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Record-breaking employment figures offer positive picture for 2020
Record-breaking employment figures offer positive picture for 2020

It’s been decades since the unemployment rate was this low. Find out how that might affect real

Local rebrand alert, luxury agent leaves Coldwell Banker and more
Local rebrand alert, luxury agent leaves Coldwell Banker and more

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty is adopting a new name, Maria Thanasouras is moving to a different brand and several Chicago buildings win accolades on the local and international scenes.

Realtor.com predicts Chicagoland home sales will decline slightly in 2020
Realtor.com predicts Chicagoland home sales will decline slightly in 2020

It seems 2020 will be a challenge for buyers – “not because of what they can afford but rather what they can find,” according to

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

A new study purports to reveal the safest cities in

Chicago home prices fairly valued, according to CoreLogic
Chicago home prices fairly valued, according to CoreLogic

Also included in the report is the finding that millennials are generally unconcerned about qualifying for a home

Team building through homebuilding
Team building through homebuilding

Some brokerages are finding synchronicity by partnering with Habitat Chicago. Learn how it’s done and what giving back in this way can do for your

Loan limit increase good news for Chicago homebuyers
Loan limit increase good news for Chicago homebuyers

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loan limits will be raised to more than half a million

New tech role and returning broker for B&W; Fifield announces 7 promotions and a new hire
New tech role and returning broker for B&W; Fifield announces 7 promotions and a new hire

Baird & Warner brought on its first senior vice president of technology and welcomed back a broker returning from Compass, while a Chicago-based developer announced a whole slate of HR changes.

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

Where properties moved  the fastest in Q3 2019
Where properties moved the fastest in Q3 2019

The quicker properties sell, the hotter the neighborhood. We've ranked all 77 of Chicago's neighborhoods in terms of the average number of days properties spent on the market in the third quarter of 2019, according to

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