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Hey, folks!  Boooooooo . . . and Happy Halloween! It's still not to late to enjoy Halloween in Chicago.  From our Team Member Sue Moss, here's a rundown on what's going on in the City of Chicago today. Scary, boys and girls! Dance with the Dead in the West Loop neighborhood at Bon V (1100 W. Rand...
Will this rain in Chicago ever stop?  Quite gloomy, and quite depressing! Here's our Team Member Cathy Mallers latest update on Chicago Neighborhood News.  This week, she covers the Chicago Neighborhoods of Lakeview, Lincoln Park, The South Loop, and Lincoln Square, as well as the Chicago Suburb ...
THE CHICAGO IL REAL ESTATE MARKET, AND OTHER THINGS CHICAGO, FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF A LITTLE WHITE DOG! Hey, you fine dogs!   Just me, Gracie Ella Moss - Lil' Buddy's younger sister.   I'm filling in for Buddy tonight, as he won't be home until very late.  He's coming back from a Team Building...
Back in the old days - the Ronald Reagan Days of deteriorating northern Rust Belt Cities, and unyielding urban sprawl - all it took was a bit of Hard Times to get Chicago Residents to consider packing their bags and leaving town.  They would move to cities with warmer climates - and new jobs.  Or...
For the last few weeks, First Time Homebuyers and Real Estate Practitioners have been holding their breath.  Crossing their fingers. Will the $8,000 Federal Income Tax Credit, enacted earlier this year by the Barack Obama Administration, and set to expire at the end of November, be extended?  Per...
Do you live in the City of Chicago?  Suburban Cook County IL?  Brace yourselves, homeowners - REAL ESTATE TAXES ARE GOING UP, for the Second Installment, 2008 of the Cook County Real Estate Tax Bill, with payment due December 1, 2009. What?  This does not surprise you, despite the fact that prope...
In the Kenwood Neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago, the Obama Family House sits on a large, wooded lot (left, in photo).  Is extensively renovated.  Over 100 years old. But it's not for sale! However, the home of The President's next door neighbor, Bill and Jacky Grimshaw, at 5040 S. Green...
Good Morning! Here's our Chicago Market Stats Update, based on data compiled Sunday evening, October 25, 2009. Most of the key numbers were flat this past week, although Expired Listings show their usual mid-month drastic dip.  I am somewhat encouraged, however, by a seemingly-positive trend in P...
Here in Chicago, September, 2009 Housing Resale Figures mix good news with bad news!  The combined Units Sold total for condominiums and single-family-detached homes rose 5.9% last month, to a total of 6,862 homes, according to the Illinois Association of Realtors, in a story reported by Chicago ...
Hope you had an enjoyable, relaxing weekend, folks.  It's been cold in Chicago - but at least we got to see a bit of sunlight.  Truth be told, however - Tom Skilling, the famous WGN TV Chicago Weatherman, says the clouds will be back soon, and for the rest of the week!  Booooo! It seems a bit cur...


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