“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!
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.”
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
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”.
“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!
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!
“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!
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!
“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!
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!
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.
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
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!
State Farm’s Select Agent Neal Gallo, to share with us more of what we need to know about Long Term Care! Are you holding on tight to your money in retirement? – Are you going to? Do you have any plan at all to handle long term care costs as you look forward? “What are the Red Flags that should make a buyer or seller consider walking away from a deal?” and do you know how to identify them? Wow! Great topic and information! Chicagoland’s Top Real Estate Attorney, Erica Crohn Mincella! Do you know what are the tell tail signs of what to be aware of as a buyer? Why should I worry about it? Ken Bruderlee, Real Estate Revealed’s expert Managing Broker of Superior Homes Realty is going to make a list of what a buyer should be aware of long before making an offer to purchase and what seller’s should be aware of before putting the property on the market!
When it comes to Insurance, Do you know about DISCOUNTS?: Do you know what discounts you can get on your properties and auto insurance. Do you really know how all of those discount programs really work? Is it really worth it? or is it all just a sales gimmick?! What do you really know about Long term care? – How many of you have long term coverage? Did you also know that this is one of the most powerful financial leveraging tools to improve your life in retirement that you can do. Neal Gallo, State Farm Select Agent! Amy Caruso, Senior Marketing Specialist at Whole Foods Market – Midwest Support Office – Do you know What is the “Feed 4 More Program?” Where did the idea originate? Core Values of Whole Foods: We satisfy, delight, and nourish our customers Core Value: “We serve and support our local and global communities”. and More from Amy Caruso and Whole Foods!
“Do you know the legal considerations for preparing your house for sale during the winter months?” “Did you know that Financing now takes 45-60 days?” “Do you know what do you need to consider for breaking a lease?” “Do you know about “lending” your credit to others?” (e.g. family member to help you buy the property) Chicagoland’s Top Real Estate Attorney, Erica Crohn Miincella, is here to share with us all this valuable information! Also, if you’re thinking about selling and or buying this spring, what are the essentials that you absolutely must consider doing to prepare your prior to buying or selling?! “What if I’m renting now?” “What should I being doing to prepare?” The DOs and DON’Ts of preparing!! In studio with the answers, are two of Chicagolands Top Realtors, Connie Ables, Broker/Owner or ReMax Northcoast and Ken Bruderle,Managing Broker of Superior Homes Realty.
“Do you know what are the 3 Signs That You’re Ready To Buy Your First Home?” Nicole Lambros, Branch Manager, Academy Mortgage, is live in studio! “Do you know How Much Coverage you need for your home?” It’s Holiday time – that means lots of cooking and Candles everywhere! Neal Gallo, State Farm’s Select Agent, is live in studio!. Also, “AUTISM Speaks of Chicago” is on! featuring Keith McCormick, Executive Director, Chicago Chapter; Peter Dicianni – Candidate for DuPage County Board District 8, along with his daughter.
Do I Buy or Sell? It can be very Scary, Confusing and “Quite Overwhelming” What category are you in?: * Seniors * Empty nesters * Kids gone to College * Down size * Trade up/Move up * Death-estate * Starting a family * Growing family * Getting married? Where do I start? What do I do 1st? What do I Not do? Ken Bruderle, Managing Broker/Realtor at Superior Homes Realty, AND Connie Abels, Managing Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Northcoast! Ken Bruderle, Managing Broker/Realtor at Superior Homes Realty, AND Connie Abels, Managing Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Northcoast!
Nicole Lambros the Top Loan Officer and Branch Manager of Academy Mortgage: “Buy or Rent?” and are you pre-qualified? or do you have My “Gold Standard Pre-Approval letter”? Erica Crohn Minchella, Chicagolands #1 Real Estate Attorney: “Do you know how to take title to your real estate purchase?” and “Is it different if you are married, single, divorced with children, or a senior?” “Do you need protection or do you desire flexibility?”
Erica Crohn Minchella, “Chicagolands’ Top Real Estate Attorney” offers FREE Legal Advice! “Do you really need a lawyer to represent you on a real estate transaction?” “Do you want to know how to get out of a real estate contract?” Also, Neal Gallo, State Farm Select Agent and Misericordia’s very own Bob Bourke.
Should you buy or sell your home in the winter, which is typically the “off season?” or take it off the market now and wait until Spring?. Connie Abels, the Top Realtor, the Managing Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Northcoast, in studio to share with us the Myths vs Reality here! It’s Autumn & Winter season now! “Do know what are the essential maintenance tips for your home?” Also, “Do you how to protect your home from Radon?” Neal Gallo, State Farm Select Agent, shares with us Valuable tips to prepare now!
Stop Paying FHA MIP! Plus 5 Other Reasons To Refinance Right Now! Nicole Lambros, Branch Manager of Academy Mortgage, reveals the Myths vs Reality here! Do you think that FHA calls for repairs? Really? and what the Latest Updates to the New FHA Handbook? Randy Barcella shares all the latest and dispels all long time Urban Myths about FHA!
“Exciting News” – Connie Abels, Managing Broker/Owenr RE/MAX Northcoast, has partnered as a Contributing Co-Host, of the “Real Estate Revealed” radio show, on AM 560 The Answer! Do you know what are the top 10 Pitfalls to Avoid as a First Time Home Buyer?” Connie Abels and Nicole Lambros, the #1 Loan Officer and the Branch Manager of Academy Mortgage, reveal the “Myths vs Realty”
Was your insurance claim denied on your rental property as a Landlord? Do you know the specific and correct coverages necessary for rental properties, whether it’s a rental condo, single family rental dwelling/2 to 4 flat apartment building? Valuable stories and the “Answers”, with Chris Hagn, Broker/Owner and Neal Gallo, State Farm Select Agent! October Domestic Violence Awareness month continues on Real Estate Revealed radio show! Linda Perez, the Director of the St. Jude House, is live in studio! Celebrate the saving and changing and improving lives in positive ways! Yes, help and happiness is only a call away! 🙂
– Do you know what are the 4 Cornerstones are to a strong financial plan? and Do you know how life insurance is used as leverage to offset estate taxes? Neal Gallo, State Farm Select Agent, live in studio!
– Do you know what are the ways that life insurance and business insurance work together with investments and your retirement ? Do I need a Trust or a Will? and what are the myths vs reality here? Jody Contorno, President of Contorno Capital Management, live in studio.
– October is Domestic Violence Awareness month? I am excited to let you know that we have the Director of the Crisis Center for South Suburbia, Karen Leluga, live in studio to share with us, valuable, exciting information how the Crisis Center is saving, changing and improving valuable lives!
Do you know what the 5 Steps are to Sell a Home,…that Did not Sell? How many of you had your home for sale for a long time and it did not sell? Very Frustrating and Stressful, Right? Chris Hagn, Real Esate Revealed’s very own Expert Realtor Broker Owner is live in studio with his 5 Steps to Sell Now! Ken Mrozek from ICAP, IL Coalition of Appraisal Professionals is live in studio with all latest in the Appraisal Profession. “Did you know that the Appraiser population is Declining? Is this good news or bad news? Did you know that there’s Data Breaches and Privacy issues when you are in business! Do you have Liability Insurance for yourself or your business! WOW, isn’t anything private any more?! John Torvi, Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Landy Insurance Company, to see how we can really have Privacy Protection!
Senator Sue Rezin, live in studio sharing with us, all of her top 6 valuable programs, Bills and Laws that she speared and passed in Illinois! Wow! Nicole Lambros, Branch Manager, Academy Mortgage with Streamline Re-Financing Newest Programs. Neal Gallo, State Farm Select Agent, with the latest in Liability and Coverage.
Chris Hagn, Real Estate Reveled’s Broker/Owner shares his personal stories on real estate, risk, investing and bidding. Also, Jody Contorno, President of Contorno Capital Management, shows us other ways to invest in real estate, including the 1031 Exchange Program.
Did you just recently send your son or daughter away to college? Do you know that they need to have renters insurance and liability insurance? What about claims? In studio is Neal Gallo, State Farm Select Agent. Do you know what it Really costs to Rent vs Buying? What if think you don’t have the money to buy a home right now? You’ll be surprised to find out the alternatives that are available for you now! Nicole Lambros, Branch Manager of Academy Mortgage
“Do you know about the New Fannie Mae Rules for Bankruptcy, Pre-Foreclosure, & Short Sales” “Do you know that HARP was extended top 2016?” – Nicole Lambros, Branch Manager of Academy Mortgage. “Do you also know that Buying now is Better than Renting?” – Chris Hagn, Broker/Owner of Prospect Equities Elite.
Neal Gallo, State Farm Select Agent. Neal reveals myths vs reality when it comes to your insurance needs! Do you know what the 5 major insurance coverage areas are? Jody Contorno, Pres. Contorno Capital Management comments on today’s market and trends! “He said this would happen!” Annuities, investments and more. Randy Barcella, “Do you know what to do and how to prepare for the appraisal of your home?” Randy shares with us his check list.
Do you know the 8 Behaviors That Will Kill Your Mortgage Approval? — After You’ve Already Been Approved? Nicole Lambros, Branch Manager of Academy Mortgage shares with us this valuable information! I thought once you’re approved for a mortgage, they set the closing and there’s nothing to worry about! What is the best strategy Now, to invest? I’ve heard you talk about annuities do you think they are a bad investment? Are there certain parts investments you like right now or would recommend? Jody Contorno, President of Contorno Capital Management, has the latest, cutting edge investment advice! What are the Top 10 things you need to know when buying a home in today’s market? Chris Hagn, Broker Owner of Prospect Equties Elite, shares with us, what to expect and how to have it all go smoothly and stress free!
Did you hear the latest on the NEW Fannie Mae Rules for Bankruptcy, Pre-Foreclosure, & Short Sales & HARP? Nicole Lambros, Branch Manager of Academy Mortgage shares with us all this cutting edge, new news! On the eve of ICAP’s annual summer event in Lisle on Monday! Andrew Raucci, Lobbyist at Raucci & Sullivan Strategies, LLC, is ICAP’s long time Lobbiest, will share with us, ICAP’s recent legislative accomplishments and the state of Illinois budget/government. John Torvi, Vice President of Marketing & Sales at Herbert H. LANDY Insurance Agency, will let us in on, what’s new in our Liability Insurance Industry!
Do you know what are the “Top 10” things you need to know for “Short Term Real Estate Investing?”
Chris Hagn, Broker/Owner of Prospect Equities Elite, reveals his list to help you succeeed! Jody Contorno, President of Contorno Capital Management, shared with everyone, his unique perspective on “Write you Goals Down” and “Have a Plan!”.
A continuation from last week: “What’s going on with the Stock Market?” What’s the forecast? Jody Contorno, President of Contorno Capital Management has a unique insight! “Do you know how to get started and Invest in real estate for the long term?” – “Creating Wealth with Mailbox Money?” Part Two, Chris Hagn, Real Estate Revealed’s Expert Real Estate Broker is in studio! “Do you know the top 10 ways that you can “Boost your Credit Score?” Nicole Lambros, Branch Manager of Academy Mortgage is also live in studio to reveal all of her proven tips!
“Do you know how to get started and Invest in real estate for the long term?” – “Creating Wealth with Mailbox Money?” Chris Hagn, Real Estate Revealed’s Expert Real Estate Broker is in studio! “Buying vs Renting” What’s really the pros and cons? Nicole Lambros, Branch Manager of Academy Mortgage is live in studio to share with us her check list! “What’s going on with the Stock Market?” Are we at all time highs and has this been one of the longest bull markets in history? What’s the forecast? Jody Contorno, President of Contorno Capital Management has all the answers! “Do you know how to get started and Invest in real estate for the long term?” – “Creating Wealth with Mailbox Money?” Chris Hagn, Real Estate Revealed’s Expert Real Estate Broker is also live in studio!
“Which Mortgage Program is Best for You?” and Do You Know What Your Mortgage Strategy Options Are?” Nicole Lambros, Branch Manager, Academy Mortgage. “Do You Know How to Shelter Your Money from Taxes?” Jody Contorno, Contorno Capital Management…”Do You Know What the Housing Price Forecast is for Chicago?” and “Should you Stay or Move?” Chris Hagn , Broker//Owner, Prospect Equities.
“What are the Top 10 Things You Need to Know, Before Hiring a Realtor?” Chris Hage, Expert Real Estate Broker reveals the Myths vs Reality! “Do you know What are the Top 10 Things You Need to Bring With You to a Loan Application?” Nicole Lambros, Branch Manager of Academy Mortgage, shares with us, how to make your loan process smoother and easier!
“Do you know how to save some of your retirement dollars and avoid required minimum distributions without it being taxed?” Jody Contorno, from Contorno Capital Management, live in studio! “Stop Paying Rent a Own Your Own Home!” – Chris Hagn, Real Estate Revealed’s Expert Real Estate Broker reveals the myths vs reality here. Why pay such high rents when you can buy for less!! “Do you need “First Time Home Buyers” Special Loan Programs?” Nicole Lambros, Branch Manager of Academy Mortgage is live in studio to share with us, all this valuable information!
Do you know what the “9 Steps System is, to Get Your Home Sold Fast and For Top Dollar?” Chris Hagn, “Broker/Owner at Prospect Equities Elite”, was live in studio. Do you know “How many options there are for taking your Social Security Benefits?” Jody Contorno, Investment Adviser, “Contorno Capital Management”, was live in studio. The list price of your home is right — But, “have you factored in these 7 extra costs?” Do you know what these extra costs are? Nicole Lambros Branch Manager of Academy Mortgage, was live in studio.
Do you know what are the “8 Behaviors that will Kill your Mortgage Approval” after you have already been approved?” Do you know what the difference is between being “Pre-Approved and Pre-Qualified?” Nicole Lambros, Branch Manager of Academy Mortgage
TRUE or FALSE? FHA Loans allows you to buy with 3.5% down and at times 1% down? FHA doesn’t require a SS #? FHA allows 100% gift funds? FHA has many loan products? FHA insures all property types? FHA has flexible credit standards? FHA offers construction loans? FHA loans are assumable?
— Nicole Lambros, Branch Manager of Academy Mortgage will reveals all the Myths vs Reality on FHA Loans!
What’s the Truth on Buying Foreclosures? Is it all Advantages when buying a foreclosure? Should you get a home inspection before buying? Does the bank provide “disclosures”? What are the Pitfalls on buying a foreclosure?
— Cindy Alderson, Realtor from Classic Realty reveals the Myths vs Reality on buying foreclosures!
Nicole Lambros, Branch Manager Academy Mortgage: Valuable Tips for First Time Home Buyers
Cindy Alderson, Realtor, Classic Realty: Tips for Selling you home in today’s market.
Julia Mezher, Assistant Vice President Trust Counsel, Chicago Title Land Trust Company: Discover all the benefits of a Land Trust.
“What’s a 203K HUD Loan?”. Do you know that, with a 203K FHA Loan, you can have your new home purchase remodeled or repaired? What are the Advantages of a 203K Loan? Did you know that this Construction Loan only requires a 3.5% down payment?!… and Not 20 to 30% like many banks? Nicole Lambros, Branch Manager of Academy Mortgage reveals Myths vs Reality! Randy shares with you: Key Real Estate Terms that every home buyer should know. Do you know what “marketing time” is?,.. what an “as-is listing” is?,…how about “seller’s disclosures?” and “contingent” & pending?” Randy shares with you: “where do you think real estate prices are head over the next 5 years?”
“Are your property Taxes Too High?” Do you know how to reduce them? Are you taking all the exemptions that you are entitled? Is your house accurately reported in the County records? Anne Schwab, Certified Financial Planner & Author. “Who doesn’t want their taxes lowered?” Barton DeLacy, a Commercial Real Estate Consultant, member from ICAP, Illinois Coalition of Appraisal Professionals has all their latest updates for the appraiser industry.
“My 9 Favorite Investing Tips” by Anne Schwab, Certified Financial Planner and Author of her latest book “Money Matters Made Simple” Anne says: “Don’t Pay Attention to Tips”. Anne Schwab sheds light on the Myths vs Realty for “Investment Tips”; Myths vs Reality about Real Estate Appraisals. Do you know that when it comes to real estate transactions, the Appraisal is key, around which all else revolves?! “Nothing happens in a real estate transaction until the appraisal report is signed and the opinion of value is delivered” Randy Barcella
What’s the Truth about your Credit Score? Are they always Accurate? Does age, race and religion affect your score? Does where you live affect your credit score? Does pulling your own credit check often, lower your score? Does a higher income = a higher score? Top 10 Myths vs Reality about credit scores, with Nicole Lambros, Branch Manager at Academy Mortgage. Randy Barcella, shares with you, 5 Tips for Selling and Buying a home now,…and “What do I do to get ready for the appraisal of my home?”
What’s Really the Truth about Short Sales and Foreclosures? How long does it take? Do you walk away debt free? Does it affect your credit? Do you know who wrote and teaches this course? Nancy Freeman, Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Joliet, Author and Instructor. Do you know what are the “5 Pitfall Mistakes”, that “Delays your Mortgage Approval?” Nicole Lambros, Branch Manager of Academy Mortgage, LIVE in studio! Exciting Informative Show!
Is now really a good time to buy or refinance? Have mortgage companies eased back on their very strict underwriting guidelines for credit scores? Did you hear about the new Fannie Mae “ready Buyer Education Program”, that could result in up to $4500 in savings to a buyer? Nicole Lambros, Branch Manager of Academy Mortgage and “highly regarded mortgage expert” Did you know that Financial Planning is More than just investments? Anne Schwab, Certified Financial Planner and Author of the new book, “Money Matters Made Simple”
Do you know what a Land Trust “really is?” Does a Land Trust really keep your ownership private? Do Land Trusts “help you in any way”, as a form of Asset Protection? and what are the other Benefits of a Land Trust? Assistant Vice President, Trust Counsel, Julia Mehzer, from Chicago Title Land Trust Company. Appraisal Myths vs Reality and then, 6 quick tips for when you move in to your new home. Randy Barcella
Are all Financial Advisers the same? You hear so many on the radio every week! How can you tell if a financial adviser is “Competent, has Integrity and can be Trusted?” What about their Credentials, Experience and Compensation plans? Anne Schwab, Certified Financial Planner and Author reveals the Myths vs Reality! Home Warranties. What are they? Who needs one? Are they worth it? What do they cover? Are they for Buyers or Sellers? Jenna Vecellio, your Personal Account Executive from American Home Shield is live in studio!
Income Taxes and Real Estate: What is Deductible. What’s the Real Benefits of Home Ownership? Myths vs Reality are uncovered by Real Estate Revealed’s very own, Anne Schwab, Certified Financial Planner and Author! “What should I do to get my home ready for an appraisal? Is there anything I should have available for the appraiser? Most people don’t have an appraisal done often, so, I’ll go over the top 10 things to do when the appraiser calls to set up your appointment. Randy Barcella
“Do you know the Top 5 Problems caused by Over Pricing a home?” – Betsy Loeb, expert Realtor from Baird & Warner; “Do you know if Rental Real Estate is a Good idea or a Bad idea now?” – Anne Schwab, Certified Financial Planner & Author. Rick Hiton, President of ICAP, representing Illinois Appraiser’s Updates
Do you know what Illinois city started the “Smart Living” rewards system?…that the rest of the USA cities are paying close attention to?…and the “Sustainability” program, saving homeowners and businesses energy and water? Mayor Dan McLaughlin from Orland Park in studio! Do you know how to Appeal Lowering your Taxes? “Hart & David” Law Firrm, featuring Joel Funk. What’s the latest on the “new down payment programs” and interest rates…? Loan Officer, Tina Szenasi, from “Movement Mortgage” Company!
Behind on Your Mortgage? What Are Your Options? Do you know someone having trouble? Receive Today’s Secret Steps to Surviving all this in 2015, with Anne Schwab, Certified Financial Planner & Author. Are you selling your home and remodeling? Will you get it all back? Do you know that Cost does not equal Value in most cases? Do you know what the current Homeowner Spending Trends are now? Chicagoland Kitchen & Baths and the DT-Group Builders, Tom and Leticia Frenkel.
Do you know When is the Best Time to Remodel your home? Do you also know Why you are remodeling? Chicagoland Kitchen & Bath Company and the DT Group Builders, Tom & Letty Frenkel! Do you know what your “Why” is, when you are thinking about buying a home? Why now? Why this house? Why this neighborhood? Does it even make sense, personally & financially? Baird and Warner’s Real Estate Broker, Betsy Loeb to help you navigate and make sense of all of this!
5 Actions to Stay Financially Healthy in Your New Home. Hart & David Law Firm, featuring Joel Funk and Brandon Hall. Anne Schwab, Certified Financial Planner & Author. Julia Mezher, Chicago Title Land Trust.
Did you know that Not all Pre-Approval letters mean that you really do qualify for that loan and You May Not be Able to Close on Your Purchase? Why is that? Do you know that you can purchase a new home in as little as 3 years after a foreclosure? Tina Szenasi, from Movement Mortgage has all the latest news. Do you know what your options are for refinancing your remodeling project? Tom and Leticia Frenkel from Chicagoland Kitchen and Baths & the DT Group Builders,
Woman Power! One of Chicagoland’s finest, Anne Schwab, Certified Financial Planner & Author is live in studio. Do you know the Top 5 Costs to Anticipate when buying a home? Do you know the Top 5 Pitfalls to Avoid Disaster when buying a home? Exciting informative show!
“Did you hear the Top 10 Reasons that 2015 will Rock for Real Estate?” Betsy Loeb, Baird & Warner’s Finest Realtor, will share with us, her expert, valuable and current information!
“Are you confused as to what Prices to pay your contractor?” Do you know the “Top 12 Steps to take to Insure the Proper Pricing Points?” This is not HGTV or misleading ads! Hear the Truth from the Midwest’s Best and Most Reputable Builders & Remodelers, Chicagoland Kitchen & Baths and the DT Group’s, Tom and Leticia Frenkel!
Are you a first time Home Buyer? Do you think that just because you’re in the 20 to 30 something age range that you have to rent or stay living at home? Do you know what the top 10 steps are for Home Buying? Baird and Warner’s finest, Betsy Loeb, to share with us the Myths vs Reality with regards to “First Time Home Buyers” Do you know what is the most important room in your house? Dr. John Principe, founder of WellBeingMD. He says that a Healthy Home equals a Healthier Happier Life! His top 5 simple ways you can improve your life!
Do you know the top 10 things to do, when remodeling your home and you are getting ready for the Remodeling Contractor? Do you know what to do and how to get ready for a Home Appraisal? Tom & Leticia Frenkel from Chicagoland Kitchen & Bath – the DT Group and me, Randy Barcella.
Do you think that FHA calls for repairs? As a Homeowner or a Realtor, do you purposely not list a house for sale FHA, since you think that there’s an FHA Inspector that’s going to come and call for a whole list of repairs and conditions? Really? I’ll dispel all the Myths vs Reality here and you will be surprised! Special Holiday Tribute! The Salvation Army’s “Red Kettles” that you see everywhere now. Where did that tradition come from? Who started it? Who’s in charge of all those hundreds of red kettles? What happens with all that money collected?
Live in studio is Salvation Army’s finest, the top Captain’s Michael & Kristina Sjogren!
“How to Choose a Remodeling Contractor”. Do you know the top 10 steps necessary to make your dreams come true and avoid the nightmares and pitfalls? What are the top 10 questions you should ask? What are the red flags that you must avoid? The Midwest’s “Premier” Kitchen and Bath remodeling contractors, the President and CEO of “Chicagoland Kitchen and Bath”, Thomas and Leticia Frenkel of the “DT Group”
What’s the difference between a Sales Contract, MLS Listings & Sales Brochures? Which is more credible and determinative? Do you know how to sell the property of a deceased person? Do you know the difference between Probate, a Will and a Small Estate? FREE Legal Advice! James Erwin, Chicagoland’s Top Real Estate Attorney!
What’s the Truth about Flipping & Real Estate Investing? Do you really believe those commercials promising you easy thousands of dollars per month, …just show up to our seminar. You don’t need experience, money, education or anything. Really? We have the Truth vs Myths, regarding Flipping & Real Estate Investing! We have the answers!
Did you that there’s different Warranties on homes, for both new construction and existing private homes? Do you know what’s covered with theses warranties? Do you know that you have the right to a Final Walk-Through on your home purchase. What are your options? Chicagoland’s Top Real Estate Attorney, James Erwin. He will be live in studio to give us clarity on these issues and what to do and what your rights are! Also, Jeff Baker’s Mortgage Minute updates, from ChicagoLoanCoach.com
When is “too much”, “Too Much?” “Do you think that Cost = Value?” An in depth look at “Improvements” vs “Over-Improvements”. You will be very surprised!
Did you know that “Jumbo” Loan Mortgage Rates are lower than ever? and so are the deals on these homes going into winter now! Jeff Baker, Chicagoland’s #1 Loan Officer, from ChicagoLoanCoach.com will be taking your calls, live in studio!
“Appraisals Gone Bad” Did you ever have your re-finance fall apart, because the appraiser “low-balled” the value of your home? Have you been involved in a purchase, where the appraiser was way off on the value & then, sadly, the few deals that were involved here fell apart? Families are left empty handed and now, no closings and no moving!! These disasters really disrupt lives! What can be done? I will share with you all the details.
Exciting Show!: “Interest Rates have fallen in the 3’s again!!” Should I re-finance again now? How much do rates have to drop for a refi? Loan Approval Issues. Underwriting continues to be tougher than ever in the last 15 years. What do you need to do, to be prepared when applying for a mortgage? How do help buyers and sellers understand what determines the price? There’s more than one way to purchase a home…. Chicagoland’s top Loan Officer, Jeff Baker from ChicagoLoanCoach.com, and Tom Cunningham, Re/Max Action’s top Realtor!
What’s “Really the Truth?” on Short Sales and Foreclosures? Chicagoland’s top Real Estate Attorney, James Erwin will be live in studio! FREE Legal Advice! Special New Time & Date: SUNDAY Morning, 8am
Jeff Baker, #1 Loan Officer from ChicagoLoanCoach.com. Do know how much can you afford as you start to look to buy? Ever hear of debt ratios–what are they? Do they matter? Do you have a budget?
Why are Investors leaving the market!?! Flipping is less attractive in a rising interest rate environment. The number of distressed properties have also fallen.
FREE Legal Advice! Chicagoland’s #1 Real Estate Attorney, James Erwin.
Do you know how you own your home? or how you are going to take ownership at your upcoming closing? Is it Tenancy in Common? Joint Tenancy? or Tenancy by the Entirety? Is it the same if you are married, divorced, widowed, single or with a significant other? Do you know how to insulate your… personal assets from your investment real estate?
Buying or Selling a home & getting a Mortgage can be very stressful, complicated & confusing. It doesn’t have to be that way! Dr Principe, founder of Well Being MD, is back in the studio to share with us, his remarkable, easy to follow, sensible, health & lifestyle tips.
Jeff Baker, ChicagoLoanCoach.com has great news for first time home buyers.
Karla Mina, she always surprises us with her passion and expertise in the current Chicago real estate market trends, from Coldwell Banker, the Nudo Team
Do you live in the City or Suburbs? Urbanite or Suburbanite? and Why? Seems to be two Very Different groups of people, with a lot of differences of opinions! Lively discussion! with Karla Mina – Coldwell Banker The Nudo Team, Tom Cunningham – ReMax Action and Jeff Baker – ChicagoLoanCoach.com
What’s an FHA , a VA and a Conventional Loan? What are the essential things you need to know about buying real estate in 2014? Buyers & Sellers haven’t been on the same page lately. Why?
Karla Mina, from Colwell Banker the Nudo Team and Chicagoland’s #1 Mortgage Expert, Jeff Baker from ChicagoLoanCoach.com.
Also, ICAP, Illinois Coalition of Appraisal Professionals representatives, expert Appraisers Richard Deverdier & Kenneth Mrozek are with us to share all the latest and greatest news!
Why aren’t the “20-somethings” buying? Is there still a shortage of inventory? How can we help the younger folks get into purchasing a new home?
Is an Appraisal of your home the same as a Home Inspection?
What’s an Appraisal? What’s a Home Inspection? What’s the difference? and when do you get one?
Tom Cunningham, Expert Real Estate Broker from Re/Max Action and Randy Barcella.
What is a short sale? What is the difference between a short sale & foreclosure? Can anyone do a short sale or do you have to prove hardship? Have you ever heard of “strategic default?” and is that legal?
Karla Mina, from Coldwell Banker, the Nudo team and Jeff Baker, from ChicagoLoanCoach.com
Exciting news! Pay close attention to this Saturday on Real Estate Revealed: World Renowned, Dr Principe, founder of Well Being MD will be live, in studio! Karl Mina, Real Estate Revealed’s very own, from Coldwell Banker – The Nudo Team, will be live in studio to peel back the layers, draw aside the curtains, open the doors and Reveal Realistic answers and Simple solutions.
Jeff Baker, Chicago’s #1 leading Mortgage Loan Expert, from ChicagoLoanCoach.com, Tom Cunningham, Best Rated, Real Estate Broker from Re/Max Action,… and Christine Toczek, Allstate Insurance Company’s Top Agent, will be live in the studio, to reveal all those Myths vs Reality!
Allstate’s Best, Christine Toczek and Coldwell Banker’s Finest, Karla Mina, the Nudo Team. How much do you really know about your Home Owners Insurance? Do you think that flood damage is covered? Do you think that medical expenses are covered in case of injury? Do you know what’s really going on in the Chicago real estate markets? Is it a Seller’s or Buyer’s market?
Tom Cunningham from ReMax
Welcome Home Loan in IL of $7500 to first time buyers. What’s hot in Chicago now? Randy Barcella – Do you still think that FHA calls for repairs? I’ll reveal those Myths vs Reality!
Karla Mina and Jeff Baker
Did you that buying and selling a home and getting a mortgage is stressful? Easy and fast money flipping houses? Myths vs Reality! Jumbo Mortgage Rates are better than conforming!