Posts by Lydia Bhattacharya

Chicago’s bike infrastructure is growing. Learn how to incorporate it into your business
Chicago’s bike infrastructure is growing. Learn how to incorporate it into your business

Chicago brokers are incorporating biking into their business, not only because it’s a carbon-neutral way to travel, but also because it’s complementary and beneficial to their...

What will recession relief look like for real estate industry?
What will recession relief look like for real estate industry?

The government began taking measures to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on small businesses this week. Here’s an initial look at how to access funds and...

NAHB reports slight decline in builder confidence
NAHB reports slight decline in builder confidence

The NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index shows a dip in builder confidence in the Midwest resulting from novel coronavirus outbreak....

New plans for Chicago Spire site; Parkline Chicago opens to buyers
New plans for Chicago Spire site; Parkline Chicago opens to buyers

Luxury residential building Parkline Chicago will open up for sales next week and Related Midwest has submitted plans to develop 400 Lake Shore Drive to fill a hole in lakeshore...

Local agent is RE/MAX’s top producer in the U.S., Chicagoland pros make 30 under 30 finalist list, and more
Local agent is RE/MAX’s top producer in the U.S., Chicagoland pros make 30 under 30 finalist list, and more

Ryan Smith receives RE/MAX’s award for having the most closed transactions, Attorneys’ Title Guaranty Fund, Inc. brings on John Francoeur and four locals make Realtor Magazine’s 30 under 30...

Avocado toast and white picket fences: What millennial homebuyers have in common with their parents
Avocado toast and white picket fences: What millennial homebuyers have in common with their parents

A new survey conducted by Coldwell Banker highlights the similarities in homebuying behaviors between Gen Y and older...

Navigating generational homebuying and selling trends in 2020
Navigating generational homebuying and selling trends in 2020

NAR’s 2020 Generational Trends Report shows that young millennials and the silent generation value similar things when buying...

Chicago rents show downward trend
Chicago rents show downward trend

Two recent reports on the Chicago rental market offer insights into both average rental costs and how long units are staying on the...

Midwest shows significant year-over-year growth in showing activity
Midwest shows significant year-over-year growth in showing activity

ShowingTime’s index points to growing demand for listings in the Midwest, signaling a competitive spring housing market is in the...

Illinois has 2nd highest property tax rate in the nation
Illinois has 2nd highest property tax rate in the nation

We knew property taxes were high, but a new study shows how our state compares to the rest of the nation on this important homebuyer...

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