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RedfinNow becomes first major iBuyer to hit the Chicago market
RedfinNow becomes first major iBuyer to hit the Chicago market

RedfinNow is making offers on single-family homes, townhomes and condos in Avondale, Edgebrook, Edison Park, Jefferson Park, Lincoln Square, North Center, North Mayfair, Norwood Park, Old Irving, Park Ridge, Portage Park, Rogers Park, Sauganash and West Ridge.

@properties celebrates new top earners with Rolex, Cartier watches
@properties celebrates new top earners with Rolex, Cartier watches

Agents at @properties who earned more than a quarter-million dollars in commissions for the first time with the company were awarded a high-end attaboy by the brokerage for their work in 2020.

The trouble  with appraisals: How the wild market is making it harder to get financing
The trouble with appraisals: How the wild market is making it harder to get financing

Homebuyers lucky enough to win a bidding war for a property are increasingly running headlong into appraisals that don’t match — or even come close to — the agreed sales price, leaving them with limited ways to close the sale.

RE/MAX joins The LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance
RE/MAX joins The LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance

The new corporate sponsorship makes certain training, resources and networking opportunities available to RE/MAX agents.

Chicago makes list for best places to be a real estate agent
Chicago makes list for best places to be a real estate agent

Where do you think Chicago landed on this list of best places to be a real estate agent?

Helmut Jahn ‘one of the great architects of our time’ known for his iconic Chicago buildings
Helmut Jahn ‘one of the great architects of our time’ known for his iconic Chicago buildings

Through his work with his architecture firm, JAHN, he developed a reputation for progressive design that emphasized the elimination of inessential elements. He was committed to design excellence and to improving the urban environment.

Private equity-backed firm acquires JP & Associates Realtors
Private equity-backed firm acquires JP & Associates Realtors

Private equity-backed Cairn Real Estate Holdings LLC acquired Frisco, Texas-based brokerage and franchisor JP & Associates Realtors and JPAR Franchising. JP & Associates and JPAR Franchising have more than 3,300 agents working in 61 offices in 23 states and

Tech Watch: Zenlist offers peace of mind, robust collaboration and easy access to private listings
Tech Watch: Zenlist offers peace of mind, robust collaboration and easy access to private listings

SPONSORED: Zenlist was formed to provide a new kind of search experience that allows agents to invite clients to use the private app and connect early in the homebuying process, enabling them to search and discuss both public listings and thousands of listings from MRED’s Private Listing Network (PLN).

Baird & Warner launches new multi-media ad campaign
Baird & Warner launches new multi-media ad campaign

Baird & Warner has launched a new multi-media advertising campaign reflective of the several real estate services the company offers to both buyers and sellers.

What Matters to Real Estate Agents: Coldwell Banker weighs in
What Matters to Real Estate Agents: Coldwell Banker weighs in

Best-in-class service, tools and support are keys to agent satisfaction, report finds.

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