Tag: Real estate business

1 2 3 20 / 44 POSTS
Are big brokers about to break with the MLS?

Are big brokers about to break with the MLS?

Local Multiple Listing Services (MLS) have long held a critical role in the purchase and sale of residential real estate. Home buyers and sellers take ...
Live the life fully amenitized

Live the life fully amenitized

A local architect's website expanded my vocabulary today by introducing me to the word "amenitized." The Merriam-Webster and other dictionaries ...

Jameson expands to North Shore with Prairie Shore acquisition

Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty has acquired Evanston-based Prairie Shore Properties, which also has an office at 4109 N Lincoln Ave in Chicago ...
Hartz Mountain buys One Superior Place for $300M

Hartz Mountain buys One Superior Place for $300M

One Superior Place, the 52-story residential and retail tower at 1 W Superior St in River North, has sold, in what the Wall Street Journal calls "the ...
Kopley ordered to honor buyback guarantee at Renaissance Lofts

Kopley ordered to honor buyback guarantee at Renaissance Lofts

In February we introduced you to David Derk, an owner at the Renaissance Lofts in Rogers Park who wanted to exercise The Kopley Group's buyback gu ...
‘But hey, I lied. I’m in real estate.’

‘But hey, I lied. I’m in real estate.’

Maybe Yo could learn a thing or two from the Aussies -- saucy and suggestive real estate videos are all the rage down under. ...
Will you read Redfin’s notes?

Will you read Redfin’s notes?

Redfin revealed its latest upgrade this morning -- notes from Redfin agents appended to the listings they've toured. "With each new home toured, Redfi ...
Silver Tower to sell inventory in bulk

Silver Tower to sell inventory in bulk

Why search for 82 buyers when you need just one? Bank of America has opted to sell the unsold inventory at Silver Tower, 303 W Ohio St, in bulk, and c ...
Where the deals never die

Where the deals never die

Well, OwnACondo.com isn't lacking for enthusiasm. Upon arriving at the self-styled "best place to buy and sell condos," I was greeted with a pr ...
Coldwell Banker rolls out overhauled website

Coldwell Banker rolls out overhauled website

Yes, our parent company has a professional relationship with Coldwell Banker, but no, that has nothing to do with our feelings about the brokerage ...
Renaissance Lofts buyers fight back

Renaissance Lofts buyers fight back

Thanks to Curbed for highlighting a new article by Dennis Rodkin about Renaissance Lofts in Rogers Park, where buyers have filed suit against the Kopl ...

Regent Realty owners charged with defrauding 48 condo associations

It's taken three years, but the co-owners of Regent Realty Group are finally facing federal charges of stealing more than $2 million from 48 condo ass ...

Sayonara, Sudler

Chicago Real Estate Daily is reporting that Sudler has closed three of its offices, retrenching to a small Bucktown office. This essentially marks ...
Is Jameson the mood ring of the market?

Is Jameson the mood ring of the market?

In 2010, Jameson "painted the town red," a slogan that more accurately captured the mindset of a Chicago seller than the brokerage had probably i ...
I am a top producer

I am a top producer

This is, sadly, still the marketing approach of all too many Realtors. ...

Quote of the day: Rate your agent

“If it can be known, it will be known; if it can be rated, it will be rated." - Zillow co-founder Rich Barton, quoted in a media release announcin ...
Grand jury: Pure was a Ponzi scheme

Grand jury: Pure was a Ponzi scheme

Anyone who has followed the story of Pure over the past two years knows the building is anything but. Today, a federal grand jury indicted the dev ...
An REO specialist’s mission statement and succession plan

An REO specialist’s mission statement and succession plan

A typical real estate agent lacks a mission statement and a succession plan, making it difficult for lenders to be confident in hiring his services. ...

Real Living Helios moves to Jameson

It's been a while since we've seen a big shake-up on the brokerage scene. One of the few mergers we saw this year was in January, when Real Living Hel ...
One Superior Place, then and now

One Superior Place, then and now

One Superior Place, one of the two most expensive rental high-rises in downtown Chicago, is up for sale, according to Crain's. CB Richard Ellis ha ...
1 2 3 20 / 44 POSTS