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5 questions on how Ben Carson will manage the nation’s housing market

5 questions on how Ben Carson will manage the nation’s housing market


In mid-November of 2016, Ben Carson’s business manager, Armstrong Williams, told a Retuers reporter…

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Black communities have been left behind in Chicagoland’s housing recovery

Black communities have been left behind in Chicagoland’s housing recovery


On the surface, things look pretty swell for the Chicagoland housing market: home sales…

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FHA to reduce annual insurance premiums in 2017

FHA to reduce annual insurance premiums in 2017


In what is likely his final act as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development,…

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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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Sente Mortgage chief executive talks housing under Trump (Part 1)

Sente Mortgage chief executive talks housing under Trump (Part 1)


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

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A guide to the 2017 buyer: Young Boomers

A guide to the 2017 buyer: Young Boomers


As we mentioned in the last entry in our “A Guide to the 2017…

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The no. 1 reason why so few Millennials are buying homes in Chicagoland

The no. 1 reason why so few Millennials are buying homes in Chicagoland


For years, agents and analysts alike have wondered why so few Millennials are buying…

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A guide to the 2017 buyer: Generation X

A guide to the 2017 buyer: Generation X


As we mentioned in the first entry in our “A Guide to the 2017…

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A guide to the 2017 buyer: Millennials

A guide to the 2017 buyer: Millennials


At the turn of every new year, a question that always picks at any…

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The top 10 Chicago Agent Snapshots of 2016

The top 10 Chicago Agent Snapshots of 2016


We had the good fortune to profile many fascinating real estate professionals in our…

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