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Downtown Chicago Real Estate Trends

September 18th, 2009 · No Comments · Housing economy, New Construction, Residential

By Gail Lissner
Are buyers returning to the Chicago condo market? While the sales volume continues at very thin levels, there has been a recent uptick in sales activity as prospective buyers are sensing that pricing has now reached levels which are rather enticing. With the discounted pricing now being offered by sellers in the Chicago [...]

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Chicago’s Gold Coast Comparable to New York’s Upper East Side

August 27th, 2009 · No Comments · Entertainment, New Construction, Residential

I know, it’s sacrilegious to compare Chicago to New York, but humor me for just one moment. There’s no doubt Chicago is just an all-around better place to live and be. I’ve been told on many occasions that Chicago holds all of New York’s best qualities and none of the bad. But Chicago’s Gold Coast [...]

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Discover the Beauty of Chicago at Night

August 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · Entertainment, New Construction, Outdoors, Residential

Living in such a fast-paced city, it’s easy to get distracted. But ever so often, I take a break from my hectic schedule to simply enjoy Chicago. There’s just something so amazingly gorgeous about our city. This is especially true at night. Forget New York. Forget L.A. Chicago’s where its at. If you’re in the [...]

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Chicago Real Estate: The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Chicago Slated to be One of the Most Desirable Residential Buildings Downtown

July 29th, 2009 · No Comments · New Construction, Pets, Residential

When a gold standard hotel displays its name on a new residential condominium you can rest assured it will maintain some of the finest amenities and services the hospitality and construction professions have to offer.
But The Ritz-Carlton Residences isn’t just a name; it’s a lifestyle. And if your lifestyle demands luxury and service then look [...]

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Chicago’s Lincoln Park Not Immune to Recession, But Remains Hopeful

July 21st, 2009 · No Comments · Commercial, Housing economy, New Construction, Residential, Uncategorized

Lincoln Park: one of Chicago’s best neighborhoods. Many flock to this community because of its restaurants, parks, shopping, nightlife, entertainment—and booming Chicago real estate market. Yet as Fox Chicago’s Mark Saxenmeyer reported last Thursday, this high-end neighborhood isn’t immune to recession.
Although the troubles facing Lincoln Park aren’t as bad as the rest of the city, [...]

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Buying Chicago Real Estate: Obtain Statistical Data By Zip Code

July 16th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Housing economy, New Construction, Relocation, Residential

Moving is tough, especially in an urban city. There are many factors that come into play when looking for a potential real estate investment. Researching the pros and cons of a particular neighborhood can take hours, and some of the information isn’t easy to come by. Instead of spending precious time googling and creating spreadsheets, [...]

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$85 million Development to Revitalize Oak Park

July 14th, 2009 · No Comments · New Construction

A striking $85-million hotel and condo tower is set to break ground in Oak Park’s downtown area in the near future. Despite the notable distance from downtown Chicago, this new development holds considerable promise.
In addition to revitalizing the Oak Park community, the developers aim to bring in residents of other communities, in the hope that [...]

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How to Get a Chicago Real Estate Deal

July 2nd, 2009 · No Comments · Housing economy, New Construction, Residential

Since the real estate market downturn, pundits and real estate agents alike have been encouraging buyers who are able to buy real estate right now. However, getting the best deal in the current economic environment requires a plan, otherwise you may not be able to maximize your negotiation potential. To negotiate the best possible deal when purchasing a piece of [...]

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Make Sure the Porch is Solid Before Purchasing a Chicago Home

July 1st, 2009 · No Comments · Entertainment, New Construction, Residential, Uncategorized

Monday marked the sixth anniversary of a Lincoln Park porch collapse that killed 13 people and injured more than 50 others. While an excessive amount of people (100) were congregated on the porch the night of June 29, 2003, a city investigation revealed that the third-story porch at 713 W. Wrightwood Avenue had not been [...]

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Find Your Dream Home In Chicago: Chicago Homes For Sale

June 25th, 2009 · No Comments · LEED Certification Buildings, New Construction, Relocation, Residential

Planning on moving to the windy city or upgrading to a new Chicago home?  There’s something for everyone in this wonderful city, from modern new construction to classic vintage buildings steeped in history.
If you want something ultra contemporary, Chicago is home to many new construction developments and single family homes designed by world class architects.  [...]

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