Reports Show An Increase in Prospective Buyers


In August, Redfin reported a market-wide drop in homes for sale and new listings…

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How Homebuyers Find their Homes – a Radical Change

How Homebuyers Find their Homes – a Radical Change


The manner in which prospective homebuyers locate their new residences has changed quite a…

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New Mortgage Rules to Be Finalized Oct. 22

New Mortgage Rules to Be Finalized Oct. 22


Three years later, the government is finally set to reveal its new requirements for…

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Owning in Chicagoland Considerably More Affordable than Renting

Owning in Chicagoland Considerably More Affordable than Renting


When conditions are right, owning in our area is much more affordable than renting….

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IAR and Habitat for Humanity Partner to Provide Low-income Families Affordable Housing

IAR and Habitat for Humanity Partner to Provide Low-income Families Affordable Housing


The Illinois Association of Realtors® (IAR), the only advocate for private property rights at the…

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Fifth Third Bank Appoints Matt Koch Senior Vice President, Affiliate Head of Mortgage

Fifth Third Bank Appoints Matt Koch Senior Vice President, Affiliate Head of Mortgage


Fifth Third Bank recently announced that Matt Koch was appointment as Senior Vice President, Affiliate Head of…

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2014 Agents’ Choice Awards Winners!

2014 Agents’ Choice Awards Winners!


After weeks of voting and more than 50,000 votes cast, we finally announced the winners…

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Cash Sales Report Shows More Investors Leaving

Cash Sales Report Shows More Investors Leaving


Cash sales are down, which means good things for hopeful buyers needing mortgage financing….

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Chicago Agent’s Ninth Annual Agents’ Choice Awards – 10.14.14

Chicago Agent’s Ninth Annual Agents’ Choice Awards – 10.14.14


Chicago Agent hosted its ninth annual Agents’ Choice Awards on Oct. 14 at 850 Lake Shore…

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Number of Women-Owned Real Estate Firms Soars

Number of Women-Owned Real Estate Firms Soars


Women have always played an important role in real estate, and new numbers show…

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Distressed Home Sales Fall Dramatically in Illinois in 2014

Distressed Home Sales Fall Dramatically in Illinois in 2014


The nation’s distressed housing market has improved quite a bit in the last year,…

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