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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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Reasons to Move to Chicago: Why Suburban Living Isn’t Always Better

July 24th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Relocation, Residential

It’s a common misconception that suburban life is much cheaper than an urban one. True, you may get more money per square foot for a house in Naperville, but how much money do you spend on transportation? The amount you spend on transportation could end up costing you more than the amount you save on [...]

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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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How to Get a Chicago Real Estate Deal

July 2nd, 2009 · No Comments · Housing economy, New Construction, Residential

Since the real estate market downturn, pundits and real estate agents alike have been encouraging buyers who are able to buy real estate right now. However, getting the best deal in the current economic environment requires a plan, otherwise you may not be able to maximize your negotiation potential. To negotiate the best possible deal when purchasing a piece of [...]

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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 Real Estate Reminiscent of Old New York

April 28th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Residential

Frank Sinatra was clearly confused—or rather, conflicted—like many an urban soul. One day he’s wanting to wake up in the city that never sleeps, and the next day he’s singing Chicago’s praises. But who can blame him? Both cities are equally vibrant, each with its own amazing qualities.
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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.
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New Construction Single Family Homes In Bell School System

November 15th, 2007 · No Comments · New Construction, Residential

If you have kids and want them to go to one of the best public schools in the city you should consider living in St. Ben’s within the respected Alexander Graham Bell Public School System. Bradley Place 2 is the place to be and the homes are within the enrollment boundaries of the school.
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