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Flip or flop? Profits are down, according to a new report
Flip or flop? Profits are down, according to a new report

The days of a quick flip and big profit seems to be a thing of the past, according to a new

8 design trends buyers will be looking for in 2020
8 design trends buyers will be looking for in 2020

As many are predicting the market to favor buyers more in the coming year, listing agents can help sellers prepare by ensuring their homes are in line with the latest looks.

Do your clients understand the real cost of homeownership? New polls suggest they don’t
Do your clients understand the real cost of homeownership? New polls suggest they don’t

Two new studies point to the fact that many buyers don’t have a complete picture of what it costs to buy and own a

NAR predicts slower price gains in 2020
NAR predicts slower price gains in 2020

The association brought together a group of economists to provide a forecast of the market, and the consensus is that housing construction shortages will continue into next year.

3 trends that millennials will bring to the market in 2020
3 trends that millennials will bring to the market in 2020

In its predictions for 2020, Zillow revealed a few ways in which Gen Y might impact housing in the near

Chicago ranked internationally as a top smart city
Chicago ranked internationally as a top smart city

Learn where Chicago is doing a particularly good job in technological advancement, and how this investment can pay off in the local

Is Chicagoland safe? It’s complicated.
Is Chicagoland safe? It’s complicated.

A new study purports to reveal the safest cities in

Chicago ranks 2nd in share of residential skyscrapers in U.S.
Chicago ranks 2nd in share of residential skyscrapers in U.S.

A new study shows that high-rise buildings aren’t just for worker bees anymore.

Chicagoland home prices up in September, though far below national trend
Chicagoland home prices up in September, though far below national trend

The rebound could mean an accelerating market

The boomers are coming: Here’s what’s on their homebuying list
The boomers are coming: Here’s what’s on their homebuying list

Some builders are saying “OK, boomer: What do you want in a house?” Here are some of the top amenities this demographic may be searching for.

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