Tips for Buyers & Sellers


Prepare to Sell.

As you get ready to sell your home, there are usually some simple improvements that can help you get the most for your house and sell it quickly. The Brokers at Brenda Young Real Estate can help you focus your effort on the things that will make a real difference to buyers.

Learn the Value of Your Home Before You List.

Setting the right price before you list is critical to getting the most for your home and selling it quickly. Brenda Young Real Estate has experience in Hancock County and West Central Illinois.  We can provide you with valuable insight and facts in helping to set the right price.

Choose a Professional.

A great Broker helps you better understand the selling process and gives you a number of advantages in selling your home. Their local knowledge of Hancock County home values and their expertise in pricing and negotiation are important assets in getting the most for your house.

Marketing and Networking

Getting the best price is about bringing you the right buyers for your house. This is a combination of marketing, quality client service and taking advantage of a network of local and out-of-town buyers. Brenda Young Real Estate has the resources to bring buyers to your door.


Loan Pre-Approval

Before you begin to shop for a home, enhance your buying power by getting pre-approval from your lender. This will provide you with important information prior to your home search.

Learn the Market

Use the tools available to you, such as our website ( ) to find out about the local real estate market and what it has to offer.

Choose a Professional

Select an experienced professional to help you through the home buying process. Brenda Young Real Estate can help you find the Broker who can best meet your needs.

Moving to the Region

If you’re making a move into West Central Illinois, the team at Brenda Young Real Estate is here to help you find the right home. Just give us a call!