Morning Minute: Homes that show well, priced right are moving in today’s market

It was a strong spring selling season with higher sales and multiple offers on more properties, Terri Hunt, a REALTOR® with RE/MAX Suburban in Schaumburg, tells the Daily Herald. Two keys to quicken home sales: Be sure the home looks its best and set the right selling price.

“If homes showed well and were priced right, they were selling quickly, some within a week of listing,” Hunt said. “Even some of those that have been on the market a long time were selling.

In other news:

REALTORS® caution consumers about Internet rental scams. (Naperville Sun)

Older Americans hit hard by foreclosure trend. (Daily Herald)

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About Stephanie Sievers

Stephanie Sievers is Senior Editor for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. She serves as Senior Editor for IAR publications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and all other IAR publications. She is responsible for developing content for the Illinois REALTOR® Weekly Connection e-newsletter, coordinates the IAR Twitter account content at ILREALTOR and plans and develops content for videos. She assists in developing and writing content for the IAR blog. She also is involved in researching and drafting news releases and coordinates the news media distribution database and newsclips reports for the Association. She also assists in IAR spokesperson training seminars and is involved in development of association briefing materials on issues. She assists with the housing statistics program and reports.

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