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Snapshot: Illinois Home Sales

Illinois home sales dip in December, but 2016 housing market ends on a high note

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Housing at a Glance November 2016


(Jan. 24, 2017) - Despite a dip in home sales in December, both sales and median prices finished in positive territory in 2016, closing out a year marked by tight housing inventories and continued strong consumer demand, according to Illinois REALTORS®. Read the news release.

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Infographic: Solid Market Performance in First Half of 2016
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Sales -2.8%
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Housing Price Forecast

“Consumers appear to be waiting to see what the new President and Congress plan for the economy,” said Geoffrey J.D. Hewings, director of the Regional Economics Applications Laboratory at the University of Illinois. “As a result, it may be several months before there is an appreciable impact on the housing market. Prices and sales are expected to continue experiencing modest gains over the first quarter.” 


Chicago PMSA
Sales -3.6%
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City of Chicago
Sales -7.0%
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Contact: Jon Broadbooks, Director of Communications
217-529-2600 phone | jbroadbooks@illinoisrealtors.org



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