Archive for September 2019

Case Shiller: Nation's Home Prices Slow To Let Chicago Area Catch Up

Case Shiller: Nation's Home Prices Slow To Let Chicago Area Catch Up
Earlier this week Dow Jones S&P CoreLogic came out with their July home price indices, which indicated a further slow down in the nation’s home price appreciation. While year over year home price appreciation for the entire nation remained unchanged from June at 3.2% the 10 metro area composite index dropped to a 1.6% annual... Read more »

Chicago Real Estate Market Update: Another Lower Sales Month In August

Chicago Real Estate Market Update: Another Lower Sales Month In August
The Chicago real estate market turned in another disappointing home sales month in August with a 4.0% decline in closings from last year. If you look at the graph below you can also see that it was lower than 5 of the last 6 years, the only exception being 2014. The light blue line in... Read more »

A Rental Property Maintenance Checklist

A Rental Property Maintenance Checklist
This is a guest post written by John Crow, the CEO of Centurion Investments. A Maintenance checklist is a great tool to: Ensure simple fixes are addressed  Establish a maintenance requirements list Record any home warranties and product warranty information Schedule maintenance tasks Provide a framework for your tenant on things he/she will maintain in... Read more »
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