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Don’t Think About Elephants

I like the movie Inception. Success rests in the ability of an architect – whether it’s making the target believe the world is real, or keeping projections running around in a maze. Near the beginning, there is a scene when … Continue reading

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Fighting Back

While housing seems to continue to show signs life, it will be an ongoing fight. The month’s supply of inventory for Chicago single family and attached condos and townhomes are both below four months (rate at which the current inventory … Continue reading

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Moving Markets

So it’s been all over the news that housing recovery is in full force across the country and not just in selective markets. A part of the recovery is due to supply, with inventory lower across all market segments, while … Continue reading

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International Investments

Foreign investors are on track to continue purchases, taking the place of other traditional buyers missing from the market, such as investors, developers and first time home buyers. This past year has seen a sharp increase in foreign real estate … Continue reading

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Fraught Financing

Rates are low.  So are home prices.  So what’s preventing many from buying?  For some, buying has become an obstacle as they are finding that financing their real estate purchase has become difficult. With a strong credit background, considerable down … Continue reading

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Anticipating the New Year

As we enter a new year, I am finding myself guiding clients in this market, formulating strategies and guiding expectations.  It’s no surprise that the real estate market has been difficult for the past few years and many economists are … Continue reading

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November Statistics Report

Chicago area real estate statistics for residential and commercial properties have been updated – Chicago real estate statistics. Overall, inventory is down across all real estate classes and contracts written and real estate sold are up from one year ago.  … Continue reading

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Oct Monthly Statistics

Chicago area real estate statistics for residential and commercial properties have been updated for the past twelve months ending in Oct 2011. http://realtyevolved.net/residential-commercial-distressed-chicago-real-estate/   Contracts written is up for both residential and commercial properties. Months supply of inventory is also … Continue reading

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Sept Statistics

Chicago area real estate statistics for residential and commercial properties have been updated for the past twelve months ending in Sept 2011. http://realtyevolved.net/residential-commercial-distressed-chicago-real-estate/     Sherwin L. Sucaldito, REALTOR®, GREEN, ABR, CRPM @properties The Institute of Luxury Home Marketing Green … Continue reading

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Making Management

With the rise of rental properties on the market along with situational landlords and foreign investors, many are finding themselves unprepared for management of real estate properties when problems arise.  Even simple maintenance and preventative issues can be overlooked when … Continue reading

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