Saturday, February 9, 2008

Top 10: Brokerages With Most Transactions

For 2007, @properties has emerged as Chicago's No. 1 condo seller. The brokerage closed 3,960 transactions, 11% of the city's total. (Each sale is counted twice: once for the buyer side, once for the seller.) Founded in 2000, @properties has 604 agents in four offices.

For condo sellers and agents, for now, @properties is where it's @.

Combined, the Top 10 brokerages closed 20,272 transactions (10,136 units), 56% of the city's total.

Of the Top 10, only three agencies saw increases over 2006: Dream Town (+18%), @properties (+7%) and Keller Williams (+6%).

Four of the 10 were down by double digits: Jameson (-20%), Century 21 (-15%), Coldwell Banker (-13%) and RE/MAX (-10%).

Citywide in 2007, condo sales were down 7%. Transactions totaled 36,240 (18,120 units sold).

2.Coldwell Banker3,840-13%
3.Koenig & Strey2,676-6%
4.Century 212,117-15%
5.Baird & Warner1,939-2%
6.Keller Williams1,429+6%
9.Dream Town859+18%

This exclusive report was compiled by from the database of the Multiple Listing Service of Northern Illinois (MLSNI). It includes closings of condos in the city of Chicago. With a credit and/or link, you are welcome to reprint.

Monday's Top 10: Brokerages With Highest Dollar Volume

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