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20 hrs ago | via YoChicago
Many of Chicago's rental services won't show MLS-listed condo rentals even though they're often priced below apartments in managed buildings. The simple reason is that the rental service would need to split the commission, which is usually a month's rent, with the listing broker. Comment?
Friday Feb 27 | via City of Chicago
City Hall Hosting Consumer Protection Information Table, Credit Counseling and Workshop; Consumer Protection Fair Set for March 5 at Thompson Center You have rights! And the City of Chicago wants all of its consumers to be aware of their rights. To spread the word, the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection is engaging in a series of events during National Consumer Protection Week, which is March 1 to 7. BACP inspects thousands of businesses and public vehicles to ensure compliance with City laws and regulations, and investigates consumer complaints. Comment?
Thursday Feb 26 | via Reuters
CHICAGO, February 26 Fitch Ratings has published its Dashboard Report for the U.S. Title Insurance sector. The U.S. Title Insurance Dashboard discusses Fitch's Rating Outlook for title insurance, and highlights how moderate declines in the industry's operating revenue and earnings led to variability in operating margins for 2014 across the four largest title underwriters. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 24 | via Curbed
Chicago truly is a city of neighborhoods, and its communities come in all sizes - even micro size . There are two ways to classify a neighborhood in Chicago, the colloquial way - that is by the way locals describe a neighborhood by word of mouth - and then there's the official method recognized by the city as a "community area." Comment?
Tuesday Feb 24 | via Chicago Metro Real Estate
The Case-Shiller Chicago Index for December is up 1.4% from December 2013. It's the 26th consecutive month it's been up compared to a year earlier. Comment?
9 hrs ago | via Chicago Tribune
Consumer complaints about debt again topped the list of concerns for Illinoisans last year. But identity theft, including rampant data breaches in recent years, was the No. Comment?
23 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 Feb 26 | via The Washington Post
The investment firm, with about $25 billion under management, is acquiring Five Ten Capital, a rental business with more than 1,500 houses in states including Florida, Illinois and Texas, said two people with knowledge of the deal. New York-based Cerberus also is hiring Five Ten's founder, Rob Bloemker, to oversee the rental business and play a role in broader mortgage investments, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the information is private. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 25 | via Lincoln Daily News
Governor Bruce Rauner announced Tuesday he has nominated Ramon Cepeda and Jill Smart for openings on the University of Illinois' Board of Trustees. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 25 | via Mortgage News Daily
Freddie Mac said on Wednesday that its Multi-Indicator Market Index still shows that, at the national level, housing is continuing to stabilize . Thirty-eight of the 50 states plus the District of Columbia are now showing an improving three-month trend as are 40 of the 50 largest metro areas. Comment?
19 min ago | via Capital Weekly
Rare and unique property on coveted Chestnut Street. Peace and privacy with seasonal views of sparkling Penobscot Bay, yet within walking distance to harbor and town. Comment?
19 min ago | via Capital Weekly
Well built & designed office bldg offering lots of light & detail, open, bright reception area, 4 offices, systems rm, full bath & kitchenette. Oversized workshop/2 bay heated garage w/own driveway & plumbed for bathroom. Comment?
27 min ago | via West Australian
Spanish property developer Martinsa Fadesa said Monday it would file for liquidation bankruptcy in one of the country's biggest insolvencies, which comes as the sector shows signs of recovery from a 2008 real estate collapse. The company, a symbol of the excesses that led to the country's property sector collapse, said in a regulatory filing that its board had decided on the move after failing to win support from banks for its latest debt repayment plan. Comment?
30 min ago | via West Australian
The largest rise in building approvals in three months has been fuelled by another surge in apartments, which should help restrain rising home prices. Approvals for the construction of new homes rose 7.9 per cent in January, beating market expectations, and were up 9.1 per cent in the 12 months to January, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday. Comment?
33 min ago | via Castanet.net
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - A Disneyland memorabilia collector has taken a cue from the movie "Frozen" and decided to "Let It Go." Comment?
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