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Untangling Housing Stats is a Numbers Game

The number crunchers have been churning out reams of data about the relative health of the housing market, though every shred of seemingly good news — and there’s a fair amount of it — almost simultaneously is followed by a statistical nugget that makes it hard to buy wholeheartedly into the housing industry’s rah-rah-rah that [Read More]

March 08, 2014 | Author: Chicago Tribune | Comments: Comments Off on Untangling Housing Stats is a Numbers Game | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, City of Chicago, Economy AOI, Insurance

What to Know About Insuring Valuables

If it’s been a while since you reviewed your insurance policy, now may be a good time to evaluate your coverage and be sure that any new and valuable items (like jewelry, furs, antiques, fine arts and other special collections) are properly insured. The insurance professionals at the Equifax Finance blog offer some tips for [Read More]

March 05, 2014 | Author: Mitch Levinson | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Education, Featured, Insurance

Homeowners Insurance Myths Debunked by Equifax

The insurance pros at the Equifax Finance Blog debunk some popular homeowners insurance myths in their new article, “ Seven Common Homeowners Insurance Myths.” Here’s a rundown of a few: Myth: Your insurance will cover your home while you take up temporary occupancy elsewhere. Fact: In most states, the homeowners policy covers “a residence regularly [Read More]

October 09, 2013 | Author: Mitch Levinson | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Education, Featured, Insurance

Going Green: Save the Environment and Save on Your Insurance Bill

If you’re passionate about protecting the environment, you know that every little energy-saving effort counts. Your efforts are making a difference on this earth, but did you also know that your efforts could make a difference in your wallet? And we’re not just talking about reduced energy costs, because now many insurance companies, from auto [Read More]

September 30, 2013 | Author: Mitch Levinson | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Featured, Green Building, Green Living, Green Tips, Insurance

Before You Renew, Check Your Chicago Home Insurance Policy

This year when you receive your annual Chicago home insurance renewal policy, before just signing on the dotted line, you may want to consider if you have had any life changes that could impact your policy. You may not realize it, but there are many situations that occur on a daily basis that warrant a [Read More]

September 06, 2013 | Author: Mitch Levinson | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Education, Featured, Insurance

Do you Need to Review your Homeowners Insurance?

If it’s been a few years since you purchased or reviewed your homeowners insurance policy on your Chicago real estate, now may be the time to give it a second look. If you have made recent changes to your home or belongings, you may not be adequately covered; even if you haven’t done anything major, [Read More]

August 24, 2013 | Author: Mitch Levinson | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Education, Insurance

Secure Help with Recovering your Credit Ratings after Identity Theft

When it comes to identity theft protection, very little beats using best practices for safety and using the help of a protection service, but sometimes even that isn’t enough. When even the best protection is overcome, it can take months or years to recover your identity, good name and, possibly most importantly, your hard-earned credit [Read More]

July 03, 2013 | Author: Mitch Levinson | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Economy, Featured, Insurance