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Illinois and Chicago Housing Markets Improve in February

According to new data from the Illinois Association of REALTORS®, Illinois home sales increase 16.2 percent and median prices increased 5.1 percent to $125,000 since the same time last year. In February, statewide home and condominium sales totaled 8,213, an increase of more than 1,100 from February 2012. This is the 19th straight month in …

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McHenry County Home Builder Offers Multi-Generation Home Design

When children leave home for work, school or to start their own family, many think it is the last time they will live with their parents, but that isn’t always the case. According to the Census Bureau, the number of households with three generations under one roof is growing and was up 30 percent between …

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Lincoln Park is One of the Strongest Chicago Real Estate Markets

2012 has been a good year for Lincoln Park. The area is notorious for having the most expensive Chicago real estate, and investors are still taking an interest in the popular neighborhood. The latest Lincoln Park construction project will be headed by the Belgravia Group Ltd, which is currently planning a series of luxury townhomes …

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SSHBA Inaugural Ball Celebrates the Chicago Real Estate Industry

Members of the Southwest Suburban Home Builders Association (SSHBA) enjoyed cocktails, a three-course dinner and dancing at the SSHBA Inaugural Ball Saturday. This year’s event was held at the Ruffled Feathers Golf Club in Lemont, and music was provided by local band Ear Candy. Kieran Lagan was inaugurated as the new SSHBA president, and he …

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The Latest Chicago Real Estate Eco-Building Trends

One of the most popular building trends for 2013 is the expansion of ‘green’ Chicago real estate. In the past year, ‘green’ construction of single family homes made up 17 percent of the entire home building market, and this number is expected to double by 2016! Here are some green building additions that we’ll be …

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