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Chicagoland sales, prices show little movement, but future indicators bode well
Chicagoland sales, prices show little movement, but future indicators bode well

Though existing-home sales data didn’t offer much excitement, an examination of homes going under contract indicates the kind of activity that normally marks the start of summer, not the end.

Lightfoot announces development plans for 10 Chicago neighborhoods
Lightfoot announces development plans for 10 Chicago neighborhoods

The city released a plan to build up 10 neighborhoods on the city’s South and West Sides using $750 million in already allocated funding over the next three years.

Rebecca Thomson taking leadership role with Coldwell Banker
Rebecca Thomson taking leadership role with Coldwell Banker

The well-known fixture in Chicago real estate explains why she's excited to join the established brand at a moment of

Chicago owners overvalue homes, but inch closer to appraisers’ opinions
Chicago owners overvalue homes, but inch closer to appraisers’ opinions

Overall, home values made their largest monthly climb in five years, which means homeowners and appraisers are more likely to agree on market

Chicago ranks 26th for lifestyle and policy in environmental study
Chicago ranks 26th for lifestyle and policy in environmental study

Going into a deal with the right information on the environment can both give you a competitive advantage and help you answer tough questions from concerned

Putting the ‘home’ in Homewood
Putting the ‘home’ in Homewood

Dale Taylor has been supporting members of his community who have become homeless for nearly two decades. Now, the broker-associate with RE/MAX 10 in New Lenox has been recognized with a grant from the National Association of

Orland Park broker snagged by @properties, Baird & Warner announces new manager and more
Orland Park broker snagged by @properties, Baird & Warner announces new manager and more

Congrats to Danielle Moy, Andrew Croegaert, Mary Haight Himes and Terri Doney on their recent professional news.

What ‘missing middle’ looks like in Chicago, Peoria and Lake Bluff
What ‘missing middle’ looks like in Chicago, Peoria and Lake Bluff

Three communities face different challenges to affordable housing, as uncovered at the recent American Planning Association conference.

U.S. home prices grow for first time in 15 months
U.S. home prices grow for first time in 15 months

A 15-month run of decreasing year-over-year gains in U.S. home prices ended in July, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Home Price Index. However, price growth in Chicago and other major cities was less robust than the national

New VPs for @properties, association leadership updates and more
New VPs for @properties, association leadership updates and more

Yet again, @properties has new managing brokers to announce. Also, you'll be seeing new faces in your Realtor leadership, and Lendlease nabbed an executive from Sterling Bay.

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