property tax

Property Tax Exemptions in Illinois

What is an Exemption? Exemptions on property taxes lead to a reduction in property value assessment (EAV or Equalized Assessment Valution) and lower your property taxes. These are NOT a dollar for dollar reduction in property taxes. Some exemptions need to be filled for annually – as shown below. Homestead Exemption Do you live in […]

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investor

Why Being A Real Estate Investor is Better than Being a Real Estate Agent

Investor Lessons… If there’s one thing I’ve learned, it’s that real estate investors are constantly in an internal struggle to understand if they should obtain the real estate broker license or not. Reasons include: Access to the multiple listing service A better understanding of real estate documents and contracts A means to earn real estate […]

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