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5/12/2008                 UC Avg MT Median Listed Avg MT Mon Inv. Closed  Joliet 165 166 $169,900 1105 175 6.70 11 Channahon 16 153 $244,900 153 261 9.56 1 Minooka 14 255 $176,450 213 198 15.21 1 Morris 27 225 $216,900 213 220 7.89 1 Shorewood 35 160 $264,900 268 175 7.66 1 UC=Number Homes Under...
This is my post from our blog at ChicagoLand Foreclosure Tours: When I came up with the concept for ChicagoLand Foreclosure Tours, the thought crossed my mind that some might view the project as well...ghoulish. Of course, we won't be busting in on financially distressed homeowners; we are going ...
One of the hottest trends in today's real estate market is foreclosures. Of course, investors, flippers, & late-nite infomercials have always made buying distressed properties a popular pastime. What's changed is the flood of these properties into the marketplace (see this Realty Trac article) an...
As the first of the $600 economic stimulus checks start to arrive, a local community has decided to roll out its own version of a "homebuying stimulus package". From the Manhattan Village Board (Manhattan, IL) as reported in the Joliet Herald News: Effective today, any homebuyer who purchases a n...
My father used to tell me that "perception is reality". Well the perception out there is that the real estate market is a disaster, at least as presented by the media. I concede that if you are a seller that things are slow. But if you are a buyer, this is a PHENOMENAL market, certainly the best ...

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