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Beth
Evanston, IL, USA
Compassionate Contrarian
Interests: parenting, boys, books, medical oddities, hockey, figure skating, real estate
Recent Activity
Chicago Case Shiller Condo Index rises for 1st time in 9 months! Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2011 at Judy Newton Used My Blog Title!
from Althouse by annalthouse@gmail.com (Ann Althouse) 43 people liked this - you, and 42 more Says Cornell Anthropologist Meredith F. Small: Look outside Western culture and watch children, even very small children, as they gather firewood, weed gardens, haul water, tend livestock, care for younger children and run errands. And... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2011 at No You Not May
from Incredible Things by Brooke Dowd Sacco When reminders and To-Do lists are limited to "take out the trash," regular old sticky notes will suffice. But when your ideas or plans are huge, you'll need to make a bigger impact. In short, [...] Visit IncredibleThings.com for the full post. Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2011 at No You Not May
by The KCM Crew Despite what appears to be a non-stop wave of tough news regarding real estate, four major media players have come out this month with the same advice: It Is Time to Buy a Home! Here are the four articles and a breakdown as to why the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2011 at Judy Newton Used My Blog Title!
Thanks! I will read the articles.
Banks and distressed home sellers stand to lose more than $375 million this year from a short sale scam that has sellers and banks agreeing to sell homes at very undervalued prices, according to a new study by CoreLogic. In discovering the short sale fraud scam, CoreLogic analyzed 450,000 nationwide... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2011 at Judy Newton Used My Blog Title!
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If you can’t imagine living in a tiny, new construction condo with Metra views, come to the part of downtown Evanston where hardwood floor & charm are standard. Still walking distance to restaurants, shops, lake, transportation & NU but away from noise & visitors can park on the street for... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2011 at Judy Newton Used My Blog Title!
This dog looks so ecstatic to have other dogs inside him. BRING THEM TO ME! Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2011 at Judy Newton Used My Blog Title!
by Mike Kurz I've had my fill of the Twilight "saga". Those movies are dragging us down as a society, and someone needs to put a stop to it. With this 19th century Vampire Hunter Kit, stopping sparkling [...] Visit IncredibleThings.com for the full post. Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2011 at No You Not May
Chicago’s Case-Shiller Index for March fell 2.4% from February. The index is down 7.6% from March 2010. The housing index is back to its March 2001 level. The housing index is based on resales of houses in the Chicago Metro Area. It’s published with a 2 month lag. Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2011 at Judy Newton Used My Blog Title!
My mom is as special to me as my dad. She is as helpful as Mis Orsoff (Mrs. Orzoff). She is as pretty as my grama and grampa's dog. Her hugs are as warm as winter coat. She is as much fun as houcey (hockey). Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2011 at No You Not May
by The KCM Crew on May 6, 2011 · 0 comments in For Sellers,Foreclosures,Pricing 271Share inShare The banks are finally getting their foreclosure paperwork in order. They will start bringing larger numbers of distressed properties to market over the next six months. We must realize that this influx of discounted... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2011 at Judy Newton Used My Blog Title!
A Chicago condo board is suing the resident of a North Side high-rise because it claims she is being uncooperative in its efforts to eradicate more than 500 bedbugs in her unit, according to Crain's Chicago Business. The suit said her failure to cooperate has hampered efforts to keep the... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2011 at Judy Newton Used My Blog Title!
BY INMAN NEWS, FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2011. Inman News™ 1. Opossum A Harris County, Texas, real estate brokerage is being sued by a former tenant for negligence, among other things, because the tenant contracted typhus after moving into a home rented by the agent. According to UltimateMontrose.com, an affiliate of... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2011 at Judy Newton Used My Blog Title!
Daily Real Estate News | April 29, 2011 | The rush is on for banks to meet a mid-June deadline in offering up plans on how they plan to meet a set of guidelines by U.S. regulators to clean up their foreclosure procedures. The banks will have another 60 days... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2011 at Judy Newton Used My Blog Title!
from Toxel.com Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2011 at No You Not May
Daily Real Estate News | April 28, 2011 | One key step to the housing recovery is already occurring, economists and real estate agents say. That is a drop in the high inventories of homes for sale that are lingering on the market in areas hardest hit by foreclosures. Clearing... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2011 at Judy Newton Used My Blog Title!
April 25th, 2011 | Inspiration | Unique room dividers by Radford Wallis look like oversized office supplies. The project was commissioned by Land Securities property developer that wanted to creatively divide large office space in London. Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2011 at No You Not May
Daily Real Estate News | April 28, 2011 | Americans in 39 of the country’s 50 largest cities are finding it’s cheaper to buy a home than rent one, according to Trulia’s second quarter Rent vs. Buy index. In its index, Trulia compared the cost of buying and renting a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2011 at Judy Newton Used My Blog Title!
Chicago’s Case-Shiller Index for February fell 2.2% from January. The index is down 7.6% from February 2010. The housing index is back to its June 2001 level. The index is based on resales of houses in the Chicago Metro Area. It’s published with a 2 month lag. Chicago's Case-Shiller Indices... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2011 at Judy Newton Used My Blog Title!
from Evanston, IL Patch - News, Sports, Events, Businesses & Deals The Evanston Plaza Shopping Center will go to foreclosure auction on May 3, according to an email sent out Saturday by Evanston City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz. In May, the Chicago-based Evanston Plaza owner, Joseph Freed & Associates LLC, surrendered... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2011 at Judy Newton Used My Blog Title!