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One of A Kind

Written by: - September 24, 2009

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24 September 2009 ? While the City of Chicago boasts miles and miles of lakefront, very few single family homes grace the shoreline, especially on the north side. But now you too can own a private slice of beach – 56 feet of private shoreline to be precise. The home owned by the family of […]

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Numbers Matter When Looking at Housing Price Drops

Written by: - July 14, 2009

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Numbers Matter When Looking at Housing Price Drops

The Chicago Tribune posted an article in yesterday’s Business section titled, “Chicago housing prices drop even faster.” In the article there was a graph which posted home prices and their price reductions broken down by neighborhood. The news source for the pricing was Trulia. Trulia is a website where seller’s and agents alike are welcome […]

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Crain’s Chicago Business Reduces Print Publications?Sign of Changing Real Estate Marketing

Written by: - July 6, 2009

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6 July 2009 ? Don?t look for this week?s print edition of Crain?s Chicago Business. The publication has gone from a weekly to a biweekly print publication. The publisher is saying this is just for the summer months. This is another major sign of the transition of the newspaper industry transitioning from print to an […]

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Case-Shiller vs. MLS ? Some Very Interesting Data on Chicago Real Estate Market

Written by: - July 2, 2009

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Case-Shiller vs. MLS ? Some Very Interesting Data on Chicago Real Estate Market

Have you read the latest news that home sales are down? Pretty much everyday, right? According to Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller Home Price Indices (PDF), released on Monday, Chicago experienced an 18.7% decline in home prices from April 2008 to April 2009, but did not experience a percentage change from the prior month, March 2009 […]

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The Rich and Famous Have Real Estate Problems Too!

Written by: - June 24, 2009

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The Rich and Famous Have Real Estate Problems Too!

Take comfort home sellers! Celebrities are having the same problem as we common folk. Here are some celebs who can?t seem to sell their houses: Jon and Kate Gosselin, co-stars of the popular TLC show “Jon & Kate Plus 8,” have been trying for three months to sell their former home in Elizabethtown, Pa.

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Telltale Signs Your Listing Broker is a Dinosaur

Written by: - May 1, 2009

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Telltale Signs Your Listing Broker is a Dinosaur

Is your real estate agent evolving or are they a dinosaur? And you know what happened to the dinosaurs?

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