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About Joseph Hedrick

EXPERIENCE AND ACHIEVEMENTS:1967 - Present Independent Real Estate Professional;2000 - Awarded Certified Residential Specialist - earned by less than 5% of REALTORS®;2002 - Century 21® Master Award;Multi-Million Dollar Producer.

EDUCATION:Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago IL;Oceanside Junior College, Oceanside CA;Manley High School, Chicago IL.

MISSION STATEMENT - EXCEEDS YOUR EXPECTATIONS:Improve the quality of life for my clients and family with integrity to create financial security in a professional manner, while leading a balanced life and still giving back to the community.

AREAS SERVICED:Des Plaines,Glenview,Golf,Lincolnwood,Morton Grove,

Mount Prospect,Niles,Skokie.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®;

Illinois Association of REALTORS®;Certified Residential Council;Midwest Real Estate Data LLC;CENTURY 21 Masters Club.

PERSONAL INFORMATION:Resident of Skokie and Morton Grove for over 40 Years;Enjoys Golf and Politics;Has Seven Children.

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Real Estate Glossary Terms

  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

    Branch of the federal government responsible for collecting taxes including personal and corporate. The IRS administers tax rules and regulations, and investigates tax irregularities. Criminal prosecution may be made by IRS for tax fraud through the U.S. Tax Court. ...

  • Salesperson

    Individual engaged in selling a product or service. The product may be an investment in real estate. In some instances, state law may require licensing to safeguard the public by requiring specified professional and ethical standards. ...

  • Gift Of Equity

    A sale price below market value, where the difference is a gift from the sellers to the buyers. Such gifts are usually between family members. Lenders will usually allow the gift to count as a down payment. ...

  • Borderline Risk

    Prospective insurance applicant who has questionable underwriting characteristics. ...

  • Single Premium Immediate Annuity

    Immediate annuity under which one premium payment is made and the annuity is paid up (no further premium payments are required). ...

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Risks And Rewards Of Selling Your Home Without A Realtor

Risks And Rewards Of Selling Your Home Without A Realtor

From the perspective of a home buyer, the position of a real estate agent can seem unjustified in its existence. Why in the world would you pay someone 6% commission on the total sale price of your home, just so that they can set up a couple signs in the yard and do some paperwork? On the face of it, it seems utterly preposterous; why not just sell your home without a ...

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The Do’s And Don’ts Of The Real Estate Code Of Ethics

The Do’s And Don’ts Of The Real Estate Code Of Ethics

In the real estate business, it’s no secret that flexible morals have had a presence in the field since the very beginning. Whether it’s real estate agents that conceal vital information to make the deal go through or real estate developers cutting corners on multi-million dollar housing projects, this business has a reputation for being less-than-reputable. ...

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How A Good Bio Can Kickstart Your Real Estate Career

How A Good Bio Can Kickstart Your Real Estate Career

As a real estate agent, it’s no secret that marketing is the key to good sales numbers. You’re not just selling real estate; you’re selling yourself. How you are perceived as a professional is the most important, most crucial and most notable aspect of your job. Regardless which region you live in, what type of real estate you sell or what you do in ...

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Real Estate Niche: Green Homes

Real Estate Niche: Green Homes

Life in the 21st century is coming with some very welcome changes. Nowadays, it’s becoming more approachable to have a lifestyle that allows you to live more harmoniously with your environment. We're heading towards a much broader path towards sustainability. People are looking into what a sustainable lifestyle would ask of them, and what changes they would have ...

How Your Appearance Affects Your Sales

How Your Appearance Affects Your Sales

As a real estate professional, you’ve probably heard one person or another talk about “dressing for success” while they show you their new watch or tailored suit. This expression is used broadly in a lot of different ways, but in the world of real estate it actually holds a lot more meaning than you might imagine. A crucial aspect of working as a ...

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