Chicago

September 17, 2012 - 4:58 PM
A number of recent publications revealed real estate in Chicago can expect to see some green and leafy changes in the near future, as urban farms continue to proliferate perhaps unexpectedly in the city of concrete and metal. An article in Chicago magazine detailed that while there are already countless Read More

Rise of the urban farm in Chicago

A number of recent publications revealed real estate in Chicago can expect to see some green and leafy changes in the near future, as urban farms continue to proliferate perhaps unexpectedly in the city of concrete and metal.

September 7, 2012 - 6:02 PM
Numerous reports, studies and announcements related to residential and commercial real estate in Chicago point to a stabilizing market and hint at some exciting things coming to the bustling city. A recent report in August from the Regional Economics Laboratory at the University of Illinois forecast that Read More

Real estate developments point to a stabilizing market in Chicago

Numerous reports, studies and announcements related to residential and commercial real estate in Chicago point to a stabilizing market and hint at some exciting things coming to the bustling city.

September 7, 2012 - 5:42 PM
Those looking for a slice of rural heaven might think they're out of luck looking at real estate in Chicago, but they could consider the far southern suburb of University Park. A recent article in the Chicago Tribune profiled this suburban gem, calling it a "refreshing change of pace" and Read More

The stars of University Park in Chicago

Those looking for a slice of rural heaven might think they're out of luck looking at real estate in Chicago, but they could consider the far southern suburb of University Park.

September 5, 2012 - 5:30 PM
After the S&P/Case-Shiller Index was released at the end of August, media outlets were flooded with reports on the state of local housing markets, with Chicago being no exception. The Index revealed that Chicago home prices rose 4.6 percent on average between the months of May and June, which was the Read More

Prices trending up in Chicago's housing market

After the S&P/Case-Shiller Index was released at the end of August, media outlets were flooded with reports on the state of local housing markets, with Chicago being no exception.

August 28, 2012 - 3:27 PM
A recent article in Chicago magazine detailed a number of statistics and referenced a variety of reports about the Chicago housing market recovery. Those looking at real estate in Chicago have many reasons to get into one of the hottest buyer's markets in the nation. While the recent Case-Shiller Index Read More

Chicago housing market attracting 'better buyers'

A recent article in Chicago magazine detailed a number of statistics and referenced a variety of reports about the Chicago housing market recovery.

August 27, 2012 - 4:58 PM
While Chicago may still be playing catch-up in the housing market recovery, its sex appeal is strong. In fact, the website Bundle named Chicago the sexiest city in America. While being named No. 1 sexiest city might not spur an immediate turnaround in the housing market, the distinction is based on consumer Read More

Chicago named sexiest city in America

While Chicago may still be playing catch-up in the housing market recovery, its sex appeal is strong.

August 24, 2012 - 5:13 PM
A recent article in the Chicago Tribune revealed that new reports demonstrate the Chicago housing market has shown improvements in its efforts to stabilize, although it still is not on pace with the national housing recovery. People investigating homes for sale in Chicago can view these reports as positive Read More

Chicago housing market may be moving in the right direction

A recent article in the Chicago Tribune revealed that new reports demonstrate the Chicago housing market has shown improvements in its efforts to stabilize, although it still is not on pace with the national housing recovery.

August 22, 2012 - 5:16 PM
According to one recent monthly industry report, sales of existing homes in the Chicago metropolitan area rose on a year-over-year basis in July, the Chicago Tribune reported. However, the report also indicated that the year-over-year median sales price fell. People looking at real estate in Chicago could Read More

Home sales rise in Chicago

According to a monthly industry report, sales of existing homes in the Chicago metropolitan area rose on a year-over-year basis in July, the Chicago Tribune reported.

August 21, 2012 - 5:03 PM
A recent article in Crain's Chicago Business revealed that downtown apartment rents rose again in the second quarter of 2012. According to the report, the average net rent for the top tier of downtown apartment buildings hit $2.57 per square foot. This is a record high for downtown rent, up 2.6 percent Read More

Downtown Chicago rentals soar

A recent article in Crain's Chicago Business revealed that downtown apartment rents rose again in the second quarter of 2012.

August 17, 2012 - 2:17 PM
Across the country, home construction is looking up. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index was released August 15 and indicated homebuilder confidence to be at a 5-year-high, according to The Associated Press. Those looking at real estate in Chicago could be interested Read More

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