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Tax Reform Vote: Any Last Holdouts?

The Republican party's self-imposed Christmas deadline for the widely debated tax bill is fast approaching. Last week, Republican lawmakers announced they had the votes necessary to pass the converged Tax Cuts and Jobs Act bill. As the process moves forward, details are changing quickly, and, now, a couple of...

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Marijuana’s Impact on Real Estate

While the cultivation, distribution and possession of marijuana remain illegal under the federal Controlled Substances Act (CSA), nearly all states* allow for the limited medical use of marijuana and eight states (plus the District of Columbia) allow for some recreational use. More than 17 states allow individuals to grow...

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Appraisals Come Up Slightly Short

Appraisals came up slightly short of owner opinions in November, 0.67 percent lower than expected, according to the latest Quicken Loans National Home Price Perception Index (HPPI). The latest Quicken Loans National Home Value Index (HVI) shows appraised values rose 4.24 percent year-over-year.

“It's encouraging to see opinions from homeowners...

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The Amazon Effect: The Evolution and Disruption of the Commercial Market

The Commercial Broker Roundtable discusses issues affecting the commercial market and their ramifications for residential real estate.

Moderator: Deena Zimmerman, Vice President, SVN Chicago Commercial

Participants:
Chris Bornhoft, CCIM, Broker, Commercial Sales and Leasing, Windemere Commercial
Tommy Choi, Co-Founder, Weinberg Choi Residential
Scott Maesel, Executive Managing Director, SVN Chicago Commercial
Emily Line, Vice President, Commercial...

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