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Illinois home sales see slight uptick in June; Prices continue annual upward trend

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 8:52pm
Date:  July 22, 2014 Intro: 

Illinois home sales reversed course in June with statewide home sales experiencing a slight year-over-year gain for the first time this year. Home prices continued to climb and marked the 22nd consecutive month of annual increases.

FOR RELEASE: July 22, 2014

For Further Information Contact: Stephanie Sievers, 217-529-2600

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The hidden cost of foreclosures in Chicago neighborhoods; Study finds distressed properties impact home prices

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 4:17pm
Date:  July 17, 2014 Intro: 

Research puts a dollar figure on the hidden and negative impact foreclosed properties can have on the surrounding neighborhood and home prices.

FOR RELEASE: July 22, 2014

For Further Information Contact: Stephanie Sievers, 217-529-2600

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Illinois median home prices up 8.3 percent from a year ago; Statewide home sales down 9.4 percent in May

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 4:40pm
Date:  June 23, 2014 Intro: 

May Illinois home prices rose 8.3 percent and home sales decreased 9.4 percent compared to May 2013, while the trend continues of recent month-over-month sales gains, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. 

FOR RELEASE: June 23, 2014

For Further Information Contact: Stephanie Sievers, 217-529-2600

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Illinois median home prices increase 7.6 percent in April, home sales decrease 7.8 percent amid tight inventories

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 2:34pm
Date:  May 21, 2014 Intro: 

Illinois home sales decreased 7.8 percent over previous-year levels in April while median prices increased 7.6 percent, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. 

FOR RELEASE: May 22, 2014

For Further Information Contact: Stephanie Sievers, 217-529-2600

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Illinois median home prices increase in March; Number of homes on market improves, but inventories remain tight

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 4:38pm
Date:  April 21, 2014 Intro: 

Illinois home sales decreased 11.6 percent over previous-year levels in March while median prices increased 9.7 percent, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. 

FOR RELEASE: April 22, 2014

For Further Information Contact: Stephanie Sievers, 217-529-2600

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REALTORS® from throughout Illinois help build home for Habitat for Humanity

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:26am
Date:  April 9, 2014 Intro: 

Members of the Illinois Association of REALTORS® (IAR) are building a house for Habitat for Humanity this month in Murphysboro. 

FOR RELEASE: April 9, 2014

NOTE TO MEDIA:  Volunteers will be on site Wednesday and Thursday, April 9-10
                          Contact: Jon Broadbooks, 217-836-1958

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