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The 2015 Mortgage Outlook

The 2015 Mortgage Outlook


Christopher Norris, the Chicago market manager for mortgage retail lending at BMO Harris Bank,…

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What to Know About FHA’s Recent Changes

What to Know About FHA’s Recent Changes


President Obama and the FHA recently announced that it would reduce its mortgage insurance…

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Chicagoland Market Update

Chicagoland Market Update


Geoffrey Hewings, the director of the University of Illinois’ Regional Economics Applications laboratory, went…

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Local Experts’ Predictions for 2015

Local Experts’ Predictions for 2015


Anxious to find out what’s next for real estate in 2015? The market had…

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The Scoop on REOs and Short Sales in 2015

The Scoop on REOs and Short Sales in 2015


Short sales and REOs are statistically at an all-time low, but in Illinois, does…

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What Your Clients Really Think of You

What Your Clients Really Think of You


Several years ago, Coldwell Banker agent Carol Best was approached by an acquaintance from…

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How to Overcome a Negative Review

How to Overcome a Negative Review


As hard as we may try, we can’t please everyone. If a client happens…

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6 Review Platforms Best for Agents

6 Review Platforms Best for Agents


It’s no secret that real estate is a highly competitive industry, which is why…

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Recruitment & Retention: Finding the Best Agents

Recruitment & Retention: Finding the Best Agents


Recruiting can be a tricky business. There needs to be something about another office…

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How to Recruit Top-Notch Agents

How to Recruit Top-Notch Agents


Managing brokers obviously want to recruit top agents to be on their team. Here…

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