Posts by James F. McClister

NAR: Existing-home sales drop in Midwest in January
NAR: Existing-home sales drop in Midwest in January

  The Midwest was the only region to see a drop in existing-home...

13 things NAR wants in a new CEO
13 things NAR wants in a new CEO

By now about every Realtor knows that the National Association of Realtors is...

Report: Chicago one of 2017’s “best real estate investment opportunities”
Report: Chicago one of 2017’s “best real estate investment opportunities”

Attention real estate investors: Chicago is one the country’s five “best real estate...

Survey: Agents and lenders need to better educate borrowers on closing costs
Survey: Agents and lenders need to better educate borrowers on closing costs

When the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule was passed in Oct. 2015, it...

Survey: Borrowers worry how Trump and DeVos will manage this barrier to homeownership
Survey: Borrowers worry how Trump and DeVos will manage this barrier to homeownership

The Millennial homeownership rate fell to a 30-year low last year, and a...

One Chicagoland suburb saw sales double in January
One Chicagoland suburb saw sales double in January

Chicagoland’s suburban single-family home sales slipped five percent from Jan. 2016 to Jan....

Report: “The World’s Most Admired” homebuilders
Report: “The World’s Most Admired” homebuilders

Toll Brothers is “The World’s Most Admired” homebuilder, according to Fortune. Of the...

Mabél Guzmán resigns as NAR’s head of association affairs
Mabél Guzmán resigns as NAR’s head of association affairs

Chicago broker Mabél Guzmán has resigned from her post as the National Association...

Chicago’s top-selling neighborhoods, Jan. 2017
Chicago’s top-selling neighborhoods, Jan. 2017

See our chart below for the top-selling Chicago neighborhoods in January, according to new...

Chicagoland’s top-selling suburbs, Jan. 2017
Chicagoland’s top-selling suburbs, Jan. 2017

See our chart below for the top-selling suburban housing markets in Chicagoland in...

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