chi-remax Revere (2) The average time it took a seller in the Chicago region to find a buyer fell to 77 days from 87 days in May of last year.

CHICAGO, IL—Economists have recently seen a few worrisome signs in the state’s economy, but so far, those factors do not seem to have affected the housing market. Home sales in the metropolitan Chicago area proceeded at a fast pace in May despite a continuing decline in inventory levels, according to a report from RE/MAX. Sales transactions rose 6.2% year-over-year to 12,337 units, and the median sales price climbed 6%.