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Survey: Working with high-end clients
Survey: Working with high-end clients

Find out what Chicago Agent magazine readers who work in the luxury business have to say about their clients, transactions and trends in the market.

How buyers are financing their homes
How buyers are financing their homes

Across the country, both home prices and demand for homes grew in 2017, driven by low inventory. As supply and affordability can be a hurdle for some homebuyers, many are still optimistic about their ability to receive financing even as...

Why do we argue with our neighbors?
Why do we argue with our neighbors?

Are you new to your neighborhood and looking to make friends? It may not be as easy as it used to be. According to a new survey, 40 percent of Americans avoid their neighbors altogether. The Homes.com survey also reveals that 36...

How many working hours does it take to buy a home?
How many working hours does it take to buy a home?

The ability to own your own home is a dream for most Americans, but depending on which part of the country you live in, that may require more working hours than in other locations. A recent report from How Much combined...

Mortgage delinquency drops in July
Mortgage delinquency drops in July

It’s as easy to pay mortgages on time now as it was 10 years ago in July 2007, this according to CoreLogic’s monthly Loan Performance Insights Report. 4.6 percent of mortgages were in some stage of delinquency in July — a decrease of 0.9 percent from July 2016 and the...

The top 20 Chicagoland offices in 2016 by YTD growth
The top 20 Chicagoland offices in 2016 by YTD growth

Earlier this week, we reported on 2016’s top agents by year-to-date growth – agents whose 2016 business has grown the most over 2015. Now, we’re taking a similarly deep look at Chicagoland’s real estate offices, and which ones have grown their 2016 business...

The Top 20 Chicagoland agents in 2016 by YTD Growth
The Top 20 Chicagoland agents in 2016 by YTD Growth

Which Chicagoland agents have seen the biggest year-over-year gains in their business in 2016? We took a deeper look at the market trends and put together the following chart, which shows the 20 agents who rose the most in the rankings of total...

Chicago’s top-selling neighborhoods of 2016
Chicago’s top-selling neighborhoods of 2016

See our chart below for the top-selling neighborhood housing markets in Chicago in all of 2016, according to research from Redfin. To adjust between total home sales and the single-family/condo markets, click on the tabs. When possible, we have also noted...

Chicagoland construction caps off 2016 with nation-leading growth
Chicagoland construction caps off 2016 with nation-leading growth

The Chicagoland new construction market concluded 2016 in spectacular fashion, according to research from Dodge Data & Analytics. In December, Chicagoland saw more than $452 million in total residential construction spending, which is a 34 percent increase from Nov. 2015. Moreover, year-to-date construction spending,...

Chicagoland’s top-selling suburbs of 2016
Chicagoland’s top-selling suburbs of 2016

See our chart below for the top-selling suburban housing markets in Chicagoland in all of 2016, according to research from Redfin. To adjust between total home sales and the single-family/condo markets, click on the tabs. When possible, we have also noted...

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