Do These Things Before Listing Your Home For Sale

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Are you planning to sell your home within the next 3-6 months?  Even if your timeline is a little longer, you should start getting your home ready to shine now. 

When your home hits the market you want it to wow potential buyers so you can get the best possible price and sell within your optimum time frame.

Here is a helpful list of things to do ahead of time so you will be confident and not stressed or overwhelmed when the time rolls around. It always comes faster than you think!

How Long Does It Take To Close a Home Sale in the Chicago Area?

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In the Chicagoland area, how long does it take to complete a sale once you agree to a purchase contract?  

Some transactions take longer than others to get from signed contract to closing table for various reasons.  Most of them having to do with the buyer securing financing, but other items may add to the timeline like issues arising from inspections, title deficiencies, and any number of unexpected matters.

In the Chicagoland area, the average time from accepted contract to closing per month in 2017 was as follows:

Realogy Named One Of The 2018 World's Most Ethical Companies®

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For the seventh consecutive year, Realogy Holdings Corp., the parent company of Coldwell Banker and other real estate related brands, has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2018 World's Most Ethical Companies®.

Join Us In Welcoming Marko Matviychuk To Our Team Of Chicago Brokers!

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We're proud to welcome Marko Matviychuk to our team!

Marko was born in Ukraine and lived there for ten years before his family moved to the Chicago area.  After graduation, he served in the United States Marine Corps where he spent four years honing his discipline and organizational skills.  He also became a U.S. Citizen during that time.

He moved back to his hometown of Chicago after his military service, married, and decided to pursue his passion for real estate.