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This office serves clients in real estate transactions
of all types. I also assist clients with estate planning for everyone, including the GLBT community, and represent Illinois
condominium associations as needed. I help real estate investors who are renting their properties deal with difficult renter
issues, and I advocate for renters dealing with difficult landlords.
I work with clients in Chicago and all over the Chicagoland area, including
Wilmette, Skokie, Morton Grove, Plainfield, Wheaton, Glencoe, Lake Forest, Naperville, Oak Park, Winnetka, Des Plaines, Orland
Park, Berwyn, Carol Stream, Arlington Heights, Crystal Lake, Barrington, Palatine, Park Ridge, Gurnee, South Holland, Park
Forest and more.
My goal is to give each
and every client personal, friendly and competent service at a reasonable price. I also strive to use technology in the best
way possible to keep my clients informed.
My legal background includes working for a major Chicago developer and
working for a boutique firm in their real estate division. I am also a landlord of a three flat building in Rogers Park and
I am managing broker of a small real estate brokerage.
I work with all different types of clients, including
developers, first-time buyers, buyers of second (or third!) homes, all sellers and the LGBTQ community.
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Saturday, August 13, 2016
Millennials Finally Starting To Buy Homes
11:07 am cdt
From HousingWire.com - edited for content
As Millennials get older,
they are increasing homeownership rates faster than in previous years, according to research from Fannie Mae.
Fewer Millennials are buying homes than previous generations,
true. However as they get older, they are making up for lost time; The rate of increase for Millennials is significantly
higher than the rate of increase for previous generations.
as the housing market continues to recover, more Millennials are moving into homeownership. Some oft-cited reasons for the
possible delays are commonly believed to be onerous student debt levels and
a preference to renting.
A study conducted
by Genworth Mortgage Insurance at the 2016 Mortgage Bankers Association Secondary Conference in New York City showed that, while Millennials
delayed homeownership longer than other generations, the industry expects that they are about to move into the housing market.
In fact, some are starting to realize that Millennials are the key to future growth in the industry. Credit
unions are growing, and Millennials are both a key driver and a target market for sustained loan growth, according to
a study by TransUnion.
There are, however,
several problems holding Millennials back as they begin to enter the market. There’s an extreme shortage of inventory
in the housing market. Hopefully this, too will soon resolve itself.
The most recent homebuilder confidence report recorded that homebuilders exhibited some optimism for the coming months.