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There Could Be a New Friend in Your Future

It’s October and that means fall. Wouldn’t your Chicago new home look better with a homemade scarecrow perched outside? The Chalet Landscape, Nursery & Garden Center, 3132 Lake Ave., Wilmette, is hosting a free Make a Scarecrow event this Saturday and Sunday, October 6-7 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring in some old clothes [Read More]

October 05, 2012 | Author: Tracey | Comments: (0) | Categories: Events, In the Burbs, In the City

Down Payment Grants for Chicago New Home Buyers

In the market to buy a Chicago new home? A new program could net you $15,000 for a down payment. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Wednesday unveiled CityLIFT, a program that will offer more than $8 million in down payment assistance grants to prospective Chicago home buyers to aid in the recovery of the [Read More]

Distressed Properties Aside, Prices Are Improving in Chicago

The latest home prices report hints to Chicago new homes buyers that the market is still favorable, but it’s really in how you look at the numbers. According to the CoreLogic Home Price Index released this week, U.S. home prices increased 4.6 percent in August of this year compared to August of last year, marking [Read More]

October 03, 2012 | Author: Tracey | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Economy

More Positive News for Chicago New Homes Construction

Construction spending in August dropped by more than it has in over a year, but that doesn’t mean the national and Chicago new homes markets aren’t improving. According to the Commerce Department, construction spending in the U.S. fell for the second straight month in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $837.1 billion. The [Read More]

October 02, 2012 | Author: Tracey | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Economy, New Homes

Have You Checked Your Chicago New Home Chimney Lately?

One of the reasons I bought my Chicago new home was for its fireplace. What I didn’t realize was how much maintenance my chimney needed before lighting a simple wood-burning fire. When is the last time you checked your chimney? This would be a great time to get on that: September 30 through October 6 [Read More]

October 01, 2012 | Author: Tracey | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Education

New Home Construction Making a Comeback

After July posted the biggest gain in new-home sales since April of 2010, the pace in August held its own. According to new data released from HUD and the Commerce Department, the sale of new U.S. homes fell a mere 0.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 373,000 units in August. The rate [Read More]

September 30, 2012 | Author: Tracey | Comments: (0) | Categories: Economy, New Homes
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