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Oct. 11, 2011

Is a Reverse Mortgage a Better Option?

If you are a cash strapped, 62+ year old homeowner and don’t believe you can get your house sold with the excess amount of home inventory on the market you may want to consider staying in your home and use a reverse mortgage to bridge the income vs expense ...

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Dec. 9, 2010

Most expensive Chicago-area home on the market gets a $5M (yes, $5M) price cut: from $28M to $23M

Check out Bob's breaking-news alert recently from the Chicago Tribune's Chicago Breaking Business website, where Bob broke the news of a mansion in Winnetka, Ill. that had been on the market for a Chicago-area record $28,000,000 undergoing a massive, $5,000,000 price reduction. Even at ...

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Dec. 9, 2010

Chicago Cubs outfielder Kosuke Fukudome pays $1.44M to buy a condo in Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood

Check out Bob's breaking-news alert recently from the Chicago Tribune's Chicago Breaking Sports website, in which Bob reports on Chicago Cubs outfielder Kosuke Fukudome recently paying $1,440,000 to purchase a three-bedroom condominium unit on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood.

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Dec. 9, 2010

Former WFLD-Ch. 32 anchor David Novarro lists his house in Naperville, IL for $699,999; is on his way to a new job in New York City

Check out Bob's exclusive breaking-news alert on the Chicago Tribune's Chicago Breaking Business website recently, in which Bob broke the news about former WFLD-Ch. 32 news anchor David Novarro having his home in Naperville, Ill. on the market for $699,999. Novarro, who just announced that he is ...

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Nov. 24, 2010

Former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun lists her town home in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood for $1.9M

Check out Bob's exclusive post on the Chicago Tribune's Chicago Breaking Business site, which was uploaded on Tuesday night, where Bob breaks the news of Chicago mayoral candidate and former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun listing her five-bedroom town home in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood for ...

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Sept. 14, 2010

Chicago sports anchor Megan Mawicke has her Chicago condo unit on the market for $459K

Demotext Check out Bob’s weekly column in the Chicago Tribune last week, where Bob reported on Chicago TV sports anchor Megan Mawicke having her two-bedroom condo unit in Chicago’s River North neighborhood on the market for $459,000.

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May 9, 2010

Chicago morning TV anchor Mike North lists two lots in Park Ridge, IL for $1.1M each

Check out Bob's weekly column in Sunday's Chicago Tribune, where he breaks the news of Chicago morning TV anchor Mike North, who has two waterfront lots in Park Ridge, Ill. on the market for $1,100,000 each. North originally had planned to build on the land, which ...

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April 15, 2010

Chicago Bears defensive end Julius Peppers pays $1.8M to buy a house in Highland Park, IL from former Chicago Bulls guard B.J. Armstrong

Check out Bob's breaking news alert from yesterday's Chicago Tribune in which Bob breaks the news of Chicago Bears defensive end Julius Peppers paying $1,800,000 to purchase a 5,923-square-foot house in Highland Park, Ill. from retired Chicago Bulls guard B.J. Armstrong. The house originally ...

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March 5, 2010

Former Chicago Blackhawk and current Minnesota Wild hockey player Martin Havlat cuts the asking price for his Chicago condo to $725K

Check out Bob's weekly column in this coming Sunday's Chicago Tribune (available online now), where Bob breaks the news about former Chicago Blackhawk (and current Minnesota Wild) hockey player Martin Havlat cutting the asking price of his condominium unit in Chicago from $775,000 to $725,000 (he ...

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Jan. 13, 2010

Highest-priced listing in Chicago area officially comes on the market for $28M; Winnetka, IL mansion is Chicago area's priciest asking price ever

Check out Bob's special report from the Chicago Tribune that he uploaded last night, where he breaks the story of the official listing of the mansion with the highest asking price in Chicago-area history -- $28,000,000. The Winnetka, Ill. mansion was on the market last year for $32 ...

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