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Good Morning! Here's our Chicago Market Stats Update, based on data compiled Sunday evening, August 30, 2009. A continued downtrend in Active Listings - perhaps as many distressed, highly-discounted properties are beginning to sell - is very encouraging.  Pending Sales, as well as Closed Transact...
Here at Dean's Team Chicago, our Buyer's Agency business has been vibrant with first-time homebuyers seeking to take advantage of the Fed $8,000 Income Tax Credit.  Eight of our clients have already closed on their first homes thus far in 2009 - two more are scheduled to close before the November...
Within the past year to 18 months, many trying to sell their condos have faced a glut of competitive units when they sell.  The Condo Market Sluggishness here in Chicago forced many owners to try to rent out their units, rather than leaving their unit vacant and unsold. As reported by Chicago Tri...
Hope you're enjoying your Sunday Evening, folks! Good so far for me - our Chicago Bears are beating the Denver Broncos . . . but it is early in the game!  Bear Down!  Confession! If you happen to be Catholic, as my wife is, likely, at some time in your life, some fellow in a black suit coat with ...
According to our Team Member, Sue Moss, there is never a shortage of things to do each weekend in Chicago - especially during the summertime.  This year, the unusually-temperate weather makes spending time outside even more enjoyable! Here's what's going on in Chicago this weekend - First, there'...
Happy Friday from Chicago, Gang! This week's Health Care and The Independent Contractor Blog Post has caused quite a stir in the Blogosphere.  I'm thinking today's Chicago Neighborhood News, covering the Chicago Neighborhoods of Portage Park, Lincoln Park, The Loop, and Old Town, as well as the C...
THE CHICAGO IL REAL ESTATE MARKET, AND OTHER THINGS CHICAGO, FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF A LITTLE WHITE DOG! Hello, you dogs!  Gracie Ella Moss here - you know, the Lil' Brown Dog in the Moss Household.  Buddy is out tonight with the boys - an all-night poker game, I suspect.  He has those every on...
Modifying the terms on a mortgage loan!  Not necessarily the principal balance, but the interest rate, and repayment schedule. As reported by Ilyce Glink in her Real Estate Matters Column in the Chicago Tribune last week, some lawmakers feel this is just the tonic to get many distressed homeowner...
Remember the Good Old Days?  Way Back . . .  let's say . . . 2006! Home Equity Growth - practically guaranteed!  3%, 5%, 7% each year!  Marching on! Here in Chicago, in the North and Northwest Side Neighborhoods we serve with great frequency, average annual home appreciation between 2002 and 2006...
Are you a Real Estate Practitioner?  A Loan Originator?  An Independent Sales Representative? Back when we were young pups, thinking about leaving the security of an employed position, to join the ranks of the "Be Your Own Boss" set - you felt pretty invincible, didn't you? "I can make a lot of m...


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