Chicago real estate recovery

Chicago Real Estate Sales Kick Off Year Up

The Illinois and Chicago real estate markets have started the year off strong. Statewide sales even posted the best January sales report since 2007. According to the Illinois Association of REALTORSĀ®, 6,435 homes were sold throughout Illinois in January. That’s a 16.1 percent improvement from the 5,543 homes sold in January 2011 and the highest …

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Try an In-Home Job and Help Lower the Unemployment Rate

We’ve discussed before how the recovery of the nationwide and Chicagoland real estate market is directly connected to unemployment, so naturally we are happy to report that last month’s unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since May 2009. Approximately 103,000 jobs were added to the economy in December to drop the nationwide unemployment rate …

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