Home Bay Buyer & Seller Services Available in Illinois!

Save thousands of dollars on your next Illinois home sale or purchase without sacrificing quality or service! Home Bay offers comprehensive buyer and seller services for a fraction of the cost of a traditional agent.Rather than charging our home sellers a commission, we charge a low, flat fee – and if you’re buying a home, […]

Homeowner How-To’s: Appliance Buying Guide

Shopping for kitchen appliances? You’ve got plenty of options! Today, you can find stoves that “think” and you can even buy appliance sets that communicate with each another. But, how do you decide which features are must-haves and which ones you can live without? Use these homeowner how to’s as a guide. 

2016 Home Buyer Trends [INFOGRAPHIC]

One of the biggest keys to success when listing a home is understanding who you’re selling it to. Below, you’ll find a breakdown of current home sellers, divided by generation. Get insights on what they’re looking for, where they’re moving to and what you need to do to make sure your listing captures your ideal […]

5 Secrets You Need to Know About Zillow Instant Offers

You might expect the creators of Zillow Instant Offers to be the best source of information on their new service. But in this case, that’s not true! Zillow makes 70% of their revenue from real estate agents, and this program is testing a major pivot from the company’s usual pro-agent message. Though Zillow won’t tell […]

5 San Diego Hidden Gems Worth Visiting

San Diego is a beautiful place to call home. From the stunning bay to the beautiful beaches to the mountains that provide the perfect spot for viewing a magnificent California sunset, San Diego County truly has it all. If you are looking to take a break from the mainstream, then you should check out these […]

House Hunting Tips for Soon-to-Be Parents

House hunting when you’re expecting can be overwhelming — especially if it’s your first baby. You have to not only consider you and your partner’s likes and dislikes – you also have to consider what your expanding will family need to be happy and comfortable. Use these house hunting tips for soon-to-be-parents to guide your home search! 

Retirees to Millennials: Start Younger, Save More

The average recent college grad has thousands of dollars in student loan debt and wages are stagnant as rents and property values continue to soar. So how can you, as a millennial, make sure you’re prepared for your future in the face of these challenges? Read on for advice from retirees who have lived and learned through […]

5 Things You Should Secure Before Home Showings

One of the toughest parts of preparing for home showings is knowing that strangers will be walking through your home. But with a little planning and a game plan on what to do with your valuables, you can make sure all your sensitive information and prized possessions make it through unscathed. Keep reading to learn […]