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Developments on the rise in Chicago’s city and suburbs

Developments on the rise in Chicago’s city and suburbs


We reached out to our many homebuilder contacts to get an idea of what…

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Fall New Construction: How builders thrive in Chicago’s evolving market

Fall New Construction: How builders thrive in Chicago’s evolving market


Home starts are up; residential construction in the Chicagoland market has seen a massive…

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As affordability crisis rages on, an innovative approach emerges

As affordability crisis rages on, an innovative approach emerges


Nearly half of Chicago adults spend more than 30 percent of their income on…

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The most common building code violations, and what causes them

The most common building code violations, and what causes them


Code violations happen. They do not have to, though, and the better the understanding…

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8 home design trends to watch for in 2016

8 home design trends to watch for in 2016


What are today’s new homebuyers looking for? A multitude of factors influence the designs,…

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Swimming Upstream – a conversation with Alex Lange, the CEO of UpstreamRE

Swimming Upstream – a conversation with Alex Lange, the CEO of UpstreamRE


When Alex Lange was named president and CEO of UpstreamRE, the broker-owned company aiming…

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What do agents really think of MRED?

What do agents really think of MRED?


We surveyed local agents to learn what they think about MRED: what they like,…

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MRED: the technologies and partnerships shaping the MLS of tomorrow

MRED: the technologies and partnerships shaping the MLS of tomorrow


It’s been more than 18 months since Rebecca Jensen took the helm of MRED…

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The do’s and don’ts of property listing descriptions

The do’s and don’ts of property listing descriptions


What are agents allowed to say in their listing descriptions? There actually are no…

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Making the sale in real estate

Making the sale in real estate


Some real estate agents may prefer to see themselves as educators or “matchmakers” instead…

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