A subsidiary of Chicago-based Draper & Kramer debuted a loan this month that pays borrowers as much $10,000 if a local house price index declines between the time they take out a loan and when they…
Also, a Burr Ridge home sells for less than it did in 2004, and 36 percent of local homeowners with a loan are "underwater," according to a Zillow report.
Sales of Chicago-area homes surged more than 31 percent last month, posting the strongest April since the boom.
(AP) — The case pits the grandmotherly Jacqueline Goldberg against a New Yorker who revels in his image as a big talker with big ideas.
Combined sales at the five biggest firms here jumped 27 percent in 2012 from 2011, according to a new report. The biggest mover was @properties, where sales rose 41 percent.
Also, a Waterton Associates co-founder sells in Lincoln Park, and a Bucktown tavern turned LEED-certified home is about to hit the market.
Developers sold 122 condos downtown in the quarter, up from 72 in fourth-quarter 2012 and 113 a year earlier, according to Appraisal Research Counselors.
(AP) — Longtime tenants are suing the Chicago Housing Authority for allegedly reneging on pledges to return them to their neighborhood after redevelopment.
His tower outsold all other downtown condo projects in the first quarter, according to a new report. It was the best sales quarter for the riverside building in nearly four years.
Thomas Demetrio got $3.1 million for it, after paying $4.5 million in 2000. Also, the CEO of Walter E. Smithe lists his Barrington Hills home and Acco Brands' exec chairman sells in Lake Forest.
The developer-cum-reality TV star made his highly anticipated appearance today in a downtown federal courtroom.
The Chicago-based apartment investor paid $4.5 million for 12 unsold condos, retail space and parking at Bucktown Station, a 15-unit development, saving developer Bruce Fogelson from foreclosure.
Also, a former Chicago Fire players sells a Wicker Park condo, and @properties' co-founders start a title firm.
The venture that took over nearly 500 units in three failed South Loop condominium projects last year has already sold more than 100 a few months after re-launching sales, another good sign for the…
Also, the chief financial officer for Chicago-based Deutsche Leasing builds and sells his Hinsdale home, and a venture that includes real estate executives sells a Glencoe spec home.
Home foreclosure filings in Illinois fell for the third straight month in April, but the state still had the fourth-highest foreclosure rate in the country, a new report shows.
Also, a RiverView West condo is listed for $2.25 million and a Glencoe home sells for less than its 2005 price.
The joint venture paid $2.4 million for 29 acres of raw land in the western suburb, underscoring the increased willingness of developers to start from scratch.
Also, a venture plans six full-floor condos in a River North mid-rise, and a "spec" house in Roscoe Village sells for $985,000.
The numbers continue the positive momentum of 2012, when Chicago-area developers recorded their first annual sales gain since 2005. But unlike last year, new homes of all stripes saw encouraging…