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Chicago Real Estate. Specializing in the following area, Beverly: 60643, Bridgeport: 60608, 60616, 60609, Bronzeville: 60653, Chatham: 60620, 60619, Chinatown: 60608, Englewood: 60636, Hyde Park/ Kenwood: 60615, 60637, 60653, Marquette Park: 60629, Near South: 60605, 60607, Pilsen/ Little Village: 60608, 60616, South Shore: 60649, 60617, 60619, 60637, Washington Park: 60615, 60637, 60609, 60621, Dearborn Park/ Printer's Row: 60605, Gold Coast/ Streeterville: 60610, 60611, and Loop: 60601, 60602, 60603, 60604, 60605, 60606, Near North: 60610, 60611, 60654, 60606
  Having trouble viewing this email?  View online here: Real Estate Education |  Queen of Foreclosures  Your  Leading  Authority  in  Real  Estate! September 2009 '   ATTENTION REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS To be successful in a real estate market that is constantly cha...
Over the past month I have received three call from homeowners looking to sell their home via a short sale and they could care less if they sell the property or not. You don’t have to take every listing from a homeowner that calls you. Due to the fact that numerous lenders are willing to waive a ...
Wells Fargo investor rehab product can be used to allow up to 90% for non-owner occupied properties.   Highlights:   Can be used by investors Conventional financing (less strict than government loans) Can combine the purchase and renovation or current liability and renovation into one loan. Requi...
  Today give yourself a raise (or in this market keep a job) by improving on your leadership and speaking skills. Last night I came in Second Place in Toastmasters District 30 Humorous Speech contest. Now I know I didn't win but I had already won my club, the area, and the divisional contest. Not...
I was blessed enough to attend Harvard St. George which had changed its name to The Harvard School. I remember my first day back in 1980 when my mother enrolled me in the middle of the school year because she was fed up with Chicago Public Schools going on strike. The school resembled a mansion. ...
The other day I went on a listing appointment in the Washington Park Area of Chicago. As I turned the corner at 60th and Calumet I instantly felt a since of pride for this is an area that I know like the back of my hand.   As a child I would often walk from my childhood home at 58th & Perry to Wa...
    Coffee or Not, the Bronzeville Coffee house has become my favorite spot to meet with clients and discuss the abundance of REO properties in the area which if managed properly can turn into gold mines. Why? The Bronzeville Coffee House you ask. Well it's located in the heart of some of the mo...
Stop complaining and get up off your butt and create a real estate legacy. For the past two days I've attended NAR EAH (Employer Assisted Housing) program. I've identified yet another niche in real estate that can lead to an endless supply of buyer leads. What a great idea to work with employers ...
The 700 billion dollar question is will the bailout benefit Americans more than hinder them, and what are the true cost of the bailout? Only time will tell. Will the bailout effect short sales and are lenders holding out on doing short sales in order to see will they be able to capture more money...
South Shore is a true diamond in the ruff. To the North residence have the pleasure of living on a golf course which is open to the public. To the east one enjoys the spectacular views of Lake Michigan. On a breezy summer evening you can find me and my children at the 63rd Street Beach where we d...

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