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CHICAGO 2Q15 HOUSING: Strong Growth & Rising Prices Pushing New Homes out of Reach

Through 2Q15, Annual New Home Starts in the Chicagoland region stood at 5,722, up 9.7% over 2Q14. This is the highest annual rate of new home construction since 4Q08. Builders and developers are feeling the squeeze from a lack of quality lots in desirable locations. While the overall market shows an oversupply of lots, lots …

CHICAGO HOUSING 1Q15 – Rising Costs & Regulation are Pushing Buyers to the Resale Market

The annual rate of new home construction through 1Q15 was the highest since 4Q08 Builders and developers are both feeling the squeeze from a lack of quality lots in desirable locations, leading to elevated levels of acquisition and development activity. Rising prices have prevented the new home market from reaching the largest potential pool of …