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January 21, 2020

The inevitability of higher apartment rents isn’t the only threat on the horizon in 2020 for Chicago’s renters.

In 2019, rents have increased...

January 14, 2020

Chicago’s existing home market in four North Side lakefront neighborhoods suddenly awoke in December after a year-long snooze.

Baird & Warner...

January 6, 2020

Luxury home sales in Chicago’s lakefront neighborhoods and along the North Shore took a hit in 2018 and 2019, and experts say part of the do...

December 30, 2019

Looking back on 2019, analysts say it was a year of lost opportunities for many home buyers, who sat on the fence and watched prices rise wh...

December 16, 2019

Struggling to stay ahead of Chicago’s ever-increasing real estate tax bite, more and more landlords are turning to non-refundable rental fee...

December 9, 2019

Homeowners should forget about shopping for Christmas bargains and start mortgage hunting now to lock in the best late 2019 loan deals.

Housi...

December 2, 2019

After suffering through the epic “Polar-Vortex” winter in early 2019, many Chicago homeowners are looking forward to pouring a goblet of hot...

November 25, 2019

While resale-home prices in Chicago continued to inch higher in October, buyers and sellers are worrying about the elephant in the room—risi...

November 18, 2019

Second of two articles on refinancing your home loan.

Financial sharks and birds of prey are stalking borrowers in the world of “Mortgageland...

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...

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