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Chicago Summer Guide: June 2009 Festivals

June 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Entertainment, Outdoors, Residential, Uncategorized

Let’s face it, Chicagoans live for the summer. We make the most of the warm weather. When looking for a Chicago home or Chicago condo, be sure to check out the summer festivities so you’re only a step away from the action. Check out the map/guide below so you know what to expect as you’re [...]

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Gold Coast, Gardens Galore and More

April 24th, 2009 · No Comments · Entertainment, Outdoors, Residential

When you live in an urban city like Chicago, backyard gardens are hard to come by. Roofs and balconies tend to dominate the Chicago real estate market, while terraces, yards and grass fall by the wayside. That’s why it’s a treat to see a Chicago home with amazing “garden potential” hit the market.
Nestled in the [...]

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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.
I believe it is important [...]

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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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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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Chicago Condos: What To Consider When Moving To A Glass Building

September 2nd, 2008 · No Comments · New Construction, Residential

You may have just moved into a building with floor to ceiling glass windows, or may be considering a Chicago new construction highrise home with wall to wall glass….

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New Construction Checklist: 18 Things To Do Before You Purchase Chicago New Construction

July 31st, 2008 · No Comments · New Construction, Residential

There is something wonderful about living in a brand new piece of Chicago real estate, call it that new property smell. However, there are some precautions you should take before you purchase a newly constructed Chicago condo, so be sure to go through this checklist before you sign on the dotted line.

1. Research the Developers [...]

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You Need A Pre-Approval Letter When Buying Chicago Real Estate In The Current Market

July 10th, 2008 · No Comments · Residential

A Pre-Approval was a sales tool grown out of the need for both realtors and sellers to be assured of a buyers qualifications.  A generic Pre-Approval has become…

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