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10 trends defining the real estate firm of the future

10 trends defining the real estate firm of the future


The “Profile of Real Estate Firms” is among the most interesting annual surveys from…

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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 some time now, agents and analysts alike have wondered why so few Millennials…

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How bad is Chicago’s need for new construction? Try 95,000 permits bad

How bad is Chicago’s need for new construction? Try 95,000 permits bad


Eighty percent of U.S. metro areas are lacking in single-family home construction, and few…

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NAHB proposes 15 “critical” building code changes

NAHB proposes 15 “critical” building code changes


The National Association of Home Builders wants to organize its membership to help pass…

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The 4 reasons that Chicago renters are not buying homes

The 4 reasons that Chicago renters are not buying homes


Both economic and personal concerns are stopping renters from buying homes, according to the…

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Are we in a bubble? Yes, no and maybe

Are we in a bubble? Yes, no and maybe


In Jan. 2005, Alan Reynolds, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, said that…

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Real estate industry undergoes dramatic change in public opinion

Real estate industry undergoes dramatic change in public opinion


The American public views the real estate industry more positively than at any time…

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Chicago Agents’ Choice 2016

Chicago Agents’ Choice 2016


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Why 1 in 5 buyers say they’d purchase a home without seeing it in person

Why 1 in 5 buyers say they’d purchase a home without seeing it in person


Last year, one in five homebuyers purchased a property sight unseen. According to a…

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HARP gets extension and FHFA announces new refinancing offering

HARP gets extension and FHFA announces new refinancing offering


The Home Affordable Refinance Program will not expire at the end of this year,…

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