Current Market Data

Back from the brink: How much has Chicago bounced back from the recession?
Back from the brink: How much has Chicago bounced back from the recession?

Find out what the total value of housing is in Chicago, according to a new Zillow

Bidding wars on the decline in Chicago
Bidding wars on the decline in Chicago

Redfin report shows competition for homes has dropped across the nation.

Bulls and bears: Potential positives and pitfalls for Chicagoland in 2020
Bulls and bears: Potential positives and pitfalls for Chicagoland in 2020

CAR's 2020 Market Update featured forecasts from three economists looking at what the real estate community can expect in the near future. However, there was some disagreement in terms of what the coming year will

Want to buy a house in Chicago? Here’s how much you’ll need for a down payment
Want to buy a house in Chicago? Here’s how much you’ll need for a down payment

Realtor.com releases down payment analysis, showing disparity in cost between major metro areas.

How’s the market? Depends on who — and where — you ask
How’s the market? Depends on who — and where — you ask

Is it a good time to buy? Good time to sell? What’s happening with the economy? The answers to these questions change in relation to how much money you earn, where you live and how old you are.

Kitchen renovations surge, but so do prices
Kitchen renovations surge, but so do prices

As your clients look ahead to possibly listing in spring, make sure you understand what’s causing remodeling costs to increase so rapidly and how homeowners are adjusting in

Chicago home price gains up slightly for the year
Chicago home price gains up slightly for the year

S&P Dow Jones Indices director calls price gains data

Seeing 2020: Real estate predictions from the experts
Seeing 2020: Real estate predictions from the experts

As the decade comes to a close, we’re looking ahead. We reached out to a handful of insightful real estate leaders to get their thoughts on what the next ten years might look like, and what industry professionals need to

A roundup of real estate predictions reports
A roundup of real estate predictions reports

This time of year, there are so many organizations, economists and experts offering their thoughts on what’s to come in the next year that it’s hard to keep up. Here’s a quick look at what we’ve gleaned so

Real estate myths exposed
Real estate myths exposed

Just because something is repeated over and over again doesn’t make it true. Here’s are a few ideas that Chicagoland real estate experts wish they could finally put to rest in

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