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6 Steps to Make 2019 Your Best Year Ever - TomFerryShow



$6 billion Lincoln Yards project wins Plan Commission



South Loop's building boom: A look at 3 residential towers set to open soon



Job Growth and Millennials Driving Multifamily Demand



What Will Happen to Vacant Big Box Retail in 2019?



This hedge fund is making billions off distressed borrowers



When Wall Street Is Your Landlord



Zillow's 'Zestimate' online home value estimations just opinion, not illegal appraisals



Developer Hopes to Write New Chapter on Purple Hotel Site in Suburban Chicago



Ad hoc zoning, Chicago-style: How aldermen can rewrite the rules



14 Things You Need To Know To Build Success



Airbnb hosts Cook County earned $109 million last year: report



Illinoisans pay the highest property tax rates in the nation



Chicago property owners brace for more hefty tax increases in 2019



New Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi Lays Out of His Plan for Office



Here's how much more south suburban homeowners pay in taxes



Interest Rates Hit New 12 Month Low!



How to Make Opportunity Zones Work in Chicago



2019 Real Estate Trends: What You Need to Know



2019 Real Estate Forecast: What Home Buyers, Sellers And Investors Can Expect



Slow start to 2019 could set up busy spring market in Chicagoland



South Loop's building boom: A look at 3 residential towers set to open soon



Renting with Airbnb can be lucrative, but it also might be raising housing costs



Hudson Yards wants to become NYC’s next great neighborhood



As Big Retailers Seek to Cut Their Tax Bills, Towns Bear the Brunt



New To Real Estate Development? 14 Things You Need To Know To Build Success



Ad hoc zoning, Chicago-style: How aldermen can rewrite the rules



Economists differ on 2019 real estate outlook



Caterpillar's Biggest Miss in at Least 10 Years Spreads Gloom



Why Is CRE Litigation Growing?



CGTN America TV 2-22-19 Manhattan’s Luxury Market (and that $238M sale)



Hedge Fund Founder Shatters U.S. Record with $238M Manhattan Penthouse Buy



Burke’s journey from Chicago’s most powerful — to most vulnerable — alderman



Feds: Burke thought he was ‘playing nice with ’em,’ then came the squeeze



Commercial Real Estate Outlook



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What You Need to Know About Buying a Home in Spring 2018

Trulia

Pending Home Sales Stumble 4.7 Percent in January

National Association of Realtors

25 Neighborhoods that “Have It All”: Affordable Homes, Highly Rated Schools, An Easy Commute AND Plenty of Inventory

Redfin

 

March, 2018

Latest Tactic to Sell a Condo: They'll Pay Your Taxes

Bloomberg

Why The Chicago Property Market Could Be A Good Deal, Or A Risky Bet

Forbes

Housing Institute Director Forecasts Chicago Real Estate in 2018

DePaul

Finding Hidden Value Neighborhoods In Pricey Cities

Trulia

Owners Of Properties Near McDonald's New HQ Prepare To Cash In

Chicago Tribune

Chicago Real Estate Investment Market Unfazed By Higher Interest Rates

Chicago Now

Does It Really Matter What Your Neighbor’s Home Sold For?

Trulia

Chicago Real Estate Market: Huge Decline In February Contract Activity

Chicago Real Estate Market

Millennials Are Changing the Housing and Retail Markets - Is Your Business Ready?

Chicago Business Journal

Looking to Buy A Home in Chicago? Here's the Salary You'll Need.

Chicago Tribune


July, 2017

Foreign U.S. Home Sales Dollar Volume Su

National Association of Realtors

Profile of International Activity in U.S. Residential Real Estate

National Association of Realtors


May, 2017

Chicago's 2017 Housing Market Will Be Weakest In Nation, Group Says

Chicago Tribune

Which Chicago Neighborhood Should You Move To?

Thrillist

The Return to Sprawl Is More About Supply Than Demand

Bloomberg

 

April, 2017

Quiz: Which Chicago Neighborhood Should You Live In?

Curbed

Don Wood Says Retail 'Absolutely Sucks' Right Now, But Profit Is Possible 

Bisnow

Builders Continue Demolishing Historic Housing Stock Throughout North Side

Curbed

March, 2017

Just How Much More Will Chicago Homebuyers Pay For Better Transit Access?

Curbed

What $1,450 Rents In Chicago Right Now

Curbed

Which Chicago Neighborhood Should You Move To?

Chicago Magazine

February, 2017

Reports Suggest Chicago Falls In The Middle Of The Pack For Rent Affordability

Curbed

River North Victorian Wedged Between High-Rises To Become Office Space

Curbed

Top 10 Ultra Luxe Real Estate Deals Of 2016

Chicago Magazine

January, 2017

25 New Apartments Coming To Milwaukee Avenue

Curbed

A Look At The New Developments Approved Today By The Chicago Plan Commission

Curbed

Breathe Life Into Your New Illinois Home

Chicago Real Estate Forum

With Stocks Surging, Here Are The Markets Where U.S. Homebuilders Are Putting Their Money

Chicago Business Journal

December, 2016

6 Reasons To Sell Your Home In 2017

Trulia

6 Hacks To Get An Affordable Home Without Leaving Your Neighborhood 

Trulia

The 41st Annual Electric Christmas Parade At Lake Geneva

Chicago Real Estate Forum

Hyde Park Duplex Condo With Heaps Of Historic Details Seeks $599K

Chicago Curbed 

Classic 80s Contemporary Time Capsule Listed As Short Sale

Chicago Curbed

November, 2016 

Fulton Market Block Poised To Sell For $68 Million