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Checks on the Way to Some Metro Chicago Real Estate Owners

Thousands of Chicago-area homeowners will be excited to get their mail this week. New Lenox officials have announced that property tax rebate checks were mailed to its homeowners yesterday, a week ahead of schedule. Village officials had promised residents a 33 percent annual rebate on their property taxes if they would approve a referendum in …

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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 Residents are Moving to the Suburbs

No wonder there is so much Chicago real estate for sale: The city has lost 200,000 residents over the last decade. According to 2010 Census statistics released this week, Chicago, the third-most-populous city in the country, lost 6.92 percent of its residents between 2000 and 2010. That means that whomever becomes the next city mayor …

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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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