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Residential construction a bright spot in dire jobs report
Residential construction a bright spot in dire jobs report

The extreme spike in job losses in March are largely in the leisure and hospitality sectors, and keeping those workers afloat could be key to a robust recovery, according to

How COVID-19 is affecting rents in Chicago
How COVID-19 is affecting rents in Chicago

A recent report reveals how COVID-19 has impacted what landlords charge, as well as how current rental trends throughout the nation may fluctuate as the pandemic

A disaster with no playbook: Experts seek to make sense of a COVID-19 recession
A disaster with no playbook: Experts seek to make sense of a COVID-19 recession

Chicago Agent magazine is participating in weekly housing market webinars, led by Meyers Research Chief Economist Ali Wolf, to keep you informed about what’s happening with the economy and the real estate market in real

Watch expert interviews from our Accelerate Summit
Watch expert interviews from our Accelerate Summit

At the 2020 Accelerate Summit, our speakers had a lot to say — both on and off the

Chicago’s COVID-19 loan program now open to applicants
Chicago’s COVID-19 loan program now open to applicants

Learn how the city intends to distribute $100 million in low-interest loans to small businesses affected by the COVID-19

During coronavirus shutdown, real estate is deemed an ‘essential business’
During coronavirus shutdown, real estate is deemed an ‘essential business’

Is real estate work considered essential? While agents still have to adhere to local and state guidelines, a new federal report offers official

How title companies are hedging bets and keeping closings on track
How title companies are hedging bets and keeping closings on track

The process of closing a real estate deal when vital city services are curtailed or temporarily unavailable is complicated. One local title attorney shares what’s changed and what the industry is doing to keep everything moving as smoothly as

B&W pledges $150,000 to COVID-19 fund
B&W pledges $150,000 to COVID-19 fund

In a letter to industry colleagues, CEO Steven Baird acknowledged that these are tough times, but also that he has “never been more confident in our industry’s collective

NAR chief optimistic on home sales rebounding
NAR chief optimistic on home sales rebounding

February was another good month for pending home sales across the nation, but the coronavirus will put that all on

Compass gains two teams, and a top producer migrates back to BHHS
Compass gains two teams, and a top producer migrates back to BHHS

Compass is expanding into Naperville with the help of Alice Chin and her team, and will bring half of Malone Residential into the fold. Also, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago welcomes Jim Ziltz back to the

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