An inside look at Chicago real estate

Mark Miles

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Mark Miles is a lifetime Chicago-area resident with an intimate knowledge of its diverse neighborhoods. Outstanding client service is his number one priority and he enjoys working with buyers and sellers in every price range. Whether you are an individual looking for your first condo, an investor looking for multiple or multi-unit buildings, or a homeowner looking to put your home on the market, Mark's commitment to working on your behalf will assure you as stress-free an experience as possible.



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Positive Influence from NAR Campaign Towards Realtor Perception

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By now, you have probably seen some of the National Association of Realtors® ads on TV promoting the value and benefits of working with a Realtor®.  The nation-wide public awareness campaign began in January and will run through November (11 months total). Among other things, the advertisements let…

The New Homebuyer’s Survival Guide

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So, maybe you’ve been renting for awhile. Your family, friends, and know-it-all-boss are all hounding you to “stop throwing your money away” and buy something. Knowing where to start is tough- but this truly is a great time to do it. You’ve probably been hearing phrases like “pre-construction…

2006 Condo Sales Are Second Highest on Record

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The numbers are out and they look good for the local condominium market. Second only to units sold in 2005, last year saw the highest level of condo sales ever recorded for Illinois. The number of units sold reached 52,787 at the close of 2006, according to the…

Home Sales Increase for Housing Market

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The real estate housing market saw an increase in existing-home sales last month, as reported by the National Association of Realtors® (NAR). This puts existing-home sales at its highest point in seven months. A strong economy, including low unemployment and mortgage rates, is a positive for the real…

Tips to save energy and reduce your utility costs

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Sure, February is almost over, but the winter weather keeps on coming. You may have already gone to every length to winterize your home in efforts to reduce utility costs. Still, there are a few daily energy-conserving routines you can pick up to help save on bills, and…

Chicago Market Report

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While talk of the real estate bubble has subsided, the housing market will prove harder to burst than some predicted. Despite a downward trend in 2006, local Chicago agents and market analysts say the real estate market is providing buyers with great opportunities in 2007. The new trend…