Pilsen. West Town. Logan Square. Bridgeport. Man Jettisons $300k debt. Real Story.

Posted on August 20th, 2010 in All Articles, Bridgeport, Bronzeville, Chinatown, Lincoln Square/Roscoe/North Center, Lincoln Square/Rosoce Village/North Ctr, Market Conditions, McKinley Park, Pilsen, Short Selling/Buying, South Loop, West Loop, West Town, Wicker Park & Bucktown.

Chicago IL – I know a guy that wiped out 300k in mortgage debt. I’ll call him Tom. The name and some of the details have been changed to protect his privacy. Tom owed a lot of money on his house. He owed 600k on a first mortgage and then another 300k on a second […]

West Town Caps Meeting – Here’s what they are like

Posted on August 13th, 2010 in West Town.

WEST TOWN CAPS MEETING In living in the middle of the city, I love going to CAPS meetings now and then. I have been to them for the 12th, 13th and 1st districts. If you have not seen it yet, you should see the police stats on the city website.  You go to these meetings, […]

Foreclosures Are Ramping up 54% increase in South Loop, 75% on Near West Side!!

Posted on July 30th, 2010 in South Loop, West Loop, West Town.

Check out a website that focuses in on the city area’s foreclosure rates and find some tuff news. That wave of foreclosures we thought was about to hit — it’s hitting now.  Woodstock Institute ( a Chicago based housing research and policy organization) says that 131 foreclosure actions against mortgagees were filed between January and […]

Our New Short Sale Blog Is Up!

Posted on July 26th, 2010 in All Articles, Bridgeport, Bronzeville, Chinatown, Financing, Lincoln Square/Roscoe/North Center, Lincoln Square/Rosoce Village/North Ctr, Market Conditions, McKinley Park, Neighborhoods, Other Real Estate, Pilsen, Short Selling/Buying, South Loop, West Loop, West Town, Wicker Park & Bucktown.

We just launched a blog strictly dedicated anything short sale related www.chicago-shortsaleblog.com The site will offer loads of knowledge and details about the whole short sale process.  There will be personal stories regarding short sales our office handles, articles explaining the basic principles behind short sales and even stories from other brokerages and agent across […]

Clean Power Now-The Whole City Stands To Benefit If This Passes City Council

Posted on July 23rd, 2010 in Bridgeport, Chinatown, Green Housing, McKinley Park, Pilsen, South Loop, West Loop, West Town.

What if you could pick up the phone, call you Alderman/woman and influence them to move 872,000 cars from the streets of Chicago? What if you could help stop 41 deaths a year in Chicago from air pollution?  What if you could help 18,000 cases of Asthma be relieved in Chicago?  What if you could […]

West Town Market Update – July 2010

Posted on July 21st, 2010 in All Articles, Market Conditions, West Town, Wicker Park & Bucktown.

The entire area of West Town has seen price appreciation over the last year!  Real estate markets are local and continued news about properties losing value on a national level are completely meaningless for the most part.  Real estate is local and that’s where you should be getting your data.  Let’s face it, values in […]

West Town Events I recommend

Posted on March 9th, 2010 in West Town.

WEST TOWN EVENTS  those of you who are n’bors and live in the West Town or mid city area.. here are some life improvement options.. . Phil Buoscio Game Days at Nail Fetish: Thursdays : 12 p.m. – 9 p.m. Fridays : 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Play DVD editions of the game shows “Deal […]

Dig Deep To Get Local News

Posted on September 30th, 2009 in Bridgeport, Bronzeville, McKinley Park, Pilsen, South Loop, West Loop, West Town, Wicker Park & Bucktown.

4 local Chicago news blogs to keep an eye on… Each have built their base largely on highlighting local news for Chicagoans. Whatever neighborhood your digging unto check em out. Gapers Block, Chicagoist, the Beachwood Reporter, the Windy Citizen, Everyblock ChicagoNow Huffington Post Chicago

$8000 Tax Credit + $6000 More ! From Bob Adolfson

Posted on September 10th, 2009 in All Articles, Bridgeport, McKinley Park, Neighborhoods, Pilsen, West Town, Wicker Park & Bucktown.

ACT NOW TO GET YOUR CREDITS! If you haven’t started looking you want to get into serious search mode now. – Bob Adolfson The end is nearing for the first-time homebuyer tax credit. In order to qualify, homebuyers must close on or before midnight on November 30 of this year to qualify for the tax […]

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