Chicago Real Estate

Phase 5’s Effect on Real Estate

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As we near closer to a state of normalcy, Illinois recently announced the plan to fully reopen as we enter Phase 5 since the start of the pandemic.  Starting on June 11th, a full reopening will begin however not all restrictions will be lifted.  Phase 5 is set to include the reopening at full capacity […]

Illinois Real Estate

Property Listing Warning Signs

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As one is actively in search for a rental unit, the quest usually begins on the internet.  The surge in virtual tours and socially distant property showings are now the new way of life.  All of the communication between all parties involved are currently over-the-phone and at times, renters may sign a lease without having […]

Chicago Real Estate

Surging Home Sales

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Reports have steadily shown across a multitude of data that 2021 would be a year of continual uptick in home sales across the nation.  As we persevere through a pandemic, through it has affected many fields. it has not slowed the real estate market in the slightest. Within the last month of March, over 59% […]

Chicago Real Estate

Simplifying Home Warranties

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The responsibilities that come with being a property owner can be very intimidating for one who is new to it.  All restorations and necessary adjustments to a home must be taken care of and completed by the owner.  With that said, it’s vital that there is a security safety net that can cover the properties […]

Chicago Real Estate

Chicago’s Southside Neighborhoods to Watch

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Chicago is home to a vast variety of countless neighborhoods, each of them highlighting decades worth of culture.  As the year’s progress, different neighborhoods all throughout the city have been focal points for restoration and renovation.  This may happen for a variety of reasons which always brings the market value of properties within that area […]

Chicago Real Estate

Guide to The Homeowner’s Association (HOA)

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The Homeowner’s Association can be found in many neighborhood co-ops and condominiums around the country.  The HOA’s purpose is to maintain the upkeep as well as regulating the finances and standards of the property’s needs and those who reside within it.  It’s a private association that consists of elected members from the inhabitants of the […]

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Saving for Real Estate Investments?

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  Real estate continually proves itself to be an ever-changing market.  The fluctuating marketplace has can be seen on a local and national level.  For anyone who has a stake in the field, it’s crucial to stay up to date on all the updates that can have a strong effect on your next possible investment.  […]

Real Estate

The Four Categories of Real Estate

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Understanding the basics of real estate requires a vast knowledge of all topics in which it covers.  The Chicago Real Estate Institute offers the necessary courses needed to help all who seek licensure as an agent.  Providing both leasing agent and broker options that are flexible, affordable, and real-time virtual classes taught by industry leading […]

Real Estate

2021 U.S. Property Markets to Keep Track

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2021 Real Estate Market Trends       2021 has been nothing short of surprises since the New Year was brought in less than two months ago.  However, that doesn’t stop the real estate market’s fluctuating numbers in many sectors across the country.  COVID-19 can most likely be the root of the extremely vast changes seen that […]