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  • High-End Speculative Homes In Strong Demand in Chica...

    Monday Mar 23 | via Patch.com 

    "If you build it they will come" has never seemed more true than now for a handful of Chicago developers building luxury 'spec' homes in top north suburban locations. With luxury home sales in the Chicagoland area continuing to thrive and the North Shore posting some of the lowest inventory for homes over $1.5 million, firms such as Edward R. James Homes, Foxford Communities, Kinzie Group and Meritus Custom Builders, all have various styles of new-construction, custom-designed homes on the market in established, sought-after neighborhoods like Glenview, Lake Bluff, and Winnetka.

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    Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Housing, Home Listing, Home, Lake Bluff, IL, Winnetka, IL

  • US bond market vigilantes have "gone fishing"

    Sunday Mar 22 | via Mortgage News Daily 

    Bottom Right Default State Name: State Name underscore: State Name dash: State Name lower underscore: State Name lower dash: State Name lower: State Abbreviation: State Abbreviation Lower: It is a continuously updated stream of news from around the web Visit throughout the day for the latest breaking news. It seems like U.S. bond market vigilantes have gone fishing, delegating the guessing game of the anticipated rate hikes to market timers.

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    Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Cook County, IL, Chicago, IL

  • Investors Don't Fear Vacancies

    Friday Mar 20 | via GlobeSt.com 

    As bid-up pricing results in lower returns, especially in prime office markets, investors are turning to a new strategy, according to Transwestern 's Gary Nussbaum . That is, they're becoming more opportunistic, buying buildings with substantial or total vacancies.

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    Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Home, Mortgage, Mortgage, Personal Finance

  • Fitch Releases U.S. Title Industry 2014 GAAP Financi...

    Thursday Mar 19 | via Business Wire 

    'The four publicly traded U.S. title insurers, which make up almost 90% of the industry, reported a less than 1% decline in 2014 title operating revenues.' said Gerry Glombicki, Director at Fitch Ratings and Title Insurance Sector Head.

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    Related Topix: Housing

  • The Internet of Things & Organized Real Estate

    Friday Mar 13 | via Realtor Magazine 

    In examining how the Internet of Things will change the way people buy, sell, and manage property over the next few years, it's clear that the universe of Internet-enabled devices and beacon technology could also change the way the industry organizes itself. In case you missed our print feature examining the Internet of Things and real estate , here's a quick recap of how this technology works: Smart devices record and transmit data in a variety of ways, and many of these devices are focused on improving consumers' interactions with homes and businesses.

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