Dean's Team Chicago Real Estate Blog

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Real Estate Agent - Dean's Team - Keller Williams Realty Partners Chicago IL
We update frequently, both here on Active Rain, and on our Chicago Real Estate Blog Center - www.BlogChicagoHomes.com.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
  In what many experts consider a clear signal that the Housing Market in Chicago may be making a comeback, Bank-Owned Foreclosed Homes, as a percentage of all homes on the resale market here, fell by 27% in 2013, versus 2012.  At the end of last year, 1 out of 5 homes for sale in Chicago were Ba...
01/17/2014
By now, you've heard the stories - from several years ago, in the hardest-hit Real Estate Markets in California, Arizona, Florida, Nevada, and other places.   Highly-leveraged homeowners, severely underwater on their mortgages, just pick up and move away, leaving their homes to face eventual fore...
10/12/2013
Greetings, from (finally) Springlike Chicago IL! In mid-April, an unusually-heavy, widespread rain dumped six or more inches of rain on Chicago and many suburbs. Many homeowners endured devastating flooding - 12 inches or more water rising in their basements.   Hardwood Flooring, Carpets, and, wo...
05/07/2013
Given the vast geography of the Chicago Area - City and Suburbs - it's quite hard to generalize as to how the Real Estate Market here will turn in 2013. Some Chicago Neighborhoods are undergoing quite a resurgence, with many Homes and Condos selling in Multiple Offers, quickly after coming to mar...
03/05/2013
Private Mortgage Insurance!  Many curse the very name! Without it, however, most low-down-payment home buyers might never get a chance to own. If you're like thousands of homeowners across the US who put less than 20% down payment on your home, there is a good chance part of your monthly payment ...
01/08/2013
Scan your favorite Real Estate Blog or National News Sites on the Internet these days, and you'll often see story after story about how the Real Estate Market is recovering across the USA. Average Homes Prices are up! Units Sold are up! Mortgage Financing - incredibly cheap, at some of the lowest...
10/01/2012
Here in many of the North Side of Chicago Neighborhoods our Team works extensively, good housing deals abound. Most Chicago Home Sellers are getting used to the new reality of lower market prices on their homes, while others must sell due to their own economic uncertainty. Mortgage Interest Rates...
08/23/2012
Retail Industry Specialists, including Maxine Lauer of Sphere Trending in MI, refer to the 15-34-year-old-set as "Generation Now." Perhaps you are intimately acquainted with the prevailing attitude of many younger consumers: "They want what they want . . . and they want it NOW!" Lauer's thoughts...
05/08/2012
Under "normal circumstances," IL Foreclosures take about nine months to one year to run their course - from the first court filing of mortgage delinquency, until the homeowner if finally evicted and forced to leave their home. For many homeowners in distress, however, circumstances here are far f...
03/05/2012
Have you read all the news? The U.S. Economy is improving. Indicators are positive. Unemployment Rates, both across the U.S. and here in Chicago, are down. Optimism is building. So why is the Housing Market in Chicago still floundering? According to some, the attitude of Home Sellers may hold the...
01/23/2012
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