53 F
Naperville
Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Gary Leavenworth

Avatar photo
105 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
Gary Leavenworth is a broker at Coldwell Banker in Naperville specializing in residential real estate. Contact him at gary@garyleavenworth.com.

Real Estate Logic – The Basis for Comparison

When you, the buyer, go out to look at homes on the internet or in person, you probably compare the homes you see with...

Real Estate Logic – Making a Low Offer

What happens when the offer is deliberately much lower than what the owner is asking? Here are some thoughts from both the buyer’s and...

Real Estate Logic – The ‘For Sale’ Sign

With the invention of the Internet you may think that this topic is obsolete, but probably the oldest and still today the best tool...

Real Estate Logic – The sellers role in selling

Should the seller be at home during showings or conveniently absent? If at home, what should the seller say or not say, do or...

Real Estate Logic – Rose-colored Glasses

Do you look at your present home through rose-colored glasses? I hope you do if you are planning to live in it for a...

Real Estate Logic – NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY. DON’T MISS THE BOAT!

If you are thinking of buying your first home or moving up to a better home than you currently own, you won’t find a...

Real Estate Logic – Reacting to a low offer

Every seller would like to get their home sold as soon as possible. It is always exciting to hear that someone has made an...

Real Estate Logic – Buying and selling during unchartered times

For every one of us in Illinois, at 5PM on March 14, 2020, we experienced something that will most likely change our lives forever....

Real Estate Logic – How Long Will You Continue to Rent?

People are renters for various reasons. They may not be interested in owning a home because of the cost and effort in maintaining a...

Real Estate Logic – The right floor plan

If you are in the market for your next home, which floor plan is best for you? Below are some factors for you to...

Real Estate Logic – Moving from an Apartment to a Condo

If you are now renting, have you considered buying a condominium? This kind decision could yield a number of benefits to you while still...

Real Estate Logic – Best time to move the family

This month’s column was inspired by one of my readers who called last week asking for my opinion on the best timing for moving...

Real Estate Logic – Downgrading in Order to Upgrade

This month’s column was inspired by a conversation I just had with a young lady that I’ve known most of her life. She and...

Real Estate Logic – Disclosing Defects

When I first started selling Naperville real estate in 1982, people bought houses in an “as is” condition. The residential real estate sales world...

Real Estate Logic – Does Your Asking Price Reflect Today’s Realities?

Setting the asking price is always a delicate matter. You don’t want to price your home out of the market and you don’t want...

Real Estate Logic – Should You Counter a Low Offer?

Nothing can be more frustrating than to have your home on the market for a long time without ever receiving an offer. Even more...

Real Estate Logic – Seller and Agent Form a Partnership

Many homeowners who hire an agent to sell their home don’t have a clear understanding of the responsibilities of each party. This often leads...

Real Estate Logic – Proper Market Positioning

When you put your home up for sale, you must have a strategy that will lead to the three results you want. The highest...

Real Estate Logic – ‘You Never Get a Second Chance to Make a First...

Although I have worked and grown through many changes during my thirty seven plus years in selling Naperville area real estate, nothing has affected...

Real Estate Logic – Transaction is Too Costly to Rely on Guesswork

Although the purchase or sale of real estate is the largest financial transaction most people ever make, many rely on guesswork. Some guess on...

Latest News

DON’T MISS OUT!
GET THE DAILY
SQUARE-SCOOP
The latest local headlines delivered
to your inbox each morning.
SUBSCRIBE
Give it a try, you can unsubscribe anytime.
close-link
Get the Daily Square-Scoop. Local Headlines Most Mornings. 
Subscribe
close-image