Morning Minute: After staying put during recession, more Americans moving again

As the economy improves, more people are moving again, according to new U.S. Census data. In 2012, the number of Americans who made a move — either between counties or longer distances — was nearly 5 percent higher than two years earlier. Read more from REALTOR® Magazine.

In other headlines:

Home prices increase 13 percent in August in biggest jump since early 2006 – Medill News

Paul Ryan: We will try to get QM delayed – HousingWire

Sam Zell speaks: It’s a ‘sharp-shooters’ real estate market – Crain’s Chicago

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About Stephanie Sievers

Stephanie Sievers is Associate Editor for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. She serves as Associate Editor for IAR publications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and all other IAR publications. She is responsible for developing content for the Illinois REALTOR® Weekly Connection e-newsletter, coordinates the IAR Twitter account content at ILREALTOR and plans and develops content for videos. She assists in developing and writing content for the IAR blog. She also is involved in researching and drafting news releases and coordinates the news media distribution database and newsclips reports for the Association. She also assists in IAR spokesperson training seminars and is involved in development of association briefing materials on issues. She assists with the housing statistics program and reports.