Posts tagged "Chicago home prices"

Chicago Real Estate Cheapest Among World Cities

Chicago Real Estate Cheapest Among World Cities
Last week UBS came out with their annual Global Real Estate Bubble Index (there is a link on that page for downloading the entire report), which evaluates the risk of a housing bubble in 20 global financial centers. Not only did the Chicago real estate market come out with the lowest risk but it also... Read more »

Case Shiller: Chicago Area Home Prices Left In Dust Of Other Cities

Case Shiller: Chicago Area Home Prices Left In Dust Of Other Cities
Yeah, the Case Shiller Chicago area home price index for single family homes continues to show advancement from the previous year and this has been the routine now for 57 straight months. So that’s the good news. However, compared to other cities, we are not doing so well – still – as evidenced by this... Read more »

Chicago Housing Costs Should Be Big Factor In Amazon Headquarters Search

Chicago Housing Costs Should Be Big Factor In Amazon Headquarters Search
Unless you live under a rock you know that last week Amazon announced that it needs to invest $5 B in a second headquarters somewhere in North America to house 50,000 employees in approximately 8 MM square feet of office space. If you haven’t already, let that sink in for a second. No wonder that... Read more »
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Home Price Forecast: Additional Optimism From Experts

Home Price Forecast: Additional Optimism From Experts
The 3rd Quarter 2017 Home Price Expectations Survey for the nation came out from Zillow and Pulsenomics a couple of weeks ago. This quarterly survey of 114 real estate experts produced a slightly more optimistic outlook for home prices than it did last quarter and last quarter was more optimistic than the quarter before that.... Read more »

Case Shiller: Chicago Area Home Price Gains Still Anemic

Case Shiller: Chicago Area Home Price Gains Still Anemic
Well, at least the Chicago area is not in last place this month. However, S&P Dow Jones released their Case-Shiller Home Price Index for June today and it still shows the Chicago area lagging most of the rest of the country in terms of year over year home price gains. The Case Shiller Chicago index... Read more »

Case Shiller: Chicago Area Falls To Last Place In Home Price Gains

Case Shiller: Chicago Area Falls To Last Place In Home Price Gains
When US single family home prices hit a sixth consecutive monthly high and the top 20 metro areas register an average 5.7% gain in home prices over the last year while Chicago is still struggling to get back to the housing bubble peak and only registers a 3.3% year over year gain…well….that’s sadder than even... Read more »
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Case Shiller: 4% Chicago Area Home Price Gains Kinda Sad

Case Shiller: 4% Chicago Area Home Price Gains Kinda Sad
When the 20 metro areas covered by Case Shiller average a 5.7% year over year gain in single family home prices it’s pretty sad when the Chicago area can only eke out a 4% gain. That’s the lowest year over year gain in 5 months and once again Chicago finds itself 4th from the bottom... Read more »

Home Price Forecast: Experts Raise Their Outlook Once Again

Home Price Forecast: Experts Raise Their Outlook Once Again
A couple of weeks ago Zillow and Pulsenomics released their 2nd quarter Home Price Expectations Survey for the nation and their panel of more than 100 real estate experts have gotten more optimistic since they released their last survey. I don’t think they really had much choice given that the year over year home price... Read more »

Case Shiller: Chicago Area Home Price Gains Lag The Nation

Case Shiller: Chicago Area Home Price Gains Lag The Nation
Remember last month when I told you how single family home prices in the Chicago area had gained 6.2% from the previous year and we had risen in the rankings of the 20 cities that Case Shiller tracks? Yeah, well forget that. S&P Dow Jones just released the March Case-Shiller home price indices and with... Read more »
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Case Shiller: Chicago Area Home Price Gains Set Another Record

Case Shiller: Chicago Area Home Price Gains Set Another Record
S&P Dow Jones just released their February Case Shiller Home Price Index which shows the nation’s home prices hitting their 4th consecutive all time high. Although the Chicago area can’t make the same claim the Case Shiller Chicago index did rise in the rankings of 20 metro areas based upon a 6.2% year over year... Read more »