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I love to help people buy and sell homes anywhere in the northwest suburbs, including Crystal Lake,  Woodstock, Lake in the Hills, McHenry, Cary, Huntley, Algonquin and Island Lake, Pingree Grove, Hampshire, Island Lake, Wauconda, Barrington, Fox River Grove and Dundee to name a few. Kane, Lake and McHenry Counties are the perfect place to call home. Whether you are drawn to the area because of our excellent schools, our numerous parks and facilities, or something else, we have something to offer everyone. Call me today, and we can begin the search for your perfect home.
 
Having lived in McHenry County nearly my entire life, I know it and the surrounding counties very well. I have the experience and dedication needed to make your home buying experience as seamless as possible. I can show you all available properties and homes at your convenience. If you like, I can also set up a search for the real estate listings that would fit your needs. I will work around your schedule to ensure that you and your family are well taken care of.

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Latest Realty News from NAR

Existing-Home Sales Ascend Again in June, First-time Buyers Provide Spark

WASHINGTON (July 21, 2016) — Boosted by a greater share of sales to first-time buyers not seen in nearly four years, existing-home sales maintained their upward trajectory in June and increased for the fourth consecutive month, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Only the Northeast saw a decline in closings in June, and sales to investors fell to their lowest overall share since July 2009.

Total existing-home sales1, which are completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes,... Read More

NAR-backed Condo Legislation Passes U.S. Senate, Offers Relief for Homebuyers

WASHINGTON (July 14, 2016) — The U.S. Senate tonight passed H.R. 3700, the "Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act," by unanimous consent. This legislation includes reforms to current Federal Housing Administration restrictions on condominium financing, among other provisions, and is long supported by the National Association of Realtors®.

Changes include efforts to make FHA's recertification process "substantially less burdensome," while lowering FHA's current owner-occupancy requirement from 50 percent to 35 percent. The bill also... Read More

Affordability, Student Debt Causing Chasm About Buying Between Homeowners, Renters

WASHINGTON (July 13, 2016) — Despite lackluster economic growth and stark home-price appreciation in several parts of the country in recent months, roughly three-quarters of surveyed households still believe now is a good time to buy a home, but there's a considerable gap in morale between homeowners and renters, according to the latest installment of the National Association of Realtors® Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) survey1. The survey also found that roughly half of young adults with student debt are uncomfortable about taking on a... Read More

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You are the consummate professional! Brenda K
I am so glad we have you instead of [that other agent] now! Bill A
You are ever the professional. Lois K
Marj is always professional and friendly. She made the whole process as "painless" as possible. She is also patient and understanding and went above and beyond my expectations! Marti Moran
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Northwest Suburban Homes for Sale 

McHenry, Kane and Lake County Realtor
Marj Carpenter 

RE/MAX Unlimited Northwest
7107 Pingree Road 
Route 14 & Pingree Road 
Crystal Lake IL 60014 
Serving McHenry, Kane, and Lake Counties including Crystal Lake, Cary, Woodstock, Algonquin, Lake in the Hills, McHenry, Huntley, Dundee, Pingree Grove, Hampshire and many more!