2020 Chicago Home Partner March Madness

by Amanda on March 11, 2020

What does March mean to you?

March is always a great month for me.  It means longer days, the heat of the Spring Real Estate Market, St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and for many of us… the anticipation of March Madness!

This year, we are proud to announce the 12th Annual Chicago Home Partner March Madness Pool!  I would like to invite you, your friends and family to participate in this fun online competition. The more the merrier… or at least the more competitive!

Best of all… the winner walks away with a $50 AMEX gift card!

If you have participated before:

  • Enter the password “chicago” (if prompted) to start making picks!

If you are new to the pool this year:

  • Go to TourneyTime.com
  • Click “Register Now” in the upper right hand corner and create your free account.
  • After logging in, select the ‘Join NCAA Pool’ option.
  • In the search box, enter the pool name, Chicago Home Partner and click ‘Search for Pool’.
  • Select the correct pool and click the ‘Select Pool’ button.
  • Enter the pool password, chicago (lower case) and click the ‘Join Pool’ button.
  • Once you join the pool, you will see your username and an option to MAKE PICKS.
  • On this page it will show you who’s playing who and their record.  Pick your winners and you’re done!

How to sign up as a new user for the CHP March Madness Pool:

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED BY TIP-OFF ON THURSDAY, MARCH 19th and don’t forget to “talk some trash” over on our Facebook page!

The website will automatically update with your progress, the winners, the losers and who’s leading.  We have even added “Bonus Points” this year for biggest upsets, most correct picks and more. 

Whether you live in Lincoln Park, Wicker Park or Hyde Park… everyone enjoys a little competition.  Good luck to everyone and please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions you might have!

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As Chicago real estate market experts, we take immense pride in releasing our annual “Chicago Real Estate Roundup” each year.  Our 2019 predictions proved accurate, with home pricing relatively “flat” overall, an uptick in inventory and low interest rates throughout the year.

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However, near the end of 2019 we noticed some anomalies that gave us pause and eventually led to the delay in our release.  Where a majority of 2019 posted declines in total number of sales, contracts and pricing – the opposite occurred in Q4.  In fact, the latter part of 2019 posted better pricing than Q4 2018 and stronger contract and sales numbers than Q4 2018.

To ensure that we’ve provided you with comprehensive and accurate insight, we have added early 2020 market data and observations into our forecast.  This has allowed us to provide a deeper understanding of what’s to come in 2020 and provide insight for your future real estate decisions.  The full report is available for download here.

Chicago Home Partner had another record-breaking year in 2019 thanks to the trust you have continually placed in us. We are once again humbled by your support, and as always, we are honored to assist you and yours in any way possible.

Warmest Regards,

Amanda, Ressie, Georgianne and Jared

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