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Entries from December 31st, 2008

Living in a Chicago Landmark: The Palmolive Building

December 31st, 2008 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Chicago is known worldwide for its outstanding architecture – the skyline is instantly recognizable, with highlights like the Hancock building, the Aon Center, and the Sears Tower.  However, the city is also home to a number of architecturally and historic significant buildings that might not as be as iconic as the major skyscrapers, but they [...]

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Happy Holidays From A Chicago Real Estate Agent

December 23rd, 2008 · No Comments · Entertainment, New Construction, Relocation, Residential

Happy holidays – Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, and whatever other holiday you are celebrating this year!  As I wrote in my last post, one of the best things about living in Chicago is the holiday season.  From the fresh snow that always falls (it might make driving more difficult but it certainly looks beautiful) to [...]

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Holiday Season in the Second City: One More Reason to Relocate to Chicago

December 19th, 2008 · No Comments · Entertainment, Relocation, Residential

While there are many reasons to relocate to the Windy City, from the vibrant local culture to the top notch Chicago real estate, the incredible holiday season provides one more reason to make Chicago your home.  When the city’s amazing architecture is covered in fresh snow and the streets are strung with twinkling lights, there [...]

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It May Be Time To Think About Buying Chicago Real Estate: Advice For First Time Buyers

December 16th, 2008 · No Comments · New Construction, Residential, Uncategorized

For first time homeowners who have not been hit too hard by the current financial crisis, now might be one of the best times to purchase a piece of Chicago real estate.  This article in the New York Times details the many advantages of first time buyers, including the fact that they do not have [...]

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Selling Your Chicago Real Estate: Top Ten Items To Consider

December 9th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Relocation, Residential

Yesterday I covered the basics of staging your Chicago condo or home, and as promised, today I have some more specific tips.  As a Chicago real estate agent, I have sold many homes, and seen even more staged for potential buyers.  Here are the top ten items that you should consider when putting your home [...]

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Selling Your Chicago Real Estate: Stage It Successfully

December 8th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Residential

As a Chicago real estate agent, I have been involved in many property sales, so naturally I have seen many homes “staged” and presented for potential buyers. It is probably obvious that a clean, uncluttered home is easier to sell than something messy or even dirty – you want possible buyers to see a home [...]

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Because You Love It: Reasons To Choose Chicago Real Estate

December 2nd, 2008 · No Comments · New Construction, Relocation, Residential

In the current economic climate and real estate market, it is difficult to focus on anything but affordability and the bottom line – but it is essential not to forget the real reason to purchase a Chicago condo or any piece of real estate – because you enjoy it. As a Chicago real estate agent, [...]

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