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Housing Market Forecast 2021 Part 2

Housing Market Forecast 2021 Part 2

Strong Economy Bolsters Buyer Intent We know the economy is going well, and with trade deals firmed up, unemployment at record lows (3.5%) and wages rising (3.7% in December). And we know Millennials (50% of total home sales and mortgages) are desperate to start their families (and for years to…
Housing Market Forecast & Predictions

Housing Market Forecast & Predictions

US Housing Market Predictions With the slow reopening of businesses across the country, will hopeful buyers jump at newly listed homes in May and June? See NAR’s May 15th Video report below. NAR’s forecast is for prices is to rise 1.1% and home sales to drop 15% for 2020.  And…
Illinois Real Estate Market

Illinois Real Estate Market

Illinois and Greater Metro Chicago Real Estate The months of January and February revealed the Illinois housing market and especially Metro Chicago housing market performed much better. 2020 was starting in a promising rising direction with upward projections for the next 3 months. Now with the Covid 19 work shutdown,…
Homes for Sale Searches Heating Up in Central US

Homes for Sale Searches Heating Up in Central US

Google Trends Keyword Search Reports Showing Sparks It’s normal to see search activity pick up as spring approaches, yet this year’s activity seems to be a little stronger. Kind of harkens back to the pre crash era where real estate was huge and people actually believed they could buy a home.…