What’s Driving the Chicago Area’s Red-Hot Housing Market

House with a for sale sign in front of it

Chicago Tonight (WTTW) interviewed Luis Lopez, Assistant Professor in the Stuart Handler Department of Real Estate, about the Chicago metro area housing market. Professor Lopez notes, “Across the nation, what we’re seeing is that people who want to become homeowners have more money in their pocket and are bringing it to the negotiating table when putting a bid on property.”