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  • Altering the 'real' in real estate

    Let's say you're fussing over the listing photos for your home, yearning to show it in the best possible light for the potential buyers who will see it online. Fortunately, we live in an age where digital photography, many retouching programs and apps...
  • Real estate giant predicts slow home sales for months to come

    Real estate giant predicts slow home sales for months to come
    Sluggish home sales took a bite out of the stock price of one the nation’s biggest real estate brokerages. Shares in Realogy Holdings Corp., which owns major brokerage firms Coldwell Banker, Century 21 and Sotheby’s, tumbled more than 8%...
  • Hiring an agent

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I need help trying to find a good agent to help me to sell my home. I have a back fracture and I am now indigent. I lost my job due to the injury, and the government will not provide any help and I have nowhere to...
  • Virtual staging adds electronic curb appeal to home listings

    Virtual staging adds electronic curb appeal to home listings
    As Lenore Spinelli explains it, it's just a piece of the business plan she's been working on for the past 18 months, in the aftermath of the real estate downturn. "Everyone in the industry is trying to reinvent themselves to get people's attention," said...
  • 7 smart moves for trade-up homebuyers

    7 smart moves for trade-up homebuyers
    Move-up buyers are catching a break. They're facing a less frantic housing market than earlier this year. Prices are cooling. More homes are up for sale, so competition is easing. Those shopping for their next property actually can get picky....
  • Real estate agents grapple with Illinois' new gun law

    Real estate agents grapple with Illinois' new gun law
    At homes listed for sale this spring, a prospective buyer may notice the manicured lawn, the pot of flowers by the walkway, and possibly the state’s official “no guns” sign posted by the front door. Realty firms, like other businesses,...
  • House hunting with kids in tow

    House hunting with kids in tow
    After reviewing ground rules like "no touching other people's stuff," Greg and Khristie Kaplan took their three kids on spring house-hunting expeditions of 40 homes in Hawthorn Woods. Their 14-year-old daughter helped corral her 4-year-old sister and 7-...
  • Concealed carry law: Illinois Realtors consider implications

    At homes listed for sale this spring, a prospective buyer may notice the manicured lawn, the pot of flowers by the walkway, and possibly the state's official "no guns" sign posted by the front door. Realty firms, like other businesses, are grappling with...
  • Ask a real estate pro: Lender requires auction on short sale

    Ask a real estate pro: Lender requires auction on short sale
    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: We are no longer able to pay our mortgage due to a hardship. After doing a lot of research,...
  • Rental agents can make searching for an apartment much easier

    Rental agents can make searching for an apartment much easier
    House-hunters can find homes on their own. So can renters who are not quite ready to take the leap into homeownership. But do you really want to go it alone? Why not let an agent do the legwork for you? Hiring an agent to help with your search for a...
  • Who's to blame for acreage error in listing?

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: We purchased a home in California that was advertised as being on 2.30 acres. All the real estate postings stated the amount of land as being 2.30 acres. After signing and purchasing this home this past spring, the...