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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

Coldwell Banker adds new leadership in Hyde Park and Oak Park
Coldwell Banker adds new leadership in Hyde Park and Oak Park

“The 2021 market is off to a strong start and having an experienced team in place to quickly serve agents is paramount,” President Ayoub Rabah, Coldwell Banker Realty

NAR: Midwestern home prices up 14%
NAR: Midwestern home prices up 14%

“Despite the drop in home sales for February — which I would attribute to historically-low inventory — the market is still outperforming pre-pandemic levels.” NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun

Low inventory still driving up Chicago housing prices
Low inventory still driving up Chicago housing prices

The median sale price of a home in Chicago was $275,000, a 1.5% increase month over month and a 12.7% increase over last year.

Kenneth Hoffman joins Real People Realty
Kenneth Hoffman joins Real People Realty

“I decided to join Real People Realty to take my business to the next level. Real People Realty gives me everything that I am looking for in a brokerage.” — Kenneth Hoffman

Baird & Warner launches new multi-media ad campaign
Baird & Warner launches new multi-media ad campaign

Baird & Warner has launched a new multi-media advertising campaign reflective of the several real estate services the company offers to both buyers and sellers.

‘Drussy’ Hernandez joins Coldwell Banker
‘Drussy’ Hernandez joins Coldwell Banker

Hernandez will work alongside Nykea Pippion McGriff, vice president of strategic growth, and Rachel Scheid, vice president of agent development.

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