Many home sellers have considered skipping the real estate agent to save on closing costs, but very few have actually succeeded in seeing those savings. There’s a good reason: the average homeowner doesn’t have the rigorous training and real estate knowledge that a licensed agent does. But just what makes For Sale By Owner (FSBO) […]
As a property owner in DuPage County, you only have a 30 day window within which to appeal your real estate assessed valuation. Each township within DuPage County publishes (they do not have to provide direct notification to your address) this information during the fall. Liz Duffy, an experienced buyer broker with Bryan Bomba Group […]
Email scams are as old as, well, email, but as the years go by, these scams have become more and more sophisticated. Recently, several home buyers have fallen victim to specially targeted email scams that attempt to rob them of their closing costs — sometimes up to hundreds of thousands of dollars. These types of […]
Let’s say you have your heart set on buying a home in a community with a swimming pool, a clubhouse, and maybe even a playground or trails. Having access to these amenities often means living in a community with a homeowners association, or HOA. Generally, an HOA is responsible for keeping the neighborhood looking beautiful […]
A quick Google search is all it takes to discover hundreds of new recipes, do-it-yourself projects, and tips about how to stage your home. With so much information available online, especially about the home selling process, many homeowners start to wonder whether it’s faster and more cost-efficient to sell their own homes rather than hiring […]
To DIY or not to DIY? That’s the question on many homeowners’ minds when there’s a repair or home improvement project on their to-do lists. The good news is that you can do plenty of things on your own. But for other projects, you’re better off hiring a licensed contractor, plumber, or electrician to do […]
For those seeking manageably-sized, maintenance free living in the Hinsdale/Clarendon Hills area, options are scarce. Especially if ‘new construction’ is on your wish-list. Carrington Club is a new development that fills this need. Watch this video, then contact the Bryan Bomba Group – we’ll help you find a perfect ‘next phase’ space.