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.
Whether you are purchasing a new home or selling the one you own, it is very important that you always use a broker for these transactions. Having an expert in these matters will help you avoid basic mistakes that may cost you thousands of dollars. When it comes to buying or selling a home, the broker is invaluable for negotiations, using the right documents, and having everyone work together to make the transaction go smoothly. Here are a few tips as to why a broker should be part of the buying or selling process when it comes to real...read more
Growing your referral base is easier than ever thanks to the advantages of the internet and social media. The larger your referral base, the easier it will be for you to scale your business and do more deals. Here are six simple ways on how to grow your referral base. Investment Clubs: Joining your local real estate investment club provides you with a valuable number of referrals for your business. Here, you will find real estate investors, lenders, mortgage brokers, real estate agents, and more. Given that most the people there are involved...read more
There are several hidden buyer expenses when purchasing real estate. Although many people who have purchased homes before understand the additional costs, it can catch first-time homebuyers by surprise. Here are at least five hidden buyer expenses that you need to know about before making your purchase. Homeowner Insurance: Homeowner’s insurance is a must if you take out a mortgage to buy a home. You will need to pay a full year upfront for the insurance or you can be billed per month. Keep in mind that homeowner’s insurance on investment...read more
There is a number of excellent Chicago September festivals that finish off the summer and help bring in the fall. Shock Top Oyster Fest - September 9th & 10th, 2016 - Friday, 5pm to 10pm - Saturday, 11am to 10pm - FREE Admission, $7 Donation benefits Roscoe Village Chamber of Commerce - Roscoe Village at 2000 West Roscoe Street Oysters, beer, and great music highlight this post-Labor Day event for the 18th year. Festival de La Villita or Little Village Festival - September 9th to 11th, 2016...read more
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