Posts by Meg White

Is there a ‘yes’ coming soon to your backyard?
Is there a ‘yes’ coming soon to your backyard?

Learn how the Yes In My Backyard Act could help alleviate issues of affordability and housing discrimination from one of the bill’s co-sponsors....

How the fight to expand ADUs in Chicago will impact real estate
How the fight to expand ADUs in Chicago will impact real estate

While current zoning rules stand in the way of expanding ADUs, representatives in the Chicago City Council plan to introduce an ordinance soon to change...

Opening some difficult lines
Opening some difficult lines

"Let’s put aside our reticence and engage in some real talk about...

Back in the high life
Back in the high life

"I encourage you to check in with the brokers in our cover story, who are taking a longer view on the luxury...

The power of two: Conducting open houses as a team
The power of two: Conducting open houses as a team

Open houses are often lonely affairs for agents. But for The Phelps-Hanson Kardosh Group at @properties, teaming up can make all the...

No joke
No joke

"We gathered some great insights and advice from Chicagoland brokers who had been using open houses to expand their business, get qualified leads and even sell properties, and who will continue to do so once this pandemic is behind...

A longer view
A longer view

"Even in these chaotic days, it’s still important to take the long view. We need to know how the lives of agents and managing brokers have changed in the past year, not just the past...

Business life, interrupted
Business life, interrupted

When life is back to some semblance of normal, agents will still have to contend with listing aggregators, antitrust challenges, discount brokerages and other disruptors. We want you to be ready for it. That’s why we’re bringing you the latest...

The Chicago way: What sustainability looks like here
The Chicago way: What sustainability looks like here

Residential developers and builders often take cues from the commercial construction industry when it comes to incorporating new environmental standards. Chicago architects share ideas on how developers, designers and builders can incorporate eco-friendliness in a more holistic...

No longer a matter of opinion
No longer a matter of opinion

"Midwesterners are practical people at heart, and though we haven’t always been the best stewards of the environment, we know the difference between stormy weather and a...

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