The Hottest Neighborhoods in 2013

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Redfin have published some predictions for what they think will be the hottest up-and-coming neighborhoods in the country in 2013. Continue reading

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Metrosetter.com Predicts Increased Regulation of the “Short-Term” Rental Industry

Short Term Rentals Conditional Use Permit Taxes

[Alvin Brickman for Metrosetter Wire]

The “offline” world’s assimilation of Internet technology is effecting changes in nearly every industry. Universal accessibility of the Internet and the increasing amount of user-friendly, intuitive Internet technologies that allow individuals to instantly market their products to consumers around the world has created new business opportunities that were previously untenable and/or too cumbersome to undertake. This is especially relevant in the industry of real estate and, specifically, “short-term” rentals. Continue reading

Do Chicago’s Reversible Lanes Actually Work?

Chicago Reversible Lanes

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If you’re a Chicago resident or commute to the city for work, you’ve probably wondered on more than one occasion if those reversible lanes actually work. Find out after the jump. Continue reading