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Get real with Eddie is a Real Estate Talk show on 1340 am, WJOL or WJOL.com talking about the real estate issues affecting Will County and the surrounding area. Local or National, Eddie is talking about today's real estate market with today's industry-leading community leaders and business owners you need to know. Tune in every Wednesday at noon to hear what is going on in real estate and Get Real with Eddie!

HOSTS 


Eddie RuettigerEddie Ruettiger 
Baird & Warner

About 
  • Baird & Warner Broker
  • Team lead for the Ruettiger Group
  • License since 2001
  • President-Elect of Three Rivers Association 
  • 3 Rivers Realtor of the Year for 2018


Terri Trotter Earley
The Federal Savings Bank


About 
  • Born and raised on a farm in Coal City, IL. 
  • Graduated from Williams Woods University with two degrees in Mathematics and Business as well as a minor in Education. 
  • 16 years of experience in the mortgage lending industry, and takes great pride in helping her customers achieve their dream of homeownership.

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Nancy Vallee
Baird & Warner
About
With a degree in art and ten years of Graphic Design as well as 20 years as a 911 Telecommunicator/Police Dispatcher, I bring a very unique skill set to the table. Listening to clients, prioritizing, negotiating, staging and coordination of offers is what I do! Giving my clients the best service possible is what my goal.


Rebecca Willey
Radon Express
About
We are a VETERAN owned and operated, licensed Radon Mitigation corporation. We pride ourselves on helping people stay safe and healthy in their homes. Not only do we mitigate homes below the regulated Radon action standard, we strive to get them as low as possible.


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Interest Rates Over Time [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

Some Highlights:

  • With interest rates hovering at near historic lows, now is a great time to look back at where they’ve been, and how much they’ve changed over time.
  • According to Freddie Mac, mortgage interest rates are currently hovering near a five-decade low.
  • The impact your interest rate has on your monthly mortgage payment is significant. An increase of just $20 dollars in your monthly payment can add up to $240 per year or $7,200 over the life of your loan. Maybe it’s time to lock in now while rates are still low.
The #1 Misconception in the Homebuying Process | Simplifying The MarketAfter over a year of moderating home prices, it appears home value appreciation is about to reaccelerate. Skylar Olsen, Director of Economic Research at Zillow, explained in a recent article:  “A year ago, a combination of a government shutdown, stock market slump and mortgage rate spike caused a long-anticipated inventory rise. That supposed boom turned […]
The Many Benefits of Aging in a Community | Simplifying The MarketThere’s comfort in being around people who share common interests, goals, and challenges. That comfort in a community doesn’t wane with age – it actually deepens. Whether it’s proudly talking about grandchildren or lamenting the fact that our eyes aren’t as good as they used to be, it helps to be around people who not […]
How Trusted Professionals Make Homebuying Easier to Understand | Simplifying The MarketIn the spring, many excited buyers get ready to enter the housing market. Others continue dreaming about the homes they’d like to buy. The truth is, many potential buyers continue to dream longer than they need to, simply because they’re confused about the homebuying process. Thankfully, working with a trusted real estate professional can help […]
The Overlooked Financial Advantages of Homeownership | Simplifying The MarketThere are many clear financial benefits to owning a home: increasing equity, building net worth, growing appreciation, and more. If you’re a renter, it’s never too early to make a plan for how homeownership can propel you toward a stronger future. Here’s a dive into three often-overlooked financial benefits of homeownership and how preparing for […]
Top Reasons to Love Homeownership [INFOGRAPHIC] | Simplifying The Market

Some Highlights:

  • There are many benefits to love about homeownership, and they’re not all financial.
  • Being a part of a neighborhood, driving academic achievement, and improving mental health are just a few of these advantages.
  • Let’s get together today to determine if you’re ready to embrace the rewards of owning your own home.
How the Housing Market Benefits with Uncertainty in the World | Simplifying The MarketIt’s hard to listen to today’s news without hearing about the uncertainty surrounding global markets, the spread of the coronavirus, and tensions in the Middle East, just to name a few. These concerns have caused some to question their investment plans going forward. As an example, in Vanguard’s Global Outlook for 2020, the fund explains, […]
The #1 Reason to List Your House Right Now | Simplifying The MarketThe success of the U.S. residential real estate market, like any other market, is determined by supply and demand. This means we need to look at how many potential purchasers are in the market versus the number of houses that are available to buy. With early 2020 housing data now rolling in, it’s quite evident […]