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Chicagoans are overvaluing their homes

Chicagoans are overvaluing their homes


There is a disconnect between homeowners and appraisers in Chicago, according to Quick Loans’…

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Four ways builders are beating the labor shortage

Four ways builders are beating the labor shortage


In the five years following the peak of the housing bubble – so from 2006…

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Two signs that Chicago’s housing market is in for a correction

Two signs that Chicago’s housing market is in for a correction


The most consequential question facing the housing industry today is: Are we approaching a…

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The 7 characteristics of 2017’s Silent Generation buyers that agents need to know

The 7 characteristics of 2017’s Silent Generation buyers that agents need to know


Understanding buyers is going to be especially important this year – interest rates and…

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How agents can deal with 4 common client misconceptions

How agents can deal with 4 common client misconceptions


There are many misconceptions our clients have, and it is our job to assist…

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How a better night’s sleep can boost an agent’s business

How a better night’s sleep can boost an agent’s business


The benefits of a good night’s rest are well known, but a new study finds…

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Are these 4 luxury amenities becoming irrelevant to today’s buyers?

Are these 4 luxury amenities becoming irrelevant to today’s buyers?


If 2016 has taught us anything, it’s that change is in the air, and…

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4 tech trends that have revolutionized real estate

4 tech trends that have revolutionized real estate


It’s a cliché that technology has revolutionized real estate, but as with most clichés,…

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Sente Mortgage chief executive talks housing under Trump (Part 2)

Sente Mortgage chief executive talks housing under Trump (Part 2)


Tom Rhodes is the CEO of Austin-based lender Sente Mortgage, and a past president…

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The smart-home feature that homebuyers want in 2017

The smart-home feature that homebuyers want in 2017


Smart home technologies are one of the most pervasive trends in real estate today,…

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