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2 hrs ago | via Chicago Tribune
Architect Lucien Lagrange, who is known for designing a raft of luxury residential real estate projects in downtown Chicago, has paid $355,000 for a loft condo in River North. The French-born Lagrange, 74, is known for the ornate, no-expense-spared standards he brought to Chicago's high-end residential market through projects like 65 E. Goethe St., the Park Tower and the Waldorf Astoria hotel and residences. Comment?
Yesterday | via Chicago Metro Real Estate
The Case-Shiller Chicago Index for November is up 2.0% from November 2013. It's the 25th consecutive month it's been up compared to a year earlier. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via Patch.com
The suburban Chicago housing market ended 2014 on a positive note: the number of homes that went under contract in December 2014 increased 19.4 percent over the same period last year, the largest year-over-year increase to date. Home prices also continued to grow, with the median sales price of detached homes up 8.8 percent compared with 2013, according to statistics released today by the Mainstreet Organization of REALTORSA . Comment?
Monday | via Business Wire
A detailed list of rating actions follows at the end of this press release. The affirmations are based on the continuing stabilization of the underlying collateral pool, which includes only 10 loans secured by 23 properties. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via Patch.com
In a career that has spanned nearly a half-century, his skills have only sharpened in that time. Osborn is the only Commercial 5-Star Top Broker Award recipient in Oak Park, an honor he has received from Chicago magazine for three consecutive years. Comment?
14 hrs ago | via American Reporter
Developments in the United Kingdom and Italy may ease some bon and stock market pressures, but on the eve of an emergency G-7 Finance Ministers' meeting Friday, I will provide them with a list from my money prescription pad, which, like my kids, they will likely ignore. First, how we got here, or rather the last few days of how we got here. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via WGN-TV Chicago
Tears slowly roll down the face of 88-year-old Lillie Williams as she worries about losing her home of more than 40 years. And 64-year-old Dorothy Pruitt holds her head in disbelief as she thinks about how much money she's lost remodeling her home. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 21 | via Business Wire
At December 31, 2014, there were 18,511,125 common shares outstanding listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol HTLF. Heartland Financial USA, Inc. is a diversified financial services company providing banking, mortgage, wealth management, investment, insurance and consumer finance services to individuals and businesses. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 7 | via Chicago's Home Weblog
Only. Need. One. Buyers. Agent. , period. ^ And here's why >>>: The. Listing. Agent. Comment?
Thursday Jan 1 | via Forbes.com
I'm a Fellow at the Adam Smith Institute in London, a writer here and there on this and that and strangely, one of the global experts on the metal scandium, one of the rare earths. An odd thing to be but someone does have to be such and in this flavour of our universe I am. Comment?
21 min ago | via PhysOrg Weblog
Burdensomely high medical costs are often blamed for pushing many Americans into bankruptcy. According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau some 43 million Americans have unpaid medical debt on their credit reports. Comment?
35 min ago | via Contra Costa Times
Newly seated Mayor Tom Butt delivered an upbeat outlook during his state of the city address at Tuesday night's City Council meeting and laid out his priorities for coming years, which include annexing North Richmond, reviving the failing Hilltop mall and continuing the revitalization of the city's historical main street, Macdonald Avenue. While Richmond's crime rate remains high relative to other cities in Contra Costa County, it continued a downward trend in 2014, with reported violent crimes dropping under 1,000 for the first time in a decade and homicides reaching their lowest number since at least 1971 -- the oldest year for which records are available. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Winnipeg Free Press
Greece's new Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis arrives for a handover ceremony at the Finance Ministry in Athens, Wednesday. Greece's radical new government on Wednesday signalled the country would backtrack or scrap a series of budget measures its eurozone creditor nations had demanded in exchange for bailout loans. Comment?
11 min ago | via The Globe and Mail
A view shows the Standard & Poor's building in New York's financial district Feb. 5, 2013. A view shows the Standard & Poor's building in New York's financial district Feb. 5, 2013. Comment?
15 min ago | via MarketWatch
Although the European Central Bank has launched a larger-than-expected program of quantitative easing , even its advocates fear that it may not be enough to boost real incomes, reduce unemployment and lower governments' debt-to-GDP ratios. They are right to be afraid. Comment?
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