Home sales activity in 2012 up 27 percent in Lake County, 28 percent in Cook County.
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Sale of homes in the Chicago area increased 29 percent in the past year according to RE/MAX.
Home sales in the seven-county metropolitan Chicago real estate market continued to show improvement in two important respects, according to an analysis by RE/MAX. Sales of detached and attached homes increased an impressive 29 percent in July, compared to the same month in 2011, with a total of 8,490 homes changing hands. At the same time, the average number of days that homes sold in July spent on the market before a sales contract was signed fell to 141 days from 166 days a year ago. That 141 day average is the lowest recorded for the metro market during any month since December 2007. The median sales price of a home sold in the metro-Chicago market during July fell 6 percent to $173,125 from $184,000 in July of last year. The RE/MAX…