From the Archive
By HOM Editor | October 1, 2015
Homeowners in the Roger’s Park neighborhood of Chicago are thrilled with the installation of a new spray water pool at their local Pottawattomie Park. The water feature is one of many improvements the neighborhood has seen since Alderman Joe Moore laun …
By HOM Editor | July 1, 2015
Chicago homeowners are taking control of their property taxes, thanks to the efforts of the Chicago Association of REALTORS®. “We’re doing something a little different to help homeowners with property taxes here in Chicago,” says Brian Bernardoni, the …
PAST CALLS FOR ACTION
Tell the City Council to vote NO on the proposed Public Safety Pension Fee
November 21, 2018
Residents of Peoria were asked to contact their city council member about a new proposed fee on property owners.
Reform The Home Inspection Process In Park Forest
June 6, 2018
Residents in Park Forest were asked to tell Park Forest officials (Village Trustees and the mayor) to have inspectors conduct inspections as soon as possible after the home is listed to minimize any disruptions or delays in the sales process.
Say No to New Mundelein Real Estate Taxes
April 9, 2018
Residents of Mundelein, IL were asked to contact their elected village officials in opposition to a real estate transfer tax referendum.
The partial government shutdown is having a negative impact on the real estate market.
The supply of homes for sale and the vacancy rates for rental housing have stabilized and are inching up again. But, demand is outpacing the current supply — especially at entry-level points in the market.
While many homeowners, homebuyers and real estate investors will see benefits from this legislation, some markets may still see diminished tax benefits and adverse impacts to the real estate market.
Congress has passed an extension of the National Flood Insurance Program, avoiding a lapse that would have impacted thousands of home sale transactions in communities across the country.
A recent survey ask different age groups what was their most important reason to be a homeowner. Now, you tell us!