Archive for July, 2010

Searching The Real Chicagoland MLS

Friday, July 30th, 2010

Did you know that setting up a search from any Chicago real estate brokerage’s website you are NOT accessing the MLS? You are accessing most of the homes listed on the MLS (via a data feed) but it’s not “The MLS”. Most, but NOT ALL real estate companies participate in Broker Reciprocity which basically allows other Illinois Real Estate…Read More

Zillow-sponsored “People’s Choice Best Real Estate Blog Award” in Chicago

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

Voting has begun for the Zillow-sponsored “People’s Choice Best Real Estate Blog Award” in Chicago, and our website has been nominated! Anyone can vote once per 24 hours. Voting ends at noon (PDT) on Aug. 11, 2010. Please copy & Paste: http://www.zillow.com/homes/for_sale/Chicago-IL/#poll Or Visit us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/IllinoisRealEstatecom/87778282933?ref=ts for a live link to the…Read More

Extension Granted!

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

The Senate passed a bill that would extend the home buyer tax credit to September 30th, 2010 for eligible home buyers who have had a contract to purchase a home since at least April 30th. While I didn’t necessarily agree with the whole credit in the first place I’m glad to see the extension. Hopefully…Read More