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Case Shiller Chicago Condo Index Up 3.7%

The Chicago Case-Shiller Condominium Index for July was 141.2. It was up 3.7% from July 2015. It’s back to its July 2004 level.

The condo index rose 0.4% from June. It typically rises from June to July. Last year it rose 0.3% from June to July.

The Case-Shiller Condo Index for Chicago is based on resales of condos in the Chicago Metro Area. It’s published with a 2 month lag.

Chicago Case-Shiller Indices January 2000 – July 2016

Chicago Case-Shiller Indices January 2000 – July 2016

The Chicago Case-Shiller Index for July was 137.7. It was also up 3.7% from July 2015. It’s back to its January 2004 level,

The index rose 0.9% from June. It typically rises from June to July. Last year the rise from June to July was 0.7%.

The Case-Shiller Index for Chicago is based on resales of houses in the Chicago Metro Area. It’s published with a 2 month lag.

WHAT THIS MEANS FOR BUYERS

Buyers should be prepared to encounter competing offers. You need to be ready to buy when you find a home you want. If you will be financing your purchase, get your mortgage pre-approval before you start viewing homes. Contact me for recommended mortgage consultants. If you’re paying cash, get a proof of funds letter from your accountant or banker ready to go. Contact me to get started.

WHAT THIS MEANS FOR SELLERS

If your home is priced right when it goes on market, it should sell within a few months. Luxury homes do take longer. You shouldn’t price your home significantly above market. Most buyers have to finance their purchase. Your home will need to appraise for at least sale price for financing to be approved. The appraised value is primarily determined by recent comparable sales. If you’re considering selling your home, contact me for a free market analysis.

ABOUT THE CHICAGO CASE-SHILLER INDICES

The Chicago Case-Shiller Indices are for the entire Chicago Metro Area. Markets do vary by location, price range and housing types. For more information on the indices see S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices.

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