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 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

 

Our Mission

To better lives and communities through real estate education and proven real estate solutions.

 

Recent Posts

401K – Option A, Option B, or Option C

Posted by on Oct 13, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

401K – Option A, Option B, or Option C

Many people rely on their 401K for retirement but yet know so very little about it. Most people aren’t even sure what their retirement money is invested in besides Option A, Option B, or Option C. 71% of workers polled for AARP believed that they didn’t pay any fees for their plans! All the fees can be confusing, and the recent disclosure laws that came out late last year haven’t made things much clearer. Although it takes some work, it’s wise to know where that money is going so you can maximize the amount that ends up actually going towards retirement.

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Want to Flip a House!?

Posted by on Oct 6, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Want to Flip a House!?

Want to flip a house? There’s a lot of misconceptions when it comes to rehabbing properties – it isn’t like reality TV. So what are some things to be aware of when starting out in the real estate market? First off, if you’re serious about getting into the rehab business, be aware that it is just that: a business. You are buying ‘materials’, creating a desirable ‘product’ from those materials, and selling it for a profit. If you have this mindset, it will help you as you plan and make decisions. When you’re trying to decide what kind of...

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Hiring a Contractor

Posted by on Sep 29, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Hiring a Contractor

When you’re doing a remodel, you want it done right. And a lot of that depends on getting a good contractor. But in a field where cheap pay is frequently equal to cheap work, how do you know who to hire? First off, make sure they’re licensed. Be aware that licensed is different than registered. A registered contractor just paid a fee, while licensing usually entails taking a competency test. This doesn’t mean they do the best job, but it shows a little more dedication to their work and can help narrow down your choice. When you’re looking at...

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Loan Modification Tips

Posted by on Sep 22, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Loan Modification Tips

Sometimes mortgages become too much for the borrower to handle. Circumstances change, and they’re unable to make their payments anymore. What should they do? Here are some loan modification tips to help in these situations: The first step is to look for professional help. When taking on your loan modification, unless you have previous experience, it’s best to get someone on your side who know how the process works. If you decide to go through an agency, make sure it is a credible, experienced business. There are plenty of scams out there, so...

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Ask your Loan Officer these Questions Before You Buy!

Posted by on Sep 15, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Ask your Loan Officer these Questions Before You Buy!

When people are looking to purchase a home they typically need financing. The interest rate is important but the loan officer handling the loan is even more important. You want to ask your loan officer the following questions and treat it like an interrogation so that you make the right choice.

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How to Reward your Employees in Real Estate

Posted by on Sep 8, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

How to Reward your Employees in Real Estate

If you have a really good employee and they leave, it is extremely difficult to replace them and it will cost you time, money, and resources. That is why it is important to keep your employees happy and engaged at all times. This article will go into the best ways to reward your employees so they stay as long as possible and go above and beyond the call of duty for you.

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Luxury Apartment Buildings are the Future of Chicago

Posted by on Sep 1, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Luxury Apartment Buildings are the Future of Chicago

Construction of luxury apartment buildings is on the rise in Chicago and there is no sign of it slowing down. There may be as many as 8,700 new apartments downtown by 2016 and there are approximately 28,000 downtown today. This means that Chicago will possibly have 30% more apartments in the downtown area in just a couple years!

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5 Dangers Found in Homes

Posted by on Aug 25, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

5 Dangers Found in Homes

Carbon monoxide is the number one cause of poisoning deaths in the United States making it one of the worst dangers found in homes! Never leave your car or grill running in your garage without the garage door open for an extended period of time. You want to properly ventilate your dryer, oven, furnace, and water heater outside your home so that carbon monoxide does not collect inside your home. Carbon Monoxide is odorless, invisible, and it does not have a taste making it a silent killer just like radon.

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Why Everyone Wants to Be a Flipper in Chicago

Posted by on Aug 18, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Why Everyone Wants to Be a Flipper in Chicago

It seems like everyone wants to be a flipper these days and I am not referring to the lovable dolphin. Flipper and flipping are trendy terms for buying distressed property, fixing it up, and reselling the property within a year for a profit. Television glamorizes flipping houses and television producers purposely make it look like a very easy process. HGTV, A&E, and several other networks have entire television shows that revolve around flipping.

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Deficiency Judgment after a Short Sale

Posted by on Aug 11, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Deficiency Judgment after a Short Sale

Many people ask if the bank will file a deficiency judgment after a short sale. It is a great question to ask but the answer is not always clear. Sometimes deficiency judgments after a short sale pop up unexpectedly because the homeowners did not seek legal or tax advice when performing the short sale. Every situation is different so it is important to understand what a deficiency judgment after a short sale is.

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