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Residential construction a bright spot in dire jobs report
Residential construction a bright spot in dire jobs report

The extreme spike in job losses in March are largely in the leisure and hospitality sectors, and keeping those workers afloat could be key to a robust recovery, according to

A disaster with no playbook: Experts seek to make sense of a COVID-19 recession
A disaster with no playbook: Experts seek to make sense of a COVID-19 recession

Chicago Agent magazine is participating in weekly housing market webinars, led by Meyers Research Chief Economist Ali Wolf, to keep you informed about what’s happening with the economy and the real estate market in real

During coronavirus shutdown, real estate is deemed an ‘essential business’
During coronavirus shutdown, real estate is deemed an ‘essential business’

Is real estate work considered essential? While agents still have to adhere to local and state guidelines, a new federal report offers official

NAR chief optimistic on home sales rebounding
NAR chief optimistic on home sales rebounding

February was another good month for pending home sales across the nation, but the coronavirus will put that all on

Buyers pull back early; sellers, not so much
Buyers pull back early; sellers, not so much

A national survey of real estate agents digs into how clients are reacting to the coronavirus outbreak, how home values will be impacted, and the likelihood that we’ve entered a

House approves $2 trillion coronavirus relief package
House approves $2 trillion coronavirus relief package

Congress has passed the biggest economic stimulus in American history. Here’s what it means for real estate

Homebuying was getting easier in early 2020, but all bets are off with COVID-19
Homebuying was getting easier in early 2020, but all bets are off with COVID-19

ATTOM Data Solutions report has encouraging news on the affordability gap, but the coronavirus outbreak poses a potential

COVID-19 and the housing market: Your weekly update
COVID-19 and the housing market: Your weekly update

Chicago Agent is participating in weekly housing market webinars, led by Meyers Research Chief Economist Ali Wolf, to keep you informed about what’s happening with the economy and the real estate market in real time. Here’s the latest

NAHB to members: Send your masks to healthcare workers
NAHB to members: Send your masks to healthcare workers

The respirator masks that are ubiquitous in the construction industry could play a big role in the fight against

Bye for now, iBuyer
Bye for now, iBuyer

iBuyers are going into coronavirus lockdown. Will they emerge the victor when the dust settles, or is the virus exposing their inherent

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