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April Illinois Home Sales Signal Buyers Getting Off the Sidelines Statewide Sales Up 9...

Springfield, IL - May 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Illinois housing market posted its third consecutive month of home sales increases over the previous month helped by record low interest rates and buyer incentives including the homebuyer tax credit and improved affordability. According to the Illinois Association of REALTORS® latest report, total home sales (which include single-family and condominiums) were up 9.0 percent in April 2009 to 7,593 homes compared to 6,968 homes sold in March 2009. Overall, home sales were down 20.9 percent from April 2008 sales of 9,599.

Illinois Home Sales Improve as First Quarter Closes Statewide First Quarter Median Price at...

SPRINGFIELD, IL - May 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — March sales showed sizeable gains over February, yet tighter lending standards had a resounding effect on first quarter home sales, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS® (IAR). Home sales (which include single-family homes and condominiums) totaled 16,748, down 23.5 percent from 21,902 home sales in the first quarter of 2008. The first quarter median home sale price was $146,000, down 21.1 percent from $185,000 a year earlier. The median is a typical market price where half the homes sold for more, half sold for less.

Statewide March Home Sales Jump 35.5 Percent from February Illinois Median Price Up to...

SPRINGFIELD, IL - April 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — For the second-straight month, Illinois home sales increased over the month before and for the first time since June 2008 the statewide median home price also rose from the previous month.

Chicago Foreclosure Activity Up 8 Percent in February

Chicago Foreclosure Rate Second Highest Among Top 5 Metros Illinois Foreclosure Activity Up 12 Percent IRVINE, Calif. – March 28, 2008 — The eight-county Chicago metropolitan...

Experian Helps Marketers More Quickly Tap Into New Movers

New mover addresses delivered more quickly with weekly file updates SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost 14 percent of the U.S. population moves annually,...

Illinois Median Sale Price Off 1.5 Percent at $195,000 in October Chicago Median Price...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Nov. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The median home sale prices rose or remained even in the majority of Illinois counties in October with...

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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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Durbin Proposal To Release Brandon Road Study On Asian Carp Included...

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved its $38.4 billion energy and water spending package, including a provision offered by U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) requiring the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Army Corps) to release a draft plan within 30 days of the bill’s passage for keeping Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes.  This plan, referred to as the Brandon Road Study, was set to be released on February 28, 2017, but has been stalled by the Trump Administration

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Quigley Fights to Expand Affordable Housing and Protect Vital Infrastructure Investments

Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) fought to expand federal housing assistance and protect funding and eligibility for vital infrastructure programs that improve the economy and support local communities, including projects in Chicago and Cook County. His efforts come as the House Appropriations Committee considers the FY15 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations bill Fisher Investments Jay Carlson