Posts tagged "sales"

Pending Home Sales Continue Recovery

The National Association of Realtors reports: Pending home sales rose again in November, with the broad trend over the past five months indicating a gradual recovery into 2011, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator, rose 3.5 percent to 92.2 based on contracts signed in November from a... Read more »

Home mortgage lenders becoming more optimistic

Commercial Mortgage Alert reports: Lenders are feeling better about their prospects than they have for years — but they’re not ready to break out the champagne just yet. or the first time since the market crash, positive signs abound. Commercial real estate prices seem to be stabilizing. Property sales are picking up. Interest rates remain... Read more »

Big news; some home prices rising

Reports Crain’s Chicago Business: Home prices are rising again in some Chicago-area neighborhoods, in a sign that the local housing market is nearing the end of a devastating three-year slide. Single-family home prices rose in 56 of 253 Chicago-area ZIP codes last year, according to Fiserv Inc., which calculates the widely followed Case-Shiller Home Price Index.... Read more »
Advertisement:

Housing market B.S.

Here’s someone who managed to get his name in print by predicting that the housing market won’t recover until 2013.  This, of course, is total baloney. Here’s some new figures indicating that the housing market already is turning around. My wife, who is in residential sales, also notices an upturn in activity and some good... Read more »
  • ChicagoNow is full of win

    Welcome to ChicagoNow.

    Meet our bloggers,
    post comments, or
    pitch your blog idea.

  • Advertisement:
  • Subscribe to The Barbershop

    Enter your email address:

    Delivered by FeedBurner

  • Dennis Byrne’s Facebook Fan Page

  • Like me on Facebook

  • google-site-verification: googlefdc32e3d5108044f.html
  • Meet The Blogger

    Dennis Byrne

    Chicago Tribune contributing op-ed columnist and author of forthcoming historical novel, "Madness: The War of 1812." Reporter, editor and columnist for Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago Daily News. Freelance writer and editor.

  • Our National Debt

  • Twitter

  • Categories

  • Tags

  • Recent Comments

  • Monthly Archives

  • /Users/dennisby/Desktop/trailer.mp4
  • Latest on ChicagoNow

  • Advertisement: