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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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Getting a Fair Appraisal For Your Chicago Home

August 3rd, 2009 · No Comments · Housing economy, Relocation, Residential

When selling or refinancing your Chicago home or Chicago condo, nothing is more important than the appraisal. In this economic climate prices have dropped tremendously, but don’t let your home be undervalued. As originally reported by Money Magazine, below are five tips to insure your home is being appraised accurately before you sell or refinance.

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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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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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Chicago Condos: Do Your Part and Live in a LEED Certified Building.

April 23rd, 2009 · 2 Comments · LEED Certification Buildings, New Construction

Earth Day was created in 1970 by Senator Gaylord Nelson to raise awareness about the Earth and how to protect and preserve our environment.  Earth Day is April 22nd and is usually celebrated throughout the week with many special events and media features, including ways to raise awareness on global issues, tips on living green, and [...]

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The Burnham Plan Celebrates 100

April 21st, 2009 · No Comments · Entertainment, Residential

When purchasing a Chicago home or Chicago condo, the scenery and local amenities are oftentimes key. The area along Lake Shore East is a particularly unique part of town because of its close proximity to classic attractions, making it a hot spot in the Chicago real estate market. If you’re the type to frequent museums, [...]

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Dog Friendly Chicago Condos

April 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Pets, Relocation

When you’re looking for the perfect Chicago real estate or Chicago condo there are many elements you need to consider – location, living space, potential resale value, square footage, amenities, storage space, and the list goes on.  Of course, when you go through the check list, don’t forget to think of your pets – especially [...]

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Chicago Real Estate & The Chicago Cubs: Chicago Condos and Chicago Homes in Wrigleyville

April 7th, 2009 · No Comments · Baseball, Entertainment

“Take me out to the ball game, take me out with the crowd…”  It might seem like its been forever since Chicago Cubs fans have heard that song live and although the local weather is still on the chilly side, spring has sprung and that means it’s time for baseball!  Opening day at Wrigley Field [...]

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Top Ten Reasons To Relocate To Chicago

October 10th, 2008 · 3 Comments · Residential

Thinking about buying a Chicago condo or another piece of Chicago real estate? If you’re on the fence, check out these reasons that Chicago is amazing – they just might tip the scales in the Windy City’s favor.
1. The Energy – The world’s most interesting, cosmopolitan cities all have a unique energy and liveliness, and [...]

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Neighborhood Profile: Why You Should Consider A River North Location For Your Chicago Condo

September 25th, 2008 · No Comments · Residential

When you are looking for a new Chicago condo, River North is a great neighborhood to consider. Geographically, the River North covers the area west of Michigan Avenue and north of the Loop; it’s contained by the Chicago River on the south and west sides. In the past thirty years this neighborhood has transformed from [...]

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