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Living Green: Chicago Real Estate That is Good For the Earth and Good for Your Finances

October 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

Living in an environmentally friendly building is easier than it ever has been in Chicago, and now, it’s cost effective. The environmental benefits begin as soon as the ground breaks for new construction - these buildings are created from sustainable, recycled, and low-toxicity materials. Even older buildings are picking up on the trend, incorporating [...]

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Tags: New Construction · Residential

Get Acquainted With Chicago Gold Coast Real Estate

July 17th, 2008 · 1 Comment

The best way to learn about the Gold Coast is…

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Comments From An Internet Client

June 19th, 2008 · No Comments

Working with Shelly was as rewarding an experience as moving into our first home.  As first-time buyers, we had heard all about how difficult and frustrating buying our first condo could be.  Thanks to Shelly, the experience was a blast.  At no point did we feel any pressure or discomfort.  In fact, the buying experience [...]

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The Ultimate In Chicago Real Estate Now Under Construction

June 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

With construction financing in place, construction for the Ritz-Carlton Residences is now underway. The 40 story Ritz-Carlton Residences will be located at 664 North Michigan Ave and if you pass the construction area you will notice that demolition has begun for what will be in my opinion, one the most exclusive buildings in the city.
The [...]

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New Construction Coming To Lakeview

February 20th, 2008 · No Comments

Yes, a condo tower is being proposed for 2950 North Seridan Road and the developer, Forman Realty Corp which is a subsidary of Wirtz Corp. indicates the tower will contain 79 units and have parking for 192 cars.
The building is being designed by Papageorge/Hames and is to have one to three bedrooms with units [...]

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Increase The Value Of Your Chicago Real Estate With Some Help From The City

February 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

When you drive down the streets of Chicago you will quickly notice the plantings on Michigan Ave and many other streets. The city is certainly turning into a a beautiful and great place to live.
And to keep the city in the forefront of what is happening for the environment, Mayor Daley is promoting green, [...]

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New Construction Property Report Requires Due Diligence

January 25th, 2008 · No Comments

When I work with clients who are buying new construction I advise them to read the property report given to them by the developer. In addition, I stress the need for an attorney, preferably someone who specializes in new construction, to review the document as well, before signing off on the contract.
It is important to [...]

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Lofts Just East of Michigan Avenue

January 7th, 2008 · No Comments

I just came back from the Fairbanks at City Front Plaza, 240 East Illinois, which is virtually right around the corner from the Tribune Building. I was rather surprised to find that they have two lofts available for immediate occupancy.
I sold one loft at this development and if I must say so they are real [...]

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Chicago Real Estate Questions - Get The Answers Here

January 7th, 2008 · No Comments

Many clients seem to be hesitant about asking questions pertaining to real estate if they are not currently working with a realtor. Now you have the opportunity to ask me real estate questions and receive timely answers.
Want to know about specific new construction projects, like the cost per square foot or the % sold? Just [...]

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New Construction Update

January 6th, 2008 · No Comments

The St Clair at City Front Plaza is now 40% sold which equates to 95 units out of 253 in the building. The development is consistently selling well even in a market that the news media says is difficult. I believe that the reason for this is its superior location and my clients have commented [...]

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Tags: New Construction · Residential