Archive for July, 2013

HBAGC’s Annual Key and SAMMY Awards Entry Deadline is Extended

Are you a Chicago area home builder or remodeler? Do you do advertising and public relations for the home building industry? Then, make sure to enter the 42nd annual Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago’s (HBAGC) Key and SAMMY awards. Started in 1972, the awards are a way to recognize the best in the industry, [Read More]

July 31, 2013 | Author: Mitch Levinson | Comments: (0) | Categories: Awards, Chicago Real Estate News, City of Chicago, Events, Events AOI, HBAGC, Remodeling

FHA Seeks Tighter Reverse Mortgage Rules

A reverse mortgage works best as a line of credit that allows seniors to meet their immediate needs, such as home repairs, while preserving the remaining balance as a nest egg in case of emergencies. But many seniors have used reverse mortgages as a lifeline to deal with more urgent financial needs, such as avoiding [Read More]

July 31, 2013 | Author: Chicago Tribune | Comments: Comments Off | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, City of Chicago, Economy AOI, Education, Mortgages

The Truth Behind the Mortgage Interest Deduction

As the Senate and the House Ways and Means Committee continue to examine the current tax code in an effort to reform the nation’s tax laws, it’s the perfect time to review mortgage interest deduction (MID) and how it affects current or potential homeowners in Chicagoland. The home mortgage interest deduction allows taxpayers who own [Read More]

July 30, 2013 | Author: Mitch Levinson | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, City of Chicago, Economy, Economy AOI, Education

Home Sales, Prices in Chicago, 9-County Area Encouraging

Fast market times are one facet of a local housing market turnaround whose pace has surprised economists as well as real estate agents Lindsay and Glenn Fuller’s three-month quest to move from their Naperville “starter” house to a “forever” home involved looking at more than 40 properties, having an above-list-price offer rejected and raising their [Read More]

July 30, 2013 | Author: Chicago Tribune | Comments: Comments Off | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, City of Chicago, Economy, Economy AOI

Buying a Home After a Short Sale or Foreclosure

If you recently went through a short sale or foreclosure and are wondering when you should try to buy another home in Chicago, you are not alone. With the economy on the rebound, many Americans who experienced housing problems like a short sale or foreclosure during the recent economic downturn will soon be hitting the [Read More]

July 29, 2013 | Author: Mitch Levinson | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Economy, Education, New Homes, Single Family Homes

Six Reasons to Visit Navy Pier This Summer

Sure, it might seem like just a giant walkway on Lake Michigan from afar, but Navy Pier is actually a pretty freaking cool way to spend an afternoon. That’s right, for almost 20 years, tourists and Chicagoans alike have enjoyed trips down the mile-long Navy Pier. It’s the largest tourist attraction in the Midwest, drawing more than 8.6 [Read More]

July 29, 2013 | Author: Choose Chicago | Comments: Comments Off | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, City of Chicago, Events, Events AOI, In the City
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