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Fed could hike interest rates 9 times by 2020, report says

Fed could hike interest rates 9 times by 2020, report says


After remaining flat for years, federal interest rates could be increased nine times by…

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Markets nationwide return to normal economic and housing activity

Markets nationwide return to normal economic and housing activity


In the first quarter of 2017, markets nationwide have shown, on average, 100 percent normal…

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Home values in these Chicago neighborhoods are skyrocketing

Home values in these Chicago neighborhoods are skyrocketing


Much of Chicago’s housing stock is still recovering from the market collapse, but not every area…

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Builders think families with children will have highest impact on home sales

Builders think families with children will have highest impact on home sales


Builders find that families will children will have the highest affect on home sales…

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Chicago homebuyers will find the best deals in late summer

Chicago homebuyers will find the best deals in late summer


  As home shopping season goes into full swing, buyers may find that patiently…

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Over 90 percent of Chicago homes have not recovered their pre-recession value

Over 90 percent of Chicago homes have not recovered their pre-recession value


The prevailing sentiment in the housing market is that it’s a great time to…

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Renters can afford pricier-than-average homes without increasing monthly expenses

Renters can afford pricier-than-average homes without increasing monthly expenses


Renters paying the median U.S. rent could afford a house that is 50 percent…

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Sellers believe they have all or more control over the market, survey says

Sellers believe they have all or more control over the market, survey says


Home-seller confidence got a boost in April this year after home sales and prices picked…

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Q1 sellers see highest ROI on homes since 2007

Q1 sellers see highest ROI on homes since 2007


Homeowners who sold their homes in the first quarter of 2017 saw the highest…

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Homeownership rate stabilizes, survey says

Homeownership rate stabilizes, survey says


  In the first quarter of 2017, the homeownership rate was only slightly less than…

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