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Category: Buying

Why Pre-Approval Is Even More Important This Year

On the road to becoming a homeowner? If so, you may have heard the term pre-approval get tossed around. Let’s break down what it is and why it’s important if you’re looking to buy a home in 2024. What Pre-Approval Is As part of the homebuying process, your lender will look at your finances to figure out what they’re willing to... More

IRPINO Real Estate’s 2023 Annual Report: State of the Chicagoland Real Estate Market

We are so excited to provide you with something of significant value — our 2023 Annual Report for the Chicago Real Estate Market. Here at IRPINO Real Estate in Chicago, we are proud to not only be your local Uptown, Chicago real estate broker, but also a knowledge broker providing helpful information about the state... More

Are Higher Mortgage Rates Here To Stay?

Mortgage rates have been back on the rise recently and that’s getting a lot of attention from the press. If you’ve been following the headlines, you may have even seen rates recently reached their highest level in over two decades (see graph below):   That can feel like a little bit of a gut punch if you’re thinking about making... More

Why You Need a True Expert in Today’s Housing Market

The housing market continues to shift and change, and in a fast-moving landscape like we’re in right now, it’s more important than ever to have a trusted real estate agent on your side. Whether you’re buying your first home or selling once again, it’s mission critical to work with an expert who can guide you through... More

Tips for Making Your Best Offer on a Home

While the wild ride that was the ‘unicorn’ years of housing is behind us, today’s market is still competitive in many areas because the supply of homes for sale is still low. If you’re looking to buy a home this season, know that the peak frenzy of bidding wars is in the rearview mirror, but you may still come up against... More

Why Are Mortgage Rates Are So High?

Today’s mortgage rates are top-of-mind for many homebuyers right now. As a result, if you’re thinking about buying for the first time or selling your current house to move into a home that better fits your needs, you may be asking yourself these two questions:  Here’s context you need to help answer those questions. Why Are Mortgage... More

Why Buying a Home Makes More Sense Than Renting Today

Wondering if you should continue renting or if you should buy a home this year? If so, consider this. Rental affordability is still a challenge and has been for years. That’s because, historically, rents trend up over time. Data from the Census shows rents have been climbing pretty steadily since 1988.  And, data from the latest rental report from Realtor.com shows rents continue to grow... More

Your Local Realtor for the City of Chicago and the Chicago Suburbs

The Chicago Spring Market is here! And with many buyers and sellers looking to make a move in the Chicagoland area, we wanted to share some important information about our Chicago Brokerage with you. IRPINO Real Estate Covers the City & the Chicago Suburbs We work not only in the city of Chicago, but we... More

Buying a Home May Make More Sense Than Renting [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you’re trying to decide whether to rent or buy a home, there are a few things you should consider. Homeownership can help you escape the cycle of rising rents in Chicago, builds your wealth, and serves as a hedge against inflation. Are You Ready to Buy Your First Chicago Home? If you’re ready to take advantage of the benefits of homeownership, let’s connect to explore your options.... More

IRPINO Real Estate’s 2022 Annual Report: State of the Chicagoland Real Estate Market

We are so excited to provide you with something of significant value — our 2022 Annual Report for the Chicago Real Estate Market. Here at IRPINO Real Estate in Chicago, we are proud to not only be your local Uptown, Chicago real estate broker, but also a knowledge broker providing helpful information about the state... More

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