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The difference new can make

The difference new can make


The core idea that there’s no better time than now and no better home than new has broad application from the city to the suburbs and from condos to single-family homes. And the ability of builders and agents to confidently demonstrate to buyers that a new home will serve their interests and help them realize their dreams can have an impact that’s greater than any one house, condo or subdivision.

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How codes hold back housing

How codes hold back housing


Building codes and permits are often cited by builders as a key driver of…

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Home design trends in demand in 2019

Home design trends in demand in 2019


This year is one of continued change in home design as consumers get revved…

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10 new developments creating buzz around Chicagoland

10 new developments creating buzz around Chicagoland


Eveq West Loop A five-story condo building is in development at 14 N. Bishop…

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What developers want agents to know about new construction

What developers want agents to know about new construction


We asked some of the smart people we know in the development and new…

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Inside the minds of top producers in Chicagoland

Inside the minds of top producers in Chicagoland


There are few clearer indicators that an agent has reached the greatest heights of…

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A top producer with a boutique point of view

A top producer with a boutique point of view


Competing with real estate’s biggest brands can be difficult, but it’s something Tamara O’Connor…

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Book recommendations for the win

Book recommendations for the win


A robust reading list helps many agents and brokers retain balance while also learning…

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A different way to reward high production levels

A different way to reward high production levels


  Many brokerages recognize their top producers with incentives, special trips, awards or even…

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Weathering mergers and acquisitions

Weathering mergers and acquisitions


It’s been said that the presence of change is the only thing that never…

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