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April Chicago Real Estate Market Update: Home Sales Still Falling

April Chicago Real Estate Market Update: Home Sales Still Falling
It looks like the Chicago real estate market is still declining – slightly. Compared to last year April home sales in the city were down by 5.5%, making April the 4th month in a row of declining sales. Although the Illinois Association of Realtors will be looking at the same sales numbers as me in... Read more »

Chicago Real Estate Market Update: Home Sales Continued To Drop In March

Chicago Real Estate Market Update: Home Sales Continued To Drop In March
March just topped off the third month in a row of declining home sales in Chicago. Compare that to last year at this time when home sales were spiking by double digit percentage growth rates during the entire first quarter. I’m seeing a 4.4% decline in year over year sales for this March but when... Read more »

Chicago Housing Market Merely Coasting In Neutral In February

Chicago Housing Market Merely Coasting In Neutral In February
As has been the case recently the Chicago housing market continued to sputter along in neutral in February, unable to keep up with last year’s torrid growth rate. February is coming in around 1.6% less than last year, which was up around 20% over 2012. And once again, in two weeks, the Illinois Association of... Read more »
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Chicago Real Estate Market Cools Off With Low January Temperatures

Chicago Real Estate Market Cools Off With Low January Temperatures
Well, don’t say I didn’t warn you. For some time I’ve been talking about all the indications showing that the Chicago real estate market was slowing down. The writing was pretty much on the wall when I did my January Chicago real estate market update for December. Contract activity was slowing down and the only... Read more »

Chicago Real Estate Market Ekes Out Double Digit Sales Growth In December

Chicago Real Estate Market Ekes Out Double Digit Sales Growth In December
When the Illinois Association of Realtors reports on December home sales in about 2 weeks they are going to be talking about how great it was that home sales were up around 12.0%. And in reality growth was actually up 14.7% when you compare the December snapshots taken at the same point in time during... Read more »

Chicago Housing Boom Ran Out Of Steam in November

Chicago Housing Boom Ran Out Of Steam in November
After 20 consecutive months of double digit growth in home sales the Chicago real estate market is ending the year with rather flat year over year sales. When the Illinois Association of Realtors announces the official numbers in a week and a half they are likely to report a slight decline of about 0.3% –... Read more »
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October Home Sales Show Slowing Growth In Chicago Real Estate Market

October Home Sales Show Slowing Growth In Chicago Real Estate Market
We knew the meteoric growth in Chicago home sales couldn’t last forever and we’ve been seeing signs of slowing in the contracts written so it should come as no surprise to readers of this blog that October came in at the weakest growth in 20 months. But home sales were still up 10.8% over last... Read more »

August Chicago Real Estate Market Update: Home Sales Jump 26.4%

August Chicago Real Estate Market Update: Home Sales Jump 26.4%
August marked the 26th month in a row of spectacular real estate market performance in Chicago with home sales up 26.4% over last year and at the highest level of the last 6 years. In fact, as you can see in the graph below August 2013 home sales were the 6th highest in the last... Read more »

July Chicago Home Sales: Highest Level In Seven Years

July Chicago Home Sales: Highest Level In Seven Years
For the 25th month in a row Chicago home sales showed a remarkable increase over the previous year, with July posting a 35.3% gain over the 2012 level. This July was even a tad higher than July 2007, which was only two years into the bursting of the housing bubble. That means it’s the highest... Read more »
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Chicago Real Estate Market Update: May Home Sales On A Rocket

Chicago Real Estate Market Update: May Home Sales On A Rocket
No doubt this story about how the Chicago real estate market is on a rocket is starting to get a bit boring – same old news. May home sales in the city once again leaped way ahead of last year – 34.8% on top of last years 19.6% increase over the year before that. And... Read more »
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