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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...


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...

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...

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...

Here are the most powerful people in Illinois real estate in 2021
Here are the most powerful people in Illinois real estate in 2021

The Swanepoel Power 200 ranks leaders from all sectors of the residential real estate industry — here are Illinois' top...

Compass files to go public
Compass files to go public

Compass is working with Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley as underwriters of their initial public...

Here are the 10 most powerful people in real estate in 2021
Here are the 10 most powerful people in real estate in 2021

The Swanepoel Power 200 ranks leaders from all sectors of the residential real estate industry based on three months of research and more than 400 hours of...

Construction a bright spot in December jobs report
Construction a bright spot in December jobs report

December marked the end of seven straight months of job...

Pandemic-era sellers to iBuyers: ‘No thanks’
Pandemic-era sellers to iBuyers: ‘No thanks’

As the housing market heated up this summer, selling to an iBuyer became a less attractive option for many profit-minded...

Super sellers’ market may hinder affordability outlook for 2021
Super sellers’ market may hinder affordability outlook for 2021

“Comparing the RHPI levels in October relative to the resurgence of home buyer interest in June, affordability declined in 24 of the top 50 markets we track.”...

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