More than 3 million homeowners regained equity in 2013!

Home prices stongly rebounded in 2013. More than 3 million home owners regained equity that was once long-lost, according to CoreLogic’s latest MarketPulse report. “We’re encouraged by the improvements of the past year and have every reason to be cautiously optimistic about continued progress in 2014. That said, monitoring the [...] Read more »

ICandy Homes gets us Cash for Houses!

Selling a house at any time in life is a difficult and daunting task that takes a lot of work, research, and paperwork. It can often be a stressful and scary situation, especially when you need to sell your house due to real estate or financial trouble. The good news [...] Read more »

In the News: A Lesson in Why You Should Shop Around for a Mortgage

Home borrowers got a reminder Thursday that the mortgage process remains a potential minefield. A nationwide mortgage firm accused of paying employees bonuses to steer borrowers into less-favorable mortgage terms has agreed to pay $13 million in penalties to settle the charges, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced Thursday. Utah-based [...] Read more »

Metrostudy Shows Another Strong Quarter for 2013

A new report from the experts at Metrostudy confirm that the road to recovery is still on track, as Chicago real estate has enjoyed another strong quarter of growth in the third quarter of 2013. While the numbers speak strongly toward recovery, it is a slow and steady process rather [...] Read more »

Trulia: Chicago Asking Prices Jump 16.4% in October

Asking prices seem to be slowing down nationwide, but is that the case here in Chicago? October was a very positive month for Chicagoland’s asking prices, with the metro area posting some of the best numbers in the nation in Trulia’s latest Price Monitor. According to Trulia’s analysis, asking prices [...] Read more »