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Chicago homes selling 10 days faster than last year
Chicago homes selling 10 days faster than last year

The number of homes for sale nationwide dropped below 700,000 in December, hitting an all-time low, while home prices were up double-digits over the year prior, according to realtor.com’s Monthly Housing Trends Report.

CoreLogic: Chicago home prices skyrocketing
CoreLogic: Chicago home prices skyrocketing

Homeowners nationwide enjoyed a more than 8% increase in home prices over the last 12 months ending in November, making it the largest year-over-year increase since March 2014, according to the CoreLogic Home Price Index.

The top 10 Who’s Who profiles
The top 10 Who’s Who profiles

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The top 10 cover stories of 2020
The top 10 cover stories of 2020

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The top 10 local stories of 2020
The top 10 local stories of 2020

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Chicago leads nation in improved home sales
Chicago leads nation in improved home sales

Inventory also reached its lowest point in the report’s history, down 31.8% from the same time last year and down 13.3% from October.

Over a third of Chicago listings in bidding wars
Over a third of Chicago listings in bidding wars

More than half of Redfin listings (54%) experienced bidding wars in November, down only 4 percentage points from the previous month, according to the online broker’s new report.

Chicago City Council passes accessory dwelling unit pilot program
Chicago City Council passes accessory dwelling unit pilot program

The Chicago City Council Committee on Housing and Real Estate at its Dec. 15 meeting voted 22-1 to send an ordinance to the full council that would legalize the construction and conversion of basement and coach house apartments in five “pilot areas.”

Chicago ranks 28th priciest luxury market in the U.S.
Chicago ranks 28th priciest luxury market in the U.S.

The flight of homeowners from large urban centers to the suburbs has unexpectedly begun to reshape residential real estate, but luxury property in large cities have also gotten a boost from the hot market.

Next phase of Southbank, The Reed, set for Printers Row
Next phase of Southbank, The Reed, set for Printers Row

Lendlease has announced its new development The Reed, a 41-story luxury residential high-rise, as the next phase of its Southbank development in Chicago’s Printers Row neighborhood.

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