Posts by Lauren Brocato

Congress passes short-term flood insurance extension
Congress passes short-term flood insurance extension

In a last-ditch effort to maintain some sort of flood insurance for homeowners,...

Redfin ranks most competitive cities
Redfin ranks most competitive cities

Redfin unveiled a new metric, the Redfin Compete Score, which ranks cities based...

Coldwell Banker names Lewis R. Jones managing broker of Oak Park office
Coldwell Banker names Lewis R. Jones managing broker of Oak Park office

Coldwell Banker announced today that Lewis R. Jones has been appointed the managing...

NAR profile shows rising membership, more diversity
NAR profile shows rising membership, more diversity

The National Association of Realtors membership grew this year, jumping from 1.22 million...

Chicagoland luxury home sales volume reach new highs
Chicagoland luxury home sales volume reach new highs

Metro Chicago’s luxury market saw modest gains in the second quarter, according to...

Real Estate in Brief: Majority of prospective buyers are first-time homebuyers, satisfaction with mortgage originators and more
Real Estate in Brief: Majority of prospective buyers are first-time homebuyers, satisfaction with mortgage originators and more

In the second quarter of 2018, fewer people plan to buy a home...

@properties announces opening of four new Chicagoland offices
@properties announces opening of four new Chicagoland offices

To meet increasing demand in the Chicago-area housing market, @properties has announced the...

Study: How teams impact real estate brokerages
Study: How teams impact real estate brokerages

About 80 percent of real estate executives agree that teams have facilitated growth...

Homeownership with no mortgage is a goal for future retirees
Homeownership with no mortgage is a goal for future retirees

Alongside travel and leisure, a recent study by Voya Financial identified homeownership as...

Illinois housing demand rises again in June
Illinois housing demand rises again in June

Illinois experienced a strong demand for homes in June as homes sold quicker...

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