Agent X

Presidents of production
Presidents of production

"I love that our annual Real Data issue is coming out on President’s Day this year, because I like to think of the top performers in the following pages as the presidents of their

Are you ready to rumble with Mary Jane?
Are you ready to rumble with Mary Jane?

"This year we’re dealing with new tenant screening rules, licensing policy updates and the legality of wacky tobacky in Illinois. So, what does that mean for you managing

Mortgaging our way through 2020
Mortgaging our way through 2020

"I knew a mortgage broker once who had two giant poodles named Freddie and Fannie. True story. A few years later, he had twins that he named Mac and

Business as usual
Business as usual

"Now that the holidays are over, it’s time to get back to business. The cover story has some concrete steps for real estate pros to become business owners, while my column has got you covered in the gossipy, know-it-all department.

20/20 vision for 2020
20/20 vision for 2020

It’s time for the experts to sit together and make some guesses about what’s going to happen next year. What we do know is that there will be a presidential election, property taxes will probably go up and someone famous

It’s all manageable
It’s all manageable

"As I’m sure is evident, I could totally be a managing broker. But who wants all that work and responsibility? I can hire people to have those ulcers for me,

Get outside and roam
Get outside and roam

"Everyone has a favorite neighborhood. For me, it depends on whether or not you would consider a private island a

The people have chosen
The people have chosen

"As you can probably guess, Agent X is not the best at keeping secrets. Speaking of which, let’s get to the

iBuy… stuff online
iBuy… stuff online

"When I heard this issue was going to be about some mumbo jumbo called iBuyers, I wasn’t sure what to make of it. They’re apparently not a thing in Chicago yet, so you shouldn’t be embarrassed if you don’t know

Agent X for president
Agent X for president

"Representing which party, you may be wondering? Well, that’s the tricky part. Like the lovely ladies of the Real Housewives of any city, I prefer not to reveal my political affiliations. Which I guess would make it difficult for me

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