An inside look at Chicago real estate

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2015 Chicago Housing Market Trend Projections

Mark.Miles
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The spring housing market might be a great indication of where we’re heading this year. Midwest sales are up an average of 12.1 percent as a whole, and the Chicago housing market is seeing that home sales are up 6.4 percent compared to 2014 numbers.

Renters’ Views of Homeownership

Mark.Miles
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Freddie Mac conducted a Harris Poll back in August of 2014 of over 2,000 adults in the U.S. to get a take on what keeps renters renting. And as you can probably suspect, there are a lot of factors.

How to Build Mortgage-Worthy Credit

Mark.Miles
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With mortgage rates lingering at their historic lows, there is infinite possibility (and opportunity!) for first-time home buyers and previous homeowners to take advantage of great deals in Chicago real estate. But there are still a few details to straighten out on your end.