Marketing & Statistics

Marketing & Statistics

Illinois home prices climb 4.3 percent in March; sales increase 1.9 percent

The spring market is in swing with steady gains in March median prices and modest growth in statewide home sales even as the housing supply is low for the season, according to the Illinois REALTORS

Strong Illinois home sales and prices continue into February

Positive housing market momentum carried into February with home sales and median prices experiencing solid year-over-year gains, even amid lower inventory levels, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS

Illinois REALTORS® to promote state at international real estate conference

The Illinois Association of REALTORS® will send a delegation of members to an international real estate conference in March as part of an ongoing effort to promote cross-border investment in the state.

2015: A Good Year for the North Shore and Barrington Area Housing Market

“Low interest rates and improved employment made for a good year for the local residential real estate market,” said Keith Hancock, president of the North Shore-Barrington Association of Realtors® (NSBAR). “Median home prices were up more than 2 percent for the year compared to 2014, and the number of closed sales year-over-year increased nearly 4 percent.”

Illinois home prices climb in October; Sales lower amid tighter inventory

The Illinois statewide median price experienced a 6.3 percent annual gain in October. Sales declined slightly as available housing inventory tightened, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS

New Listings And Listings Under Contract Up In The North Shore And Barrington Area...

New listings in the North Shore – Barrington housing market increased 1.4 percent to 1,158 in August, up from 1,142 in August 2014, according to the North Shore – Barrington Association of Realtors (NSBAR).

Illinois home sales and median prices rise again in August

Illinois closed out the summer housing market with moderate gains in both home sales and median prices in August, even as available inventory remained lower than a year ago, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS

North Shore And Barrington Area Housing Market Stable In Face Of National Decline Of...

August 2015—The North Shore and Barrington housing markets remains stable with the number of new listings, closed sales and median sale prices all up compared to July 2014, according to North Shore – Barrington Association of Realtors (NSBAR)

Illinois home sales and median prices surge higher in July

The strong summer housing market continued in July as home sales and median prices posted robust gains while the time it took to sell a home declined, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS. Statewide home sales (including single-family homes and condominiums) in July 2015 totaled 16,901 homes sold, up 8.0 percent from July 2014 when 15,644 homes sold

Housing Market In North Shore And Barrington Area Remains Strong

The North Shore and Barrington housing market remains strong as we reflect upon the first half of the year. According to data from the North Shore – Barrington Association of Realtors (NSBAR), the number of closed sales and the median sales price for homes has increased in June compared to this time last year

Strong housing momentum continues in June with double-digit gains in Illinois home sales

Illinois home sales in June surged 12.5 percent higher than last year while median prices also saw strong gains, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS. Statewide home sales (including single-family homes and condominiums) in June 2015 totaled 17,972 homes sold, up 12.5 percent from June 2014 when 15,982 homes sold

Illinois home sales climb 5.6 percent; Median price up 8.7 percent in May

The month of May brought strong home sales gains and higher median prices to the Illinois housing market, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. Statewide home sales (including single-family homes and condominiums) in May 2015 totaled 14,980 homes sold, up 5.6 percent from May 2014 when 14,187 homes sold.

Groupon Director of Editorial Content Joins Agent Publishing as Editor-in-Chief / Vice President of...

Agent Publishing, the country’s dominant hyper-local B2B real estate media company, has announced John Thomas, 50, has joined the firm as editor-in-chief and vice president of content strategy.

Illinois home prices surge 13.1 percent in February; Home sales decline 1.7 percent amid...

Illinois home prices continued to strengthen as the statewide median price experienced a double-digit annual gain in February, marking 30 consecutive months of year-over-year price increases, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS

Illinois sees double-digit gains in median home prices in January

Illinois home prices surged 10.4 percent in January 2015, providing a solid start to the new housing year, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS®.

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Investigation by CHA and HUD Inspectors General ends with guilty plea...

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Inspector General investigations result in trio of felony convictions for theft...

Three investigations conducted by the Chicago Housing Authority’s Office of the Inspector General (CHA OIG) recently resulted in three new felony convictions for theft of government funds, including one in which the defendant was sentenced to more than six years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.

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