$1 million isn’t so luxurious anymore

$1 million isn’t so luxurious anymore


In a recent examination of homes in the United States — whether or not... read more
Must-have kitchen designs for 2018

Must-have kitchen designs for 2018


Many homeowners around the country have big renovation plans for 2018, and a number... read more
FHFA looks to update credit scoring, mortgage financing in 2018

FHFA looks to update credit scoring, mortgage financing in 2018


The Federal Housing Finance Agency will be making changes as outlined in its 2018 Scorecard,... read more
Mortgage lending: Industry forecasts for the new year

Mortgage lending: Industry forecasts for the new year


After years of historically low interest rates helped buoy the housing market across much... read more
My Style: Monique Washington, Broker Associate, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

My Style: Monique Washington, Broker Associate, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage


Number of years in real estate: 15 Describe your look: Chic, with classic lines,... read more
Playing the numbers

Playing the numbers


It’s time for another mortgage issue! Unless you are new here, you have a... read more
A Chicago Agent survey: Tax reform, the mortgage application process & more

A Chicago Agent survey: Tax reform, the mortgage application process & more


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Consumer bureau rolls back expected HMDA regulations for 2018

Consumer bureau rolls back expected HMDA regulations for 2018


Mortgage lenders who were concerned about increased regulation and compliance in 2018 with the... read more
Agent Snapshot: Jan Kupiec, Realtor, Baird & Warner

Agent Snapshot: Jan Kupiec, Realtor, Baird & Warner


What was your first job in the realty industry? Realtor. I was formerly a... read more
Mortgage questions answered

Mortgage questions answered


Mortgage lenders throughout Chicagoland have squarely turned their attention to 2018, and their job... read more
NAR reveals Realtor confidence in the 2018 housing market

NAR reveals Realtor confidence in the 2018 housing market


The Realtors Confidence Index from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that Realtors... read more
A quarter of US homes sold above list price in 2017

A quarter of US homes sold above list price in 2017


Home sales in 2017 showed nearly one-quarter (24.1 percent) of buyers paid more than... read more
Demand for luxury homes slowed in 2017

Demand for luxury homes slowed in 2017


The demand for luxury homes slowed nationally in 2017, a new report from realtor.com... read more