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Summer Seller’s Market Stays Hot

The last quarter has been an especially tough one for buyers. Most properties have multiple offers on them, often over the asking price — that is, if they make it to the open listings at all before they sell. Buyers’ agents are using every trick in the book to secure contracts, throwing every imaginable incentive […]


April Markets are Blazing Hot!

Throughout the greater Chicago area, and around the country, the super hot seller’s market shows no signs of extinguishing any time soon. Many homes are selling before they even hit the open market listings. These conditions continue to reap big wins for sellers just as buyers are becoming more and more desperate to snap up the properties they’re after.

Spring 2021 Market Trends

Low inventory, high demand, multiple offers, and low interest rates make for a robust seller’s market. A seller’s market is likely to continue for the foreseeable future, particularly in suburban and second home communities. Buyers are keen to find more space, and to take advantage of ready access to parks, trails, forest preserves, and other […]


Spring 2021 Market Trends

Low inventory, high demand, multiple offers, and low interest rates make for a robust seller’s market. A seller’s market is likely to continue for the foreseeable future, particularly in suburban and second home communities. Buyers are keen to find more space, and to take advantage of ready access to parks, trails, forest preserves, and other […]