Deadheads from around the globe will descend on Chicago for the band’s 50th anniversary concerts this summer. The shows are being billed as the last time the remaining members of the group will come together, and fans are hoping to grab a piece of the magic. But if they want an actual piece of Dead history, they ought to go online this weekend. Donley Auctions in Union, IL is hosting a massive Grateful Dead memorabilia auction. The band's long-time publicist Dennis McNally joins us. Also, we discuss a slight increase in home prices.
July marked a fourth consecutive month of slight gains in home prices in its surveys covering major cities across the nation, researchers who put together the widely watched S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices just reported.The researchers' 10-city and 20-city composite indexes each rose 0.9 per
The number of homes entering foreclosure in the United States continues to decline. California-based RealtyTrac's monthly report of foreclosure filings shows that foreclosures fell during the month of May and are down 33 percent from the same period one year ago.But Illinois foreclosure activit
Each Monday here on Venture, we aim to give you a headstart on the week's business news in Chicago. We want to get insight into the health of the economy by exploring how people all around us are experiencing it.
Home values in December fell to their lowest level since prices started to drop in late 2006, according to the Standard and Poor’s Case Shiller Home Price Index. They’ve now slipped all the way back to 2002 levels.Fran Bailey is a realtor with Baird and Warner in Chicago.
Chicago homeowners could see the value of their houses drop another 5.8 percent this year – a bigger drop than the nation as a whole. That forecast comes from Clear Capital, a company that does home appraisals for big banks. Eric Landry is a housing analyst with Morningstar in Chicago.