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Happy New Year
2015 is finally coming to a close and it's time again to see how the year did in relation to 2014 statistics. The review is a micro market review of Evanston and Wilmette Communities. Statistics are from all sales posted up to December 29, 2015 a couple of days before the end of the year.I have ...
In a recent Inman article " The shift toward Independent Brokerage" report the following: The are more independent agents than agents working in national franchise companies As the agent population grows more of them are deciding to work for independent brokerages vs national franchise companies...
I saw the movie the Big Short and liked it even though the main characters are Anti-Hero's.What do I mean by that? Well these Wall Street guys saw the opportunity to make money while the Real Estate Market collapsed.How did they make money? They bet against commonly referred to as "Short Positio...
Here is a little trivia for Christmas. 671 Lincoln Ave Winnetka, IL This 1921 Brick Georgian has 12 Rooms, 4 Bedrooms, and 3.2 baths. It is known as the "Home Alone House" and the last sale was in 2012 for $1,585,000.I bet this h...
Who is going to dominate the Housing Market? Will it be theBaby Boomers or Millenials?There are 77 Million Baby Boomers and 82 Million Millennials.We have heard that many Millienials are consumed with too much student debt and more likely to rent vs buying in urban centers where they can live cl...
This year was a tremendous year for me as I went to Cuba and China for memorable trips. A friend who I went to China sent me this video from the Panda Park in Chengdu China. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
if you want to be successful in this business you have to be positive and handle rejection. So here is an ideas. Find an empty bottle and put notes in it every time someone does something nice or says something nice or you accomplish something . It doesn't have to be all work related like a closi...
Letter to Santa Stands 10Ft tall with a pencil and Glass of Milk and Cookies for Santa. Local Artists in Chicago Edgewater Neighborhood display for Christmas is a letter by a fictious boy named Bobby. The local artists first created this display four years ago after Sandy Hook and is a way th...