On the Move Team
Laura Goggin and Karen Schoenthal

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212 E Union, Edwardsville

CUSTOM BUILT HOME ON A 3/4 ACRE LOT NEAR DOWNTOWN EDWARDSVILLE. Built with the highest quality, home features 2×6 construction and open kitchen, dining, living space. Upgrades include solid Brazilian teak floors, cherry built-in wall cabinetry, granite counters, stainless appliances, heated travertine floors in the master bath, upstairs laundry, UV windows, 9’ ceilings, zoned HVAC. Attached 2 car garage, as well as a detached 2 car garage/workshop. Listed for $375,000, MLS #18062423. Marketed by Karen & Laura of On the Move Team at RE/MAX Alliance.


11 Kensington, Glen Carbon

Prepare to be wowed by the unique architecture and design of this 5-bed, 4.5-bath home! It is absolutely gorgeous and nestled in a beautiful neighborhood in Glen Carbon. The location has fast interstate access and is ideal for commuting. Close to nearby elementary schools (Cassens and Glen Carbon), and easy to get to Edwardsville shopping. Listed for $485,000, MLS # 18032777. Marketed by Karen & Laura of On the Move Team at RE/MAX Alliance. Watch the video below for a virtual tour, and call for your personal showing today!


Is FSBO Worth It?

We recently listed and sold a house that had previously been a For Sale By Owner (FSBO). The owner had been marketing it on Zillow for about 9 months when we met with him about listing it with us. Fortunately he had not been in a hurry to sell the house, but his circumstances had changed and he was ready to get it sold. We implemented a comprehensive marketing plan which included staging, professional photography and aerial photos, as well as the broad exposure of the Multiple Listing Service (MLS). We also did a market analysis which showed we needed to adjust the list price by about 3%. Eighteen days later we were under contract. Things don’t always work out this nicely, but this was a good example of why FSBO often doesn’t work.

If you’re thinking about FSBO, here are some things to consider. We don’t disagree that sometimes it can work out well for the seller, but there are definitely some things you should know before you take that step: