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Strong Illinois home sales and prices continue into September

IAR News - Wed, 10/21/2015 - 1:49pm
Date:  October 22, 2015 Intro: 

Positive housing market momentum carried into September with home sales and median prices experiencing healthy year-over-year gains.

FOR RELEASE: Oct. 22, 2015

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

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Northeastern to rename one of its colleges after REALTOR® Goodwin

IARbuzz.com Blog - Wed, 10/21/2015 - 12:12pm
Northeastern Illinois University announced today it will rename its college of education after one of its former students, Illinois REALTOR® Daniel L. Goodwin, principal and chairman for the Inland Real Estate Group, Inc., of Oak Brook. The school noted Goodwin … Continue reading →

Morning Minute: Buying a vacant home? Avoid problems that could cost you money

IARbuzz.com Blog - Wed, 10/21/2015 - 8:49am
Realtor.com points out four potential problems to look for if you are thinking about buying a home that has been vacant for awhile. Appliances that have gone unused for a long period of time may have issues with hoses and … Continue reading →

Still time to sign up for Thursday Vertex 15 conference

IARbuzz.com Blog - Tue, 10/20/2015 - 9:17am
Go online now to reserve your spot for Thursday’s Vertex 15 conference Thursday at the Westin Chicago North Shore in Wheeling. You can pay either $250 for a VIP Ticket to the day-long conference or $99 for general admission. Featured … Continue reading →

Morning Minute: Homebuilder confidence at 10-year high

IARbuzz.com Blog - Tue, 10/20/2015 - 9:10am
Homebuilder confidence rose in October, climbing to the highest levels in a decade, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo sentiment survey. Read coverage of the newest data from Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal. In other headlines: FHA … Continue reading →

Morning Minute: Scare up some savings as you decorate for Halloween

IARbuzz.com Blog - Mon, 10/19/2015 - 9:43am
Decorating your house and lawn for Halloween but don’t want to break the bank? HouseLogic has some low-cost ideas for getting your house tricked out for the holidays. A few ideas: Make your own window silhouettes with black paper and … Continue reading →