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September 20, 2017

What to Do if Your Home Doesn’t Sell

By Patti Stern, PJ & Company Staging and Interior Decorating Has your property been on the market for months with little buyer interest? With a competitive fall market ahead, it may help to reassess the condition of your home, make necessary updates, then re-list a new and improved staged property to generate new buzz and…
September 18, 2017

Brennan Investment acquires 20-property industrial portfolio from Barnett Capital

Brennan Investment acquired a 20-property, 2-million-square-foot portfolio from Barnett Capital for $84 million.
September 13, 2017

Transwestern hires James Brannan for project management and development services

Transwestern announced that James Brannan has joined the firm’s Chicago office as a vice president in the project management and development group.
September 12, 2017

The Chocolate Chip Cookie Effect: Home Staging Tips to Spark Love at First Sight

By Phil Karp, guest contributor Photo provided by Phil Karp It’s no secret that a properly staged home can sell faster than an empty one. But how far do you need to go to inspire the “chocolate chip cookie effect,” where a buyer walks in the front door and immediately feels right at home? Sellers…
September 8, 2017

Marcus & Millichap expands workforce and downtown office space

Marcus & Millichap is expanding its infrastructure and staffing in Chicago to accelerate its market share in the region, according to an announcement from the company.
September 8, 2017

7 Surprising Household Items You Can Use for DIY

By Jeffrey Ill, guest contributor The “Property Brothers” Drew and Jonathan Scott have teamed up with Esurance to create “DIY Ditties,” a series of humorous videos that offer tricks to fixing common household items. Whether it’s a clogged shower drain, crayon-graffiti walls, or rusted chrome on your beloved ride, keeping up with maintenance can seem…
September 3, 2017

Farbman Group completes renovations on Northbrook office building

Farbman Group completed renovations to its Northbrook office building located at 40 Skokie Boulevard in Northbrook, Illinois.
August 30, 2017

Top Entryway Decor Ideas for 2017

By Katherine Medlin, guest contributor  The entryway is a significant space within a home — it’s the first thing a potential buyer sees, and it sets the stage for the whole vibe of the home. Buyers can form opinions on a home within seconds of opening that front door. Your clients can make a few simple changes…
August 29, 2017

ARCO/Murray completes Golf Tower renovation

ARCO/Murray renovated a 270,000-square-foot, 11-story building in Rolling Meadows, Illinois.