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Low Mortgage Rates Boost Pending Sales to Highest Level Since June 2013

Low Mortgage Rates Boost Pending Sales to Highest Level Since June 2013


Pending home sales are at their highest mark in nearly two years, and all…

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Housing Affordability a Tale of Two Cities in Chicagoland

Housing Affordability a Tale of Two Cities in Chicagoland


Housing affordability is a major problem, and new research has added an additional wrinkle…

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New Construction in Chicagoland Stumbles in February

New Construction in Chicagoland Stumbles in February


What was the deal with our local new construction marketplace last month? February proved…

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3 Sobering Facts About Today’s Skittish Economy

3 Sobering Facts About Today’s Skittish Economy


We all know that the economy has improved in recent years, but we also…

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The 6 Ways That Homebuyers Search For Homes

The 6 Ways That Homebuyers Search For Homes


We all know the Internet is prominent, but there are interesting details to how…

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Why Soaring Inequality is Terrible For Housing

Why Soaring Inequality is Terrible For Housing


Everyone should be concerned about rising levels of inequality – especially residential real estate…

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Lion Share of New Construction in Chicago Affordable Only For Affluent Consumers

Lion Share of New Construction in Chicago Affordable Only For Affluent Consumers


The single-family home market for new construction has trended towards affluence, and so has…

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Negative Equity Remains Considerable Problem in Chicagoland’s Lower Price Points

Negative Equity Remains Considerable Problem in Chicagoland’s Lower Price Points


Sure, negative equity has improved overall, but what of properties on the lower-end of…

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Builder Confidence Hits Eight-Month Low in March

Builder Confidence Hits Eight-Month Low in March


Homebuilders are feeling a little less confident this month. A key measure of builder…

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Homeownership Rate Fell to 20-Year Low in 2014, Worse For Younger Americans

Homeownership Rate Fell to 20-Year Low in 2014, Worse For Younger Americans


Everyone has seen the various reports that the U.S. homeownership rate has fallen in…

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