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2011 

Someone just sent this to me so I thought I would share. I didn't know that our own Woodfield Mall was the place where this video was filmed! Must have been a real surprise to all those shoppers. You can really see what a nice place this is in the grand mall area where Santa hangs out! The 'skinn...
12/24/2011
ROI is 'return on investment' .... which updates will bring you the biggest return & the most ahhh's from buyers. This is a great post from Debbie Gartner in New York giving you the best ideas & trends. One of the most saddest things I see & hear is when a seller fixes up their home to sell it bu...
12/23/2011
Village Property Tax Levy   The Schaumburg Village Board approved a reduction in property taxes that impact the village’s portion of tax bills for residents and businesses for the second year in a row. The board agreed to a $22.7 million tax levy for 2011 – which is 6 percent less than last year’...
12/21/2011
Well here's a great post about the current National Associaton of Realtors fiasco and their 'broken calculators'. This is really an embarassment for us as an industry. Here's another post about the same situation in Wisconsin & how closings are reported there. My thanks to Joe Manausa in Florida ...
12/19/2011
There's been much talk (chatter by the national talking heads) in the media about our Northwest Suburban and Schaumburg home values returning to a previous level. I read these reports constantly, day in and day out and wonder to myself 'How do they know this stuff when I don't even know it!'Real ...
12/19/2011
FHA loans plummet in the Chicago Area is a recent article I saw that intrigued me.  According to my statistics FHA loans are running a little behind conventional financing in the Northwest Suburban area but 36% overall is quite a dip.FHA a mortgage crutch? I think that phrase is somewhat jaded as...
12/18/2011
Came across this post about 'Renters Solving the Housing Crisis'. I was intrigued to say the least until I read it. Nothing like a self serving 'systems' investor hyping the public on solving the current housing mess.Renters are going to save the day? Not from my perspective and real estate chair...
12/17/2011
Positive Signs continue in our Schaumburg Real Estate Market for the 8th consecutive month. We are moving ahead with recovery here and sales have successfully reached above the 2010 level of closings.  For the November Schaumburg Single Family Homes are now 10% below 2010 closings and Schaumburg ...
12/16/2011
Signs of life continue in our Schaumburg Real Estate Market for the 7th consecutive month. We are moving ahead with recovery here and sales have successfully reached above the 2010 level of closings.  For the October of 2011Schaumburg Single Family Homes are 2010 closings and Schaumburg Multi-Fam...
12/15/2011
Think Big Work Small's video today makes a comment about NAR and their recently discovered broken calculator problems. The boys bring up a good point about what NAR is really doing for it's membership. We've got the stupid redesigned & retrofitted 'O'Bama Bus' that is cruising around the country ...
12/15/2011
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