August 2014

Found 4 blog entries for August 2014.

Known for its artistic spirit, trendy restaurants, active nightlife, and chic little galleries and boutiques, the River North has been one of Chicago's most popular neighborhoods for young professionals for quite a while now, particularly given its proximity to the Loop and the downtown business districts, along with the city's main freeways and public transit options. So naturally, there are plenty of interesting properties located in the area - there is something to suit nearly everyone's taste.

The real estate options vary from glittering contemporary high-rises to reclaimed industrial lofts, with some classic town homes sprinkled in between. The easy commute to the Loop and the rest of the city's neighborhoods makes this area the perfect choice

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In many parts of Chicago, $1 million can buy you a fabulous condo or other type of home - and Lakeshore East is no exception. In fact, a million dollar home on the New East Side may possess even more perks than those in other neighborhoods, thanks to the area's proximity to the Loop business district, the Park at Lakeshore East, Millennium Park, Lake Michigan, and everything else that downtown Chicago has to offer.

 

Here are some of our favorite luxury downtown Chicago homes in the $1,000,000 price range:

450 East Waterside Drive #2508 - This 3 bedroom, 3 bath condo boasts sweeping views of the city, River, and Lake Michigan. Perfect for parents with elementary school-age children since the world-class GEMS Academy is close by, along with the

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Perhaps it is time to upgrade to a larger Chicago home, or perhaps you must relocate (the Windy City will miss you!), but either it is time to put your Chicago real estate on the market.



Who wouldn't want a view like this?


Determining property value and working with an experienced agent is the first step, of course, but there are other elements to keep in mind as you are putting your place on the market. Here are some of the main things to consider:


Staging


It goes without saying that your home should be impeccably clean - consider hiring professionals before an open house or other major showing. Adding some extra interior decor touches like candles, new pillows and bedding, and perhaps new lighting can help too - let your

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Enjoying the summer in a dog park!

Living in downtown Chicago during the summer can be one of the most amazing times of the year for dog owners. After all, the weather is just about perfect, the parks and trails are open, and almost every restaurant with a patio welcomes your canine friend with open arms.

Speaking of parks and trails, the Lakeshore Drive path is quite dog-friendly, and so are many of Chicago's beaches. And there are plenty of dog parks as well, making this city perhaps the ideal place to have a pup in the Midwest.

Dog-friendly real estate options in Chicago include the buildings at Lakeshore East. Not only is the Park at Lakeshore East dog-friendly (with a dog park of its own!), there are many spots around the downtown area

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