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7 Important Things You Should Know About New Construction

7 Important Things You Should Know About New Construction


The new construction markets are in a very interesting place, a fact reinforced by…

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New Mortgage Rules to Be Finalized Oct. 22

New Mortgage Rules to Be Finalized Oct. 22


Three years later, the government is finally set to reveal its new requirements for…

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Owning in Chicagoland Considerably More Affordable than Renting

Owning in Chicagoland Considerably More Affordable than Renting


When conditions are right, owning in our area is much more affordable than renting….

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Number of Women-Owned Real Estate Firms Soars

Number of Women-Owned Real Estate Firms Soars


Women have always played an important role in real estate, and new numbers show…

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Distressed Home Sales Fall Dramatically in Illinois in 2014

Distressed Home Sales Fall Dramatically in Illinois in 2014


The nation’s distressed housing market has improved quite a bit in the last year,…

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The Two Most Important Developments for Housing’s Growth

The Two Most Important Developments for Housing’s Growth


There are many important factors influencing housing today, but recent analysis suggests two will…

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A Strong Fall Begets a Strong Spring

A Strong Fall Begets a Strong Spring


Despite a drop in interest in August, Redfin research shows an uptick in the…

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The Secret to Housing’s Future – a New Kind of 15-Year Mortgage?

The Secret to Housing’s Future – a New Kind of 15-Year Mortgage?


We often hear about how the nation’s mortgage markets need reform, but the solution…

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The Shadow Inventory: What You Need to Know

The Shadow Inventory: What You Need to Know


Though the elusive shadow inventory has dwindled, forthcoming changes to mortgage debt relief could…

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4 Important Facts About Hispanic Homebuyers in America

4 Important Facts About Hispanic Homebuyers in America


All research points to Hispanic consumers having an outsized effect on the U.S. housing…

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