Wow…what a year. Between the Caterpillar relocation announcement of their headquarters in 2017, to the roll out of the Caterpillar Market Stability Program, there have been a lot of changes. Ok-let’s get caught up on things. The overall inventory of homes for sale is down, which is a good thing for sellers, not so great […]
10. How does the 3% buyer incentive work? If it is a cash transaction, and a loan is not involved, then Caterpillar can directly pay the 3% incentive to the buyer. However if a loan is involved then there are certain lending guidelines that must be taken into consideration. As such, a buyer can […]
We’re getting a lot of emails and calls asking questions about the homes the program, what kind of homes, where are the homes, etc so we thought we would break it down a little for everyone. As of today, there are 86 homes listed in the MLS as relo homes offering incentives. I just went […]
Untitled_03052018_140648********Updated….as in….BIG TIME UPDATE!!!!!******** –As of today, March 1st 2018, the program I describe below has been updated to include now all qualified Caterpillar relocation homes priced selling at $200,000 and above (it used to be $300, 000 and above) will now be eligible for a trade in option if you have a home to […]
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” —-Mark Monge aka Charles Dickens Ok, so maybe I didn’t say that quote, but if I were to talk about the Dunlap market in 2017, it would have started as the worst of times, and it’s ending on a positive note. The […]
For the first 5 months of this year, the Dunlap market (defined here by the homes that are within the Dunlap school district-not just those having a Dunlap mailing address) have seen a dramatic increase in the number of homes for sale, due in large part to the reorganization of the local corporate structure and […]
While this home has a Peoria address and a 61615 zip code-don’t let it fool you. While it is located in the city of Peoria, it is in the Dunlap school district. In fact, about 90% of the homes in the Dunlap school district reside within the city of Peoria, but many have a Peoria, […]
This is a little video we put together to highlight a wonderful home we have for sale at 1525 Moneta in Peoria Heights. We also thought it would be interesting to point out all of the great attributes this town has to offer that are all within walking distance of this home.
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All my life I’ve been involved in the Peoria area real estate scene in one way or another, either as a son of a husband/wife real estate team, or as the husband in a husband/wife real estate team. But tonight I really felt that I became part of a family real estate team. Two days ago I […]