| Oct 28, 2014
| 11:44 AM
You may not have found the home of your dreams, but it may not be time to give up the hunt just yet.
Chicago-area housing market data for the latest month show that more than 16,000 houses, town houses and condominiums came on the market in September,...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 2:15 PM
St. Charles School District 303 has assembled a committee to assess how projected community growth could play into future student enrollment and school facility needs.
What the committee found at its first meeting Tuesday night was a trend several...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 5:41 AM
Board-certified real estate lawyer Gary M. Singer writes about the housing market at our real estate page each Friday. To ask him a question, click here.
Q: I just attended a three-day real estate investor training course. There was an offer to attend a...
| Oct 3, 2014
Chief among the issues in this year's commission race: Is building a new, multi-million dollar City Hall the right thing to do? And is the city on the right course or is change needed?
The commission will have two new faces come November: Everyone...
| Oct 11, 2014
Redfin is looking for a few good apprentices and hopes to find them on college campuses.
The national real estate brokerage, which has a reputation for running its business a bit differently from the mainstream companies because its agents work on a...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 7:17 AM
Board-certified real estate lawyer Gary M. Singer writes about the housing market at SunSentinel.com/housekeys each Friday. To ask him a question, click here. Q: I recently found a tenant for my apartment through a real estate agent. A week after the...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 10:18 AM
Look, up in the sky. It's a bird. It's a plane. No, it's a drone taking a picture of your house, your yard, your street.
Aerial photos and videos of homes listed for sale are growing more commonplace as real estate agents, videographers and hobbyists...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:28 AM
Thinking of selling your home? Consider this: According to the National Association of Realtors, 92 percent of buyers use the Internet to search for homes.
And that consummate time-saver for prospective buyers can also make or break a seller’s...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 1:40 PM
U.S. News & World Report, known for ranking colleges, hospitals and cars, and offering advice on making those selections, is taking on real estate.
The publishing company has teamed with Agent Ace, a California-based company, to launch a Web portal...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Dana Flanagan switched from another national real estate sales firm to Keller Williams five months ago. She loved her former broker, and had been very successful there. She says she was often the top producer among 85 agents, and went to national sales...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:48 PM
When Larry Hallock and his partner decided to move from Chicago's vibrant Lakeview neighborhood, they never imagined they would consider living in the Austin community on the city's beleaguered West Side, let alone wind up in a bidding war over a six-flat...