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Buying a condo or in a Managed Home Owners Association?

Buying a condo or in a Managed Home Owners Association? Do you know you need to consider when buying in a HOA? In studio is the Premier Realtor from Re/Max Professionals Select!, Yes, that’s Scott Gerami!

Do you know the top tips you need to know about winterizing your home? In studio is the Premier Home Inspector, yes, that’s Tim James from Pillar to Post Home Inspections!   

Is “For Sale By Owner” a Good Idea or Bad Idea?  To dispel the myths vs reality here is the Realtor of the Year with the Premier Team from Keller Williams NW Indiana,…Yes, that’s Kim Odegard!

Divine Consign in Oak Park’s very own, Kellie Scott is live in studio to share with us “why Staging you home when selling is really worth it!”

The Holidays and Winter are almost here

The Holidays and Winter are almost here! I think I’ll take my home off the market and wait until Spring to sell it. REALLY? To dispel the myths vs reality here is the Realtor of the Year with the Premier Team from Keller Williams NW Indiana,…Yes, that’s Kim Odegard!

Happy Veterans Day! I, Randy Barcella, have a very special story to share with you all about Veterans Day about My Dad!

Do you know the 4 things you need to do Before applying for your mortgage? In studio to share with us his valuable checklist it the mortgage expert, yes, that’s Chuck Poulin, the branch manager from Inlanta Mortgage!.

Divine Consign in Oak Park’s very own, Kellie Scott is live in studio to share with us “Why Staging Your Home is So Important” when selling.

Selling your house “as-is”


Selling your house “as-is”? Does that mean that you don’t have to do any repairs? Randy Barcella goes over the Myths vs Reality here!

Home Inspection Reports Dos and Don’ts by Buyers and Sellers! In studio is the Premier Realtor from Naperville and the western suburbs, Yes, that’s Scott Gerami, from Re/Max Professionals Select!

Seller Transparency when it comes to Home Inspections! Yes! In studio to give us some great tips, is the premier home inspector, Yes! that’s Tim James, Pillar to Post Home Inspections!

Health Insurance! Too expensive since Obama care? What’s new now? Are there affordable alternatives? In studio is the Healthy Insurance Expert, Yes, that’s Tom Miroballi !

Home Buying Fears


Home Buying Fears! Do you know what the Top 4 Are? In studio to share with us here check list is the Premier Realtor from Baird & Warner, Frankfort, Yes, that’s Nicole Meding!

Buying or Selling furniture? It’s time consuming, scary. This is where Divine Consign comes in. In studio is the President and CEO of Divine Consign in Oak Park, Yes, that’s Kelli Scott!

PRICING your home! Is it what You think it’s worth or what the Comparable Sales in your neighborhood dictates? In studio is the Premier Realtor from Naperville and the western suburbs, Yes, that’s Scott Gerami, from Re/Max Professionals Select!

Did you know that weather conditions can bring to light certain problems in a home? Yes! In studio to give us some great tips, is the premier home inspector, Yes! that’s Tim James, Pillar to Post Home Inspections!

October 22, 2017


When moving, The last thing you need on your plate is selling your existing furniture. It’s time consuming, scary. This is where Divine Consign comes in. In studio is the President and CEO of Divine Consign, Yes, that’s Kelli Scott!

“For Sale By Owner or Not For Sale By Owner?” In studio is the Premier Realtor from Naperville and the western suburbs, Yes, that’s Scott Gerami, from Re/Max Professionals Select!

“Post Closing Questions!” In studio to educate us again, is the Premier Mortgage Expert, yes, that’s Chuck Poulin, The Branch Manager of Inlanta Mortgage!.

It’s October and that’s “Domestic Violence Awareness Month! and As you look forward to us doing every year, we at Real Estate Revealed, support some of our favorite Charities, and In Studio this morning is The Director of the St Jude House, Yes, that’s Linda Perez!” Linda Perez and the St Jude House are literally, saving and changing lives!

October 15, 2017


Ok, It’s time to move – downsize, upsize, rightsize – wherever you’re going you have a million things to do. The last thing you need on your plate is selling your existing furniture. It’s time consuming, scary. This is where Divine Consign comes in. Divine Consign will respond right away, pick up your furniture quickly, market and sell it sell it for you and you get a check. Boom! In studio is the President and CEO of Divine Consign, Yes, that’s Kelli Scott!

Do you know how to buy Land? You want to build a home on it. Is it the same as buying a house? There’s really a lot to know and you don’t want to make any mistakes! In studio is one of the Premier Real Estate Attorneys, Yes, that’s Elina Golod

Can the Lender/Mortgage Company affect the Appraised Value of your home? Are all Appraisers the same? In studio to educate us again, is the Premier Moprtgage Expert, yes, that’s Chuck Poulin, The Branch Manager of Inlanta Mortgage!.

Also! It’s October and that’s “Domestic Violence Awareness Month! and As you look forward to us doing every year, we at Real Estate Revealed, support some of our favorite Charities, and In Studio this morning is Elsa Prado, from “Break The Silence Foundation!” I always have been confused and disturbed by “how can you hit a child or woman or man?” I can’t wait to hear what Elsa Prado has to say! She and her foundation are literally, saving and changing lives!

October 8, 2017


Cyber Security Breaches! Every few months, we hear these stories…and most recently the credit reporting agency was hacked and your personal information was compromised! In studio is the expert in this field, the Vice President of Marketing and Salas at the Landy Insurance Company, Yes, that’s John Torvi!

Mold issues in a home! Do you know how to find mold and what to do if you have it in your home? In studio is one of the Premier Home Inspectors, yes, that’s Tim James, from Pillar to Post Home Inspections, the Tim James Team!

Do you think you are are landlord material? There’s a lot to it! It’s not that easy! There’s local laws, screening tenants, maintenance inside and out, responsibilities and liabilities and more! In studio to educate us again is the Premier Realtor from Naperville and western suburbs, yes, that’s Scott Gerami, Re/Max Professionals Select.

FIRPTA – Foreign Investment iIn Real Property Tax Act – This is a situation when a seller is a foreign person or company. WOW! What a topic! In studio to educate us on this is one of the premier real estate attorneys, yes, that’s Elina Golod!

October 1, 2017


The Sellers Disclosure and The Home Inspector? Does the Home Inspector see it? In studio is one of the Premier Home Inspectors, Yes, that’s Tim James, from Pillar to Post Home Inspections, the Tim James Team!

Do you know about the Buyers Representation Agreement? Are they a good idea? In studio is one of the Premier Realtors from Baird & Warner, Yes! that’s Nicole Meding, to shed some light on this!

Do you know what type of loans there are now and what type of a loan is right for you? Is it FHA, VA or Conventional? In studio is the mortgage expert, Chuck Poulin, the Branch Manager of Inlanta Mortgage.

Who needs to Sign the Deed? In studio to shed some light on this! is one of the Premier Real Estate Attorneys, Yes, that’s Elina Golod!

September 24, 2017


Do you know how to Prepare for a Closing? It’s more than just “show up and sign a lot of papers!” In studio to share with us her valuable check list, is one of the Premier Real Estate Attorneys, Yes, that’s Elina Golod!

Roofs! Do you how to spot a good roof from a bad one? Do you know what roofing issues that are commonly found from an inspection and how to get a proper roof inspection? In studio is one of the Premier Home Inspectors, Yes, that’s Tim James, from Pillar to Post Home Inspections, the Tim James Team!

Randy Barcella, I go over more appraisal repair issues in our industry! and FHA, VA and Conventional Appraisal Myths vs Reality!

September 17, 2017

You heard about the Equifax Security Breach recently?,…where hackers got thousands of peoples personal information? Is this Equifax Data Breach a concern for Real Estate? Well, In studio, is the premier Real Estate Attorney, Yes, that’s Elina Golod, to give us the real scoop on this!

Do you know the Top Mistakes that buyers and seller make when it comes to Home Inspections? In studio is one of the Premier Realtors from Naperville and western suburbs, Yes, that’s Scott Gerami, Re/Max Professionals Select!

Do you know why it’s important to have a Team that consists of a Loan Officer, plus an Attorney, a Realtor, along With a Home Inspector when going through your mortgage process? In studio to share with us his valuable information , is the Mid West Mortgage expert, Yes, that’s Chuck Poulin, the Branch Manager of Inlanta Mortgage!

September 10, 2017

What are the Top Tips and Tricks you need to know when Selling and Buying? In studio is one of the Premier Realtors from Naperville and western suburbs, Yes, that’s Scott Gerami, Re/Max Professionals Select!

Do you know the Top 5 Things you should do when applying for a mortgage? In studio to share with us his valuable check list, is the Mi\d West Mortgage expert, Yes, that’s Chuck Poulin, the Branch Manager of Inlanta Mortgage!

Why Are You Selling? is one of the questions the Buyer will ask you! What Not to Say as a Seller? Do you know? In studio to share with her valuable advice, is one of the Premier Realtors from Baird & Warner, Yes, that’s Nicole Meding.

September 3, 2017

Home Inspections! Do you really know what a Home Inspection is? What does a Home Inspector do? What is a Home Inspector Looking for? In studio is one of the Premier Home Inspectors in the mid-west, Yes, that’s Time James, from Pillar to Post Home Inspections, the Tim James team!

When selling your house and there’s obvious defects in your house or garage, … do you really need to fix this? In studio to share with us a valuable story, is one of the Premier Realtors from Baird & Warner, Yes, that’s Nicole Meding.

An Appraisal vs a Home Inspection, are they the Same? AND How many of you are having problems with Appraisers calling for a lot of un-necessary repairs? Well, me Randy Barcella, I’ll go over all the details here and share with you the Myths vs Reality on appraisal repairs!

August 27, 2017

Closing Costs estimates! Do you really know how they are determined? An do you hear about the latest New Technology that’s really affecting and enhancing the real estate industry? In studio once again the Premier Realtor from Naperville and the western suburbs, yes, that’s Scott Gerami, Re/Max Professionals Select!

Windows! What makes a window a good window? What are the top three complaints that people have about their windows? What are the top three concerns when buying windows? In studio is the expert on windows, yes, that’s Marcin Wolski, from Wolski Windows!

Appraisal issues? How many of you are having problems with Appraisers calling for a lot of un-necessary repairs? Well, me Randy Barcella, I’ll go over all the details here and share with you the Myths vs Reality on appraisal repairs!

August 20, 2017

Do you live in Lake County and did your tax bill blue form come in? Is it higher than what you expected? Ouch!! What can you do, if anything! In studio, to give us our options on this, is the premier Realtor from the north shore, yes, that’s Jacquie Lewis, Coldwell Banker, Highland Park.

Do you own more than you owe on your house? And you really need a bigger house,… Can you really buy another house?  Also, you don’t have much money for a down payment on a house, do you know what your options are? In studio once again the mortgage expert, yes that’s Chuck Poulin, branch manager at Inlanta Mortgage!

Appraisal issues? You are having problems with Appraisers calling for a lot of un-necessary repairs? Well, me Randy Barcella, I’ll go over all the details here and share with you the Myths vs Reality on appraisal repairs!

August 13, 2017

You have the Home Inspection Report! Now What? Do fix or comply with Everything on that report? or You are Selling “AS-IS” And What Really is “As-Is anyways? In Studio to educate us on Home Inspection Reports and Selling As-Is, is Chicagoland’s Premier Real Estate Attorney, Yes, that’s Elina Golod

Should you Buy or Build the Largest home in the neighborhood? OOO, Good topic! In studio to dispel the myths vs reality here is the award winning Real Estate Broker from Baird & Warner, yes, that’s Nicole Meding!

What is Absorption Rate? and Why is it Important? In studio to educate us once again, is the Premier Real Estate Broker from Napervile and western suburbs, Yes, that’s Scott Gerami, from Re-Max Professionals Select!

Do you know How to Choose a Mover? Wow Great Topic! Do you know how to read and Compare moving estimates? and Do you know What to look for in a Mover, both Local and Long Distance? In studio to give us the Real Scoop on Movers, is on of the Best in this profession, Yes, that’s Karmin Daniels Avakian, from the Premier Moving Company in the Chicagoland area, Alliance Moving and Storage!

August 6, 2017

Do you know how to sell a Luxury Home? It’s different than your regular home, but, How? In studio to to share with us her check list on how to sell a Luxury Home, is the North Shores’ Finest, Yes, that’s Jacquie Lewis, Coldwell Banker Highland Park

We’re halfway into the year and what’s really happening now in the mortgage market? Are rates going up? Should I purchase now or re-finance and wait? For the real scoop on this is the Premier Mortgage Expert, Yes, that’s Chuck Poulin, Manager of Inlanta Mortgage!

Why buy A Co-Operative Apartment? What really is a Co-OP? In Studio to educate us on Co-Ops, is Chicagoland’s Premier Real Estate Attorney, Yes, that’s Elina Golod

Do you know the Top 5 Strategies for selling you home now in todays market? In studio to educate us once again, is the award winning Real Estate Broker from Baird & Warner, yes, that’s Nicole Meding!

July 30, 2017

You have good credit and you are Pre-Approved for the loan, but your Loan Officer’s underwriter keeps asking you for more information each week, Why! ? What’s up with that, Leave Me Alone already, I’m not a criminal, I’m simply getting a mortgage!! For the real scoop on this is the Premier Mortgage Expert, Yes, that’s Chuck Poulin, Manager of Inlanta Mortgage!

Matterport Technology, 3-D and Fly-Through Videos! Do you know what all that is all about?  In studio is the Brains behind all this New and Cutting edge technology is the Premier Realtor from Naperville and Western suburbs, yes, that’s Scott Gerami, Re/Max Professionals Select.

Do you know the Top 4 Tips when making an offer to buy home? In studio to educate us once again, is the award winning Real Estate Broker from Baird & Warner, yes, that’s Nicole Meding!

Off Shore Hackers and Wire Fraud

We’ve heard some of your stories! Wow! Do you know about them, how to recognize them and how to avoid them? In studio to give us the her valuable information is one of the Premier Realtors from the North Shore, Yes, that’s Jacquie Lewis, Coldwell Banker, Highland Park!

What’s Title Insurance? Do you really need it? Does it protect you? In studio is the Premier Real Estate Attorney, the Brainiac Herself, yes, that’s Elina Golod!

What is Mortgage Insurance? MIP, PMI, yes, that extra fee that raises on your Mortgage payment! Do you know how to get rid of it? The Inside Scoop on Mortgage Insurance is , is the Mortgage Expert, Yes, that’s Chuck Poulin, Branch Manager from Inlanta Mortgage.

July 16, 2017

Do you know the Top 5 Mistakes that buyers and sellers make when it comes to Home Inspections? In studio to give us the her valuable check list, is one of the Premier Realtors from the south suburbs, Yes, that’s Nicole Meding, from Baird & Warner!

What’s the Inside Scoop on Home Warranties? Good idea? or waste of money? In studio to dispel the Myths vs Reality on Home Warranties, is The Premier Real Estate Broker from Naperville, Yes, that’s Scott Gerami, Re/Max Professionals Select!

What’s new this summer in home improvements? In studio it the studio from MR Pluming is the expert himself, yes, that’s Mark Smith!

July 9, 2017

“Open Houses” Good Idea or Bad? Wow! Some Realtors say Yes, Some Say No, waste of time! In studio to give us the Real Scoopm is one of the Premier Realtors,Yes, that’s Scott Gerami, from Re/Max Professionals Select, Naperville!

Buyers, Do you know the different ways to calculate the initial offer price and then how to determine an houses ultimate value? In studio to educate us is The Premier Real Estate Broker from the North Shore! Yes, that’s Jacquie Lewis from Coldwell Banker, Highland Park!

Do you know what a “Pre Approval” Really Means? Does it really mean that you Approved or maybe Pre Qualified? In studio is Chicagoland’s Mortgage Expert, yes that’s Chuck Poulin, Branch Manager of Inlanta Mortgage!

Also, have you been able to afford your Health Insurance since Obama Care? Or maybe you and your family simply had to drop it since it’s way too expensive! Well, to give us the Real Scoop on Health Insurance is Illinois’ Expert, Yes, Tom Miroballi, Agent for Blue Cross Blue Shield!

July 2, 2017

You just closed on your purchase. Is that it? You’re done! Just enjoy living the dream in your new home :) But Wait, Chicagoland’s Top Real Estate Attorney, Elina Golod, Says “Hold Your Horses!” There’s still work to do! :) Ok, I can’t wait to hear Elina Golod’s Safety Check List!

Why Is Your Home Not Selling: Selling a house means getting ready for the dance and could involve doing work. Selling a house might entail investing money. To share with us her time proven tips on How to be Best in Class is The Premier Real Estate Broker from the North Shore! Yes, that’s Jacquie Lewis from Coldwell Banker, Highland Park!

And then more appraisal tips from me, Randy Barcella about the Urban Myths about FHA, VA and Conventional Appraisals and repairs!

June 25, 2017

Do you know the Importance of Real Estate Agent Referrals, both from You and the Lenders! Yes, Relationships are the Driving Force of our industry! In studio is the Premier Real Estate Broker from Baird & Warner, Frankfort, Yes, that’s Nicole Meding!

Do you know the 4 Key Points of a loan process and how this will help them with their loan process/approval. Yes, in studio is the Top Mortgage Expert, Yes, that’s Chuck Poulin, the Manager of Inlata Mortgage!

Is your home Priced Right? Do you really know how to determine the right price?.In studio to shed some light on this is the Premier Real Estate Broker from the North Shore! Yes, that’s Jacquie Lewis from Coldwell Banker, Highland Park!

Randy Barcella has a few current stories for you! You are paying Cash, so, Do You Really Need an Appraisal?

June 18, 2017

Real Estate Taxes in Cook County!” Did you hear the Rumor about your tax increase! Wow! Doesn’t sound good,… and to give us the Latest on Cook County Taxes , is Chicagolands Premier Real Estate Attorney, yes, that’s Elina Golid!

“Drones and Real Estate!” Yes, a Huge Trending Topic! Yes, in studio to share with us her check list, is one of the Premier Realtors from Naperville and Western Suburbs, Scot t Gerami from RE/MAX Professionals select!!

“Appraisals and Repairs” and FHA and VA! Do you still think that FHA and VA calls for repairs? Really? Randy Barcella dispels the Myths vs Reality here!

June 11, 2017

Buying “Short Sales”! What does Short Sale really mean? You thinks it’s Easy? I’m sure you’ve heard the commercials “It’s easy, anyone can do it! You don’t need any experience or know how or money” Show up to my one day seminar and you can earn $40,000 in easy Flipping your first house” Are you kidding me! Well, in studio to shed some Reality on this, is Chicagolands Premier Real Estate Attorney, yes, that’s Elina Golod!

Home Buying 101 today! Figuring out what you want and how to get it! Does it make sense to buy and also, are you financially and Emotionally ready? Yes, in studio to share with us her check list, is one of the Premier Realtors from Naperville and Western Suburbs, Scot t Gerami from RE/MAX Professionals select!!

“Millenials! Should you Buy or Rent? What are your concerns and expectations as Millenials? In studio to educate us as always is the Mortgage Expert, Yes, that’s Chuck Poulin, Manager of Inlanta Mortgage!

June 4, 2017

“Millennials in the Marketplace” Who are they and where do they want to live? and What really are the Challenges that Millennials face? To help you down that path, with her cutting edge and current information to help you navigate Easily, is one of the Premier Real Estate Brokers from the South Suburbs, Yes, that’s Nicole Meding, from Baird & Warner, who just recently was awarded the Top Agent recognition for May!

“Do you know how to get ready for the Appraisal of your home?” It’s not often that you move and not often that you have to deal with an Appraiser coming in to your home! Yes, me, Randy Barcella, I’ll go over with you my handy checklist :)

“Hey College Grads, do you know where you’ll be living when you move to Chicago?” Also, do you know the “top mistakes that buyers make” when looking to buy a home? Yes, In studio to share with us her check list, is one of the North Shore’s Best Real Estate Brokers, Yes, that’s Jacquie Lewis from Coldwell Banker, Highland Park!

Did you hear that some are suing Zillow over misleading property valuations? In studio, to keep us up to date on the latest concerning proper and correct valuations and who’s liable, is John Torvi, Vice President of Marketing and Sales at the Herbert H Landy insurance company!

May 28, 2017

Do you know there are 6 Terms that your Realtor should be negotiating on your behalf? Do you know what those 6 Terms are? Yes, In studio to share with us her check list, is one of the North Shore’s Best Real Estate Brokers, Yes, that’s Jacquie Lewis from Coldwell Banker, Highland Park!

Can a Seller Get Out of a Contract? and How? and When? In studio, is one of the Premier Real Estate Attorneys, Yes, that’s Elina Golod!

“Do You Know How to Win” when confronted with “Multiple Offers” and you are asked for your Highest and Best Offer! Wow! and Do you know what an “Escalation Clause” is? In Studio is one of the Premier Real Estate Brokers from Naperville and Western Suburbs, Yes, that’s Scott Gerami from Re/Max Professionals Select.

May 21, 2017

Do you know the Most Common Pitfalls when Selling your home and how to avoid them? In studio, is one of the Premier Real Estate Brokers from the southern suburbs, yes, that Nicole Meding, who was also just awarded the #1 agent in here Baird and Warner office!

Do you know The Math behind your Mortgage? Did you ever wonder how they come up with an interest rate and the costs behind your mortgage? Yes! In studio is the Premier Mortgage Expert, Chuck Poulin, manager od Eagle Home Mortgage, to the dispel the Myths vs Reality.

Appraisals and Repairs! I’m still getting emails and calls about appraisers calling for unnecessary repairs and that still, so many Realtors, Homeowners and Loan Officers, think that FHA calls for repairs! Wow! Me, Randy Barcella, I’ll go over the Myths vs Reality here!

May 14, 2017

Do you know How a “Buyer Can Get Out of a Sales Contract?” WOW!, In studio to educate us like she always does, is the Premier Real Estate Attorney of the midwest, Yes! That’s Elina Golid!

Do you know the current tips on “Making Your Home Smart?” and, then, the tips on protecting your safety, after getting your home smart? Wow! In studio is the Premier Real Estate Broker from the North Shore! Yes, that’s Jacquie Lewis from Coldwell Banker, Highland Park!

Also, Do you know who is the “Guy in the Pink Hat” is at the CUBs games, …you see him always in the first row behind home plate! Well, we have uncovered the Truth and will dispel the Myths, because we have him here in studio with us! Do you know who he is!

May 7, 2017

Do you know the Top Tips for Selling you home now, for the most money and in the shortest period of time? In studio, to share with us his time proven check list, is the Premier Real Estate Broker from Naperville and western suburbs, Yes, that’s Scott Gerami, from ReMax Professionals Select

When you applied for your mortgage, were nervous and afraid or anxious? Did your loan process go smoothly? Did you get the interest rate that you were promised and did you have peace of mind after the closing? In studio to share a story with us is the Mortgage Expert, Yes, that’s Chuck Poulin, Manager of Eagle Home Mortgage.

Do you know how to get your home ready for sale? and what some of the pitfalls are? In studio is the south suburb’s Premier Real Estate Broker from Baird & Warner, Frankfort, Nicole Meding!

Do you know about Home Generators and how they can save your home during a power outage? In studio to share with us the latest, is Mark Smith, the President of MR Plumbing!

April 30, 2017

Do you know what an honest Realtor should be telling you about selling: AND, when is it Ok to Move On? Wow, yes, another great topic! and to give us the truth and no fluff, is the North Shore’s Premier Realtor, Yes, that’s Jacquie Lewis, Coldwell Banker, Highland Park.

Do you know what Dual Agency is? Is it Ok? Can you Benefit from it? In studio is the south suburb’s Premier Broker from Baird & Warner, Frankfort, Nicole Meding!

Do you know the Top 5 Selling Secrets that every seller should know? Wow, Great topic in studio to share with us his time proven tips on this is one of Chicagoland’s premier Real Estate Brokers, yes, that’s John Lyons from Baird & Warner, Chicago!

April 23, 2017

Did you ever lend money to your brother, or sister or a friend? Did you get paid back? Are you still friends with them? Do you know your rights and how to protect yourself? In studio to revel the Myths vs Reality on this is one of Chicagoland’s Premier Real Estate Attorneys, .. Yes, Elina Golid!

What are the Roles of the Real Estate Agent? Do you really know what a Real Estate Agent is responsible to do for you? Great topic in studio to shed some light on this is one of Chicagoland’s premier Real Estate Brokdes, yes, that’s John Lyons from Baird & Warner, Chicago!

When is a good time to re-finance? Does the rate have to drop 1%? THere’s a lot of cliche statements out there! Do you really need 20% down to avoid PMI? In studio to dispel the Myths vs Reality on this is Chicagoland’s Premier Mortgage Expert,… Yes, that’s Chuck Poulin, the Manager of Eagle Home Mortgage!

Can you really sell your home “As-Is”? All the time and in all situations? Can you get a mortgage when selling your home “As-Is?” I, Randy Barcella, will shed some light on the Misconceptions and Urban Myths about selling your home “‘As-Is”

April 16, 2017

Is it really important to document your income in the loan process? Did you know that since 2008, that a borrower must show an ability to pay back a mortgage loan, Regardless of their Equity or Asset position! Wow!, in studio to dispel the Myths vs Reality on this is Chicagoland’s Premier Mortgage Expert,… Yes, that’s Chuck Poulin, the Manager of Eagle Home Mortgage!

Do you know what to look for in a Realtor if you are buying or Selling a home? In studio, is the North Shore’s Premier Realtor,… Yes! That’s Jacquie Lewis, Premier Real Estate Broker from Coldwell Banker, Highland Park!

Do you really need a Survey when buying a house? In studio to revel the Myths vs Reality on this is one of Chicagoland’s Premier Real Estate Attorneys, .. Yes, Elina Golod!

April 9, 2017

Do you know the Top Red Flags to look out for when buying a home? Yes, in studio is the Premier Real Estate Brokers from the south suburbs, Yes, that’s Nicole Meding, Baird & Warner!

Appraisal Repair Issues! Do you think that FHA calls for repairs? Did your Appraiser call for unnecessary repairs? Yes, I, Randy Barcella, will go over the myths vs reality when it comes to Appraisals Repairs!

President of ICAP, Barton DeLacy and one of the top appraisers from ICAP, IL Coalition of Appraisal Professionals, Pat Felvey!

Managing Partner of Bonefish Grill restaurant, yes, Nick Kappallas! For the past three years, we here at the Real Estate Revealed radio show have been giving out Free “bang bang shrimp” gift cards!

April 2, 2017

Understanding Your Mortgage! “He or she who fails to understand Interest – pays it” In studio to shed some light on this is Chicagolands Premier Mortgage Expert, yes, that’s Chuck Poulin, Manager Eagle Home Mortgage.

Seller Financing! The Good and Bad of Seller Financing! Ahh Yes! What a topic and to enlighten us on this is Chicagoland’s Premier Real Estate Attorney Elina Golid!

“Do you know how to Get Ready for the Appraisal of You Home?” Randy Barcella shares with you his valuable check list!

Seller’s Disclosures! How important is it for seller’s to disclose? and What do you need to disclose! In studio to share with us the Myths vs Reality is the North Shore’s Finest Real Estate Broker, Yes, that’s Jacquie Lewis from Coldwell Banker in Highland Park!

March 26, 2017

Making the Offer on your purchase! Yes, Do you really know the right way to make the offer to ensure your desired results? Does your Realtor really know the correct way to make an offer? In studio is one of Chicagoland’s Premier Real Estate Brokers yes, that’s John Lyons, Baird & Warner
 
In your mortgage process on the purchase of your home, Did  you need Really Need to Close On Time? Were you satisfied? or were you led on and then disappointed? In studio to share with us a great story, is Chicagoland’s Premier Mortgage Expert, yes, that’s Chuck Poulin, Manager Eagle Home Mortgage.
 
Do you  know the Top 5 Red Flags to look out for when buying a home? Yes, in studio is the Premier Real Estate Brokers from the south suburbs, Yes, that’s Nicole Meding, Baird & Warner!
 
Cyber Security!, Yes, hot topic!  and with us is the VP of Marketing & Sales with the Landy Insurance Agency, John Torvi, to go over the all the latest

March 19, 2017

Special Guest in studio is the Mayor of Orland Park! Yes, that’s Mayor Dan McLaughlin. He as some programs initiated in Orland Park that many other Illinois cities are modeling after! Have you heard of them?

Do you really know what to do when you get Multiple Offers when selling your house? Do you have Realtor that really knows how to handle multiple offers? Yes, in studio is the North Shores Finest, Jacquie Lewis, Real Estate Broker, from Coldwell Banker, Highland Park!

Do you know the current Credit Tips that will help you with your mortgage, Purchase or Re-finance for 2017? In studio to share with us all this valuable check list, is Chicagoland Premier Mortgage Expert, yes, that’s Chuck Poulin, Manager Eagle Home Mortgage.

Do you have Special Assessments on your Condo or Townhouse? Do you really know what they are? and Why you are being charged? and How Long will have to continue to pay it? Wow, great question! and to answer this is One of Chicagoland’s Premier Real Estate Attorney, yes, that’s Elina Golod!

March 12, 2017

Do you know what are the pros and cons of boutique condo living are? Yes, they are your 2 to 10 unit buildings. Last week we covered High Rise Condo living and in studio to share with us all the myths vs reality on boutique condo living is One Chicagoland’s Premier Real Estate Attorney, yes, that’s Elina Golod

Have you ever wondered why mortgage rates vary and what actually is in a Mortgage Rate? Yes, in studio to share with us all this valuable information is Chicagoland Premier Loan Office, yes, that’s Chuck Poulin, Manager Eagle Home Mortgage.

Do you know that there is an “Impact of Home Ownership on a Family’s Health?” Yes, I, Randy Barcella will go over these amazing, current statistics!

Also. Spring is here and are you aware of the current plumbing tips for your home? Yes, in studio is one of Chicagoland’s Premier Plumbing Companies, yes, that’s MR Plumbing’s President , Mark Smith!

March 5, 2017

Have you ever wondered  how you would approach being in a Multiple Offer situation? Wow! Great topic! and to share with us her expertise on this, is the Premier Real Estate Broker from Highland Park, … Yes, that’s Jacquie Lewis, from Coldwell Banker!
 
Do you know how to sell you home for top dollar now? Ahh Yes, in studio to let us in on these valuable Tips, is one of Chicagolands’s Premier Realtors, John Lyons, from Baird & Warner!
 
Do you know that you have loan options when buying a home? other than your typical Conventional, FHA or VA programs. Have you ever hear of IHDA? or The Chicago Infrastructure Plan? or the Cook County Board Programs? Yes, in studio to share with us all this valuable information  is Chicagoland Premier Loan Office, yes, that’s Chuck Poulin, Manager Eagle Home Mortgage.
 
Also, Do you know why it’s a Good Idea to Sell You r Home Now? New statistics just came out and you do not want to miss this!. In studio, the southern suburbs Premier Realtor from Baird & Warner, Yes that’s Nicole Meding!

Do You Know What You Don’t Know?

Questions to ask when interviewing brokers to sell your home.
It’s much more than, “What is your commission rate?” Yes, in studio, shattering expectations in Lake County is Frances Simons, Broker from Baird & Warner!
 
You are buying in a High Rise Condo. Do you know what the Pros and Cons are when Buying  in a High Rise Condo? In studio to shed reveal the myths vs reality of High Rise Condo Ling, is one of Chicagoland’s Premier Real Estate Attorneys, yes, that’s Elina Golod!
 
Do you know how to negotiate Inspection Items? Do you know What to expect? Do you know What you can and can’t ask for,… AND, Do you know  When to jump ship and cancel the contract? Ahh Yes, in studio to let us in on these valuable Tips, is one of Chicagolands’s Premier Realtors, John Simons, from Baird & Warner! 
 
Are you still having issues with Appraisals and Appraisers calling for repairs that really aren’t necessary?  Me, Randy Barcella, I’ll go over the myths vs reality when it comes to Appraisals and Repairs and Values!

February 19, 2017

- Do you live in a condo in Chicago, typically a 3 or 4 story building and you are having a lot of problems with the “Split Faced Block” construction? Water seepage, settling and unsafe conditions? – In studio, one of the Mid-west’s Premier Home Inspectors, Will Decker, Decker Home Services, LLC

- For Sale by Owner? Good Idea or Bad Idea? Fact based answers and related directly to the bottom dollar, as well as Safety concerns & issues.
-Yes, in studio is one of the Premier Realtors from the southern suburbs, Nicole Meding, Broker, Baird & Warner

- You found your dream home and your offer has been accepted. Congratulations! What happens now? This is common whether your purchasing a home or even refinancing your current home….who does what?! Yes, in studio to share with his valuable checklist is the Top Mortgage Expert, Chuck Poulin, the manager of Eagle Home Mortgage!

“Do You Know What You Don’t Know?”
Questions to ask when interviewing brokers to sell your home.
It’s much more than, “What is your commission rate?” Yes, in studio, shattering expectations in Lake County is Frances Simons, Broker from Baird & Warner!

February 12, 2017

Are you in your 20s? Do you know the “4 Tips for Home Buying now in 2017, if you are in your 20s? Valuable checklist is from the Top Mortgage Expert, Chuck Poulin, the Manager of Eagle Home Mortgage!

Appraisals! What’s the latest on the appraisal of your home, condo, townhouse or apartment building? Chicagolands Premier Real Estate Attorney, yes, that’s Elina Golod!

Do you know “How to Get Ready for the Appraiser Coming Over?” I’ll go over the current check list with you! – Me, Randy Barcella!

February 5, 2017

“Should You Buy for home First or Sell you home First? Wow, great topic! One of Chicagoland’s Top Realtors, yes! John Lyons from Baird & Warner! 


Radon! What is Radon and Do you know what the New Illinois Law for Radon is and what are the procedures you need to follow?” In studio to share with us all the current valuable information the Mid West’s Premier Home Inspector, yes, that’s Will Decker, from Decker Home Services!


Do you know the “4 questions that the Borrower needs to be aware of before falling in love with a home?” Yes, in studio to share with his valuable checklist is the Top Mortgage Expert, Chuck Poulin, the manager of Eagle Home Mortgage!

January 29, 2017

Do you know about the New “Military On The Move Rebate Program?” one of the Premier Realtors from Lake County, Yes, that’s Frances Simons, from Baird & Warner!

Do you know the “4 Key Partners in the home buying experience?” one of Chicagolands Top Realtors, Yes, that’s John Lyons from Baird & Warner!

Do you know “The 4 Considerations when buying a Condo” now in 2017? one of Chicagoland’s Top Real Estate Attorneys, Yes! that’s Elina Golid!

“For Sale by Owner” Good idea or bad idea? What’s the Pros and Cons? the Premier Realtor from the southern suburbs, Nicole Meding, from Baird & Warner!

January 22, 2017

Do you know the Truths vs Myths about Mold? In studio to give us the Truth about Mold, is Chicagoland’s Premier Home Inspector, Will Decker, from Decker Homes Services!

Do you know what to do when: “All is not well at the walk-through?” and “There’s a problem with the Closing Disclosure?” In studio to educate us, is one of the Premier Realtors from Lake County, Frances Simons, from Baird & Warner!

Do you know the Pros and Cons of Holding Title to Investment Properties?: LLC vs a Corporation? Wow! one of Chicagoland’s Top Real Estate Attorneys, Yes! that’s Elina Golid!

Do you know the “3 New Years Resolutions for Buying an home? to share with us her proven strategies, is the Premier Realtor from the southern suburbs, Nicole Meding, from Baird & Warner!

January 15, 2017

Do you know the Simple / Inexpensive Winter Strategies to Advance your home sale Before Spring? Yes! to share with us her proven strategies, is the Premier Realtor from the southern suburbs, Nicole Meding, from Baird & Warner!

Do you know the Top 5 Reasons for Investors to Choose LLC, for Property Ownership? Wow! Great topic and to give us the answers to this, is one of Chicagoland’s Top Real Estate Attorneys, Yes! that’s Elina Golid!

Do you know what to do when: The Buyer keeps requesting extensions? and When the Buyer an Seller agree to the sale of personal property? In studio to educate us, is one of the Premier Realtors from Lake County, Yes, that’s Frances Simons, from Baird & Warner!

January 8, 2017

Do you think that FHA calls for repairs? I see there’s a great majority of Realtors, Homeowners and Loan Officers still think that there’s an FHA Inspector and that FHA calls for repairs! I will reveal the Myths vs Reality here! Randy Barcella, Real Estate Appraiser and Show Host

Do you know the Top 5 Tips for buyers to CRUSH the 2017 seller’s market? In studio to share with us this valuable information is one of Chicago’s Top Realtors, Yes, that’s John Lyons, Baird & Warner.

Do you know the top 10 Commandments when buying a home for 2017? In studio to address this and more, is the Mortgage Expert, Yes, that Chuck Poulin, the Manager of Eagle Home Mortgage.

Furnaces, Ahh Yes, it’s been very cold outside! Do you know what types of furnaces out there and how efficient they are and what’s right for you and your home? In studio is the master home inspector, Yes! Will Decker, from Decker Home Services!

January 1, 2017

What were Your concerns in the beginning of the loan process? Were these concerns answered and how were they addressed? The Mortgage Expert, Chuck Poulin, the Manager of Eagle Home Mortgage.

Do you know the Top 5 Real Estate Tips to help you sell your home in the 2017 Spring Market? One of Chicago’s Top Realtors, yes, that’s John Lyons, Baird & Warner.

Do you know the top 5 Plumbing Concerns now for winter and to you know how to avoid disaster? One of the tops in all of the mid west, yes, that’s Mark Smith, from M&R Plumbing!

December 25, 2016

Midwest’s Premier Mortgage Expert, Chuck Poulin, Manager, Eagle Home Mortgage

One of Chicagoland’s Premier Real Estate Attorney’s, Elina Golod.

One of the Top Realtors from Chicago, John Lyons, Baird & Warner!

December 18, 2016

Relocation, Are you relocating and probably it’s for your job? Do you Know What to Do to make this a Less stressful and a less Disruptive experience? The Premier Realtor from Baird & Warner, in the southern suburbs, yes, that’s Nicole Meding!

Real Estate has a lot to do with Schools and Zip Codes. Did you see the latets report? One of Chicago’s Top Realtors, yes, that’s John Lyons, Baird & Warner.

And as a part of her 5 part series, “Do you know what to do when there’s a Cloud on your Title? Lake County’s Best, Shattering Expectations, Frances Simons, Baird & Warner!

Chicagoland’s Premier Home Inspector, to share with us about Home Inspections and it’s all about Continuing Education and Making Housing Better and Safer! Yes, that’s Will Decker, from Decker Home Services!

December 11, 2016

Do you know the 6 different ways that you can hold title in IL? In studio is one of Chicagoland’s Premier Attorney’s Elina Golod, to share with us her valuable check list!

Are you looking to buy a home in 2017? Do you know the top 10 important steps to follow to make your purchase happen? In studio is the Premier Realtor from the south suburbs, Nicole Meding, yes, from Baird & Warner!

Do you know the top 5 things to look for in a Lender Mortgage Company? In studio to share with us his valuable check lists, is your Mortgage Expert, Manager of Eagle Home Mortgage, Chuck Poulin.

Helping Children and Teens overcome Cancer, Founder of the Pediatric Oncology Treasure Chest Foundation, Colleen Kisel.

December 4, 2016

Do you know what’s in a Home Inspection? In studio is the Mid-Wests Premier Home Inspector, Will Decker, from Decker Home Services!

Continuing her 5 part series on Real Estate: “What do you do if the Appraisal comes up Short?” Frances Simons, Realtor, Baird & Warner.

Joel Williams from PADS, Providing Advocacy, Dignity and Shelter! Why are people homeless? especially in this era of abundance?!

November 27, 2016

“Where are mortgage markets going into 2017?” – a lot has happened in the market since the election! In studio is the Mortgage Expert, Chuck Poulin, Manager Eagle Home Mortgage.

“Do you know what’s really involved when considering budgeting the costs for the professional team you need to handle your real estate closing? In studio, Chicagoland’s Premier Real Estate Attorney, Erica Crohn Minchella!

Do you know how to get the best deal when Buying in the Winter? Yes, in studio with her sought after east to follow check lists, is Jamie Svoboda, star Realtor from Keller Williams Preferred, the BAZ Team

November 20, 2016

- “What should your Attorney be doing for you if there are problems with your walk-through? If you are the buyer, what credits should you negotiate? If you are the seller, what are your rights?” In studio, Chicagolands Premier Real Estate Attorney, Erica Crohn Minchella.

- “What Really is a Home Inspection?” In studio, Will Decker, Decker Home Services.

- Do you know what to do: ” If the appraisal comes up short?” or “Your buyer keeps requesting extensions?” In studio is Frances Simons, Realtor , Baird & Warner, Shattering Expectations in Lake County.

- In the spirit of the Holiday Season starting, Special Guests from Woman’s Leadership Council, United Way Lake County: Diana Nielander, Judy Kotsiopoulos and Judy Armstrong.

November 13, 2016

Do you know the “8 Steps in Buying a Home?” Yes, in studio to share with us her famous and valuable check list, is Jamie Svoboda, Keller Williams Preferred the Baz team!

Do you know what to do: “If you’re not getting showings or offers?” pr “you receive multiple offers?” or there’s inspection/repair issues?” In studio is Frances Simons, Realtor , Baird & Warner, Shattering Expectations in Lake County!

November 6, 2016


Do you know the “6 Key Questions to Expect From Your Mortgage Lender?” Chuck Poulin, Mortgage Expert, Manager Eagle Home Mortgage.

Do you know the “10 Common Household Dangers” that are “Inexpensive & Easily Fixed?” Midwest’s Expert Home Inspector, Will Decker, Decker Home Services.

Do you know what’s involved with “closing with clients who are using VA loans?” Erica Crohn Minchella, Premier Real Estate Attorney.

Shattering Expectations, Frances Simons, Premier Realtor, Baird & Warner! Part 1 of 5, “Do you know what happens when?….”

Mary E. Pettinato, Co-Founder & CEO, Special Holiday Charity Guest: “Honor Flight Chicago”, “Flying WWII and Korean War Vets to See their Memorials!!”

October 30, 2016


What is a Home Inspection? Do you really know? In studio is the Midwest’s Expert and Leader in Home Inspections, Will Decker, from Decker Home Inspections.

What you Didn’t Know About Buying a House “As-Is”, Yes, in studio is the Star Realtor Williams Preferred, the Baz team to share with us her famous check lists, Jamie Svoboda!

Do you know the 5C’s needed when getting a mortgage? Yes, in studio is the Leader in Mortgages in the Midwest, Chuck Poulin, yes, the Manager of Eagle Home Mortgage!

Do you really know how to shop for insurance Properly? Yes, in studio is Neal Gallo State Farm Select Agent to educate us and give us his easy to follow check list!

October 23, 2016


“Why would I refinance?” Is it really worth it?

Chicagoland’s Premier Mortgage Expert, Chuck Poulin, Manager Eagle Home Mortgage

Do you know what your Attorney should be doing for you in a conventional purchase? Why are you paying for an attorney?” One of Chicago’s Top Real Estate Attorneys, Erica Crohn Minchella.

Are you starting to look for a home?….”Know What you “Want” vs. what you “Need”. Lake County’s Premier Realtor, Frances Simons, Baird & Warner!

*Special Guest, Linda Perez, Executive Director of the St Jude House, for Domestic Violence Awareness month, as Real Estate Revealed starts our Supporting Charities, as we head into the holiday season and Giving Back

October 16, 2016

Appraisals and Repairs, Do you think that FHA calls for repairs? What is the truth about appraisals and repairs? I will go over the myths vs reality about this! Randy Barcella

A good Realtor can he hard to find, right? Do you know what to look for when choosing a Realtor? To go over her famous check list with us, is Jamie Svoboda, Realtor from Keller Williams Preferred the Baz team!

Do you know how to buy Life Insurance? Do you know the formula? Do you know about the many uses for life insurance! Are you reactive or Pro-active? In studio to educate us as always is State Farm Select Agent, Neal Gallo!

October 9, 2016


Why is Title Insurance necessary? How much is it? What if there’s a Title Claim? In studio, one of Chicagoland’s Premier Attorneys’, Erica Crohn Minchella!

There’s Real Estate in the News often and doesn’t it seem to change every month? What should you Really Believe and What Not to! In studio, Lake County’s Premier Realtor, Frances Simons, Baird & Warner, Shattering Expectations!

What’s a VA Loan? What’s the Benefits of a VA Loan? and do you know how to get approved for a VA Loan? Yes, in studio is the midwest’s Premier Mortgage Expert, Chuck Poulin, Manager Eagle Home Mortgage!

October 2, 2016

Do you know what season is best to sell and most desirable? Yes, in studio is the rising star from Keller Williams Preferred, the Baz team, Jamie Svoboda!

Do you know how to choose your insurance agency? and what to look for? Yes, in studio is State Farm Select Agent, Neal Gallo to shed some light on this and educate us!

Do you know the Top Mistakes First Time Homebuyers Need To Avoid In studio, is Chicagloand’s Premier Mortgage Expert, Chuck Poulin, Manager, Eagle Home Mortgage

September 25, 2016

There are so many ways to get involved in a “sharing economy”, but do you want to “share” your real estate broker and real estate attorney?” In studio, is your favorite, Chicagoland’s premier Real Estate Attorney’s, Yes, Erica Crohn Minchella!

Dual Agency! What is it? Should I agree to that when selling? In studio, too, is one Lake Counties Best Realtors, Shattering Expectations, Yes, that’s Frances Simons from Baird & Warner!

“Do you know the Do’s and Don’ts of a New Mortgage?” In studio, is Chicagloand’s Premier Mortgage Expert,Yes, that’s Chuck Poulin, Manager, Eagle Home Mortgage

September 18, 2016

Did you know that there are cyber crimes that are being committed against parties to real estate transactions? One of Chicagoland’s premier Real Estate Attorney’s, Erica Crohn Minchella!

Do you know how to beat the Insurance Game? and what you should be doing and When? Yes, In studio is State Farm Select Agent, Neal Gallo!

Home Warranties! What are they and are they worth it? In studio is one Lake Counties Best Realtors, Shattering Expectations, Yes, Frances Simons from Baird & Warner!

Do you know how to get ready for winter? with all the Plumbing issues around your home? Mark Smith, from M&R Plumbing, shares with us his Valuable Check List!

September 11, 2016

New Buzz Word: “Is the Real Estate market going to SHIFT?” If so, Do you know what the Key Points to consider in a market Shift? In studio once again, is your favorite Realtor, the rising star of Keller Williams Preferred the Baz team, Jamie Svoboda!

“Buy Sell” agreements… and how the lack or one will ruin your real estate empire. Do you own property or a business with a partner or partners. Have you had a buy sell agreement drawn up by an attorney yet? In studio, to shed some light on all of this, is State Farm Select Agent, Neal Gallo!

Do you know what your options are for Down Payments when purchasing a home? In studio is the Midwest’s Premier Mortgage Expert that you have been enjoying every month, the Manager of Eagle Home Mortgage, Chuck Poulin.

“Have you experienced a Data Breach and had Cyber Security issues?” Yeah, that’s a hot topic. To bring us all up to date on this, is the VP of marketing and sales, from the Landy Insurance Ageny, Jon Torvi.

September 4, 2016

What’s the right mortgage for you? is it a 30 year fixed rate, a 20 year, a 15 year? and should it be a Conventional, or FHA or VA or an IDHA loan program? Yes, once again, in studio, is the Manager of Eagle Home Mortgage, Chuck Poulin!

Also, “For Sale By Owner or Not to For Sale By Owner?” Part Two!! That is the question! To reveal the Myths vs Reality her is one of Lake County’s Premier Realtors, Frances Simons!

And in the second half hour, is a special guest, Paul Hildebranski, one of the premier Real Estate Appraisers, a member of ICAP, Illinois Coalition of Appraiser Professionals!

August 28, 2016

There’s delays in your mortgage approval and your closing is being delayed Why? Yes, there are issues that come up and cause delays in the loan process. But, you can avoid them, if you know up front what to look for and avoid! Yes, once again, in studio, is the Manager of Eagle Home Mortgage, Chuck Poulin!
“For Sale By Owner or Not to For Sale By Owner?” That is the question! To reveal the Myths vs Reality her is one of Lake County’s Premier Realtors, Frances Simons! Does your current insurance policies reflect your Current AND FUTURE situation? Does your liability coverage match up with your current and potential income, net worth ,…does your back up of sewer and drain coverage match up with your basement? …Is the coverage on your home too much or too low? Do you have the discounts you deserve on your policies? Yeah, all great questions! In studio to shed some light on this is State Farm’s Select Agent, Neal Gallo! Do you know what happens after a Sheriff’s Sale? Chicagoland’s Premier Real Estate Attorneys, Erica Crohn Minchella!

August 21, 2016

“What happens at a sheriff’s sale at the end of a foreclosure? ” for both Homeowners and Investors? Chicagoland’s Premier Real Estate Attorneys, Erica Crohn Minchella! “Renting vs Buying?” What’s the Real Answer here? In studio with yet another one of her “popular pros and cons check lists”, is Jamie Svoboda, rising star from Keller Williams preferred, the Baz team!

August 14, 2016

Neal Gallo, State Farm Select Agent – “Do you know all the issues when your child goes to college? Are they protected?” Frances Simons, Premier Realtor, Baird & Warner, “Do you know How to Be a Smart First Time Home Buyer?” Chuck Poulin, Manager Eagle Home Mortgage: “How much of a down payment to you really need to buy now?” Conventional, FHA, VA and IDHA programs!”

August 7, 2016

“Do you know the 6 things you are spending money on your home that will Not give you great returns!” Yes, Stop spending money on these 6 things at home! Jamie Svoboda, Rising Star, Keller Williams Preferred, Baz Team, has her valuable check list! :) ICAP Director, Pat Felvey -”What’s new in the Appraisal industry?”

July 31, 2016

Chuck Poulin, Manager Eagle Home Mortgage – You Can get a mortgage, even with bad credit, Chuck has a plan to get your situation Better! Erica Crohn Minchella, Top Real Estate Attorney – Short Sale Advice, even if it takes 6 years! Frances Simons, Lake County IL, Premier Realtor/Broker – How to Price Your Home Correctly and achieve successful results.

July 24, 2016

Jamie Svoboda, Keller Williams Preferred, Baz Team “Do you know what a CMA is?” Really?
Chuck Poulin, Manager Eagle Home Mortgage “Do you know the top 8 Questions that you should be asking your Loan Officer and Mortgage Company?” “First Time Revealed! to help You!”

July 17, 2016

Neal Gallo, State Farm Select Agent – “Are you worried you won’t get to where you need to be by the time you retire” Erica Crohn Minchella, Top Real Estate Attorney! “What protections do you need as a real estate investor?” Frances Simons, Premier Realtor, Baird & Warner, “Do you know the Top 5 Problems when looking for a home?”

July 10, 2016

Do you know the Top 5 things trending in Real Estate Today? The rising star from Keller Williams Preferred, the Baz team, yes, Jamie Svoboda! Should you check your Title of your home regularly? One of Chicagolands Premier Real Estate Attornies, Erica Crohn Minchella How you as a seller, will be able to help sell your home for top dollar and in the least amount of time. One of northern Illinois Top Realtor/Brokers is Frances Simons, from Baird and Warner

July 3, 2016

Does FHA call for repairs? Are you a Realtor or Homeowner and you are avoiding selling your house FHA, because you think there’s an FHA Inspector that is coming and will call for a lot of repairs? Really? Randy Barcella dispels the Myths vs Reality here! Do you know who pays for what damage when you have a claim in your condo unit. What if you cause damage to other units. What if another unit causes damage to your unit? *Is it your policy or the association policy, or neither? State Farm Select Agent Neal Gallo, to educate us and reveal the myths vs reality here! Interest rates are at yet another historic Low! Why should you re-finance now? What are the costs? and when does it really make sense to re-finance your mortgage? The Premier Mortgage Expert, Chuck Poulin, Manager of Eagle Home Mortgage!

June 26, 2016

Jamie Svoboda, Keller Williams Preferred, Baz Team – “For Sale By Owner? or With a Realtor?” Neal Gallo, State Farm Select Agent – “Mortgage Disability Insurance, What is it and Do I Need it?” Chuck Poulin, Manager Eagle Home Mortgage – “Challenged Credit or Low Credit Score? You can Still Get a Mortgage!

June 19, 2016

This Sunday’s Special Fathers Day Show. Frances Simons, Realtor, Baird & Warner – “It’s a Sellers Market, But For How Long?” Chuck Poulin, Manager Eagle Home Mortgage – “Do you know what are the 6 things Not To Do when in the mortgage loan process?” Neal Gallo, State Farm Select Agent – Building owners, “Do you know the difference between Commercial and Residential insurance and liability?”

June 12, 2016

Jamie Svoboda, Keller Williams Preferred, the Baz Team: What you should know when considering a foreclosure.Erica Chron Minchella, Chicoland’s Top Real Estate Attorney: Why do I need a real estate attorney? Frances Simons, Realtor/Broker of northwest Illinois, from Baird & Warner: Should you, can you, do you trust your Realtor?

June 5, 2016

Divorce and Real Estate – What you need to be thinking about. Wow! Hot Topic! In studio is one of Chicagolands top real estate Attorneys, Erica Crohn Minchella! Are you aware of the hierarchy of items, in order, to having a bullet proof long term insurance plan? In studio is one of the country’s best, State Farm’s Select Agent, Neal Gallo. Do you know what Documentation are needed for your loan approval? and Why do you often need to explain this information? In studio, is Chicagolands Premier Mortgage expert, Chuck Poulin, Manager of Eagle Home Mortgage

May 29, 2016

Very Likely, the “FEEL GOOD” Show of the year!” We are going to bring you an Emotional, Fun, Caring and Passionate show, because we care! Neal Gallo, State Farm Select Agent: Umbrella policies! Are you prepared for an unforeseen disaster, home and family? Jamie Svoboda, Keller Williams Preferred, Baz team: Do you know the Top 5 Rules for Home Staging? and Do you know the 5 Golden Rules for Home Staging? Chuck Poulin, Manager Eagle Home Mortgage. Assets! What are they and why do you need them when buying a home and getting a mortgage? Erica Crohn Minchella, Real Estate Attorney. What do you need an Attorney for contracts and negotiation?

May 22, 2016

Do you know what are the Top Two Myths Holding Back Today’s Real Estate Market? In studio is one of northern Illinois Best Realtors, Frances Simons from Baird & Warner, to share with us some enlightening information! “My Mortgage Loan is Not Approved!” You thought you were pre qualified and then after a couple months, you’re excited to move and then, you are informed that you are not approved! OUCH! What’s up with that? In studio, is Chicagolands Premier Mortgage expert, Chuck Poulin, Manager of Eagle Home Mortgage”Do you know the difference between a personal umbrella policy and a commercial umbrella ? In studio is one of the country’s best, State Farm’s Select Agent, Neal Gallo.Why do you pay an Attorney to review your sales contracts and address inspection issues?! In studio is one of Chicagolands top real estate Attorneys, Erica Crohn Minchella!

May 15, 2016

Mom’s/Woman lag behind in life insurance WHY?  State Farm’s Select Agent, Neal Gallo. How to re-amortize your loan to meet your needs, not the bank’s requirements.  Erica Crohn Minchella, Real Estate Attorney What’s the rules/guidelines for when you refinance? Mortgage expert, Chuck Poulin, Manager of Eagle Home Mortgage You want to Invest in Real Estate in Chicago Why? and Where do I Start?  Realtor, Jonathan Stein, from Fulton Grace Realty.

May 8, 2016

“Special Mother’s Day Extravaganza Show!” What to do with the house when Mom gets older? What are the Options for Seniors? How old do you need to be to have senior concerns? Connie Abels, Managing Broker/Owner, ReMax Northcoast. What do Mom’s want in a house design? What rooms are important to Mom’s? As more families become blended, there’s a need for flexible spaces. Jamie Svoboda, Rising Star, Keller Williams Preferred, the Baz team took a survey of Mom’s!

May 1, 2016

Are you a Landlord and you are thinking about selling your Apartment building? or a tenant occupied Condo or tenant owned House? Well, In studio is the expert in Tenant Landlord relationships and what you can do to have this entire sales process involving tenants fo smoothly, is One of Chicago’s Best Realtors, Jonathan Stein, from Fulton Grace Realty! Mortgage Insurance Premiums? What are they? Who has to pay MIP or PMI ? and Why? Once you have MIP, do you always have to pay it? To reveal the myths vs reality is Chicagoland’s Premier Mortgage Loan Expert, Chuck Poulin, the Manger of Eagle Home Mortgage!

April 24, 2016

Connie Abels said you can have a “Happy Ending” in your real estate search! Erica Crohn Minchella has Free Legal Advice on Foreclosures! Neal Gallo reveals the Insurance myths vs reality, if you “own a property or business with partners?” Martin Russo, Family First Restorations does “FREE Mold Inspections!”

April 17, 2016

“Do you know what to expect throughout the home buying process?” One of Chicagoland’s Top Realtors, as seen in Chicago Agent Magazine, is Jonathan Stein from Fulton Grace Realty!”Do you own a property or a business with a Partner?” What happens if something happens to your partner?” Do you have a Buy-Sell agreement? The Midwest’s Best, State Farm’s Select Agent, Neal Gallo. And “Don’t expect your Realtor to answer loaded questionsns! “Is this neighborhood safe?” “Can you show me or not show me homes in an area with these types of people?” “Are the schools ok, or the best?” “Is this a Good neighborhood?” In studio to educate us and to share with us the myths vs reality here and possible keep you from a law suit, is Jamie Svaboda, Rising Star from Keller Williams Preferred, the Baz team!

April 10, 2016

What information do you need, to be an informed investor in real estate? In studio is one of Chicagoland’s #1 Premier Attorneys, as you’ve grown to always enjoy her legal advice, is Erica Crohn Mincella! “What are you looking for in a Realtor?” Yes, Real Estate Revealed’s very own, Jamie Svoboda, Rising Star from Keller Williams Preferred, the Baz team, took a survey and you will be amazed by what she came up with!

April 3, 2016

Do you know The Top 5 Reasons you Should Not For Sale By Owner?  In studio, one of Chicagoland’s Premier Realtors, Connie Abels, the Managing Broker/Owner of ReMax Northcoast.  What do you look for in a Loan Officer?  What’s important to you?: Trust?  Honesty? Low Interest Rates?  Fast Closings?  Dependability? Communication?  In studio is Chicagoland’s Top Mortgage Expert, Chuck Poulin, the Manager of Eagle Home Mortgage!

March 27, 2016

Do you know the 6, first time home buyer mistakes that are all too common? In studio, one of Chicagolands Rising Star Real Estate Brokers, Jamie Svoboda, from Keller Williams, the Bas Team! Do you know what happens when your mortgage gets sold? Yes this happens all too often. In studio, is one of Chicagoland’s Premier Real Estate Attorneys, Erica Crohn Minchella with more legal advice! It’s tax season and the IRS! Do you know the 4 reasons to hire a professional when dealing with the IRS? Patrick Noone is here from PJN Tax Solutions!

March 20, 2016

“Does your Real Estate Agent have a Marketing Plan?” “It is no longer enough to list a property on the MLS, put up a sign, and wait for calls to come in! Fulton Grace Real Estate has created a 12 Step marketing plan to get your home sold! and in studio to share with us their proven, easy to follow check list, is TJ Rubin, Broker/Owner of Fulton Grace Realty and Jonathan Stein, the Premier Broker at Fulton Grace Realty!Closing Cost! What are they? What are the closings costs on a mortgage? Can I control these costs? You’ve heard those ads: “go with me for your mortgage and closing costs are Free! — REALLY? To dispel the myths vs reality here, the Manager of Eagle Home Mortgage, Chuck Poulin! Credit Repair! How many times have you heard these commercials over the years? “What is it, how does it really work and What Actually do they do?” “Is it a scam?” Well, to get to the truth and dispel the myths vs realty about credit repair, is the national experts, from E Credit Advisors, Justin Goodman!

March 13, 2016

Erica Crohn Minchella, Real Estate Attorney – “Selling your home and Tax Liens”; Connie Abels, the Managing Broker/Owner, RE/MAX Northcoast – “First Time Home Sellers’ Checklist Survival Guide”; and Neal Gallo, State Farm’s Select Agent! “How to get Effecient and Low Discounts on both Home & Auto.”

March 6, 2016

Do you know how to “Prepare for Selling” your home now that it’s Springtime?” Do you also know how to “Prepare for getting a Home Mortgage?” Sharing their “Survival Guide Check Lists” are TJ Rubin and Jonathan Stein from Fulton Grace Realty and Chuck Poulin, Manager at Eagle Home Mortgage

February 28, 2016

Bankruptcy, Real Estate and Investment Properties. Featuring Erica Crohn Minchella, the “Premier” Real Estate Attorney; Connie Abels, the “Legend” in Chicago Real Estate, Managing Broker/Owner, RE/MAX Northcoast; and Neal Gallo, State Farm’s “Select” Agent! Your “Survival Guides”.

February 21, 2016

“Renting vs Buying?” Wow! All Star Line Up: Top Realtors,TJ Rubin & Jonathan Stein from Fulton Grace Realty; Top Real Estate Attorney, Erica Crohn Minchella, and Top Mortgage Expert, Chuck Poulin, Eagle Home Mortgage!

February 14, 2016

 Are you aware of what Long Term Care really does for you? Do you know how long term care improve your lifestyle and quality of life? Neal Gallo, State Farm’s Select Agent! Low Ball Offers! Do you know how to deal with them? Do low ball offers ever really work out? Pros and Cons. Ken Bruderle, Managing Broker of Superior Homes Realty. Have you ever had a Low Ball Appraisal on your home?  Randy Barcella discusses how these low ball appraisals can be avoided!

February 7, 2016

“Ask not what your Realtor can do for you, but what you can do for your Realtor to best help YOU!”  In studio to reveal the Myths vs Reality is Connie Abels, Managing Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Northcoast, Ken Bruderle, Managing Broker of Superior Homes Realty, and Jonathan Stein, Broker from Fulton Grace Realty!

January 31, 2016

Selling your home in the winter? Good Idea or Bad idea? TJ Rubin, Broker/Owner of Fulton Grace Realty and Jonathan Stein, Broker at Fulton Grace Realty.  Mortgage process: do you know what the 5 C’s are, necessary for you loan approval? Chicagolands Mortgage Expert, Chuck Poulin, the Branch Manager for Eagle Mortgage!  Do you know the difference between term life insurance & permanent life insurance? Neal Gallo, State Farm’s Select Agent!

January 24, 2016

“What’s the Truth about Short Sales?” The Midwest’s Top Mortgage Expert, Branch Manager of Eagle Mortgage, Chuck Poulin! “Did you also know that short sales are actually getting harder, not easier, to negotiate?” One of Chicagoland’s Top Real Estate Attorney’s, Erica Crohn Minchella and One of Chicago’s Top Realtors, Connie Abels, Managing Broker/Owner RE/MAX NorthCoast, to give us more valuable information on Short Sales!

January 17, 2016

Short Sales! Ahh Yes! What’s the Truth about Short Sales? Did you also know that short sales are actually getting harder, not easier, to negotiate. One of Chicagoland’s Top Real Estate Attorneys, Erica Crohn Minchella and One of Chicago’s Top Realtors, Connie Abels, Managing Broker/Owner RE/MAX NorthCoast. Did you know that you can Have a Free Home Inspection for Mold, Before ever putting your home on the market? Yes! In studio will be the midwest’s Premier Mold Specialist, Martin Russo, from Family First Restorations! Wow!

January 10, 2016

Are you a first time home buyer in Chicago and surrounding areas Do you know what to look out for and what to think about with your homeowners insurance? State Farm’s Select Agent, Neal Gallo, to share with us all this valuable information! You want to Invest in the City of Chicago, but you have no knowledge of the market in terms or the average return on investment (ROI). Do you know what factors go into figuring out my return? TJ Rubin, Broker/Owner and Jonathan Stein, Broker from Fulton Grace Realty! The Chicago Experts!  “Disclosure issues for both sellers and their real estate agents and the buyer’s representative” : Do you know who has the responsibility to ask and know what info is important? And how the value of a home warranty might be important for all involved? John L. Torvi Vice President of Marketing & Sales, The Herbert H. Landy Insurance Agency.

January 3, 2016

Now that the Fed just raised the interest rate, why should I care? What does that mean to me if I’m planning on buying or selling? Ken Bruderle, G.R.I., Managing Broker, Superior Homes Realty. How do I get ready for the appraisal of my house, or condo or town house or apartment building? How many of you really know how to prepare for the appraiser coming? Randy Barcella will share with all the valuable information on my check list! Are you behind in filing your income tax returns? Do you owe the IRS? Tax payers do have rights and to reveal the myths vs reality here. Patrick J. Noone, CPA, from the PJN Tax Solutions Group, Inc

December 27, 2015

Selling Tenant Occupied Properties?. TJ Rubin, President & Managing Broker Fulton Grace Realty and Jonathan Stein, Real Estate Broker from Fulton Grace Realty. Illinois Designated Agency, Who Works for Who ? Do you know what Disclosures that you should be aware of before buying or selling? Ken Bruderle, G.R.I., Managing Broker, Superior Homes Realty. Do you think that FHA calls for repairs? Really? Randy Barcella will reveal the myths vs reality here!