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Chicago Real Estate Bucking the Trends – Good for Buyers

Two trends are clear nationwide, inventories are shrinking and prices are rising. Only 47 percent of the nation’s inventory remained unsold between April 1 and June 1, 2017, according to Trulia. This is an 8.9 percent drop year over year for Q2 2017. Home prices spiked 6.7 percent nationally from June 2016 to June 2017, …

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Hillary Clinton's Stand on Housing Applauded by NAHB

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), which was founded in the 1940s, is the voice of the housing industry in the United States. The NAHB is a Washington based trade association that represents more than 140,000 members. Approximately one-third of its members are remodelers and homebuilders with the remaining members having some connection to …

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She-Conomy: What Women Want

Before I attended “She-Conomy: What Women Want” the extent of my knowledge regarding marketing to women was limited to my wife’s reactions during advertisements containing puppies or shoes. Although most women seemingly adore puppies and shoes, I quickly learned this was just the tip of the iceberg. “She-Conomy: What Women Want,” presented to the Greater …

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International Builders Show to Host Presidential Candidates

During the International Builders Show (IBS) in January in Las Vegas, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the National Journal, Building Opportunity: Solutions for the American Dream, is excited to announce that they have invited the presidential candidates to come speak at an open forum. This will give both Republican and Democratic candidates …

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