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@properties Growth Leader – 7.9 Billion in Sales

2018-04-11T14:31:39+00:00

@properties Grows Exponentially - sales grew by 1.7 billion last year to 7.3 billion Here is the article which outlines recent trends … ChicagoBusiness.com April 14, 2016 As top brokerages grow, Berkshire Hathaway shrinks By Dennis [...]

@properties Growth Leader – 7.9 Billion in Sales 2018-04-11T14:31:39+00:00

Now Is The Best Season To Buy A Home

2018-04-11T14:31:40+00:00

Now Is The Best Season To Buy A Home Forbes Business By Lawrence Yun December 2, 2015 With increasing incidences of unruly shoppers competing over holiday sales, it could well be the best time of the [...]

Now Is The Best Season To Buy A Home 2018-04-11T14:31:40+00:00

Most Markets Up in January 2015

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Most Markets Up in January 2015 [REALTORS® Report] by Jed Smith, Managing Director, Quantitative Research February 27, 2015 Local markets broadly picked up across all property types in January 2015 compared to December 2014, although activity [...]

Most Markets Up in January 2015 2018-04-11T14:31:40+00:00

Everyone is Talking About Mortgage Rates

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Realtor Magazine January 16, 2015 Why Everyone Is Talking About Mortgage Rates Borrowing costs got even cheaper for home buyers and refinancers this week, as mortgage rates continued to descend. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.66 [...]

Everyone is Talking About Mortgage Rates 2018-04-11T14:31:40+00:00

The Prediction Game

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@Properties Newsletter The Prediction Game February 2015 The predictions game is a tough racket. From the infamous "Dewey Defeats Truman" edition of the Chicago Daily Tribune to the prognosticators who picked the 2014 Bears to win [...]

The Prediction Game 2018-04-11T14:31:40+00:00

Housing Starts Highest in 7 Years

2018-04-11T14:31:40+00:00

MareketWatch January 21, 2015 Housing-starts rise to highest annual tally in seven years by RuthMantell, Economics reporter original article WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — The pace of construction started on new U.S. homes rose last month to cap [...]

Housing Starts Highest in 7 Years 2018-04-11T14:31:40+00:00

First-Time Homebuyers Highest Since 2012

2018-04-11T14:31:42+00:00

Chicago Agent Magazine January 13, 2015 Special Report: First-Time Homebuyer Market Share at Highest Level Since 2012 by Peter Thomas Ricci original article Are we finally seeing the triumphant return of first-time homebuyers? We’ve reported in [...]

First-Time Homebuyers Highest Since 2012 2018-04-11T14:31:42+00:00

Why We Fall in Love – With Houses

2018-04-11T14:31:42+00:00

WSJ Blogs February 10, 2014 By Sanette Tanaka original article Falling in love can be wonderful—and finding the perfect house can make a house-hunter weak in the knees. As Valentine’s Day approaches, a survey by Realtor.com [...]

Why We Fall in Love – With Houses 2018-04-11T14:31:42+00:00

Realtor Pro: Inside Dangers of Overpricing

2018-04-11T14:31:43+00:00

Five Ways to Vividly and Painlessly Prove the Dangers of Overpricing October 2012 Trulia Pro Blog Real Estate professionals constantly study and research to make themselves more valuable to their clients. We provide this article for [...]

Realtor Pro: Inside Dangers of Overpricing 2018-04-11T14:31:43+00:00