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Pending Home Sales Soar in April to Highest Level since May 2006

Pending Home Sales Soar in April to Highest Level since May 2006


April’s pending home sales add positive note, but caution still necessary Pending home sales…

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Chicagoland Home Prices Bounce Back in New Case-Shiller

Chicagoland Home Prices Bounce Back in New Case-Shiller


Have Chicagoland home prices in finally turned the corner? Home prices in the Chicagoland…

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Top 10 Real Estate Films

Top 10 Real Estate Films


Chicago Agent counts down its top 10 real estate films In 1982, iconic horror…

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FAA Awards Commercial Drone Exemptions

FAA Awards Commercial Drone Exemptions


Federal Aviation Administration approves 400-plus commercial drone exemptions As of late May 2015, the…

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Freddie Mac Research: Rising Rents Do Not Increase Homeownership

Freddie Mac Research: Rising Rents Do Not Increase Homeownership


New Freddie Mac research casts doubts on notion that rising rents push consumers toward…

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NAR: Strong March Leads to Weak National Housing Market in April

NAR: Strong March Leads to Weak National Housing Market in April


NAR documents 6 percent jump in existing-home sales Market indicators have detailed a continual…

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Is Weak Economic Recovery Hampering Homebuilding?

Is Weak Economic Recovery Hampering Homebuilding?


After strong series of months, builder confidence a bit bumpy thus far in 2015…

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HAMP and HARP Extended Through 2016

HAMP and HARP Extended Through 2016


The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has extended the Home Affordable Mortgage Program (HAMP)…

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5 Critical Details about New Construction in 2015

5 Critical Details about New Construction in 2015


April new construction numbers excellent, but stats could be misleading On the surface, April…

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Healthy Living: Minorities and Millennials Want More

Healthy Living: Minorities and Millennials Want More


A study from ULI found that while most people are happy with their living…

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