Welcome to MW Real Estate Solutions and Olivia Homes!
Welcome to Midwest Real Estate Solutions and Olivia Homes, where we are not your typical real estate company. What makes us different is simple. We are committed to helping you, and your family in a very timely manner. We work with homeowners that may be up against strict timelines, and may need to sell their property quickly.
Best of all, there are no surprises, just sound advice and professional service, backed by our commitment to excellence. On top of that you will receive personal attention at each step of the process.
The biggest mistake we see homeowners make is that they do not explore all of their options and simply run out of time due to pressure and stress. Pick up the phone and call us immediately to set up an information only appointment.
Call Midwest Real Estate Solutions and Olivia Homes at 1-800-HOPE-DAY
To better lives and communities through real estate education and proven real estate solutions.
The direct mail campaign is one that goes back many decades. It is a tried-and-true method to reaching a considerable number of people in a very inexpensive manner. However, while such campaigns may cover a considerable number of potential customers, they are often only minimally effective in terms of return of investment (ROI), often garnering just 1% or even less. However, if you know the right direct mail secrets, you can up the ROI considerably and improve your bottom line. Here are five direct mail secrets that will improve your campaign...read more
Cash flow or rental properties are one of the simplest, yet best ways to accumulate income on a monthly basis. However, owning a rental property comes with many expenses that include constant maintenance and upgrades that eat into your profits. Therefore, understanding how to increase rent without alienating your tenants or making them move is paramount to maintaining a positive cash from your properties. Here are five methods you can use to increase the amount of rent while maintaining good relations from those who live on your properties....read more
One of the best ways to improve your investing efforts is to form a real estate partnership. This is particularly true when you find others who have strengths in areas where you need improvement. However, while most partnerships offer considerable advantages, there are things you should investigate before making the commitment. Who Does What In other words, how are you going to divide up the responsibilities? All too often, people agree to partnerships without defining what they will do as part of the overall effort. So, when discussing a...read more
The ability to have a successful yard sale starts when you plan ahead and take into account the different factors that will affect the success of the event. It takes more than just putting your stuff out in the driveway and setting prices, you’ll need to follow at least ten proven methods to ensure that your yard sale is a success. Everything Must Go Arguably the most important aspect of your yard sale is having enough items on display. You’ll want at least 100 items or more to attract those who may otherwise drive by. So, if it can go, then...read more
There are a number of Chicago August festivals to close out the summer. You can choose from several of the most prominent in the greater Chicago area. EdgeFest - August 6th & 7th, 2016 - Saturday, Noon to 10pm - Sunday, 11am to 9pm - FREE Admission, $5 Suggested Donation - Edgewater, 5900 North Broadway at Thorndale Avenue The fifth annual festival features music, food, karaoke, art, and even dogs. Taste of Lincoln Avenue - August 6th & 7th, 2016 - Noon to 10pm - FREE Admission,...read more
A market that offers very little inventory but a considerable amount of competition is defined as a sellers market. Understanding what to do in a sellers market starts with your ability to adjust your strategy if buying or selling. In the end, that can spell the difference between getting a good deal and not finding the home that you desire. What Sellers Should Do It may seem like all the advantages are to the seller as the buyer has fewer other places to go. However, it is more than possible to mess up an otherwise good deal because you get...read more
If you are running a business, you should find out ways to outsource daily tasks as much as possible so you can spend more time working on your business or spending time with the family. Chores around the home are very easy to outsource and there are certain chores you should not do even if you enjoy doing them. Getting Appliances Fixed If the toilet is no longer flushing or the fridge not working it pays to hire a professional to get the job done even if you are certain what went wrong. The basic reason to hire a professional to fix the sink...read more
There is an old saying that you do not have a second chance to make a first impression. That saying is particularly true when it comes to selling your home. There are a number of buyer turnoffs that will affect the sale your home even if everything else is perfect and may send the potential buyer running the other way before they have seen the entire property. Since it is usually easier to understand what to avoid when presenting your home, here are six sure-fire buyer turnoffs that you will definitely not want in your home when showing it...read more
There are a considerable number of Chicago July festivals which offer a wide variety of activities and events for families in the greater Chicago area. 35th Anniversary Chicago Music Awards - July 1st, 5pm VIP Red Carpet, 7pm Awards Showcase - Union Park, 1501 West Randolph Street Windy City Ribfest in Uptown - July 1st to 3rd - Friday & Saturday Noon to 10pm - Sunday, Noon to 9pm - Uptown, 4700 North Broadway - FREE Admission, $5 Gate Donation benefits Business Partners, The Chamber for...read more
When it comes to being a real estate investor, one of the most important aspects is being the head or chief financial officer (CFO) of your efforts. You will need to have a strong understanding of the funds coming in and the expenses going out or you will have great difficulty in succeeding. The good news is that even if you are financially distressed, you can improve your finances if you follow the right philosophy when it comes to investing in real estate and paying off debt. Set Goals Where you do want to financially be in 6 months from...read more