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Moving home gives young homebuyers an easy way to save for a down payment
Moving home gives young homebuyers an easy way to save for a down payment

Based on U.S. median one-bedroom rent, it would take 11 months to save for a 5% down payment for the median priced home in the U.S.

Chicago ranked No. 13 most glamorous city in U.S.
Chicago ranked No. 13 most glamorous city in U.S.

A new report ranks the glamour capitals of America — as well as the glamour deserts.

First-time Chicago homebuyers face bidding wars from wealthy out-of-towners
First-time Chicago homebuyers face bidding wars from wealthy out-of-towners

“Homeowners will see the value of their homes rise, but first-time homebuyers will face tougher competition from out-of-towners with big budgets.” — Daryl Fairweather, Redfin chief economist

Existing-home sales in 2020 highest since 2006, says NAR
Existing-home sales in 2020 highest since 2006, says NAR

Amid demand, housing inventory sank to historic lows.


December Housing Starts report offers optimism for 2021

December Housing Starts report offers optimism for 2021

New home construction accelerating, offering supply relief as 2021 begins.

RE/MAX: Home sales up 22%
RE/MAX: Home sales up 22%

It was the 5th best month of the year and outperformed most of 2019.

Rent prices rebound across the country, but still down slightly in Chicago
Rent prices rebound across the country, but still down slightly in Chicago

U.S. single-family rent growth exceeded pre-pandemic rates in November, according to latest CoreLogic report.

Here’s what 2021 buyers want in a kitchen
Here’s what 2021 buyers want in a kitchen

The Houzz 2021 Kitchen Trends Study highlights post-pandemic must-haves.

Chicago makes top 20 list for sellers in 2021
Chicago makes top 20 list for sellers in 2021

“Historically low-interest rates, a shortage of new housing inventory and limited new construction have contributed to rising home prices nationwide.” — Don Ganguly, senior vice president of Mynd Investor Services

Chicago home sales price up 12.1% in December
Chicago home sales price up 12.1% in December

The decline of home mortgage interest rates is continuing to fuel homebuying demand in December, pushing the median home-sale price up 13% nationwide to $334,300, according to a new report from online broker Redfin.

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