All posts by: Edward Wanland

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Finding Top Performing Realtors can be an important factor when you are looking to sell your home or buy a new home. Follow the above link, enter your city, and you will find the information you need to know. The number of current listings and sales will post next to each Realtor. There are filters available to help you […]

Discount brokerage companies offer their listing services either on a flat fee or reduced commission fee schedule. A flat fee service charge allows the listing broker to receive money upfront regardless whether your home sells or not. In addition, brokers add additional fees to the flat fee agreement based on what specific services your need […]

Real Estate agents and agencies can be found by name and or by area at Realtor.com® or the National Association of Realtors® web site. Real Estate agents and agencies can also be found through many other sources by simply typing “real estate companies” in search fields of browsers like Google, Bing, Yahoo, etc. Real estate agents and agencies are either […]

The Multiple Listing Service (MLS for short) is a system by which realtors share listing information on all types of properties. The MLS is more commonly used to share residential property information between real estate professionals. Real estate brokers enter listing information into an online software system that contains all the property specifics. By doing so, […]

Over 25+ years of experience in all MSA areas of Chicago. Licensed Realtor with Member Associations with National Association of Realtors, Illinois Association of Realtors and Midwest Real Estate MLS Board. Rate Cut Realty is owned and operated by residential investment advisors providing the most reliable valuation metrics when determining a home’s value. The more […]

A short sale occurs when a homeowner stops paying his mortgage payment and applies directly to his lender for relief in selling his home because the fair market value is less than the mortgage balance. Homeowners going through a short sale use the services of Realtors to list their homes for sale. The Realtor lists […]