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This log cabin is the oldest in North America
This log cabin is the oldest in North America

It’s the oldest log cabin in North America still standing on its original site.

Housing starts surge in September as builders push to meet demand
Housing starts surge in September as builders push to meet demand

 National Association of Realtors Chief Economist Lawrence Yun called September’s rise in housing starts “welcome news.”

Over a third of Chicago listings in bidding wars
Over a third of Chicago listings in bidding wars

More than half of Redfin listings (54%) experienced bidding wars in November, down only 4 percentage points from the previous month, according to the online broker’s new report.

Chicago City Council passes accessory dwelling unit pilot program
Chicago City Council passes accessory dwelling unit pilot program

The Chicago City Council Committee on Housing and Real Estate at its Dec. 15 meeting voted 22-1 to send an ordinance to the full council that would legalize the construction and conversion of basement and coach house apartments in five “pilot areas.”

Chicago ranks 28th priciest luxury market in the U.S.
Chicago ranks 28th priciest luxury market in the U.S.

The flight of homeowners from large urban centers to the suburbs has unexpectedly begun to reshape residential real estate, but luxury property in large cities have also gotten a boost from the hot market.

Next phase of Southbank, The Reed, set for Printers Row
Next phase of Southbank, The Reed, set for Printers Row

Lendlease has announced its new development The Reed, a 41-story luxury residential high-rise, as the next phase of its Southbank development in Chicago’s Printers Row neighborhood.

Bill Senne & Scott Broene join Compass, Bob Shield joins Cardinal Financial
Bill Senne & Scott Broene join Compass, Bob Shield joins Cardinal Financial

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Women’s Council of Realtors West Suburban stages online officers installation
Women’s Council of Realtors West Suburban stages online officers installation

The Women’s Council of Realtors West Suburban installation of officers for 2021 shifted online for a very different look from the plated dinners and galas of previous years.

Guaranteed Rate’s Ben Cohen funds $1 billion in total loan volume in 2020
Guaranteed Rate’s Ben Cohen funds $1 billion in total loan volume in 2020

Guaranteed Rate’s Ben Cohen has hit a record milestone.

NAR summit predicts economic rebound, growth in housing prices in 2021
NAR summit predicts economic rebound, growth in housing prices in 2021

A panel of experts surveyed by the National Association of Realtors predicted that 2021 will bring a post-pandemic economic rebound, while housing prices are expected to climb.

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