By The Numbers

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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Very Few Chicago Homes Affordable on a Median Salary

Very Few Chicago Homes Affordable on a Median Salary


Affordability is often crunched into a single number, but how does it differ across…

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Residential Mortgages Becoming More Available

Residential Mortgages Becoming More Available


Mortgage standards have been pretty tight since 2008, but new readings from the MBA…

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5 Unexpected Details About the Younger Boomer Generation

5 Unexpected Details About the Younger Boomer Generation


The housing downturn and economic recession introduced some very intriguing details to Younger Boomers….

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Current Issue

Current Issue
4.7.14

Take Your Business Personally: How to Improve Client Relationships


It’s important to make sure you get along with your clients, but different personality types can play a huge part in whether or not a client hires you or gives you a referral.