Choose an edition: Wash DC | Chicago
House Hunters Have Choices To Get a Good Deal as Market Revives

House Hunters Have Choices To Get a Good Deal as Market Revives

Don DeBat | Jul 31st

House hunters don’t have to have a degree in rocket science to realize that residential real estate is destined to come roaring back as soon as employment improves. The question Chicagoans are asking is: Where should you buy to get the best deal in the coming residential revival? read»

Short Sale Can Be a Smart Buyer’s Affordable Route to Homeownership

Short Sale Can Be a Smart Buyer’s Affordable Route to Homeownership

Don DeBat | May 23rd

There’s a tsunami of foreclosures underway in the nation’s housing market, and Illinois has the dubious distinction of being near the peak of the... read»

Record-Low Home-Loan Rates Could Begin Creeping Higher by Late 2012

Record-Low Home-Loan Rates Could Begin Creeping Higher by Late 2012

Don DeBat | May 8th

This year the benchmark 30-year rate has held below 4 percent in all but one week. But forecasters say the rate honeymoon is coming to an end.... read»

Sponsored: 235 Van Buren, Modern Icon in the Historic South Loop

Sponsored: 235 Van Buren, Modern Icon in the Historic South Loop

UrbanTurf Sponsor | April 20th

As a formerly industrial neighborhood coming to life with an influx of young Chicagoans, the South Loop is growing unlike any other Chicago... read»

Buying Is More Affordable Than Renting with Rent-to-Own Programs

Buying Is More Affordable Than Renting with Rent-to-Own Programs

Don DeBat | April 17th

If you are an apartment renter who just received that spring rent increase letter from your landlord, now may be the time to consider buying a home,... read»

Spring Developer Incentives Spark New-Home and Condo Sales

Spring Developer Incentives Spark New-Home and Condo Sales

Don DeBat | April 9th

Housing experts say the Rip Van Winkle-like new-home and condominium market will gradually awaken by the end of 2012 after more than five years of... read»

Apartment Hunting Tips for Chicago’s Booming Spring Rental Market

Apartment Hunting Tips for Chicago’s Booming Spring Rental Market

Don DeBat | March 27th

The forecast for the spring apartment rental market in the Chicago area is looking sunny, analysts say. Here are some apartment hunting tips from... read»

Wall Street Big Wigs Buying Up Foreclosures

Wall Street Big Wigs Buying Up Foreclosures

UrbanTurf Staff | March 19th

A few Wall Street firms are lining up to buy up foreclosed properties with the intention of renting them out, The Wall Street Journal reported this... read»

FHA-Insured Loans Will Cost More After April 1st

FHA-Insured Loans Will Cost More After April 1st

Don DeBat | March 14th

The honeymoon is over for home buyers who utilize Uncle Sam’s low-down payment, federally insured FHA home-loan program. ... read»

Mortgage Rates Below 4 Percent For Three Months

Mortgage Rates Below 4 Percent For Three Months

UrbanTurf Staff | March 8th

Long-term mortgage rates dropped this week, and have now been below 4 percent for three straight months. ... read»

Obama Reduces Refinance Fees For FHA Loans

Obama Reduces Refinance Fees For FHA Loans

UrbanTurf Staff | March 6th

In an effort to allow more homeowners to refinance, the Obama administration announced on Tuesday that it would be lowering refinancing fees on FHA... read»

Lauren Mitrick

Newman Realty

773-480-5078

Serving:

Old Town

Gold Coast

Wrigleyville

Choose an edition: Wash DC | Chicago