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Realtor vs FSBO
Enjoy what your community has to offer

1. Owners sell for approx $40k less

2. Realtors sell your home faster

3. Owners have 70% more stress when listing on their own

In the modern trend of "Do It Yourself", when you are buying or selling a home, land or commercial property having a Realtor by your side will be the best decision you ever made. Not only are Realtors governed by state and provincial licensing regulations, but they are also held to a higher standard and ethics at the local, state and national level. Let a Realtor guide you through all the complex steps involved in buying and selling real estate so you can enjoy the reward with less stress.

17 Must-See Things to do in the

Tri-County Area:

Grandview Drive

Caterpillar Visitor Center


JK Williams Distilling 

Partridge Point Orchard 

Jubilee College Sate Park

Peoria Playhouse Children's Museum

Kickapoo Creek Winery

Rock Island Trail

Wheels O'Time Museum

Pumpkin Festival

Metamora Courthouse

Tower Park

Wildlife Prairie State Park

Contemporary Art Center

Conklin's Barn Dinner Theatre

Coyote Creek Golf Course 

Find Your
Dream Home 

Tips, Tricks and Thoughts:

Make a list of priorities and Love your "lived in" spaces -What do you absolutely need or can't live without. Focus on falling in love with the spaces you will spend the most time in rather than every space. 

Stick to your budget - Speak to a lender first, get pre-approved and then start your search. There may be some wiggle room in market  prices, but don't torture yourself by looking at homes over your budget.   

Reno or move-in ready? - Know if you are wanting to undertake a renovation before you start looking. There are renovation loans available. Speak to a lender to learn more. Also, inform your agent so that they can help you find the best "project" with the most to gain. 

Look past the "ugly" onto the potential - Carpet, paint and light fixtures are all cosmetic items that can be changed. Decide if you like the "flow" and the layout before you check it off the list because 70's wallpaper isn't your style. 

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