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Zillow: Strong home prices could be cooling
Zillow: Strong home prices could be cooling

Those who jumped into the market in the spring were rewarded, and their success could attract more

Illinois sees lower rates of manufactured housing than rest of U.S.
Illinois sees lower rates of manufactured housing than rest of U.S.

While prefabricated homes are six times less expensive than the average site-built home, trends in factory-built housing have always been

It’s a seller’s market, according to HomeLight report
It’s a seller’s market, according to HomeLight report

Nearly half of all agents report their business was growing in June, according to a new HomeLight report.

Is real estate recovering? Most Realtors say yes
Is real estate recovering? Most Realtors say yes

Nearly a third of NAR members told the association they’re prepared for a second wave of the novel

Chicago high-end listings come roaring back in June
Chicago high-end listings come roaring back in June

Zillow: Now could be a good time to trade up on luxury

In Chicago, a new kitchen adds nearly $13,000 in value
In Chicago, a new kitchen adds nearly $13,000 in value

A new report reveals the improvements that homeowners and renters say add the most to the overall price of a

Which green products are most important to buyers and homeowners?
Which green products are most important to buyers and homeowners?

While solar panels may be the poster child of green homes, builders and remodelers have some interesting feedback to share about what consumers really

Chicago real estate recovery headed in the right direction
Chicago real estate recovery headed in the right direction

“Markets with stronger job creation pre-COVID are proving to have the crucial edge for real estate activity, particularly those with a strong technology sector." — Javier Vivas, director of economic research for

Chicago defies national trend with May increase in active inventory
Chicago defies national trend with May increase in active inventory

Although the single-digit decline from the previous month nationally is good news, home sales still lagged May of 2019 by

Redfin: Bidding wars up in May in Chicago
Redfin: Bidding wars up in May in Chicago

Bidding wars are beginning to return in Chicago, according to a new

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