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Chicago Agent Magazine

CAR LEadership Who’s Who

Our leadership was featured inChicago Agent Magazine’s2023 Who’s Who issue.

Chicago Agent Magazine

Marion Valle to be inducted into CAR Hall of Fame

The Chicago Association of REALTORS® will induct Marion Valle, a past president of the association, into its Hall of Fame later this month at the group’s 140th Inaugural Gala.

Crain’s Chicago Business

Here’s where suburban home prices are up the most this year, and where they’ve gone down the most

This spring, when a pair of clients asked her to help find them a home to buy in one of the most desirable parts of Grayslake, Connie Barhorst happened to have one up her sleeve — a home she’d helped different clients buy in 2021.

Chicago Agent Magazine


Check out Chicago Agent Magazine’s coverage of our 360° Summit event.

Chicago Agent Magazine

Chicago Association of Realtors® Sales Awards

Real estate professionals from across Chicagoland gathered March 29 at Navy Pier for the annual Chicago Association of REALTORS® Sales Awards.

Crain’s Chicago Business

CAR Past President Frank Williams honored as a Fair Housing Champion

More than 50 years later, he is being honored with the Fair Housing Champion Awards. Williams was among three winners recognized at the recent awards, which were held by the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) and during NAR’s Fair Housing Month.


Illinois spring housing market started early, with monthly sale and price increases expected as season continues

The Illinois housing market is continuing to cool off from the pandemic housing boom, with the number of home sales still down significantly while prices are holding steady compared with the first quarter of last year, housing experts say.

Crain’s Chicago Business

City home prices slide for 5th month in a row

Home prices in the city have dipped for five consecutive months, according to data released this morning, while prices have stayed flat for the metropolitan area.

The Washington Post

How the Obama Center is forcing Chicagoans out

Obama Presidential Center in Chicago’s South Side is increasing rents and home values so much that longtime residents are being forced to move.

Crain’s chicago business

Asking prices for homes hit a new high

The median asking price was a little more than $333,500, according to the market-tracking tool in Redfin’s data center. That’s up about 2.4% from the same time last year and about 1.1% above the region’s highest median asking price on record, mid-May’s roughly $332,700.

Crain’s Chicago Business

Hispanic homeownership in the Chicago area is high compared to the rest of the nation. Here’s why.

The average Hispanic household income in the Chicago area is about $65,000, Evangelou said, compared to $58,000. “They earn more and prices are lower,” Evangelou said. “That’s significant when you think about buying a home,” she said.

CHicago Tribune

As @properties prepares to open 1st South Side office in Bronzeville, residents feel torn about the influx of development

Since moving to Bronzeville in 2007, Vanessa Harris has seen the many vacant lots in her neighborhood get scooped up by developers and turned into $800,000 townhomes, some of them right outside her window.

Chicago agent magazine

From young professionals to power brokers

Real estate can be an alienating industry. But what if Chicago agents were all on the same team? That’s the thought behind the Young Professionals Network (YPN), an organization through the Chicago Association of REALTORS® which provides a point of connection for newer brokers.

Chicago tribune

Activists call for Chicago to rule out natural gas in new buildings, citing health risks, costs and climate change

Environmentalists, activists and consumer advocates are calling on Chicago politicians to pass a clean buildings ordinance that would effectively rule out the use of natural gas in most new buildings.