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Are We Headed into a Recession?

Are We Headed into a Recession?

Is the US Headed for a Recession? With the US economy on a roll, jobs outlook so positive, housing market revival, and the stock markets at least not tanking, the economists are still suggesting a recession is imminent.  They say all cycles must end. Truthfully, depending on the battle between…
US Home Prices 2019 2020

US Home Prices 2019 2020

US Home Price Predictions Home prices rose 5% year over year last November. And recent reports from NAR, Case Shiller, and Zillow suggest resale house prices will rise in most cities in 2019. This is despite a recent slowdown in sales, rise in listings, growing interest rates, and more new…
Chicago Housing Market Predictions 2018 2019

Chicago Housing Market Predictions 2018 2019

Chicago Housing Market Update The recovering Chicago housing market is facing some strong challenges, yet its weaknesses may well be key strengths by 2020. The Chicago market health rating was one of the lowest in the country (only Washington DC had a lower price performance outlook), yet that could be changing.…
The Presidential Report Card

The Presidential Report Card

Rating President Trump’s First 2 Years It’s 2 years in on Donald Trump’s presidency and seems like everyone’s coming out with their own 2 year report on his performance. Here’s a new broader, more comprehensive Presidential report card with a twist. It covers the key items but goes further to discuss…
Canadians Buying US Real Estate

Canadians Buying US Real Estate

Lucrative Canadian Real Estate Market Spilling over into the US Foreign buyers are buying up US properties and the biggest increase is coming from Canadians. Even NAR’s Chief Lawrence Yun was surprised by the growing demand from Canadians given the low Canadian dollar. Yun is quoted in an LA Times…