Posts Tagged: midwest

Real Estate Report 3/4/13 – The US Midwest

Today, in our ongoing series about local real estate markets, we’ll take a look at home sales and trends in the Midwest: We’ll start with Illinois – the Rock River Times reports an increase in Illinois home sales and median prices in January: Illinois home sales increased 31.1 percent over previous-year levels in January and… Read more »

A New Real Estate Bubble in the Cornbelt?

Howard Audsley has been driving through Missouri for the past 30 years to assess the value of farmland. Barreling down the flat roads of Saline County on a recent day, he stopped his truck at a 160-acre tract of newly tilled black land. The land sold in February for $10,700 per acre, double what it… Read more »

Parts of Midwest Seeing Housing Boom

Following years of hard times, declining home values and a record volume of foreclosures, the housing market is finally hitting the bottom in at least some U.S. cities, and it can’t come soon enough for plenty of others. North Dakota, South Dakota and parts of Texas are booming with oil and natural gas exploration driving… Read more »