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By Terri Buseman, Downtown Chicago
(RE/MAX Premier Properties)
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Start your New East Side home search here. New East SideHousing Type: CondoThere wasn't a lot of activity over the past month. A few listings expired and not too many more were brought to the market. Coming out of the holiday season this is pretty typical. Since it is a new year we created graphs...

By Terri Buseman, Downtown Chicago
(RE/MAX Premier Properties)
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Begin your Chicago Loop home search here. LoopHousing Type: CondoAs we noted last month homes continue to sell faster than they are being listed. We noted that some homes still take a long time to sell, but in general these condos are moving fast. Since it is a new year we added some charts for t...

By Terri Buseman, Downtown Chicago
(RE/MAX Premier Properties)
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Start your West Loop Gate home search here. West Loop GateHousing Type: CondoSince last month 3 homes have gone under contract and 1 has come to the market. This neighborhood has been moving fast all year. You may remember at the beginning of 2016 Zillow named West Loop Gate the hottest neighborh...

By Terri Buseman, Downtown Chicago
(RE/MAX Premier Properties)
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Start your Dearborn Park & Dearborn Mews home search here. Dearborn Park & Dearborn MewsHousing Type: CondoCondos in Dearborn Park haven't seen any activity over the past month. We can see that over the course of the year homes have been selling very quickly. The average market times have remaine...

By Noah Seidenberg, Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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Quotes a few words that mean so much. It is time once again to share a few of the top choices for the last few weeks. I hope you are keeping warm, it is 10 degrees in Chicago. At least the sun is shining today. Peace and Love to you.Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming.David Bowie  It...

By Terri Buseman, Downtown Chicago
(RE/MAX Premier Properties)
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Start your Prairie District Neighborhood home search here. Prairie DistrictHousing Type: CondoThere wasn't a lot of activity since last month. As this is a new year we decided to also chart these homes over the past 12 months. It's pretty interesting to see that over the course of this whole year...

By Noah Seidenberg, Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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The Rogers Park Real Estate report for December 2016 is available. 2016 has been a busy year for buying and selling in the Rogers Park and West Ridge area of Chicago. Being so close to Loyola University and great public transportation via the Metra and "EL" trains really help as does stunning bea...

By Terri Buseman, Downtown Chicago
(RE/MAX Premier Properties)
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Start your Wrightwood Sheffield/DePaul home search here.Wrightwood Sheffield/DePaulHousing Type: CondoMore homes went under contract than were listed since last month, pushing the current month's supply of inventory down. Being a new year we also created charts to show how these homes have trende...

By Noah Seidenberg, Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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When I grew up in the South Side of Chicago during the early 60's I found a love of music at a very young age. As I got older I got into the Blues scene and it had never ended.Here is a half hour documentary on Chicago 60s pop. This 2001 show was narrated by Bob Sirott and featured these mid-to-l...

By Terri Buseman, Downtown Chicago
(RE/MAX Premier Properties)
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Start your Museum Park at Central Station home search here.Museum Park at Central StationHousing Type: CondoLast month we talked about homes that take a long time to sell. Looking at the market times for the sales this month they are also fairly long. However, as it is a new year, we decided to i...

By Terri Buseman, Downtown Chicago
(RE/MAX Premier Properties)
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Start your Roscoe Village home search here. Roscoe VillageHousing Type: CondoLast month we talked about the demand for condos in this neighborhood and how it is a good time to sell. Being January, we decided to do a side-by-side comparison to show activity from the past month as well as across th...

By Terri Buseman, Downtown Chicago
(RE/MAX Premier Properties)
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Start your Lakeview East home search here. Lakeview EastHousing Type: CondoSince last month there were a few cancelled listings in the $400-600k range, but that was the most of the activity. During the holidays it's not uncommon for sellers to cancel their listing and relist come spring, when buy...

By Terri Buseman, Downtown Chicago
(RE/MAX Premier Properties)
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Start your Lincoln Park home search here. Lincoln ParkHousing Type: CondoSince last month there has been a little spike in new listings in the higher price ranges. This is not a common sight during the holiday season. In past years the market has nearly come to a dead stop. However, this has not ...

By Terri Buseman, Downtown Chicago
(RE/MAX Premier Properties)
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Start your Bucktown home search here.BucktownHousing Type: CondoThere has been a noticeable drop in listings since last month. A few homes have cancelled and a new building with 5 listings has also cancelled. Having a whole building cancel all of its listings makes the drop look more dramatic. Ho...

By Terri Buseman, Downtown Chicago
(RE/MAX Premier Properties)
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Start your Wicker Park home search here. Wicker ParkHousing Type: CondoSince last month quite a few condos have closed with low market times, averaging under a month. Only one listing has come to the market, but 8 have been cancelled. The average market time for the ones that were cancelled was 1...

By Terri Buseman, Downtown Chicago
(RE/MAX Premier Properties)
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Start your Old Town home search here. Old Town & Old Town TriangleHousing Type: CondoCondos are still selling quickly, but with very few new listings from last month sellers are seeing even less competition. As we approach the new year we expect to see a spike in buyer activity. It happens every ...

By Terri Buseman, Downtown Chicago
(RE/MAX Premier Properties)
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Start your University Village/Little Italy home search here.University Village/Little ItalyHousing Type: CondoThere were more closings than expected last month. One home closed for over list price, which moved it up to the $400-500k range. The list price was $395,000 + $25k for parking. If you in...

By Jack Lewitz
(IL Real Estate Specialists)
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 I just received my first prediction about the 2017 Real Estate Market before 2016 is officially over. In my opinion weathermen are wrong 50% of the time when they predict the weather and so are Economists who try to predict the Real Estate Market.Like the weather Real Estate is a local market an...

By Terri Buseman, Downtown Chicago
(RE/MAX Premier Properties)
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Start your West Loop home search here. West LoopHousing Type: CondoAs we mentioned last month this neighborhood isn't slowing down. Not even the start of the holiday season is keeping buyers from snatching up condos in the West Loop. This busy season might have contributed to fewer listings comin...

By Terri Buseman, Downtown Chicago
(RE/MAX Premier Properties)
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Start your Gold Coast home search here. Gold CoastHousing Type: CondoWe've had a few homes close and a few go under contract since last month, but not very many have come to the market. Inventory levels are still pretty balanced. The holidays might be keeping some sellers from listing right now, ...

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