Illinois Median Sale Price Off 1.5 Percent at $195,000 in October Chicago Median Price...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Nov. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The median home sale prices rose or remained even in the majority of Illinois counties in October with...

Majestic Properties Launches A Nationwide Developer Tour Entitled: Global Property Showcase

On November 26, 2007, Global Property Showcase (GPS) will kick off a new exposition dedicated to bridging the gap between worldwide developers and consumers...

Scavenger Sale Registration Opens, Pappas Announces

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SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Illinois Residents Affected by Tornadoes, Severe Storms and Flooding

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Steve Preston, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration announced that low-interest disaster loans will be made available to...

Groundbreaking First in Sustainability Services for Jones Lang LaSalle

Global real estate services firm acquires Upstream, the UK's leading real estate sustainability services practice CHICAGO, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jones Lang LaSalle today announced...

RealtyBid.com Named America’s #1 Real Estate Team by The Wall Street Journal, REAL Trends...

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‘Discover Why This Mortgage Industry Professional is MASSIVELY Increasing His Marketing ‘Budget’ in an...

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Mayors and Civic Leaders Work Together on Housing for the Future

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First Industrial Realty Trust to Build a State-of-the-Art 600,000 Square-Foot Distribution Facility for Rust-Oleum...

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Apartments.com Awards $20,000 to Pin-Up Art Enthusiast

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Blagojevich Administration officials cut ribbon on groundbreaking program to help disabled, homeless veterans

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Pappas Calls on Mortgage Companies to Rescind “Frightening” Letters to Homeowners, and Apologize

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Pappas Says Mortgage Companies Try to Frighten Homeowners into Sending Bills to Them

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New Illinois Law to Help Protect Homeowners From Foreclosures

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Governor Blagojevich signs anti-predatory lending law, announces borrower outreach initiative to help fight foreclosures

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New Illinois Condo Owner’s Handbook Now Available Online

Illinois condominium owners now have a comprehensive, educational guide at their fingertips thanks to a recently compiled handbook by the Illinois Condominium and Common Interest Community (CCIC) Ombudsperson, Adrienne Levatino. The Condo Unit Owner’s Rights and Responsibilities Handbook provides an unbiased, objective look at Illinois law governing condominium unit owners and marks the kick-off of the Ombudsperson’s educational program aimed at informing condo owners of their rights and responsibilities.

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Quigley Fights to Expand Affordable Housing and Protect Vital Infrastructure Investments

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