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2009 

"Arm-Chair" Investors are those who do NOT want to live in the property they buy (a more precise term for this would be "NON-owner occupied"). The question we ask here is: Where have ‘arm-chair' investors like that been concentrating their investments? Our work with arm-chair investors has led us...
10/31/2009
"Arm-Chair" Investors are those who do NOT want to live in the property they buy (a more precise term for this would be "NON-owner occupied"). The question we ask here is: Where have ‘arm-chair' investors like that been concentrating their investments? Our work with arm-chair investors has led us...
10/31/2009
Did you know that the City of Chicago maintains a database on all reported crimes? Citizen ICAM enables you to search the Chicago Police Department's database of reported crime. You will be able to see maps, graphs, and tables of reported crime. The log-in screen can be found at: City of Chicago ...
10/30/2009
Here are some sites with useful data on specific Chicago neighborhoods: School Data For school boundaries in Chicago: http://schoollocator.cps.k12.il.us/ Zoning Data If you want more details about any one property, you may want to check the Cook County Assessor's office or the City of Chicago onl...
10/29/2009
Census Data The Federal Government provides amazing information about any address you want to check out. Click below:       > Explanation ("FFIEC geocoding")      > Link to FFIEC web site The first screen you find shows this info (with income level scored as low, moderate, middle, or upper). But ...
10/27/2009
"Arm-Chair" Investors are those who do NOT want to live in the property they buy (a more precise term for this would be "NON-owner occupied"). The question we ask here is: Where have ‘arm-chair' investors like that been concentrating their investments? Our work with arm-chair investors has led us...
10/23/2009
Issues for a Licensed Contractor There can be issues where a licensed contractor who specializes in that area must come in to fix the problem. These are what we call the BIGGIES! Most fall into one of these seven categories: 1) Roofing2) Masonry3) Foundation4) Electrical5) Plumbing6) Heating/AC7)...
10/22/2009
We'll set you up with all listings that fit your price, size and neighborhood goals-and ask you to pick which properties to go visit. But therein lies a dilemma... how will you know which ones to prioritize on? It's important to understand both what the listing sheets DO say and DON'T say. What t...
10/20/2009
  "Arm-Chair" Investors are those who do NOT want to live in the property they buy (a more precise term for this would be "NON-owner occupied"). The question we ask here is: Where have ‘arm-chair' investors like that been concentrating their investments? Our work with arm-chair investors has led ...
10/16/2009
Neighborhood Street Maps Since the 30's Chicago has been organized in 77 census tracts-and all real estate in Chicago is still sold by those boundaries. Click here for a master map of Chicago neighborhoods (it shows the 77 major neighborhoods that Chicago is divided into). And here are two larger...
10/15/2009
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