stat! If you purchase a property, you will make 33% on average on your down payment / investment annually in opposed to renting!  This includes monthly savings vs. renting, tax savings, principal pay down, and modest 3% appreciation. The main assumptions are that the market rent for...