Editor’s Note

Give and take

Give and take


All’s fair in love and war, but real estate negotiations are never that simple….

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How the best hire the best

How the best hire the best


We always hear about “brokerage-hopping” agents: those who seem willing to pick up and…

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Dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s

Dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s


Real estate agents work within many defined boundaries: they must always mind what is…

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Another year of winners

Another year of winners


This issue marks our eleventh annual Agents’ Choice Awards, and my second as managing…

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It’s not as simple as taking sides

It’s not as simple as taking sides


There are many factors that influence how residents will vote in this election. It’s…

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What’s next: a new focus for tech in real estate

What’s next: a new focus for tech in real estate


It’s hard to explain the many ways that new technologies have changed the real…

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Mutually assured success

Mutually assured success


It’s hard to believe that the much-anticipated TRID update happened almost a year ago….

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Your 360-degree view of Chicagoland new construction

Your 360-degree view of Chicagoland new construction


There’s quite a bit happening in new construction these days. Agents have to stay…

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Welcome to the MLS issue

Welcome to the MLS issue


It’s tricky to tackle “The state of the MLS” as a topic, because it’s…

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One, two, three – sold

One, two, three – sold


For those who are not in sales, it may seem at times like the…

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