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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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    1st Quarter 2017 Market Recap and Forecast

    The first quarter of 2017 in Chicago was robust, with gains made across our 3 main property types - single family homes, condos/townhomes & 2-4 Units.  Let's review the data! Not only did we see growth in the number of homes closed &...

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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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    Chicago Mid Year Market Report

    We're halfway through 2015 and taking a look at the numbers to see how Chicago is faring in sales as compared to 2014. Overall, the market is quite stable and appreciating, but that isn't true for every submarket (neighborhood, property type...

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    President’s Club Again!

    A great way to start the day... Returning to Coldwell Banker President's Club for 2015! I'm very excited my 2014 success placed me in the top 2% of brokers for the 2nd year in a row!    

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