Commercial real estate operates with a policy of caveat emptor (let the buyer beware). That’s why the Mainstreet Organization of REALTORS (MORe) Commercial Alliance says it is vital buyers and lessees take time to assess all aspects of a property before taking ownership. Read more of MORe’s take on due diligence in this REJournals.com article.
The Mainstreet Organization of REALTORS (MORe) Commercial Alliance says the Chicago suburbs have long appealed to businesses because of the skilled, stable workforce they provide. Many MORe REALTORS are now reporting the highest commercial activity they’ve seen since the recession. Read more about the increase in commercial construction and decrease in vacancies in this Daily Herald Business Ledger article.
The Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA) awarded AEP Ohio the 2015 Inspiring Efficiency Innovation Award for its Continuous Energy Improvement (CEI) program. The program, with 34 participating customers throughout Ohio, helps industrial energy users enjoy sustainability, enhanced community perception and employee satisfaction. Read here why the CEI program is an unparalleled tool for completely revamping industrial energy use.
A Wheaton REALTOR and Glen Ellyn resident has been recognized for his volunteer work with the homeless by Mainstreet Organization of REALTORS (MORe). [Read more]
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are close to allowing consumers to buy a home with as little as a 3 percent down payment and still have the mortgages backed by the two agencies.
“Mortgages are still tough to get,” said Pradeep Shukla, president of the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors. “Lenders are still extra cautious. On the whole, what is most important is consumer confidence and that is still lacking.” Read More