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Pending home sales took a deep dive in April, but NAR upgrades its forecast
Pending home sales took a deep dive in April, but NAR upgrades its forecast

NAR’s chief economist says April’s decline could be the lowest point in the market, and that he expects it to bounce back

Mortgage applications are up, consumer confidence stabilizes
Mortgage applications are up, consumer confidence stabilizes

Encouraging new data shows that buyers are coming back and consumers are feeling more confident, though concerns about job stability and possible inflation

‘Major expansion’ eyed by @properties in latest move
‘Major expansion’ eyed by @properties in latest move

The Chicago-based firm announced it’s starting its next chapter with an equity investment in the South Atlantic region of the U.S.

Rent increases down in Chicago in April
Rent increases down in Chicago in April

A new report that rent is still rising, but by much less in most cities, as a result of the COVID-19

Despite pandemic, new homes are selling
Despite pandemic, new homes are selling

Data shows sales of new construction single-family homes rose slightly in April while price growth continues, albeit

Three steps to go from being perceived as an agent of gentrification to an agent of revitalization
Three steps to go from being perceived as an agent of gentrification to an agent of revitalization

Three real estate professionals offer their approach to

Sounding off on the radioactive topic of gentrification
Sounding off on the radioactive topic of gentrification

Many in real estate tread lightly when broaching the topic of gentrification, but one Chicago broker has no qualms about speaking his

Is there a ‘yes’ coming soon to your backyard?
Is there a ‘yes’ coming soon to your backyard?

Learn how the Yes In My Backyard Act could help alleviate issues of affordability and housing discrimination from one of the bill’s co-sponsors.

How the fight to expand ADUs in Chicago will impact real estate
How the fight to expand ADUs in Chicago will impact real estate

While current zoning rules stand in the way of expanding ADUs, representatives in the Chicago City Council plan to introduce an ordinance soon to change

Free haunted house, but please take it with you
Free haunted house, but please take it with you

A two-story haunted home in Youngsville, Louisiana, is on the market for the low, low price of $0, but there's a

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