Category: Buying advice

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Recent data indicates it is still very much a seller’s market

REALTOR Magazine recently published new data from Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index reinforcing what we’re seeing in the field: it is definitely a seller’s market right now. Here’s what …

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Buying advice: Our buyer’s survival guide in this red-hot seller’s market

The market is hot right now, but if you're a buyer it can be tough to navigate. Here's our survival guide to getting your dream home!

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Frequently asked questions: How does a real estate team work?

The Apostal Group's FAQs end the mystery of what to expect when working with a high-quality real estate team.

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A dose of history: Chicago worker cottages

Once one of the most ubiquitous architectural styles in the city, Chicago worker cottages are being demolished at a rapid rate.

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Useful advice: Explaining common real estate terms

Buying and selling house can be a complicated process. This rundown of  common real estate terms should make it easier.

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Tips and tricks: Get the fourth bedroom of your dreams

Dreaming of a fourth bedroom? Niko and Kate are on ChicagoMag.com talking about the best way to get a fourth bedroom for the money.

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Niko’s 2016 housing market update

As we enter the end of the first quarter, here is what our principal broker sees ahead for the housing market in 2016.

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Legislation would improve condo owners’ rights

Currently, owners have little recourse against non-responsive condo associations. Proposed legislation would improve condo owners' rights.

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Expert opinion: Why Now Is the Time to Buy

We sat down with Mortgage Planner extraordinaire Aaron Wise to discuss why it's definitely the right time to buy real estate.

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