Illinois Association of Realtors http://peoriapublicradio.org en Illinois home sales up http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/illinois-home-sales <div>Sales of existing homes in Illinois were up 14-point-9 percent in June from previous year levels, and median home prices increased 9-point-7 percent according to the Illinois Association of Realtors. Geoffrey Hewings with the University of Illinois’ Regional Economics Applications Laboratory says he’s not ready to call the increases a trend, but he says it’s certainly an improvement from the lower home sales and prices that came with the collapse of the housing bubble.</div><div> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 18:06:58 +0000 Jim Meadows 9246 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Illinois home sales up