Info You Need to Know


Whether you are a first time homebuyer or have plenty of experience to draw on, it's likely you have some questions about the process. We want you to be excited about your move. That's why we put together a few frequently asked questions that will help you along your journey.


Now that you've decided to put your home on the market, it's only natural to have a few questions. You might be wondering about how to increase the value of your home, or how to avoid common missteps in your home search. Whether you've sold several homes in your life, or it's your first time putting your house on the market, we have answers for you.


As a senior, you may have different questions or needs than first time homebuyers. Whether you're searching for senior housing or thinking of working with a Senior Real Estate Specialist, we've got answers to your questions.


Whether you're currently serving our country or have served, we want to make finding your next home a simple and rewarding process. From finding a REALTOR® to applying for a home loan, these local and national resources will help you buy and maintain the home of your dreams.

Fair Housing

Do you understand your rights as a homebuyer? At Mainstreet, we're dedicated to supporting homebuyers, and we're here to help you navigate your rights. Learn the resources you can turn to if you feel you've experienced discrimination during the home buying process

Property Rights

Navigating homeowner rights can be tricky. And when important issues are muffled under policy jargon, how do you know where to turn? Local REALTOR® Associations like Mainstreet are committed to advocating for homeowner rights at local and state levels.

Property Taxes

Tax season can be stressful and confusing. But if you prepare beforehand you can navigate your property taxes with confidence. Here, learn everything you need to know about how property taxes work in Illinois, and where you can turn for questions.

Moving Guide

Congratulations - you've officially closed on your home. Now, the real work begins: moving.

Illinois Housing Resources

Everyone deserves a place to call home, but many of us need a little help to find that home and settle in. From educational materials and workshops to financial assistance, these organizations can help you.