By the Numbers + Get Your Facts Straight

Everything you need to find out how the market is really doing and what you should be telling your clients, backed by the numbers.

Fast Stats are great for a quick overview of the Chicago real estate market, with graphs, statistics and year-over-year changes. The simple-to-access reports are an easy way to keep past, current and future clients abreast of the real estate market, at a glance. The PDFs are downloadable and ready to print, e-mail and post.

Reports include:

  • Monthly Indicators: See the big picture with this overview of the Chicago Market’s key trends.
  • Local Market Updates: Use this interactive map to find neighborhood-specific data representing each of Chicago’s 77 different areas!
  • Lender-Mediated Report: This one details MRED data on foreclosed, REO, pre-foreclosure and short sale properties – an important part of today’s market.
  • Weekly Market Activity: All the data from our monthly reports, just more frequently.

Get Access: Visit and login with your CAR Member ID & Password.


This tool is amazing! A simple design allows nerds and novices to harness the power of the MLS with minimal clicking. Fully customizable, you can go general or very granular with this data. Select an area and variables, choose a metric, filter results and share! It’s even possible to define custom geographies. All print/export/email options are here, including live, static and embeddable charts and images, as well as raw data tables. Shared items will include your contact information, which is automatically generated from the information stored in your profile. If you have a specific area and type of property you focus on, create a chart and embed it in your website and it will update with live statistics! If you have a client looking for specific types of homes, you can create a chart share the link in the email and it will auto-update. The possibilities are endless.

Get Access: log in to connectMLS™, click on the “Tools, Resources and Links” icon in the upper right hand corner, and click Infosparks on the drop-down menu.


As one of the most innovative benefits included in your NAR membership, offered at no additional cost, RPR® offers exclusive access to analytics and custom-branded reporting tools that can be printed, emailed or texted from anywhere at any time. These reports are extremely client-friendly. RPR covers every segment of the real estate industry, including commercial and appraisals. In addition to housing stats, RPR will also provide economic stats, like median income and unemployment rates, in addition to U.S. Census data and quality of life statistics, like annual snow and rainfall, travel time to work, water quality and walkability. You can even search by schools. There are eight different reports you can generate with this data, branded with your information and logo. Your clients (and prospective clients) will love it!

Get Access: Visit and create a new account. You can also download the RPR app in your mobile device’s App Store.

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