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How COVID-19 is affecting rents in Chicago
How COVID-19 is affecting rents in Chicago

A recent report reveals how COVID-19 has impacted what landlords charge, as well as how current rental trends throughout the nation may fluctuate as the pandemic

Watch expert interviews from our Accelerate Summit
Watch expert interviews from our Accelerate Summit

At the 2020 Accelerate Summit, our speakers had a lot to say — both on and off the

Chicago’s COVID-19 loan program now open to applicants
Chicago’s COVID-19 loan program now open to applicants

Learn how the city intends to distribute $100 million in low-interest loans to small businesses affected by the COVID-19

During coronavirus shutdown, real estate is deemed an ‘essential business’
During coronavirus shutdown, real estate is deemed an ‘essential business’

Is real estate work considered essential? While agents still have to adhere to local and state guidelines, a new federal report offers official

How title companies are hedging bets and keeping closings on track
How title companies are hedging bets and keeping closings on track

The process of closing a real estate deal when vital city services are curtailed or temporarily unavailable is complicated. One local title attorney shares what’s changed and what the industry is doing to keep everything moving as smoothly as

B&W pledges $150,000 to COVID-19 fund
B&W pledges $150,000 to COVID-19 fund

In a letter to industry colleagues, CEO Steven Baird acknowledged that these are tough times, but also that he has “never been more confident in our industry’s collective

NAR chief optimistic on home sales rebounding
NAR chief optimistic on home sales rebounding

February was another good month for pending home sales across the nation, but the coronavirus will put that all on

Compass gains two teams, and a top producer migrates back to BHHS
Compass gains two teams, and a top producer migrates back to BHHS

Compass is expanding into Naperville with the help of Alice Chin and her team, and will bring half of Malone Residential into the fold. Also, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago welcomes Jim Ziltz back to the

Chicago’s bike infrastructure is growing. Learn how to incorporate it into your business
Chicago’s bike infrastructure is growing. Learn how to incorporate it into your business

Chicago brokers are incorporating biking into their business, not only because it’s a carbon-neutral way to travel, but also because it’s complementary and beneficial to their

Property management in the age of COVID-19
Property management in the age of COVID-19

Learn how Peak Properties CEO Mike Zucker is handling rent payments, getting associates what they need to carry on and maintaining safe living environments for the 15,000 residents his company houses.

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