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Developers: Politicians, taxes and headlines dogging Chicago
Developers: Politicians, taxes and headlines dogging Chicago

At the Lincoln Park Builders’ 31st annual Real Estate Forum yesterday, developers sounded off about what Chicagoland has going for it, and what’s holding the metro area

Illinois Realtors sees ‘sustained pressure’ on buyers
Illinois Realtors sees ‘sustained pressure’ on buyers

Home sales are down, while prices and rates are up. Still, the data coming out of Chicago is a bit more encouraging than the state and regional

October market offers low rates but high demand in Chicago
October market offers low rates but high demand in Chicago

Reports from RE/MAX and MORe show increasing home sales and prices in Chicagoland, though no local data points are maintaining the same pace as national numbers.

Compass welcomes new team, Zillow loses exec, new staffer coming to CAR and more
Compass welcomes new team, Zillow loses exec, new staffer coming to CAR and more

Compass is bringing on an “urban to suburban” team from @properties, Zillow says goodbye to its president of media and marketplaces, plus new-hire news from CAR, Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff

Housing starts up nationwide, Midwest still struggles to keep pace
Housing starts up nationwide, Midwest still struggles to keep pace

Two percent jump in housing starts nationwide could mean lower chance of

GRate welcomes back SVP and real estate makes a splash at Crain’s
GRate welcomes back SVP and real estate makes a splash at Crain’s

There's a familiar face back at Guaranteed Rate and the development and association worlds are celebrating a couple of young professionals in their leadership

From weed to taxes: Regs that will impact your business in 2020
From weed to taxes: Regs that will impact your business in 2020

New laws, shifts in tax assessments and possible methods for filling government shortfalls are all situations brokers should be watching in the coming months.

Charles Rutenberg Realty among top five large companies in QE Awards
Charles Rutenberg Realty among top five large companies in QE Awards

The results were determined by an independent survey of past customers, examining every closed transaction for the calendar

KW snags team leader, Baird & Warner announces managing broker switch
KW snags team leader, Baird & Warner announces managing broker switch

The DH Huyck Group has officially left @properties, and Baird & Warner has new leaders in its South Loop and Orland Park

Local brokerage snags top spot in Chicagoland best workplaces list
Local brokerage snags top spot in Chicagoland best workplaces list

Looking at the Trib's Top Workplaces 2019 list, it's clear many in the Chicagoland real estate community are happy with their

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