PSA - if you’re selling a home in Elmhurst, do not use Berkshire Hathaway Prairie Path as your agency. We just found out our realtor sat on an offer for 2 days before sending it to us. By that time the prospective buyer canceled their offer due to unresponsiveness.

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Lame excuses. It’s hard to lie your way out of a contract presented to you on X signed X-2. Needless to say, they’re on their way out too.

Off topic - how did you like living in Elmhurst? Do you have kids? If so, how’s the community, schools, etc?

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