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Navigating generational homebuying and selling trends in 2020
Navigating generational homebuying and selling trends in 2020

NAR’s 2020 Generational Trends Report shows that young millennials and the silent generation value similar things when buying homes.

Rents are rising in Chicagoland. Here’s how tenant reps can help
Rents are rising in Chicagoland. Here’s how tenant reps can help

Recent data shows costs to rent an apartment are rising all across the Midwest. But there are a few ways you can help your clients find the right fit for their budget.

Do your clients understand the real cost of homeownership? New polls suggest they don’t
Do your clients understand the real cost of homeownership? New polls suggest they don’t

Two new studies point to the fact that many buyers don’t have a complete picture of what it costs to buy and own a home.

Same house, different day
Same house, different day

Three is a lucky number for Noah Levy, a broker in Coldwell Banker’s Winnetka office. That’s the number of times she’s sold the same exact home in Highland Park.

Charles Rutenberg Realty among top five large companies in QE Awards
Charles Rutenberg Realty among top five large companies in QE Awards

The results were determined by an independent survey of past customers, examining every closed transaction for the calendar year.

3 luxury buyer types you should know
3 luxury buyer types you should know

Luxury Portfolio International’s recent white paper, “The Affluent Homebuyer: a quest for meaning,” breaks down the new mindset of today’s luxury buyer. The report’s authors assert that traditional trappings of luxury are quickly becoming old and outdated, and today’s

The Top 3 Things that Homebuyers Regret About their Homes

No home is perfect, but what are the most common things that homebuyers regret about their residence, when it’s all set and done? Here’s an encouraging stat to help you sleep at night – 80 percent of homebuyers have

5 Important Agent Safety Tips For Selling a Home

Whether you like it or not, selling a home can put you in harm’s way, and you should take the necessary precautions. It’s an inconvenient truth about the buying and selling process, but one that bears repeating – as

3 Key Steps to Connecting with Your Clients

When you’re helping a client buy or sell a home, how can you make sure that you’re connecting with them as people? #85480827 / gettyimages.com Real estate is a profession built upon communication, and unless you’re connecting with your

5 Bad Habits that Every Agent Should Avoid

Some bad habits seem endemic in real estate, and you’ll want to do your very best to avoid them. #81888249 / gettyimages.com In real estate, there are bad habits and then there are bad habits, the common shortcomings of real

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