By The Numbers

Negative Equity in Chicagoland Plummets by 38.5%

Negative Equity in Chicagoland Plummets by 38.5%


The negative equity situation in Chicagoland has improved markedly, according to new research by…

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Special Report: ‘Builder Confidence’ Numbers Still Inconsistent With Construction Numbers

Special Report: ‘Builder Confidence’ Numbers Still Inconsistent With Construction Numbers


Builder confidence remains high while home construction continues to trod along – what gives?…

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Bad News For Millennial Homeownership – Young American Wages are Plummeting

Bad News For Millennial Homeownership – Young American Wages are Plummeting


We all want to think that an explosion is pending in Millennial homeownership, but…

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5 Things to Consider About the ‘Disappointing’ New Construction Report

5 Things to Consider About the ‘Disappointing’ New Construction Report


The headlines have been merciless regarding the latest new construction report, but was it…

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Mortgages in Chicagoland Twice as Affordable as Rents in 2014

Mortgages in Chicagoland Twice as Affordable as Rents in 2014


Everyone knows that mortgages and rents have ran in opposing directions, but the numbers…

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6 Important Home Seller Trends That You Should Know

6 Important Home Seller Trends That You Should Know


What should you know about home sellers, heading into the 2015 housing market? Our…

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Cash Sales in Chicago Remain Below National Average

Cash Sales in Chicago Remain Below National Average


New cash sales report says more of the same – we’re staying consistent. In…

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The 5 Most Valuable Remodeling Projects in Chicagoland

The 5 Most Valuable Remodeling Projects in Chicagoland


Of the many remodeling projects available to homeowners, which ones add the most value…

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Did Mortgage Lending Just Get Easier?

Did Mortgage Lending Just Get Easier?


With Fannie and Freddie’s new mortgage rules coming into effect, the industry questions the…

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Could Slowing Asking Prices in Chicagoland Benefit its Market?

Could Slowing Asking Prices in Chicagoland Benefit its Market?


What’s the deal with asking prices in our metro area? Asking prices in the Chicagoland…

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