Realtors' campaign bruising to some

Realtors' campaign bruising to some

There are 4 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Jul 29, 2008, titled Realtors' campaign bruising to some. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

The wealthy North Shore has become ground zero for a well-funded Realtors group that has launched campaigns to fight everything from the creation of historic districts to sprinkler requirements for new homes.

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deedee

Gurnee, IL

#1 Jul 30, 2008
WOW-!! The lesson learned here is one can fight "city hall" if ones dollar is larger than city hall.
Robert4Freedom

Fayetteville, NC

#2 Jul 30, 2008
You can buy your way to control government and do it in a way that lines your pockets even more.

Sad, isn't it.

Since: Jun 08

Waukegan

#3 Jul 30, 2008
greedy Realtor$ and investor$ - everything has to be new, out with the old, in with the new (and more money in their pockets, more paid by the taxpayers.
Jason L

Chicago, IL

#4 Jul 30, 2008
Why do you say it is realtors and investors that are being greedy? Consumers drive the real estate market, not realtors and ivestors. I'm sure realtors are more than happy to sell old home if that is what the market demands.

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