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Good Morning! Here's our Chicago Market Stats Update, based on data compiled Sunday evening, September 27, 2009. The Autumn in Chicago seems to be bringing a bit of moderation to Active Listing Inventory, Sales Volume, and Average Sales Price - for now.  However, Pending Sales jumped this past we...
It's been often said the City of Chicago has two seasons - Winter, and Road Construction.  Well, a few years down the line, a major road widening project on a portion of I-290, our Eisenhower Expressway, which links the West Suburbs of Chicago with Downtown Chicago and The Loop, will add to commu...
Older, Brick Homes!  They are a staple construction material for older homes here in the City of Chicago, and across the older suburbs.  But, unfortunately, brick is not energy efficient.  Often times, the only wall insulations in the old Chicago Bungalows was laid-in newspaper - which often prov...
Here in Chicago, investing in condos, either as a live-in owner, or as a non-occupant investor, has become popular over the last decade or so, peaking along with the Real Estate Boom roughly three years ago. Today, it seems, even as the single-family housing market has begun to rebound here in Ch...
Hope you're enjoying your weekend, folks! Just catching up, and offering an update on a favorite Fall Family Pastime in the Chicago Suburbs - heading to the orchard, and picking a bushel basket full of right-from-the tree apples! Not much apple picking available in the City of Chicago, so you'll ...
Happy Sunday afternoon, from Chicago!  Hope all is well where you live. Catching up a bit, here's a quick synopsis of what's going on in the Chicago Neighborhoods of Lakeview, The Loop, and The Gold Coast, as well as the Chicago Suburb of Naperville IL. Chicago Neighborhood News updates come cour...
In recessionary times, virtually every industry and profession takes some sort of a hit.  Chicago Taxi Cab Drivers are no exception.  They have seen their costs escalate, as the price of a tank of gas and the cost of maintaining their cabs remains high. But the only fare relief they have had sinc...
THE CHICAGO IL REAL ESTATE MARKET, AND OTHER THINGS CHICAGO, FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF A LITTLE WHITE DOG! Writer's Block!  It's a terrible thing!  Even for dogs, you know! The word "Nostalgia."  Look it up!  It derives from the Latin "nostos" for "home," and "algia," for "fervent desire, longing...
Good Morning from Chicago, folks! Five years ago, as the Chicago Real Estate Market was rambling robustly, in Seller Market Mode, a colleague of mine in Cincinnati mentioned to me he was supplementing his own business by helping homeowners in financial trouble.  During this dinner conversation, I...
Good Morning! Here's our Chicago Market Stats Update, based on data compiled Sunday evening, September 20, 2009. The See-Saw Action in Closed Sales, Total Sales Volume, and Average Sales Price continues!   The only trends that seem to continue - stability on Active Listings, an Average Sales Pric...


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