Posts by Kerrie Kennedy

More than half of homes selling within two weeks
More than half of homes selling within two weeks

A new report from Redfin shows how inventory shortages are driving a chain reaction that includes accelerating home prices, unprecedented competition and surprisingly, the suppression of much-needed new...

Bank of America triples affordable homeownership commitment to $15 billion
Bank of America triples affordable homeownership commitment to $15 billion

“Homeownership is an incredibly powerful force, helping families to build wealth over time and strengthening our communities.”– Bank of America President of Retail D. Steve...

Despite rising rates, housing market expected to thrive
Despite rising rates, housing market expected to thrive

“Context matters and each rising-rate era is different, says First American Chief Economist Mark Fleming. “The housing market response depends on the reason why rates are...

Contract signings reach record high for the month of December, says NAR
Contract signings reach record high for the month of December, says NAR

Nationally, contract signings rose 21.4% from December 2019, with all regions reaching double-digit year-over-year increases....

Creation Hires Josh Zemon as managing principal
Creation Hires Josh Zemon as managing principal

Zemon will oversee all aspects of Creation’s real estate business alongside founding members David Sellers and Bob...

Chicago ranked No. 13 most glamorous city in U.S.
Chicago ranked No. 13 most glamorous city in U.S.

A new report ranks the glamour capitals of America — as well as the glamour deserts....

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...

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