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Enjoy the Memorial Day holiday, folks!  But as you're enjoying your BBQ, your beer, and later on, Game 2 for the Chicago Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup Finals, take a minute or two to remember the true meaning of the holiday.  Many have died in service of our country, just so you can enjoy the fre...
Tighter lending guidelines have made it tough, in many cases, for the average Chicago Homebuyer to procure mortgage financing to buy a home.  Often, however, the task of financing a condominium or townhome in Chicago is even more difficult. As our Team has found in recent months, many condo build...
Good Afternoon, folks! The first big holiday weekend of Summer, 2010 has hit Chicago, and there is so much to do around town, not including the President Obama Watch in the Kenwood and Hyde Park Neighborhoods on the South Side of Chicago!  Our Team Member, Sue Moss, provides a rundown. Soldier Fi...
Good Morning, folks!  We're gearing up for a beautiful weekend in Chicago - not too hot, not too cool, and some great Stanley Cup Playoff Hockey involving the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center on the West Side. This week, in her Chicago Neighborhood News Post, our Team Member Cathy Mallers ...
Historically, kids who break the Chicago Curfew for those under the age of 17, especially in some of the toughest neighborhoods in Chicago, are rounded up and sent to the closest police station.  Curfew here begins at 10PM each weeknight, Sunday through Thursday, and at 11PM Friday and Saturday, ...
THE CHICAGO IL REAL ESTATE MARKET, AND OTHER THINGS CHICAGO, FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF A LITTLE WHITE DOG! Hey, you dogs!  I'm getting all set for my BBQ this weekend with Bo - you know, President Obama's Portuguese Water Dog.   That world-famous dog in town this weekend, for his first state visi...
I heard from an old Chicago Real Estate Agent some years ago an interesting axiom about a high Unemployment Rate, and it's impact on the Real Estate Market - " If it's Friday, and folks are worried whether they will have a job come Monday, it is unlikely they will buy a new home that Saturday or ...
Is the Chicago Real Estate Market beginning to gain its stride once again?  It depends on what statistics you are looking at! Considering Single-Family Homes in the City of Chicago, median home prices in April jumped 3.2%, versus April, 2009.  According to data compiled by the Illinois Associatio...
Hey, Zillow - the world-famous Computer-Modeled Home Valuation and Promotion Website? You hear me?  Do ya? I think we have a problem here!  Really, we do! And it is steaming me more than the 90-degree Chicago temperatures this afternoon! Tell us why - yes, why - our listings via Zillow now each h...
Good Afternoon from Chicago, folks! In this week's installment of Chicago Neighborhood News, our Team Member Cathy Mallers covers the Chicago Neighborhoods of Norwood Park, Lakeview, South Loop, Gold Coast, as well as the Chicago Suburb of Evanston IL. Got something going on, in any Chicago Neigh...


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