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    2018 Real Estate Market Predictions

    What will 2018 bring to our housing market? How will the tax reform impact the housing market? Many experts have been weighing in, and I've shared a lot of those articles below as I think they are important to read. Of course, everyone h...

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    Buy Now, Save $

    The fall real estate market is here upon us, and there are deals to be had. If you are a spring market buyer for 2018, you might want to consider accelerating your search timeline to this fall. Every year, I see and say the same thing - there a...

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    Great New Loan Program Offers Affordability

    Direct from my friends at Perl Mortgage...details on a new home loan program that could give a great many home buyers an advantage when purchasing! The new HELP program offers a 5% down payment assistance for properties in specific areas.  Cli...

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    2016 Chicago Mid-Year Market Report

    2016 is half over, and that means it's time to look at our real estate market and how we are performing. Below, you'll find a summary (by property type) of how homes have been faring. Most notable is the growth in our multi-family home market, ...

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    Just Sold: 1941 W. Warner

    I recently sold this tear down / land opportunity in North Center's popular Coonley School District! The lucky buyer - who won the home in a multiple offer - paid over asking and will no doubt be developing this into a brand new luxury home. Ke...

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    The Return of the Jumbo Mortgage

    For as long as I can remember, the term "jumbo mortgage" was a bad word. Time and time again buyers would scrape and scrape together money to  increase their down payment enough to meet the $417,000 conforming conventional loan maximum. But...

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    2015 Chicago Market Recap

    With 2015 now almost a distant memory, let's pause for a moment to reflect on what our housing market did. this is excerpted from my 2015 Recap, hitting the mail next week. If you'd like a copy mailed to your home, please email us: office@scott...

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    Fall 2015 Market Recap and 4th Quarter Projections

    Chicago's Fall 2015 Market has been slow. Ask any Realtor or home seller and I bet they'd agree. While traffic is there  in many weeks, buyers' motivation isn't following suit. Throughout the fall I've been discussing this topic with Realtors...

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