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New manager for Coldwell Banker, Wintrust’s leadership shakeup and more
New manager for Coldwell Banker, Wintrust’s leadership shakeup and more

Gianna Ricci will take over offices in five suburbs, Edward Wehmer will take the CEO spot at Wintrust, Doug Carpenter is Illinois’ next Realtor of the Year, and Proper Title is expanding.

Pritzker’s pledges on property taxes, attracting new residents and more
Pritzker’s pledges on property taxes, attracting new residents and more

In his first State of the State address, the governor touched on a number of topics that will have an impact on the real estate industry. Here are a few key moments from his speech that real estate professionals should

Homes, neighborhoods draw more people to Chicagoland than jobs
Homes, neighborhoods draw more people to Chicagoland than jobs

While the pursuit of new or better employment prospects normally motivates people to take on a long-distance move, recent data suggests that Americans may now be more inclined to relocate for housing related

NRT sells ON Collaborative to its creator
NRT sells ON Collaborative to its creator

Founder David Wolf will become the sole owner of the residential real estate and development services firm, though the company will still have an affiliation with Coldwell Banker.

All the single ladies . . .  are outpacing men in homeownership
All the single ladies . . . are outpacing men in homeownership

A new study by Lending Tree shows that single women own almost 14 percent of homes in

Midwest home sales up more than 9 percent from a year ago
Midwest home sales up more than 9 percent from a year ago

Existing home sales bounced back in December in every region of the U.S. but the Midwest, following a small slump the previous month, according to NAR’s monthly existing-home sales

How to sound smarter next time you’re asked about recession risk
How to sound smarter next time you’re asked about recession risk

The Chicago Fed’s senior economist breaks down some of the more common misconceptions about the chance of recession in 2020 and offers thoughts on how real estate pros can be better consumers of economic

Chicagoland finished 2019 with its largest sales increase of the year
Chicagoland finished 2019 with its largest sales increase of the year

In a year that showed slowing home sales overall, RE/MAX’s most recent market report offers a bit of sunshine.

Baird & Warner expands Gold Coast team, diversity initiative returns to Chicago and more
Baird & Warner expands Gold Coast team, diversity initiative returns to Chicago and more

Four new luxury agents joined Baird & Warner’s Gold Coast branch, Project REAP announced its return to Chicago and Move Inc. named their new CEO.

Demos near 606 officially blocked in anti-gentrification move
Demos near 606 officially blocked in anti-gentrification move

Chicago City Council approved a six month ban on building demolitions along the popular biking and running

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