Illinois home prices

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 REALTORS®, 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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Chicago Real Estate Sales Up, Prices Down

The Chicago real estate industry continued its trend as a buyer’s market last month, with year-over-year home sales rising and home prices falling. According to the Illinois Association of REALTORS® latest report, home sales in the city of Chicago in October totaled 1,312; a 7.9 percent increase from the 1,216 homes sold during the same …

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