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Chicago Real Estate Market Update: Another 9 Year Record Sales High

Chicago Real Estate Market Update: Another 9 Year Record Sales High
It’s just another month in paradise. The Chicago real estate market continues on a tear with July sales hitting another 9 year record high. In fact, if you look at the graph below, with all the Julys flagged with red squares, you can see that we were within spitting distance of a 10 year high.... Read more »

Chicago Real Estate Market Update: Highest Home Sales In 9 Years

Chicago Real Estate Market Update: Highest Home Sales In 9 Years
The Chicago real estate market hit another recent record in home sales for June. In the graph below I’ve flagged all the Junes as red squares and the blue line is a 12 month moving average. As  you can see this year was the highest level in 8 years and, in all likelihood, it will... Read more »

Chicago Real Estate Market Update: Home Sales Still Steaming Ahead

Chicago Real Estate Market Update: Home Sales Still Steaming Ahead
Posting my Chicago real estate market update on the 8th of the month last month seemed to do the trick. My numbers were spot on with the Illinois Association of Realtors’ number that came out 2 weeks later so let’s try this again. Home sales for the month of May were significantly higher than last... Read more »
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Chicago Real Estate Market Update: Home Sales Hit Another 8 Year High

Chicago Real Estate Market Update: Home Sales Hit Another 8 Year High
I’m intentionally publishing my Chicago real estate market update one day later this month in an effort to better align my numbers with the Illinois Association of Realtors (IAR). Since their raw numbers have been slightly exceeding my estimates I think they may have switched to an 8th of the month snapshot. Let’s see how... Read more »

Chicago Real Estate Market Update: Home Sales Soar To 8 Year High

Chicago Real Estate Market Update: Home Sales Soar To 8 Year High
For a little more than a year the Chicago real estate market has been weak – weak in terms of home sales that is. Then February showed a little sign of improvement with its 6.4% improvement over the previous year. Well, I just looked at March and it blew February out of the water with... Read more »

Chicago Real Estate Market Update: Finally An Uptick In Home Sales

Chicago Real Estate Market Update: Finally An Uptick In Home Sales
After 7 straight months of year over year declines in home sales the Chicago real estate market finally ticked up in February with a 6.0% increase over last year. Out of the last 19 years only 6 of the biggest bubble years hit a higher sales figure. Not too bad all in all. Now you... Read more »
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Chicago Real Estate Market Update: 2015 Continuing The 2014 Trend

Chicago Real Estate Market Update: 2015 Continuing The 2014 Trend
It looks like the Chicago real estate market is starting 2015 with the same general trend that was in effect for much of 2014. Technically home sales were down for the 2nd year, dropping an additional 6.4% from last year’s slightly lower January numbers. However, in about 2 weeks, the Illinois Association of Realtors will... Read more »

Chicago Real Estate Market Update: 2nd Best December In 8 Years

Chicago Real Estate Market Update: 2nd Best December In 8 Years
You see…when I phrase the headline like that it doesn’t sound so bad that home sales were actually down in December from last year. The Chicago real estate market pretty much ended 2014 the same way it has been running the past few months – overall sales down a bit from last year but non-distressed... Read more »

How The 2014 Chicago Real Estate Market Really Compares To Last Year

How The 2014 Chicago Real Estate Market Really Compares To Last Year
We have this ongoing debate on Cribchatter about whether or not the Chicago real estate market is dead. According to Sabrina in a recent post “(September appears to be the WORST month in 2013 to have listed. Lots of properties listed in September are just sitting there.) The Chicago market has really slowed.” and later... Read more »
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November Chicago Real Estate Market Update: Home Sales Drop...err...Not Really

November Chicago Real Estate Market Update: Home Sales Drop...err...Not Really
Once again, in about 2 weeks, the Illinois Association of Realtors is going to report that Chicago home sales declined in November – by about 12.3% – and once again I’m going to tell you that it’s not really that bad – depending upon your perspective. The Chicago real estate market is really doing OK... Read more »
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