Chicago, IL - May 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A number of RE/MAX firms in the Northern Illinois real estate market, each of which is independently owned and operated, were recently spotlighted in one of the nation’s most prestigious surveys of real estate company productivity -- Real Trends 500. The 2011 Real Trends 500, an annual report from Real Trends magazine, ranks the 500 most successful residential firms by closed transaction sides and closed sales volume. Rankings are determined by applications received. This year, 501 firms qualified based on transaction volume due to a tie for the final spot.
Chicago, IL - March 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- February home sales in the seven-county metropolitan Chicago real estate market registered mild declines when measured against January of this year and February of last year, according to an analysis of sales data by the RE/MAX Northern Illinois real estate network. The analysis looked at all sales recorded by Midwest Real Estate Data, LLC, which is the regional multiple listing service
Chicago, IL - February 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Home sales in the seven-county metropolitan Chicago real estate market showed encouraging resilience in January even though total home sales slipped 3.7 percent below the level recorded in the same month of 2010, according to an analysis by RE/MAX
Chicago, IL - February 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The RE/MAX Northern Illinois real estate network once again led the seven-county metro Chicago real estate market in home sales during the year just ended. RE/MAX agents sold 12,678 listed residences, easily outdistancing any other brokerage organization. RE/MAX has held the number one position, based on listings sold in the metro Chicago real estate market, since area-wide data was first collected in 1994.
Chicago, IL - January 27, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- RE/MAX Key, the Rockford-based real estate brokerage firm established early last year, announced another step in its continued growth by absorbing the agents and operations of The Way Unlimited, another Rockford real estate firm led by Wayne Ahrens. RE/MAX Key, which had five agents when it opened last year, now has 24 agents on staff, 16 in its Rockford office at 5411 E. State St., and eight in its Belvidere office, located at 5995 E. Chrysler Dr. Its management continues to have its eye on additional expansion in the near future, targeting markets both south and east of Rockford.
ELGIN, IL - January 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- RE/MAX Villager in Glenview, Ill., has announced the arrival of seven agents formerly affiliated with RE/MAX North in Northbrook. The additional agents will strengthen the position of the Glenview office in the North Shore real estate market
Chicago, IL - November 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The affordability of a classic single-family home has improved by 66 percent in the seven-county metropolitan Chicago real estate market over the last five years, according to a review by RE/MAX employing the traditional measure of home affordability developed by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR).
Chicago, IL - November 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Home prices in the metropolitan Chicago real estate market reached somewhat firmer ground in October even as the volume of homes changing hands continued to decline. Both the median and average price of homes sold in the seven-county metro area were higher for October than during the previous month, while transaction volume was 14 percent lower than in September.
Chicago, IL - November 9, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Home sales activity in the metropolitan Chicago real estate market registered a solid gain of 11 percent for the first nine months of 2010 when compared to the same period in 2009. That was achieved even as third-quarter transaction volume was 22.8 percent lower than the same period last year.
Chicago, IL - October 25, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- September marked the first month in which the metropolitan Chicago real estate market felt the full impact of the end of the federal income tax credit for homebuyers, which had been in effect in one form or another for nearly two years. The result was a mix of signs, with homes selling more quickly than they did in the same month last year but with fewer homes changing hands
Elgin, IL - June 24, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- As the metro Chicago real estate market continues on the road to recovery, two RE/MAX agents with a vision of better days ahead have taken the reins at RE/MAX United in Wheeling, Ill., and have moved the office to a new location at 401 S. Milwaukee Ave. Gary Aver and Luigui Corral have both been affiliated with the office for several years, and now they are making it their own. Former broker/owners Alla Aizenberg, Mila Friedman, Igor Groysman and Oleg Moldavsky remain with the office as sales associates
Even in Weak Economy, RE/MAX Northern Illinois Real Estate Network Continues Charitable Mission: ...
Elgin, IL - June 8, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- For 17 years, the RE/MAX Northern Illinois real estate network has been a generous donor to the Children’s Miracle Network (CMN), supporting its mission of providing financial assistance to more than 170 children’s hospitals across the country. Now, CMN has honored two local RE/MAX executives for their role in fostering that relationship and achieving a remarkable record of fund-raising, even over the last several years when strong economic headwinds prevailed.