RESPA-TILA: Big Changes Are Coming

RESPA-TILA: Big Changes Are Coming


For four decades, RESPA and TILA have run parallel to each other. On August…

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The Short List: Tony Ardizzone on Key Color Pallets/Trends in Residential Housing

The Short List: Tony Ardizzone on Key Color Pallets/Trends in Residential Housing


Every week, we ask a real estate professional for their Short List, a collection of…

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Millennial Employment Stands Out in Housing Barometer

Millennial Employment Stands Out in Housing Barometer


Trulia’s 2014 fourth quarter Housing Barometer reported that, on a scale of 0 percent…

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Agent X: We Don’t Care About the Young Folks

Agent X: We Don’t Care About the Young Folks


Ah, the mysterious Millennials. You either want to work with them or be them…

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Agent Snapshot: Stacie Kidwell, Broker, Gold Coast, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Agent Snapshot: Stacie Kidwell, Broker, Gold Coast, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage


What was your first job in the realty industry? My first job was with Century…

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Millennials Choose Mortgage Before Marriage

Millennials Choose Mortgage Before Marriage


More than one-third of Americans, aged 18 to 34, would rather sign on the…

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My Style: Bess Ellis, Broker, Baird & Warner, Lincoln Park

My Style: Bess Ellis, Broker, Baird & Warner, Lincoln Park


Number of years in real estate: One and a half. Describe your look: Timeless and funky….

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2014 CAR Sales Awards Networking Reception – 3.12.15

2014 CAR Sales Awards Networking Reception – 3.12.15


The Chicago Association of Realtors hosted the 2014 Sales Awards Networking Reception on Thursday, March…

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Negative Equity Remains Considerable Problem in Chicagoland’s Lower Price Points

Negative Equity Remains Considerable Problem in Chicagoland’s Lower Price Points


Sure, negative equity has improved overall, but what of properties on the lower-end of…

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Brace Yourself – Mortgage Rates Will Likely Increase this Summer

Brace Yourself – Mortgage Rates Will Likely Increase this Summer


Could the removal of one word mean that mortgage rates are set to increase…

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Fortune Magazine Names Berkshire Hathaway One of the Most Admired Companies in the World

Fortune Magazine Names Berkshire Hathaway One of the Most Admired Companies in the World


Fortune Magazine recently published its annual list of the most admired companies in the…

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CoreLogic: Equity Returns to Chicago, But City Still Trails Nation

CoreLogic: Equity Returns to Chicago, But City Still Trails Nation


Homeowners are benefiting from rising home prices that improve equity, but that doesn’t mean…

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