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November 12, 2019

First of two articles on refinancing your home loan.
 

A retired North Side homeowner living on a fixed income was shocked when he learned hi...

November 5, 2019

If you are planning to buy a home or refinance your mortgage before the end of the year, there’s a chance for a holiday gift—lower mortgage...

October 29, 2019

With a shortage of buyers touring listings this summer, many Chicago home sellers were left scratching their heads, as the market for single...

October 22, 2019

Second of two articles on the Chicago home-buying market.

Ever wonder why market values of similar luxury homes in different neighborhoods va...

October 15, 2019

First of two articles on the Chicago home-buying market.

Chicago is far from a wilderness where in the still of the night all that can be hea...

October 8, 2019

Despite the decade-long boom in new rental apartments in Chicago, the market for new-construction condominiums is far from dead.

A new survey...

October 1, 2019

Despite affordable mortgage rates, the doldrums of summer apparently are keeping the Chicago housing market in slumber.

The city of Chicago s...

September 24, 2019

The condominium “deconversion” vultures circling Chicago may have to adjust their sites under a new ordinance passed last week by the Chicag...

September 17, 2019

The kitchen often is called the heart of the home. But in today’s style-conscious society, this fundamental living space can age fast.

Like c...

September 3, 2019

Like death and taxes there’s one other inevitability in life—apartment rent increases.
 

With the battering-ram of real estate tax increases...

August 27, 2019

Buyers are now king in Chicago’s home and condominium market while mortgage rates ease and prices continue to inch higher this summer.
 

The...

August 20, 2019

Home buyers and families planning to refinance this autumn had better buckle their seat belts, because the housing market may be in for a bu...

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