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WHERE ARE THE BEST SUBURBS FOR CITY-LIKE LIVING?

The Dallas and Chicago metro markets offer some of the best suburbs for city-living and suburban atmosphere, according to StorageCafe. By Vincent Salandro Courtesy Adobe Stock While the suburbs have not always been able to compete with cities in terms of lifestyle offerings, shifting expectations in recent years have caused many suburban areas to offer more…

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Fed sees three rate hikes next year

Fed sees three rate hikes next year Fed will aggressively dial back its bond buying, sees three rate hikes next year PUBLISHED WED, DEC 15 20212:01 PM EST UPDATED WED, DEC 15 20216:28 PM EST Jeff [email protected]@JEFFCOXCNBCCOM SHAREShare Article via FacebookShare Article via TwitterShare Article via LinkedInShare Article via Email KEY POINTS The Federal Reserve provided…

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The Top Seven Traits Of A Successful Real Estate Investor

This is a repeat of an article we love from Forbes David Green:   Real estate is said to have made more millionaires than anything else. For those who have successfully made money in it, it’s not hard to see why. With so many different ways to grow wealth investing in real estate, there are…

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Home Sales Increased—But Will We Ever Meet Demand?

This is a reprint of a Bigger Pockets Article written by Matt Mayre The housing market has been tight on inventory since well before the pandemic. We’re nowhere near the end of the problem, unfortunately—but the effects of the pandemic finally appear to be tapering off. Home sales increased in July New data released by the…

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What Does the Supreme Court’s Eviction Moratorium Ruling Mean?

The U.S. Supreme Court recently denied a request to block the CDC from imposing their eviction moratorium—giving the federal moratorium another month of life. The ruling came from a court split 5-4, with Justice Kavanaugh and Chief Justice John Roberts joining Justices Sotomayor, Kagan, and Breyer to block the request made by real estate trade…

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May 2021 Market Snapshot

May 2021 Market Snapshot MARKET SNAPSHOT — CITY OF CHICAGO May 2021 Market Snapshot- *The City of Chicago Market Snapshot represents the residential real estate activity within the 77 officially defined Chicago community areas as provided by the Chicago Association of REALTORS®. 3,403 properties were sold in the City of Chicago in May 2021. This…

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I Need to build a team !!!!!! HELP

I Need to build a team !!!!!! [email protected] an Investor From London England on Bigger Pockets asks:  On a recent Bigger Pocket Post Jason from London England asked for help to build a team for his first investments. Here’s our response to his question. @Jaloan asked: How do I go about building my team of a Lender,…

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Chicago’s Fair Housing Ordinance

Fair Housing During the summer of 2020, the City Of Chicago approved the new Fair Housing Ordinance. This ordinance increases the amount of notice a landlord must give in order to not renew a lease, terminate a lease, or raise the rent of a tenant. Chicago Landlord Wants To Terminate Your Lease – Under the ordinance, landlords…

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FHFA Extending Foreclosure &; Eviction Moratoriums through March

Foreclosure & Eviction Moratoriums FHFA Extends Foreclosure and REO Eviction Moratoriums and COVID Forbearance Period Borrowers can now be in COVID forbearance for up to 15 months This is a reprint of a Press Release from FHFA. The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) are extending the…

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Mortgage Broker -Benefit of Using A Great One

The topic is about a mortgage broker that helped us save a deal for a client. A great fix and flip opportunity for our client but at the last minute underwriting got scared and we almost lost the deal. We closed because of a great team effort including the attorney, a contractor that went the…

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