Fall traditionally brings cooler temperatures and the second busiest seasons for buying and selling a home. As the summer winds down, indications are that the United States housing market as a whole is moving marginally deeper into buy territory, suggesting that, on average, the majority of housing markets around the country are in good shape and remain a sound investment.
Spring is traditionally the busiest time for real estate sales, but the signs are there that this summer could prove to be the hottest time for buyi...
Last fall, the Chicago City Council passed a record $588 million property tax increase. Downtown properties will shoulder a substantial portion of that sum, so Chicagoans can thank Loop landlords when their tax bills come.
Each year, millions of people log on to realtor.com to search for the perfect apartment rental or, perhaps, their dream home. A big part of that searc...
What do foreigners' favorite metros have in common? Two things: nice winters and big price declines during the housing bust. Foreigners want sunshine and bargains. The relationship between price declines and foreign share is especially strong.
With the summer apartment season finally upon us in Chicago, everyone I know is in the hot pursuit of the one thing that is even more important than getting a table at Girl and the Goat: that magical dirt-cheap apartment.
These are what we call a city's "best-kept secret" neighborhoods. They're not secrets to most local house hunters, but outsiders looking to move in typically overlook them.
Boston-based celebrity chef Todd English is the next big name to mark his territory on Chicago's exciting dining scene.
Among all the negative news you have heard about the real estate market lately, home values have actually increased in Kenwood by 13.7% over the last year, with the average home in the neighborhood having a value of approximately $320,000.