Real estate prices, sales still booming in Chicago area
Illinois existing-home sales reached record levels in the second quarter of this year, and were up 9.8 percent from the second quarter of 2003, the state's association of Realtors reported today.
Existing-home prices in were up 7.2 percent from the second quarter of 2003 to the second quarter of this year, the Illinois Association of Realtors also reported today.
A total of 37,409 existing single-family homes were sold across the state in April through June 2004, up from 34,071 sales in the second quarter of 2003. Year-to-date home sales for the first six months of the year total 59,814, up 7.3 percent from 55,762 in 2003.
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