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CAR report: Inventory remains scarce across Chicago

Although new listings increased slightly during the last week of April, overall detached housing inventory was down across the city last month.

Smaller markets lead the way in Q1 home-price gains; Chicago sees 7.2% rise 

Seventy percent of the 185 metros surveyed by the National Association of REALTORS® saw double-digit price gains in the first quarter, compared to 66% in the preceding period. 

RE/MAX Premier Properties expands with new city offices

The Chicago real estate agency RE/MAX Collection Premier by Janice Corley is opening new offices in Hyde Park and Sandburg Village.

“Legally Stolen”: WBEZ panel discusses how land sale contracts robbed a generation of black homeowners

The sign puts it frankly: “This home at 6823 S. Aberdeen was legally stolen from black couple Mr. and Mrs. James and Lula Malone on October 30, 1963 in a widespread land sale contract scam.”

A return to normalcy? What higher mortgage rates and more inventory mean for spring

Although rising mortgage rates bring new burdens for potential buyers, inventory is beginning to rebound, the March Zillow Real Estate Market Report reveals. And overall, the first month of spring indicates the return to a more balanced market.

Several Illinois high schools rank among best in the nation — see the full list

The online education resource Niche has released a new national ranking of the best public high schools — and the city of Chicago features heavily on the list.

Urban resurgence: How Chicago luxury living is evolving

Chicago real estate experienced an unprecedented boom during the spring of 2021 as buyers searched for larger — luxury — homes to invest in.

Chicago among most dog-friendly cities in America

Comparing Rover’s extensive database of pet profiles against Zillow’s pet-friendly home rental listings, the companies determined the 20 fastest-growing, dog-friendly cities.

Del Webb to open active-adult community in Aurora

Del Webb, a national homebuilder within the Pulte Homes network, has announced the development of a new active-adult community in Aurora, Ill.: Lincoln Prairie.

Chicago sales are strong — but not surpassing March 2021

Homes sold quicker in Illinois last month than they did in March 2021, new data from Illinois REALTORS® concludes. However, the number of homes sold still lags behind the height of last spring’s real estate boom.

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