Archive for May, 2013

Home Rental or Home Ownership? What's Best for Your Family?

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Making the decision between renting your home and buying is much more than simply comparing a mortgage payment with monthly rent. There are many cost advantages to home ownership that create longterm financial savings over renting. How do you know what’s best for you and your family? Using the Guaranteed Rate Rent Versus Own Calculator […]

Rates Thursday

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Guaranteed Rate is offering a 15 Year Fixed Mortgage Rate of 2.875% and a 30 Year Fixed Mortgage Rate of 3.625%. Take advantage of the historic mortgage rates, they will not last! According to the KCM Blog, this upcoming year rates will increase minimally 4%.

Elmhurst-Area Summer Camps and Programs for Kids

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Worried about the kids sitting in front of their electronic games all summer? Elmhurst and the surrounding areas offer many unique and fun options for summer programs for kids to get them away from the screens and into the real world! Academics/Leadership Avery Coonley, Chess, Brain Boosters, Literature & Math, and more Center for Talent […]

MLS Monday

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Closed sales in Illinois this past year have amounted to 101,668. This is a percentage of twenty eight percent. Sales in Illinois have continued to rise, let’s keep getting inventory so these great sales don’t plateau!

Rates Thursday

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Rates for a 30 Year Mortgage through Guaranteed Rate are staying at 3.625% . The LA Times reports, rates have been steadily increasing this year and will continue to do so.

The View from 101 York

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LW Reedy has been serving the Elmhurst community and surrounding areas since 1951. As the largest locally-owned real estate agency in Elmhurst, we have a passion for local news and events. Here’s our view of the community for this month, from our perch at 101 York in the heart of downtown Elmhurst. Spring Cleaning in Elmhurst […]

MLS Monday

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Under contract homes in Elmhurst are steadily rising. The figures from May 2012-present are as follows: $264,899 and lower, 14% rise, $264,899-$359,899, 31.9% rise, $359,899- $589,999, 34.2% rise, and 599,999 and above, 20.9% rise. What does it all mean? Every price range in the Elmhurst rise is experiencing a rise in contracts. This will continue […]

Rates Thursday

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Take advantage of the market today! Guaranteed Rate is offering a 30 Year Fixed Mortgage Rate of 3.500%.