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  • Keeping the American Dream alive

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Is there still an American Dream? And if there is, is the essence of what makes up the American Dream shifting based on age and other demographics? Insurance giant Northwestern Mutual recently polled Americans for its...
  • Up market opens door to discount brokers and FSBO

    Up market opens door to discount brokers and FSBO
    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I'm considering selling my home, and feel that it's a desirable home at a good price point. But I also believe that since my home is so saleable and the local market is so strong right now that I should be able to...
  • Remodeling without breaking the bank

    Remodeling without breaking the bank
    There's a reason that many people who have gone through a major remodeling job eventually refer to their homes — no matter how beautiful the result — as "The Money Pit": All too often, the costs outstrip their expectations (and that's being...
  • Home sales, prices in Chicago, 9-county area encouraging

    Home sales, prices in Chicago, 9-county area encouraging
    Lindsay and Glenn Fuller's three-month quest to move from their Naperville "starter" house to a "forever" home involved looking at more than 40 properties, having an above-list-price offer rejected and raising their budget by $50,000. Pulling up to...
  • When it comes to buying pre-foreclosures or short-sales, protect yourself

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q. I've been seeing quite a few ads about pre-foreclosure homes, which I guess are also known as short sales. I did some research on the Internet and learned that while these houses can be good deals, you need a real...
  • Housing discrimination hasn't disappeared

    The reassuring story of desegregation in America has gotten a lot of play these last few years. Black migration to suburbs and an influx of immigrants, we're told, have relegated all-white neighborhoods to the ash heap of history. It’s “THE...
  • Kevin Hunt: How To Sell Your House, Save Big On Commission

    Kevin Hunt: How To Sell Your House, Save Big On Commission
    The Greater Hartford real-estate market is showing some life, though the inventory of for-sale houses still lags as potential sellers remain spooked by the economy and uncertain market prices. If you're selling, The Bottom Line recommends a local...
  • Obama talks real estate with Zillow

    President Obama paused on his trip through Los Angeles on Wednesday to sit for wide-ranging questions on housing and mortgage finance policy. But the live-streamed discussion was less notable for the content — the president broke little news,...
  • Tales from a hunt for the perfect Baltimore home

    Tales from a hunt for the perfect Baltimore home
    Cindy Cowman is just the type of person Baltimore officials want to woo: an empty-nester living in the suburbs, looking for an urban lifestyle and willing to invest in an older home. "I wanted to be in the city, with a high walkability score and a lot of...
  • Finding an agent you can work with

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I just hung up the phone on a perfectly horrible experience with a local real estate broker in Georgia. I moved to Georgia from New York in 2008, and bought my house in Duluth in July 2008. It was just two months...
  • City property listings to include energy costs

    City property listings to include energy costs
    A coalition that includes the city of Chicago and real estate agents wants consumers to have a better understanding of the true cost of homeownership. The city is expected to announce Wednesday that Chicago residences listed in the local multiple...