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Fed makes emergency rate cut amid coronavirus fears
Fed makes emergency rate cut amid coronavirus fears

The Federal Reserve slashes its benchmark rate by a half a percentage point in response to an expanding rate of infection. Find out what impact that will have on your business.

Here’s the best time to list a property in Chicago
Here’s the best time to list a property in Chicago

A new analysis from Zillow indicates that Chicagoland sellers can net a $3,100 premium if they pick the right time to enter the market.

Pending home sales start 2020 with a bang in the Midwest
Pending home sales start 2020 with a bang in the Midwest

NAR’s chief economist notes that January marked the second-best month in more than two years for pending home

The bizarre impact of coronavirus on local home sales
The bizarre impact of coronavirus on local home sales

Money.com sheds some light on how the coronavirus is impacting the U.S. real estate

Concerned about climate change? More than 30 percent of Chicago residents say they are
Concerned about climate change? More than 30 percent of Chicago residents say they are

Nearly 75% of Americans worry about climate change when buying or selling a home, according to a new

Midwest shows significant year-over-year growth in showing activity
Midwest shows significant year-over-year growth in showing activity

ShowingTime’s index points to growing demand for listings in the Midwest, signaling a competitive spring housing market is in the

What’s behind the racial homeownership gap?
What’s behind the racial homeownership gap?

Black homeownership is lagging well behind the national average, and NAR wants to understand

December capped 8 consecutive years of price growth
December capped 8 consecutive years of price growth

Does this mark the end of a deceleration trend, or is it a temporary

VA loan limits went away in 2020: Here’s what that means
VA loan limits went away in 2020: Here’s what that means

A new law is making it even easier for veterans to become

Existing home sales down slightly across the U.S., but not in Chicago
Existing home sales down slightly across the U.S., but not in Chicago

NAR’s latest report shows first-time homebuyers are stepping back into the

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