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Entries from February 27th, 2009

Top Five Reasons To Live In Chicago’s Gold Coast

February 27th, 2009 · No Comments · Entertainment, New Construction, Relocation, Residential

Out of all the Chicago neighborhoods, the Gold Coast might be considered the most elegant and chic.  With luxury homes ranging from historic mansions to graceful modern high rises, the neighborhood’s development began in 1882 when ground was broken for the famous Palmer Mansion.  With the exclusive shops of Oak Street, many upscale restaurants and lounges, [...]

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Buying Chicago Real Estate In 2009: A Lifetime Opportunity

February 26th, 2009 · No Comments · Investors, Residential

The great financial sage, Warren Buffet  has a philosophy, “A simple rule dictates my buying: Be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when other are fearful.” While Mr. Buffet was writing about buying stocks, the same can be said for what is happening in the Chicago real estate market.
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New Yorkers Move To Chicago For Luxury Property & Lifestyle At Affordable Prices

February 25th, 2009 · No Comments · Relocation, Residential

East and West coasters alike are flocking to Chicago and falling in love with the city, finding it to be just as cosmopolitan as other big cities such as New York. The obvious reason for making the move is that Chicago real estate is more affordable than New York real estate, for example.

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Five Reasons To Live In Chicago’s Lakeview Neighborhood

February 25th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Residential

Chicago is made of many great neighborhoods, and each section of the city certainly has its own unique charm and beauty.  However, the Lakeview area certainly makes the list as one of Chicago’s best neighborhoods to call home, so here are the top five reasons to buy Chicago real estate in this part of the [...]

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Five Reasons To Choose A Vintage Property in Chicago

February 18th, 2009 · No Comments · Residential

Chicago is home to many historically significant buildings, and there are many reasons to make one of these elegant properties your new home.  Here are the top five reasons to go vintage when you are buying Chicago real estate:
1.  Unique Floorplans – Many vintage properties have interesting floorplans or unusual layouts that sets them apart [...]

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Chicago Lofts: Real Urban Living

February 13th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Residential

Every year, the idea of owning a hip, airy loft becomes more and more popular, especially in the Chicago real estate market. The appeal stems from the high ceilings, the urban style and exposed brick and pipes that most lofts possess, or simply the feeling of spaciousness and freedom that comes from opening up your [...]

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Returning To The City: Chicago Real Estate Trends

February 11th, 2009 · No Comments · New Construction, Relocation, Residential

While there are many reasons to live in one of Chicago’s beautiful suburbs, such as the fantastic schools, beautiful homes, and wide open spaces, there is really nothing like living in the heart of the city.  After all, with Chicago’s amazing energy combined with world class architecture and an infinite variety of things to do [...]

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Buy Chicago Real Estate Now & Get A Tax Credit In April

February 3rd, 2009 · 1 Comment · Residential

If you’ve been hesitant to make your first Chicago real estate purchase, now might be the ideal time to buy.  Not only is the current real estate market extremely seller-friendly, interest rates are at a historic low and President Obama’s economic stimulus plan includes a $7,500 credit for first time buyers.  Clearly, as a first [...]

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