Real Estate

Chicago home prices fall behind rest of U.S.

For sale sign in front of a house.
A home is offered for sale in the Bucktown neighborhood on September 21, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Housing prices around the country are setting record highs. In Chicago, prices may be up year-to-year, but they still lag behind other major cities.

Why it matters: Chicago homeowners are being left out of the record high housing market. This could affect everything from housing values to mortgage payments.


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