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Fannie/Freddie Reforms = Higher Mortgage Rates

Fannie/Freddie Reforms = Higher Mortgage Rates


Discussions on how to reform Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac get really wonky really…

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CoreLogic: Foreclosure Markets in Chicagoland Improve Radically

CoreLogic: Foreclosure Markets in Chicagoland Improve Radically


There are many uncertainties in the world, but here’s one thing we know for…

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Despite Price Gains, Chicago’s Housing Market Still Quite Undervalued

Despite Price Gains, Chicago’s Housing Market Still Quite Undervalued


Our local market has made quite a bit of progress since 2011, but it…

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Size Matters – When it Comes to the Homes Generations Buy, At Least

Size Matters – When it Comes to the Homes Generations Buy, At Least


The various generations differ in many ways, especially when it comes to the types…

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Reis: Chicago Rents Up 3.4% From Last Year

Reis: Chicago Rents Up 3.4% From Last Year


In the last four years, the U.S. apartment vacancy rate has been cut in…

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The 7 Essential Features in a New Home in 2014

The 7 Essential Features in a New Home in 2014


What new home features are consumers desiring the most in 2014? And which ones…

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Census Bureau: Construction Spending Flat in February

Census Bureau: Construction Spending Flat in February


February was a stable month for construction, according to the latest analysis by the…

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Interior Designer Mary Cook Releases ‘The Art of Space’

Interior Designer Mary Cook Releases ‘The Art of Space’


Published by the Cognella Academic Publishing company in San Diego, California, The Art of…

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Chicagoland Home Prices Up 11.8% in CoreLogic HPI

Chicagoland Home Prices Up 11.8% in CoreLogic HPI


Home prices continued their ascent in February, according to the latest index from CoreLogic….

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4 Great Signs for the Nation’s Mortgage Markets

4 Great Signs for the Nation’s Mortgage Markets


It’s taken some time, but it appears that we’re finally making headway through the…

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4.7.14

Take Your Business Personally: How to Improve Client Relationships


It’s important to make sure you get along with your clients, but different personality types can play a huge part in whether or not a client hires you or gives you a referral.