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  • Autumn surge in area home listings brings optimism

    Autumn surge in area home listings brings optimism
    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,...
  • Developers riding 606 trail deeper into Northwest Side

    Developers riding 606 trail deeper into Northwest Side
    Along portions of Chicago's 606 trail, it's hard to tell the construction workers from the construction workers. Some are working on the much-anticipated, elevated recreation space along Bloomingdale Avenue expected to open in June. Others are...
  • Palmer real estate agent gets prison for tax evasion

    Palmer real estate agent gets prison for tax evasion
    Lilliam Zawarski had the money but chose not to pay her taxes, a federal judge said Monday when he sentenced the prominent Easton-area real estate agent to six months in prison followed by six months of house arrest. During her sentencing in U.S....
  • Family finances: How do I convert my house to a rental property?

    A real estate agent who has experience leasing properties is a good place to start. Be prepared to meet prospective renters so you can ask questions that aren't covered by boilerplate applications. The signed leasing agreement should list the expenses the...
  • Safety tips every real estate agent should know

    Safety tips every real estate agent should know
    It's happened again: In mid-October, a Laguna Niguel, Calif., real estate agent who was locking up a house for sale was punched in the face, placed in a chokehold and knocked unconscious by a man who was attempting to break in. And again: Three days...
  • To do successful FSBO, do your homework first

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I own my house free and clear of any debt. How can I sell it without using a real estate agent? If I sell it on my own and the buyer has a real estate agent, will they still get the same commission of 6 percent? A:...
  • Ask a real estate pro: So you want to be an investor?

    Ask a real estate pro: So you want to be an investor?
    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...
  • Springs voters to pick new commissioners

    Springs voters to pick new commissioners
    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...
  • Redfin expanding agent apprentice program

    Redfin expanding agent apprentice program
    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...
  • Ask a real estate pro: Landlord should increase penalty for breaking lease

    Ask a real estate pro: Landlord should increase penalty for breaking lease
    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...
  • Top Mid-Size Employer: Keller Williams Agents Say Their Workplace Is Happy Because Agents Teach Each Other

    Top Mid-Size Employer: Keller Williams Agents Say Their Workplace Is Happy Because Agents Teach Each Other
    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...