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Chicago metro home prices jump 14.7% in 2020
Chicago metro home prices jump 14.7% in 2020

The report added that vacation homes and affordable homes in small towns near major urban centers were in strong demand as a result of the...

RE/MAX’s NEXT Charitable Fund to aid Chicago nonprofits
RE/MAX’s NEXT Charitable Fund to aid Chicago nonprofits

The fund was conceptualized by Mike Opyd, president and owner of RE/MAX NEXT, and co-owner Alejandro Trujillo, and will send contributions to Chicago-based charities addressing issues that impact the...

Vacation home sales skyrocketing
Vacation home sales skyrocketing

The trend of purchasing a second home has sent home prices in seasonal towns skyrocketing in value by 19% for the year ending December...

Guaranteed Rate Super Bowl ad inspires positivity
Guaranteed Rate Super Bowl ad inspires positivity

The ad is part of their national brand campaign, Believe You Will, which encourages the power of positive thinking and believing you can accomplish your...

Waiting to buy in Chicago could mean higher mortgage payments
Waiting to buy in Chicago could mean higher mortgage payments

Fence-sitters thinking of buying a home beware, says a new study from Zillow, which notes that waiting could mean a much higher mortgage payment down the...

Growing @properties Developer Services: John Goldsworthy joins Sales Management / Operations Team
Growing @properties Developer Services: John Goldsworthy joins Sales Management / Operations Team

“Minimizing risk and maximizing returns for residential real estate developers requires the right sales and marketing platform and the right personnel. Adding John to our team puts us in an even better position to deliver both." — Mike Golden, co-founder...

Rice named Guaranteed Rate VP of Mortgage Lending in Illinois
Rice named Guaranteed Rate VP of Mortgage Lending in Illinois

Shaughnessy Rice was named vice president of mortgage lending for Guaranteed Rate in Illinois and will be based in Champaign, according to a press...

RE/MAX’s Robert Padron elected president of Chicago NAHREP
RE/MAX’s Robert Padron elected president of Chicago NAHREP

"Despite these challenges (of 2020), we provided amazing speakers, content and entertainment to our membership throughout the year. I look forward to continuing this momentum and an amazing 2021.” — Robert Padron, NAHREP 2021...

Taking homeschooling to another level
Taking homeschooling to another level

The structure, built in 1883, won the 2017 Archie Award for restoration and includes a blend of original and new features, such as reclaimed barn beams and restored original cherry wood...

This ghost town museum could be yours
This ghost town museum could be yours

The property, listed for $944,000, includes a working blacksmith shop, multiple storage areas, buggy garages and ramada, along with the humble living quarters at the rear of the...

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