The housing market defied naysayers. What about next year? calls for growth in home sales of about 8.5 percent compared to 2020 and for prices to go up about 3.5 percent

It’s safe to say that nobody saw 2020 coming, least of all the housing analyst who told Crain’s at this time last year that 2020 would bring Chicago “more of the same steady, boring housing market.”

Only a few months later, the pandemic upended everything, and though its impact have been tragic, it put a jolt into the real estate market. After the first several weeks of stay-home order, homes sales…Click Here to Continue Reading