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Which Chicago Suburbs Have the Least (and Most) Foreclosures?

Elmhurst, Lake Forest and Libertyville had the fewest foreclosures in the Chicago region, according to Crain’s Business News. The three communities had foreclosure rates of 1.2, 1.5 and 1.8, respectively. The rates represent the number of homes foreclosed per every 1,000 mortgageable properties. All of the top ten communities had median household earnings well above …

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National, Chicago Real Estate Numbers for January

Nationwide, the housing market posted an unexpected increase in sales last month. Chicago real estate did not fare as well, but some of its surrounding suburbs saw a rise. Let’s start locally. According to the Illinois Association of REALTORS, total home sales in the city of Chicago for January 2011 were down 14 percent compared …

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Metro Chicago Real Estate Prices Hit New Low

December home prices in the metro Chicago real estate market have posted a second consecutive record low since the housing boom of 2006. According to the latest report from the Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller Home Price Index, metro Chicago home prices fell 1.4 percent in December to 117.86, which beats the record low set in November …

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