A few ways to deal with leaping taxes

Your real estate tax assessment shows another jump. Used to be, we suffered from creeping taxes -- now it's leaping taxes. Two of our...

Illinois Median Sale Price Up 0.8 Percent to $200,000 in September

Home Sales Down from a Year Ago SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Consumer sentiment and the degree of optimism they express in terms of...

The Place/BV Student Housing Fund Announces Recent National Investments Worth Over $80 Million

ATLANTA and CHICAGO, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Place/BV Student Housing Fund, LLC, a real estate investment fund focused on the acquisition and development...

Governor Blagojevich reminds seniors and residents with disabilities about winter heating assistance grants

Priority households advised to apply now before extreme cold hits Illinois; To apply visit www.liheapillinois.com or call 1-877-411-WARM CHICAGO – Governor Rod R. Blagojevich today...

Contrarian Chicago Entrepreneur Reveals the SECRET ‘Phenomenon’ That Made Him as Much Income in...

CHICAGO, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Listening to the pundits you'd believe America was in for another recession ... and maybe it is ... BUT...

Sheldon Good & Company CEO Steven Good, First Commercial REALTOR(R) to Address Annual TX...

Speaker for National Association of REALTORS(R) (NAR) Commercial Division Just Named 2008 Vice Chair of NAR's Commercial Alliance Committee CHICAGO, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Steven L....

Plan Now for Your Family’s Safe Escape

PELLA, Iowa, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Keeping a home safe and protecting loved ones is an expectation many Americans take for granted. Too often...

Marquette Bank Invests $4 Million in Its South Side Location

Renovated Main Bank building officially dedicated; Improvements to deliver conveniences and community resources to south side neighborhoods Plans also announced for new housing foundation serving...

Bridge Finance Group Provides $23.4 Million Funding Package to Help Madison-Kipp Corporation Expand Operations

CHICAGO, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridge Finance Group announced the completion of a $12 million revolver, and an $8.4 million term loan/capital expenditure line...

Real estate agent sued over home transaction

An area real estate agent is being sued for questionable practices in the sale of a Warrenville townhome. Martha Lopez is accused of purposely listing...

Survey Indicates Renters are Passionate About Hobbies and Collecting

Apartments.com offers decorating tips for renters and their possessions CHICAGO , Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- From dolls to coins and dancing to crafts, a recent...

The Chicago Spire Officially Launched

Global Sales Campaign to Launch in Chicago in January Followed by a 14-City World Tour CHICAGO, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Spire was officially...

Randolph Equities to Break Ground on State of the Art Medical Center in Space...

New Building provides Medical Office space for Doctors, Healthcare Specialists, and Medical Professionals CHICAGO , Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Randolph Equities has answered the emergency...

Three 'Possession Obsessed' Renters Compete for $20,000 From Apartments.com

America's Votes Determine Grand Prize Winner in Apartments.com 'Possession Obsession' Contest CHICAGO, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Apartments.com today announced the three finalists in the first-ever...

Chicago & Los Angeles Lead Top 10 Cities in Nation in High-Cost Loans

New Fed data shows national problem of borrowers hit with unexpected loan costs CHICAGO, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago and Los Angeles followed by Riverside...

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Investigation by CHA and HUD Inspectors General ends with guilty plea...

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New law cuts red tape for real estate professionals, businesses; ...

Gov. Bruce Rauner today signed legislation to reduce burdensome licensing requirements for real estate businesses. The new licensing program is expected to save the state money by reducing a duplicative and unnecessary licensure structure that provides no benefit to the public and discourages business creation and growth.