4 reasons 2016 is the year to buy

(CNN) - If you've been on the fence about buying a home, 2016 is the year to take the plunge.Mortgage rates have been bouncing around record lows for a while now. But even though they're likely to start going up, you haven't missed your chance to get a deal on a house. Read all...

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Millennial-driven housing boom coming

(CNN) -  The Millennials who for years have been holed-up in their childhood homes, won't be there forever.  They really do want to move out, according to a study by Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies, and by 2025 could form 24 million new households. Read the article here

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Foreclosures drop to lowest level in 7 years

(CNN) - The number of new foreclosure filings -- which includes default notices, auctions and bank repossessions -- dropped 15% to a total of 113,454 properties in November, according to RealtyTrac, an online marketer of foreclosed properties. Read the article here

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'Today' show tours Michael Jordan's Highland Park home

You've seen the photos of the inside of Michael Jordan's home in Highland Park, now here is the video, courtesy of NBC's "Today" show. Watch the tour video here: http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/chi-video-michael-jordan-home-today-show-20131025,0,796720.htmlstory  

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Mortgage index shows credit tightening

(Inman News) - An index that analyzes the ease of obtaining a mortgage shows credit availability declined slightly in August as lenders start making adjustments to “qualified mortgage,” or QM, requirements imposed by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Click here to read the entire Inman News article

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