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.
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
Thanks to the current low interest rates and flexibility, it is a perfect time to borrow money to purchase the home of your dreams or an investment property. There are at least five questions to ask your lender that will help you decide if they are a good fit. The more you know and the better questions you ask, the better the terms you can possibly get. What I Need to Go Forward? Put simply, everything that is needed to proceed with the loan from tax returns, bank statements, and so forth. To know that upfront can save you a lot of time and...read more
A real estate power team is only as good as its weakest member, so you will need to get the best people around you to maximize your success. What follows are the eight professionals you need for your real estate power team. Real Estate Broker Everything starts with the agent who finds the deals, understands what you want, and follows the right plan to get there. A great real estate agent can be the difference between losing thousands of dollars to making thousands of dollars. Make sure the agent follows a comprehensive marketing plan to sell...read more
There are several festivals in June located in the greater Chicago area that are fun for the entire family. Plus, the Chicago June festivals are inexpensive, fun, and offer greater insight into the unique cultures that reside in the Chicago area. Do Division Street Fest & Sidewalk Sale - June 3rd to 5th, 2016 - Friday, 5pm to 10pm - Saturday & Sunday, Noon to 10pm - $5 Donation for Admission - 2000 to 2200 West Division Street A great shopping festival, this is one of the signature events in the area...read more
When it comes to investing in real estate, working with motivated sellers is a must. This is why so many investors spend thousands of dollars on their marketing efforts. However, if you can master the art of finding sellers on a budget, you can keep more money while finding the right deals. Here are just seven ways you can maximize your marketing efforts while spending very little money. Read the Classifieds The classified ads in newspapers are a great source when it comes to finding the right seller. You should look over the rental listings...read more
The rehab home you have worked on isn’t truly complete until you sell it. No matter how great the home looks today, selling your rehab is paramount in order to get back the money you put in and nice profit to boot. However, you cannot try to sell the property for more than what it is truly worth even if you did put a lot of time and effort into the rehab process. So, here are a few things to keep in mind before you put your rehab project on the market. Forget the Work You Put Into the Home This may be the toughest part about selling your...read more
Real estate, like any other industry, is plagued with numerous myths and the rehab business is perhaps the most myth-ridden of all. From foreclosure to the myths about properties that are ideal for rehab, there is truly a need to look at the reality and not some perception that has developed over time. The Money Is In Fixing Houses Many real estate companies or professionals who deal with rehab, foreclosure, or brokering believe that in the rehab business, one makes money by keeping the repairing costs low. The cheaper the fixing costs are,...read more
If you think that failing to pay your property taxes won’t catch up with you, think again. If you don’t believe me, stop paying your property taxes and you will really see who owns your home…the government. Not paying your property taxes on time can be much more expensive in the long run. If you are a homeowner or a real estate investor, you should be aware of the penalties associated with failure to pay your property taxes. Property taxes are completely separate from the payment of your home. Even property owners that pay cash...read more
There are many festivals that take place in Chicago over the course of the year, but few match the month of May in terms of fun, variety, and enjoyment. The Chicago May Festivals offer the entire family a place to really enjoy themselves while broadening out their cultural experiences. Of the festivals scheduled to take place in May, there are three that really stand out for their longevity, fun, music, and events that have made them a must-see attraction for many Chicago residents and tourists from outside the area. Mayfest Celebrating its...read more
There are many good homes that have small bedrooms that create a tiny cramped feeling which will make claustrophobic people have nightmares. The good news is that there are ways to make a small bedroom feel big and without having to spend a great deal of money. Simply by making a couple of intelligent choices when it comes to the color, patterns, lighting, and furniture that you select, your bedroom can appear bigger and offer more space that before. Limit Amount of Furniture You’ll want to limit the amount of furniture that you put in the...read more