By The Numbers

Rent Takes a Much Bigger Bite Out of Chicagoan’s Incomes

Rent Takes a Much Bigger Bite Out of Chicagoan’s Incomes


We’ve been hearing for some time that rents are increasing, but new numbers from…

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Why the Suburbs Aren’t Going Anywhere

Why the Suburbs Aren’t Going Anywhere


Reports of suburbia’s death,  it would appear, have been greatly exaggerated. It’s been a…

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Taxpayer Deductions Vary Wildly Across Chicagoland

Taxpayer Deductions Vary Wildly Across Chicagoland


Deductions are a big part of homeownership; how common are they here in our…

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Builder Confidence Inches Higher in April

Builder Confidence Inches Higher in April


Though still low, builder confidence showed improvement in April, according to new NAHB numbers….

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New Home Construction Highs and Lows in March

New Home Construction Highs and Lows in March


Housing construction performed below expectations in March, according to the latest Census Bureau numbers….

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Housing Inventory in Chicagoland May Have Finally Bottomed

Housing Inventory in Chicagoland May Have Finally Bottomed


It’s been a verifiable roller coaster ride the last couple years when it comes…

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Chicagoland Among Nation’s Densest Urban Areas

Chicagoland Among Nation’s Densest Urban Areas


In the age of new urbanism, where does our metro area rank in terms…

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All-Cash Sales in Chicagoland Remain Quite Prevalent

All-Cash Sales in Chicagoland Remain Quite Prevalent


The housing market has made considerable strides in the last 18 months, but all-cash…

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The Relative Rarity of Million-Dollar Listings in Chicagoland

The Relative Rarity of Million-Dollar Listings in Chicagoland


Sure, our area has some wonderful luxury housing markets, but in the grander scope…

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Chicago Asking Prices, Rents Continue Strong Increases in March

Chicago Asking Prices, Rents Continue Strong Increases in March


March was another solid month of price increases in the for-sale and rental markets,…

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4.21.14

Effective Strategies for Managing Brokers


What does it take to be a leader? What qualities do managing brokers need to possess in order to help their agents reach their best?