• Just Listed: 2109 N Campbell Ave Unit GS

    Just Listed! An amazing unit in an unbeatable location! Every possible upgrade and detail in this home nestled between Milwaukee and Western in the heart of happening Bucktown/Logan Square. A short distance to restaurants, nightlife, Blue Line, bus lines, and the 606 trail. High ceilings, large windows, radiant floor heat, Heat&Glow fireplace, quartz counters, Bosch [ … more ]

  • Just Listed: 420 W Ontario #410

    Just listed! Rarely available Penthouse Level Timber Loft nestled in the Heart of River North! Move-in ready condition. This unit is open and inviting and features a kitchen with preferred stainless steel and granite, high ceilings, exposed brick and hardwood floors. It also has a large balcony with northern exposure. This unit comes with a [ … more ]

  • Chicago Street Fairs & Festivals This Summer

    Summertime-Chi is back! And with that our social calendars are suddenly full again with farmers markets, street fairs, and music festivals going on nearly every day. See the full list below: May   20-22          Mayfest                                 [ … more ]

  • Buying a Home With Another Person

    So you’ve made the decision, and you’re thinking about buying a home with someone else… Before you sign that contract, here are some things you should know before getting started. 1. Getting Started and Prequalified Before you go to see any properties, its always important to know what you’re in for. Have the both of [ … more ]

  • The Platts Move To Lincoln Park

     

  • Rahm Emanuel’s Chicago Tax Raise: Who Is Paying What?

    The Chicago Sun-Times recently reported that 42nd Ward of Chicago will be paying 25% of the property tax dollars coming in from the entire city which is a shocking statistic considering the city has 50 total Wards. The Sun-Times goes on to relay that an additional seven other wards (most of them in close proximity [ … more ]

  • Interest Rates Expected To Rise: Is Now The Time To Buy?

    There has been a lot of talk about “rates” going up, but for those of us who aren’t familiar with the real estate industry that probably doesn’t mean very much. What these people are referring to are the interest rates being offered by major banks for mortgage loans (the way you get money to buy [ … more ]

  • Basecamp: New SFHs Meet Old Irving Park

    It often feels like a constant battle to go shopping for a single family home in Chicago. Round one: location vs. price. Round two: modern renovations vs. space. Round three: neighborhood vs., well, neighborhood. At this point you’re tired and have realized that finding a sophisticated and informed agent to buy a house is critical [ … more ]

  • Controversy Over Developments in Pilsen

    Whether or not Pilsenites are excited about this new development, a 500 unit apartment development is coming to Pilsen between 16th to 18th streets and Newberry Avenue to Peoria Street. The New York-based developer Property Markets Group has named the project PMG Windy City, although the PMG website failed to name Pilsen in its job [ … more ]

  • Chicago Real Estate Market Update – May 2015

    The Chicago market saw a slight rise in interest rates recently but good terms are still available. This rise plus the intense lack of inventory continues to drive strong price appreciation in most Chicago neighborhoods. Look for this trend to accelerate as the summer months hit and the busiest months for real estate settle in. [ … more ]

  • Spotlight Building: 4448 North California

    We know how it goes. The sun is out, you’ve started spring cleaning, and you’re starting to realize that maybe it’s time for a change. Not a simple paint job or some new furniture, you need a big change, perhaps as big as buying a new house? You thought it, we said it. With so [ … more ]

  • Developments in West Town Best Town

    Ahhh, West Town. Where do we begin? For the sake of using a classic and lame hook, Webster’s Dictionary defines “West Town, Chicago” as “a neighborhood destination which thrives on the principles of community and subsequent charm created by this diverse, yet united community. […] A rich history of residents and entrepreneurial pioneers who’ve helped [ … more ]