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Chicago’s housing supply shortage expected to continue for some time
Chicago’s housing supply shortage expected to continue for some time

The housing supply shortage is expected to get more extreme as homebuyer demand continues to outweigh inventory levels, a new study found.

NSBAR joins forces with NICAR
NSBAR joins forces with NICAR

The two real estate associations are teaming up to make a variety of services available to each other’s members.

Guaranteed Rate names new Chicago-based regional manager
Guaranteed Rate names new Chicago-based regional manager

Orlowski will be based in Chicago and focus on supporting the growth of select Guaranteed Rate office branches in the Chicago area.

Homeownership remains affordable despite price increases
Homeownership remains affordable despite price increases

Rising wages and falling mortgage rates are helping keep homeownership within reach of average wage earners nationwide despite surges in housing prices.

Home prices hit 15-year high nationwide
Home prices hit 15-year high nationwide

Prices in the Chicago metro area were up 6.3% over February 2020 with “normal” market condition indicators.

Keller Williams ONEChicago names new CFO, COO
Keller Williams ONEChicago names new CFO, COO

Hults will oversee accounting over the company’s Lakeview, Lincoln Park and O’Hare offices and will work with Keller Williams ONEChicago’s Agent Services and Productivity departments, as well as the company’s client experience coordinators.

Chicago Association of Realtors hosts panels for Women’s History Month
Chicago Association of Realtors hosts panels for Women’s History Month

In an industry where women outnumber men almost two to one, there’s still work to be done, according to three of Chicagoland’s top women broker-owners at a forum held by the Chicago Association of Realtors in recognition of Women’s History Month.

S&P Case-Shiller: Chicago home prices continue to climb
S&P Case-Shiller: Chicago home prices continue to climb

Home prices posted monthly and yearly gains in January across the U.S. as well, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices.

Steve Genyk Group joins Dream Town Realty
Steve Genyk Group joins Dream Town Realty

Genyk, who is a founding member of @properties, was the top sales agent in the River North area in 2020.

Evanston approves reparations for housing discrimination
Evanston approves reparations for housing discrimination

“This historic vote is the culmination of nearly two years of community input, conversation, and hard work, but it follows decades of harmful policies and practices that impact Black Evanston families to this day.” — 5th Ward Ald. Robin Rue Simmons

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