Real Estate Purchase Contract Errors That Can Cost You Money

In today's real estate market, homes are selling quickly in certain areas. A person selling their home can find themselves in a position where they have more than one buyer submitting an offer to buy their home. 

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Time to Take the Risk?!?!

All too often I hear people complain about the cost of living going up, rent going up, food prices going up and taxes going up. I agree with them that living life shouldn't be this hard. For those who know me, know that I'm a solution seeker and a fixer. 

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Secrets of Finding A Good Real Estate Agent So You Don’t Get Screwed

So many people have told me horror stories about the real estate agent that they worked with. I've heard it all like, "My agent just disappeared after I signed a contract. They wouldn't return any of my calls, texts or emails. 

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Why Would You Want To Move In Winter???

Nobody and I mean NOBODY, likes to move. Moving is annoying because you have to go through all your stuff and pack. It's during this time that you find that you own way too much stuff and you wonder why you spent money on half of the stuff that you own when you don't use it.

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City Planning: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

Can you imagine walking around a city's downtown area and there were 12 divorce attorney offices all lined up, door to door on two blocks? Or better yet, how about a downtown where every other storefront was a real estate office, next to a title company, next to a lawyer's office, and next to a sports bar? It might sound harsh but I've seen it!

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To Lock Up or Not To Lock Up Pets, That Is The Question

Like many people, I LOVE Pets! I can't remember any time in my life growing up that we didn't have either a dog, cat, fish, bird, turtle, or snake in our home. My family loved pets and had a heart for rescue animals. 

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Illinois Real Estate Closings- Are clients getting screwed financially?

Those who know me, know that I didn't get into real estate to make a billion dollars. I got into real estate because I wanted to help people have the right information that they needed so they can make a smart financial decision when buying a home. 

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I Remember

Yes, today is Sept. 11th and a lot of us have very special and heartfelt stories of where we were and what we experienced that day. On that day, I remember sitting in my office on the 10th floor of the John Hancock Building in Chicago. 

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Lucas J. Burford
“The Information Station”

Welcome to, "Skyward's Information Station" by me, Shena Omotola, founder of Skyward Realty, LLC. I'm a native Chicagoan and lived in Chicagoland area for most of my 42 years of life! My education and career were all achieved in Chicago. I love the uniqueness of our neighborhoods, food, history, architecture and its constant changes

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Lucas J. Burford