How to Prevent Issues at Closing

December 11, 2017

You can do everything right, from making sure that all requirements your lender has listed has been met to dealing with unexpected glitches during negotiations, such as getting on the same page with the potential buyer or seller. Now that you can see the end of the finish line, you may feel the urge to […]


Sell Your Home Without the Stress

December 4, 2017

Selling your home can be a very stressful undertaking. Chances are, you have bought another property or are at least paying rent elsewhere, so you have a lot of financial pressure on you. Then there are any potential renovations you have to do, the physical moving, plus continuing with your life as it is, and […]


Boost Your Credit to Buy Real Estate

November 26, 2017

Your credit score can make or break your future goals in real estate. Read on to find 5 ways to keep your credit on the right track…   Get Periodic Credit Updates   You need to stay aware of where your credit stands to help you to stay on top of your future goals such […]


These 5 Tips to Get A Great Mortgage

November 17, 2017

As buying a home is likely the biggest purchase of your life, it’s important that you do the research and get the right type of financing for you. In order to do that, there are a few aspects that you need to consider to get a great mortgage.   Research   When it comes to […]


Sell Real Estate Fast: Why Your Home in Melrose Park IL Isn’t Sold

November 12, 2017

So you made the big decision to sell your home in Melrose Park IL. But it’s been weeks and you still have not met a potential buyer nor received a decent offer, despite the persistent optimism of your agent. If you want to get your property out of this real estate listing limbo, read on […]


5 Factors That Impact the Local Real Estate Market in Melrose Park IL

November 2, 2017

The never ending cycle of news concerning real estate investing often makes it difficult to see the wood for the trees. In practice, buying or selling a home usually happens locally. Therefore, you need to be familiar with the markets you invest in and understand what causes these markets to shift. This way, you will […]


Hidden Expenses that Will Derail Your Rental Properties

October 26, 2017

Real estate investing can be a tricky business, particularly when dealing with rental properties. There are numerous details to attend to when buying a rental property. Property rental management requires diligence and financial skill in order to succeed. As a landlord, you need to keep an eye on every aspect of your business to avoid […]


Put Together Your Real Estate Investing Team Before You Offer!

October 19, 2017

Before you start your career in real estate investing, you will need 5 essential people on your team. Let’s break it down quick and simple…   CPA A certified public accountant is an essential member of your real estate team. When you first start out, you will want to scrimp and save every penny to […]


Distressed Homeowners: We Buy Houses in Melrose Park Illinois

October 12, 2017

If you need sell your home fast, talk to us at L & O Bros Realty – we buy houses in Melrose Park Illinois at competitive prices. Sudden illness, loss of employment, a death in the family or divorce could result in financial difficulties that make it impossible to keep up with your mortgage payments. […]


Real Estate 101: Transaction Basics

October 5, 2017

Each new investor is ready to dive head first into buying real estate – no questions asked. It usually happens like this because someone sits down and watches their favorite house flipping show… and then they set out to start investing in property because the experts make it look so darn easy. Can you see […]