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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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Chicago Home Sales Gain Momentum for Third Straight Year

Home sales in the metro Chicago real estate market posted their third consecutive annual increase in 2010. Data released Wednesday showed that 69,251 homes sold in the seven-county metro Chicago area in 2010 compared to 68,999 in 2009. That’s a 0.4 percent increase. The information comes via RE/MAX Northern Illinois through data provided by MRED, …

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Chicago Real Estate Improves at the End of 2010

Home sales in the metropolitan Chicago real estate market finished last year on a positive note. According to a report by RE/MAX Northern Illinois, home sales in the Chicago area saw the best month in December since June when compared to the prior year’s sales activity. In the seven-county Chicago area, 5,175 homes were sold …

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Highland Park House Passes from One Chicago Sports Star to Another

A former Bull has sold his piece of Chicago real estate to a current Bear. Retired Chicago Bulls guard B.J. Armstrong on Monday turned over his Highland Park estate to new Chicago Bears defensive end Julius Peppers for $1,800,000 million, which is more than a million dollars less than the original asking price but still …

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