July 2015

Found 5 blog entries for July 2015.

While we love all four seasons in Chicago (yes, even winter has its charms), there's nothing quite like a Windy City summer. Which is why you should make the most of it! Here are our real estate team's top then things that you simply MUST do before summer is over.


1. Have a drink or a meal outside. There are dozens (if not hundreds) of restaurants and bars with patios, outdoor seating, biergartens, and more. Enjoy the al fresco experience while you can!

2. Go to a baseball game. Whether you swear allegiance to the Cubs, White Sox, or another team, the experience of going to a ball game in a city that is as passionate about its sports as Chicago simply can't be beat.

3. See the fireworks at Navy Pier - it might be touristy, but there's a

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While investing in real estate in Chicago can certainly be rewarding, sometimes you need to rent before you buy - especially if you're only going to be in the city for a short time or you simply want to get to know a neighborhood before you commit to living there. Here are some of the best options in the $2000 range currently available in the Windy City.

505 North Lake Shore Drive #1602: Live in Lake Point Tower and enjoy spectacular views of the city and Lake! This elegant unit in a premier tier has hardwood floors, a contemporary kitchen, spacious Califorinia closets, and more, all within a five star building on the edge of the lakefront.

3020 North Seminary Avenue #CH: A beautifully rehabbed coach house in the heart of Lakeview! This two

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While living in downtown Chicago (or nearby) undoubtedly means that you (and perhaps your family) are enjoying an urban environment, the many parks and green spaces make what could be a true concrete jungle a relaxing place to live. After all, there is nothing quite like a quiet park where you can relax and think, enjoy a movie or concert (yes, that's definitely one of the best reasons to live in downtown Chicago - movies and concerts in Grant and Millennium Park, and more), or go for a walk or run with the skyline and Lake Michigan in the background.

Interested in a property near one of Chicago's many parks? Contact our real estate team today!

1255 North State Parkway #5B: A two bedroom, two bath condo only a minute away from the lake and several

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If you have a half a million dollars to invest in real estate, you could hardly do worse than investing in a Chicago property. There's everything from high end luxury condos to elegant townhomes in some of the city's most prestigious neighborhoods, and everything in between.

Interested in these homes or similar options? Contact our Chicago real estate team today!

60 East Monroe Street #3306: Gorgeous views of the city from the coveted Legacy building at Millennium Park, plus a private balcony and a location in a full amenity building make this one bedroom, two bath condo in the Loop a prime piece of real estate.


1626 North Oakley Avenue #3: A two bedroom, two bath penthouse with a private rooftop deck on a quiet Bucktown street, this

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There are plenty of options in Chicago if you have a two million dollar budget for a new home or an investment property, and they range from spacious historical single family homes to luxurious high rise condos that are literal palaces in the sky. Essentially, if your budget is in the $2,000,000 range, you can find the home of your dreams - and our real estate agents can help. Here are some of our favorite current listings in Chicago for approximately $2 million.

948 West Montana Street: An exceptionally elegant home in the heart of Lincoln Park! This single family house has four bedrooms, five bathrooms, a large private terrace and a rooftop deck, an office, custom closets, and much more, including a chef's kitchen that's perfect for entertaining.

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