Illinois housing market swings into spring with jump in home sales, prices

The Illinois housing market had a strong showing in March with home sales climbing 9.6 percent over previous-year levels and the statewide median price  surging 10.7 percent higher,according to Illinois REALTORS

North Shore And Barrington Area Housing Market Increases

Early predictions of a healthy market performance for the first quarter have held true for the North Shore-Barrington housing market. Housing data for March shows the number of new listings and closed sales rose from the same period in 2016, while houses under contact rose substantially, according to the North Shore-Barrington Association of REALTORS® (NSBAR).
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The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of a Target Anchored Strip Center in Glendale Heights,...

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a Target anchored strip center located at 177-179 West Army Trail Road in Glendale Heights, Illinois for $3,301,587.
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The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of LA Fitness and Ross Anchored Property in Chicago

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of Archer Station, a fully leased four tenant shopping center located at 2620-2640 W Pershing Road in Chicago, Illinois for $24,312,811. The property is fully leased to LA Fitness, Ross Dress for Less, AT&T Wireless and Athletico Physical Therapy in a densely populated urban in-fill location with significant barriers to entry

Registration for CHA 2017 Summer Youth Opportunities Now Open

It’s time for young adults to start thinking about summer job prospects, and for Chicago Housing Authority youth, that starts now with the summer job application period. CHA is accepting applications for CHA’s 2017 Paid Summer Opportunities from residents between the ages of 13 and 24 now through May 14. Residents can register online at
5 Common Emergency Plumbing Problems

5 Common Emergency Plumbing Problems

Plumbing emergencies are common in Chicago, and until one strikes, you don't really know if there is a leak in your fixtures. This is why initiatives like the Fix a Leak Week are being used to prevent plumbing emergencies.

January brings uptick in Illinois home sales and prices

The start of a new year brought renewed interest from homebuyers who drove home sales and the statewide median price higher in January, according to Illinois REALTO

Sonia Anaya receives Illinois REALTORS® Political Involvement Award

REALTOR® Sonia Anaya, broker-owner of America Real Estate in Chicago, has received the 2016 Illinois REALTORS® Political Involvement Award. The award is given to individuals for outstanding political and legislative service to the REALTOR® organization.


The CHA Board of Commissioners today approved the selection of the development team for the next phase of the ongoing redevelopment of the former Cabrini-Green site, along with the development team for two mixed-use buildings that will bring affordable housing and Chicago Public Library (CPL) branches to North Side communities

Sue Miller named Illinois REALTOR® of the Year for outstanding industry leadership, service

REALTOR® Sue Miller, ABR, BPOR, CRS, GRI, ePro, PMN, SFR, SRS, of McHenry, has been named the 2017 Illinois REALTOR® of the Year by the Illinois REALTORS®. She is the managing broker of Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell in McHenry
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The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Triple Net Leased Dollar General

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant new construction Dollar General located at 1107 N Santa Fe Avenue in Princeville, Illinois for $1,145,681.

Illinois home sales dip in December, but 2016 housing market ends on a high...

Despite a dip in home sales in December, both sales and median prices finished in positive territory in 2016, closing out a year marked by tight housing inventories and continued strong consumer demand, according to Illinois REALTORS


Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) CEO Eugene Jones, Jr. today announced the CHA is partnering with several Chicago-area developers to bring a proposed mixed-income and mixed-use development to the Rogers Park neighborhood that includes affordable and market rate housing, a “flexible-format” Target store, and an upgraded community room and open space for residents of CHA’s Caroline Hedger Apartments for seniors on Sheridan Road near Devon Avenue
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The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of PNC Bank Ground Lease in the Lincoln Park...

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant core located PNC Bank Ground Lease located at 1640 W Fullerton Avenue in Chicago, IL for $6,000,000. The Property is located in the Lincoln Park neighborhood, one of Chicago’s wealthiest and most expensive communities with average single-family home prices of approximately one million dollars.

Illinois home sales, prices gain traction in November

Illinois homes sales regained momentum in November with double-digit increases in annual home sales and continued strong gains in median prices, according to Illinois REALTORS®. Statewide home sales (including single-family homes and condominiums) in November 2016 totaled 11,341 homes sold, up 14.8 percent from 9,881 in November 2015


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.


Make Your Garage Door Quieter

How to Make Your Garage Door Quieter

Did you know that the structural noise from a garage can be anywhere from 5 decibels to 20 decibels above the background noise levels? And if you are wondering how much change would a 20-decibel increase make, then consider this – with a rise of 20 decibels, the sound energy increases by a factor of 100!