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Homeowners in redlined areas gained less equity over the past 40 years, exacerbating the wealth gap for blacks (iStock)

Homeowners gained far less equity in formerly redlined areas: study

Homeowners in historically redlined neighborhoods gained less than half as much home equity over the past 40 years as...

Homeowners gained far less equity in formerly redlined areas: study
With home sellers also staying on the sidelines amid the public-health crisis, the market is now giving rise to bidding wars. (iStock)

The return of the bidding war

You’d expect demand for new homes to shrink dramatically during a pandemic. But with sellers also staying on the sidelines and homes being trickier to list in a public-health crisis, the market is now...

The return of the bidding war
NAR predicts home sales to drop 10% in 2020

NAR predicts home sales to drop 10% in 2020

With the housing market hobbled by Covid-19, pending home sales dropped nearly 21 percent in March, according to new data from the National Association of Realtors. Overall, NAR is forecasting a 39.5 percent drop...

NAR predicts home sales to drop 10% in 2020
New listings are down in what is usually the busiest season for home buyers. (Credit: iStock)

Coronavirus dents home-buying season as new listings plummet

What would normally be high season for home buying has turned into a slump as sellers across the country...

Coronavirus dents home-buying season as new listings plummet
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Small Talk: Open Houses in the Age of Coronavirus

Hi, everyone, and thanks so much for coming to our open house! Our family has spent 11 wonderful years...

Small Talk: Open Houses in the Age of Coronavirus
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US homeownership rate rises to highest level in 6 years

The U.S. homeownership rate is now at its highest point in six years, signaling continued confidence in the market...

US homeownership rate rises to highest level in 6 years
Clockwise from left: 123 S. Peoria St., 2643 N. Hermitage Ave. and 3754 N. Janssen Ave.

Here are the priciest resi listings in Chicago from last week

Three of the five priciest residential listings in Chicago from last week were condo units, another indication that condo...

Here are the priciest resi listings in Chicago from last week
Home prices are on the rise, and homeowners are opting to stay in their homes longer (Credit: iStock)

Home prices accelerate nationally as owners stay longer

The pace of rising home prices quickened in September and existing home sales ticked up 1.9 percent. Average home...

Home prices accelerate nationally as owners stay longer
From left: 1109 W. Washington Blvd., 1943 W. Cortland St., 2753 N. Hampden Ct. (Credit: Redfin)

Here are the priciest resi sales in Chicago this week

Three homes in Lincoln Park made the list of the five priciest residential sales in Chicago this week. The...

Here are the priciest resi sales in Chicago this week
The +Plus Homes house in Pilsen (Credit: Redfin, iStock)

Homes in Pilsen now cost $850K

An environmentally-friendly townhouse just set a price record in Pilsen. The house at 905 W. Cullerton Street sold for nearly $850,000 on Nov. 11, Crain’s reported. That’s a record for a single-family home in...

Homes in Pilsen now cost $850K
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