Category: Buying advice


Guest post: Financing trends in the Spring Housing Market

We have another great guest post from our friend Tammy Kim Hajjar, Vice Present at The Federal Savings Bank. As the weather (finally!) begins to warm up, she has some …

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Seth Anderson

West Loop neighborhood to be split in four?

The West Loop neighborhood is poised for even more interesting development.

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Guest post: Buying is cheaper than renting

Our friend Tammy Kim Hajjar tells us why now is a great time to leave renting behind and become a homeowner -- buying is cheaper than renting!

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Guest Post: Fannie Mae homebuyer incentive program in full swing

Through March 31, owner-occupants can get a significant break on closing costs thanks to the Fannie Mae homebuyer incentive program.

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the urbanophile

Encouraging statistics from the latest National Housing Report

The numbers from the December 2013 National Housing Report indicate that the housing market continues to improve, almost to pre-recession levels. Is it time to think about selling or buying?

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Guest post: What is the Ability to Repay rule?

Our friend Alex Margulis explains the effect the new Ability to Repay rule will have on existing mortgages.

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Where are mortgage rates going in 2014?

Advice from a private mortgage advisor on what mortgage rates will do in the new year.

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Marsha Balsamo Northfield

Great listing for 4+ bedroom suburban home in Northfield

In the market for a suburban home? This gorgeous 4+ bedroom home is a great option!

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Lincoln Elem Plans

Lincoln Park elementary school to get updates, addition

Lincoln Elementary School, a Lincoln Park elementary school, will get significant updates and a new addition to address overcrowding.

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