Chicago and Illinois are at the top of the list for foreclosure activity and numerous recent reports continue to speculate on the condition of the market for real estate in Chicago. The Chicago Tribune recently cited a CoreLogic study which indicates that distressed home sales continued to weigh the market Read More
Real estate in Chicago has lagged significantly behind the rest of the country in its housing market recovery, according to recent reports. Studies and evaluations of Chicago housing have been indicating that the city is the No. 1 city for foreclosures in the country, that the median home price is still down Read More
It's no secret that the Chicago housing market has been lagging somewhat behind national recovery trends. However, recent reports have indicated a national housing market comeback, with real estate in Chicago no exception as sales soar.
The Chicago Tribune cited data in an article on September 19 that Read More
People looking at homes for sale in Chicago may have already seen numerous articles peppering major news outlets about micro-housing or micro-apartments springing up in big cities across the country.
A recent article in The Christian Science Monitor explained that due to the soft housing market across the Read More
There have been numerous recent reports that indicate real estate in Chicago is a market on the mend. The Huffington Post cited a report which showed that in August 2012, Chicago area existing homes sales increased 28.5 percent compared to August 2011. This is the highest level sales have been in more than Read More
The market for real estate in Chicago has experienced notable improvements recently, with home sales on the rise, inventory low and time on the market on a downward trajectory. However, this big city market has become notable for its high rate of foreclosures, while the state of Illinois was recently listed Read More
New reports indicate that Chicago's housing market is on the road to recovery. People looking at real estate in Chicago can find renewed confidence in the local market.
The Chicago Sun-Times recently cited an industry report that showed existing home sales in the Chicago metro area were up 28.5 percent Read More
Recent reports on the Chicago housing market have been sending mixed signals. The Chicago Tribune recently cited a study by the Brookings Institution released September 18, which indicated that in the second quarter, the Chicago metropolitan area slowed its rate of economic recovery. While people considering Read More
The Chicago area housing market continues to bounce back. The number of Chicago homeowners with upside-down mortgages decreased between the first and second quarters of this year, although the city still has more underwater mortgages than the national average, according to a CoreLogic report cited by the Read More
Sales are up but so are foreclosure filings in the Windy City, painting a mixed picture for real estate in Chicago. The condition of the city's housing market is still up for debate as reports indicate a rise in sales, but additional reports show foreclosure filings on the rise as well.
A recent article Read More