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Haake Team joins RE/MAX
Haake Team joins RE/MAX

Bringing their combined 30 years of experience, the Haake Team has joined the ranks of RE/MAX Ultimate Professionals, operating out of the Plainfield office.

Chicago metro home prices jump 14.7% in 2020
Chicago metro home prices jump 14.7% in 2020

The report added that vacation homes and affordable homes in small towns near major urban centers were in strong demand as a result of the pandemic.

Compass expands leadership with Joe Pasquesi
Compass expands leadership with Joe Pasquesi

Real estate brokerage and technology firm Compass has expanded its Chicago team with Joe Pasquesi as sales manager of the North Shore region.

Chicagoland Real Data and Top Producers 2020
Chicagoland Real Data and Top Producers 2020

Welcome to our Top Producers/Real Data issue, which highlights those who made waves in the 2020 Chicagoland market.

Waiting to buy in Chicago could mean higher mortgage payments
Waiting to buy in Chicago could mean higher mortgage payments

Fence-sitters thinking of buying a home beware, says a new study from Zillow, which notes that waiting could mean a much higher mortgage payment down the road.

Growing @properties Developer Services: John Goldsworthy joins Sales Management / Operations Team
Growing @properties Developer Services: John Goldsworthy joins Sales Management / Operations Team

“Minimizing risk and maximizing returns for residential real estate developers requires the right sales and marketing platform and the right personnel. Adding John to our team puts us in an even better position to deliver both.” — Mike Golden, co-founder and CEO of @properties Developer Services.

Rice named Guaranteed Rate VP of Mortgage Lending in Illinois
Rice named Guaranteed Rate VP of Mortgage Lending in Illinois

Shaughnessy Rice was named vice president of mortgage lending for Guaranteed Rate in Illinois and will be based in Champaign, according to a press release. 

RE/MAX’s Robert Padron elected president of Chicago NAHREP
RE/MAX’s Robert Padron elected president of Chicago NAHREP

“Despite these challenges (of 2020), we provided amazing speakers, content and entertainment to our membership throughout the year. I look forward to continuing this momentum and an amazing 2021.” — Robert Padron, NAHREP 2021 President 

Compass establishes presence in Glen Ellyn
Compass establishes presence in Glen Ellyn

Compass has established a presence in Glen Ellyn.

Creation Hires Josh Zemon as managing principal
Creation Hires Josh Zemon as managing principal

Zemon will oversee all aspects of Creation’s real estate business alongside founding members David Sellers and Bob Agahi.

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