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Illinois home sales see slight uptick in June; Prices continue annual upward trend

Illinois home sales reversed course in June with statewide home sales experiencing a slight year-over-year gain for the first time this year. Home prices continued to climb and marked the 22nd consecutive month of annual increases, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS

Illinois median home prices increase 7.6 percent in April, home sales decrease 7.8 percent...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - May 22, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Illinois home prices continued an upward trend with April marking 20 consecutive months of year-over-year gains. Tighter inventory continued to affect home sales, which decreased 7.8 percent over previous-year numbers, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS®

Weather and lower inventory impact February Illinois home sales but median prices see annual...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - March 20, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Illinois home sales decreased 6.2 percent over previous-year levels in February while median prices increased 6.9 percent, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS®.

Severe winter weather cools January home sales but median prices continue year-over-year march upward

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - February 21, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The polar vortex and lower inventory levels may have affected January home sales which dipped 7.5 percent compared to last year, but median home prices climbed 9.6 percent over previous-year levels, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS

Illinois home sales climb again in December

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - January 23, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Illinois home sales increased 7.9 percent over previous-year levels in December and median prices increased 13.7 percent, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS

Illinois home sales increase 3.7 percent, median prices rise 13.8 percent in October

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois housing market saw October home sales increase 3.7 percent over previous-year levels and median prices rise 13.8 percent, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS

Illinois housing gains extend into fall; Sales up 19.8 percent, median prices rise 12.9...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - (RealEstateRama) -- Momentum in the housing market continued into September with Illinois home sales increasing 19.8 percent over previous-year levels and median prices rising 12.9 percent, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS

Illinois home sales and prices continue upward climb in August; Statewide sales rise 17.3...

SPRINGFIELD, IL - September 19, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Illinois home sales increased 17.3 percent over previous-year levels in August and median prices increased 13.6 percent, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS®, closing out the summer selling season on a strong note.

Illinois home sales and prices see double-digit gains in July; Statewide sales up 28.5...

SPRINGFIELD, IL - August 21, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Illinois home sales surged 28.5 percent over previous-year levels in July and median prices increased 14.2 percent, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS®, providing evidence of a strong summer housing market.

Illinois marks two years of sales gains; sales surge 14.9 percent with strong median...

SPRINGFIELD, IL - July 22, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Illinois home sales increased 14.9 percent over previous-year levels in June and median prices increased 9.7 percent, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS®, continuing an impressive run of sales gains that show resurgence in the housing market is continuing.

FEMA Mitigation Outreach June 10 Through June 16

AURORA, IL - June 10, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Individuals who sustained damages during the recent severe weather can gain valuable information about repairing and rebuilding their damaged property in a stronger, safer and smarter way by visiting one of the FEMA mitigation teams located at home improvement centers throughout the area.

April home sales up 25.3 percent from a year ago; Statewide median price at...

SPRINGFIELD, Il - May 29, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Illinois home sales increased 25.3 percent over previous-year levels in April and median prices increased 7.7 percent, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS®.

Illinois home prices post gains; sales continue double-digit increases in March

SPRINGFIELD, IL - April 22, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Illinois home sales increased 13.6 percent over previous-year levels in March and median prices increased 3.6 percent, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS

February home sales in Illinois up 16.2 percent from a year ago; statewide median...

SPRINGFIELD, IL - March 21, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Illinois home sales increased 16.2 percent over previous-year levels in February and median prices increased 5.1 percent, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS®.

Home sales, median prices increase in January; housing gains extend into new year

SPRINGFIELD, IL - February 21, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Illinois home sales increased 31.1 percent over previous-year levels in January and median prices increased 1.2 percent, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS®

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

The Chicago Housing Authority will receive restitution for money stolen by a former contractor and her husband after the pair pleaded guilty to stealing funds intended for the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program, a crime that was exposed following an investigation by the CHA’s Office of the Inspector General.

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BOST RALLIES CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS TO DEMAND ACTION ON ALEXANDER COUNTY’S HOUSING...

U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) led a push in Congress Friday for answers regarding alleged corruption at the Alexander County Housing Authority, the same day as the House approved an amendment Bost introduced to help ease the transition of Cairo residents and other Americans who have been displaced from a public housing authority to a new location.

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