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Should I Purchase Chicago Real Estate In 2010—Or Wait?

October 29th, 2010 · No Comments · Housing economy

The Chicago real estate market has endured a lot of ups and downs this year—and with each new report, the market is picking up, slowing down, or not moving at all. Lots of potential buyers are left wondering if this is the time, if the time already passed, or the best buyer’s market has yet to come.

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Chicago Condo Buyers: OK to Downsize

July 20th, 2010 · No Comments · New Construction, Residential

When searching for Chicago real estate, buyers might trade space for location and downsize to a smaller condo in the city.

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Hot Property for Buyers: A 3-Bedroom Chicago Condo

January 8th, 2010 · No Comments · Housing economy, Residential, Uncategorized

While there’s no shortage of good deals among Chicago real estate, there is one type of property that you might find at even more of a discount: the 3-bedroom Chicago condo.
An article in November’s Chicago magazine said three-bedroom condos have been a tough sell in a down real estate market. The reason? Those who [...]

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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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Staying Conscious of the Current Market: Buying a Chicago Home

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

Despite recent depreciation of Chicago home values and recession-induced foreclosures, new data shows that the housing market is looking up. While many individuals continue to struggle with mortgage rates and payments, efforts from the loan industry combined with recent market figures indicate a not-so distant light at the end of the tunnel.
The market, which bottomed [...]

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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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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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Sizing Down & Trading Up: The Latest Trend In Chicago Real Estate

January 27th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Relocation, Residential

Although downsizing is not typically considered a good thing, the latest trend in Chicago real estate can certainly be viewed as a positive development for both the Chicago condo market and the environment.  According to a recent Chicago Tribune article, moving into a smaller, more compact home is the next big thing.
While people choose smaller [...]

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When Is The Best Time To Purchase Chicago Real Estate

October 27th, 2008 · 2 Comments · New Construction, Residential, Uncategorized

What is happening in the Chicago real estate market? I believe the last quarter of the year is the best time to purchase real estate as historically I have found sellers/builders who keep their homes on the market after November 20th are typically very anxious to unload their property.

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New Construction – The Chicago Spire

November 30th, 2007 · No Comments · New Construction, Residential

The Chicago Spire is sure to put Chicago on the world stage as the building, designed by Santiago Calatrava S.A. will be the tallest one in the United States and the Western Hemisphere. What is real exciting about the building is that there will be 1,200 residential units in the building with the most spectacular [...]

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