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Zillow’s ‘Zestimate’ facing class-action lawsuit, reports say

Zillow’s ‘Zestimate’ facing class-action lawsuit, reports say


The Zestimate, Zillow’s algorithm-based property estimate tool, has long been a source of frustration…

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Illinois considering a tax on home services and repair

Illinois considering a tax on home services and repair


A new tax being considered by Illinois legislators would hit homeowners in a new…

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Chicago suburban renters grew twice as fast as urban renters

Chicago suburban renters grew twice as fast as urban renters


From 2011 to 2015, Chicago suburban area renters strongly outpaced urban area renters, according to…

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These suburban Chicago markets have seen home prices rise the most

These suburban Chicago markets have seen home prices rise the most


Much of the Chicago area is still recovering from the housing market collapse, but…

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Chicago homebuyers will find the best deals in late summer

Chicago homebuyers will find the best deals in late summer


  As home shopping season goes into full swing, buyers may find that patiently…

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Remembering Margery Shinners

Remembering Margery Shinners


On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, Mainstreet Organization of REALTORS® CEO Margery Shinners passed away…

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Chicago rents have decreased in the past year

Chicago rents have decreased in the past year


  Chicago rents decreased 1.9 percent in the past year to an average of…

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Chicago ranked as one of the best college towns to buy an investment home

Chicago ranked as one of the best college towns to buy an investment home


  Anyone interested in buying investment property in Chicago, take note: Redfin recently ranked Chicago…

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Millennials on the move target Chicago

Millennials on the move target Chicago


  Chicago was the fifth hottest destination for Millennials who moved last year, according…

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Chicago foreclosure levels still above pre-recession average as nationwide levels drop

Chicago foreclosure levels still above pre-recession average as nationwide levels drop


Chicago foreclosure levels are still above pre-recession averages while nationwide foreclosure activity falls below…

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