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Redfin targets Chicago for new luxury service
Redfin targets Chicago for new luxury service

The program offers sellers drone footage, international advertising, high-end yard signs and...

Chicago highway bottlenecks among the worst in the nation
Chicago highway bottlenecks among the worst in the nation

We’re No. 1? At least when it comes to the slowest bottleneck in the country. Can you guess where in Chicagoland the hold-up...

Midwest housing starts jump up over last year
Midwest housing starts jump up over last year

Despite a month-over-month dip of 5.9 percent nationwide, residential construction had a strong showing in the...

Chicago home prices up 4.7 percent for Q4 2019
Chicago home prices up 4.7 percent for Q4 2019

There was no quarter in 2019 when metro prices didn’t increase, posing challenges for potential buyers, according to...

Zumper: Rents up in Chicago
Zumper: Rents up in Chicago

Rents up slightly nationwide in February. Find out where Chicago ranked....

Black homeownership rate up for second consecutive quarter
Black homeownership rate up for second consecutive quarter

The U.S. Census Bureau report appears to show a trend in the rate of black homeownership....

NAR chief gives positive outlook amid December dip
NAR chief gives positive outlook amid December dip

Mortgage rates projected to hold at under 4 percent for the remainder of the year, according to new report....

Redfin lists the hottest neighborhoods in Chicago
Redfin lists the hottest neighborhoods in Chicago

Affordability is a big driver in the country’s hottest real estate markets, according to Redfin. See how Chicagoland...

Midwest home sales up more than 9 percent from a year ago
Midwest home sales up more than 9 percent from a year ago

Existing home sales bounced back in December in every region of the U.S. but the Midwest, following a small slump the previous month, according to NAR’s monthly existing-home sales...

Chicago bucks trend with increased home values, inventory
Chicago bucks trend with increased home values, inventory

A new Zillow report shows how Chicago housing inventory performed in 2019 compared to the rest of the...

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