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No New Cribs Today!

Due to the late hour of the election, there won’t be any new cribs to chatter about today. Sorry! We’ll be back to our normal housing obsession tomorrow. For all of you complaining about the “boring” properties I’ve been featuring, please send me tips. I’ll be glad to cover other “interesting” properties. Also, don’t forget, […]

CribChatter Is On Vacation Until June 28

Starting today, CribChatter will be on vacation for a week. Those of you who have been around awhile know the drill. That means there will be just one post a day (sorry!). And I expect you all to play nice with each other while I’m gone so I don’t have to drag myself off the […]

To All The Feed Subscribers: There’s Been a Snafu

Message From Sabrina: For everyone who has recently signed up to get the Crib Chatter feed via feedburner, there has been a snafu and I’ve had to delete your subscriptions. Sorry! If you notice this week you’re not getting the feed, please sign up again and all will be well. I tried to solve the […]

Crib Chatter Is Going on Vacation: March 1-10

I’m going on vacation starting on March 1 (today!) and returning on March 10. All you regulars know that means there will be limited posts. For the rest of this week there will just be two posts a day (morning and mid-day.) For next week, there will just be one post a day (in the morning.) […]

Crib Chatter’s Upcoming Holiday Schedule

There will be no new posts on Monday, December 26 and Monday, January 2, 2012. Those are the days when most people will have the day off of work so Crib Chatter is going to take a break too. We’re at the time of the year when we’ll be chattering about what will be the […]

The New Crib Chatter Is Finally Here!

In case you  haven’t noticed, the new web site has launched. Whoo-hoo! I took many of your criticisms and complaints to heart when putting it together.  But keep in mind there will be glitches and some kinks that still need to be worked out. Don’t like something?  Or find that it’s not easy to use? Please let me […]

Crib Chatter Is Going On Vacation Next Week!

I’m going on vacation next week so there will be more limited postings. The September home sales report is also due out next week, on Oct 20, but I will still be providing an update on that info – even though G has so kindly already posted the September numbers in one of the threads. Remember: try […]

Crib Chatter Going on Vacation Next Week

I’ll be on vacation next week so that means there will be limited postings but there will be at least one new post every day. Please try and be on your best behavior in your discussions while I’m away. Play nice! There’s a lot going on in Chicago housing right now as the spring/summer selling […]

What Will Be the Biggest Chicago Real Estate Stories of 2011?

The real estate market is slow, as it always is this time of the year, so next week we’ll have our “Biggest Stories” posts on what to look out for in 2011. Last year’s predictions on the “Biggest Stories” were the following: Third Biggest Story of 2010: Excess Inventory Continues to Plague Downtown Second Biggest […]

Crib Chatter Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

It’s that time of the year again where we pause to give thanks. But given that the “s” word is being bandied about (shhh…snow) and how some of you get somewhat bored waiting for your turkey dinner to be served (you know who you are), I decided that this year I will be posting on Thanksgiving. I will also […]