August 2015

Found 5 blog entries for August 2015.

There are plenty of reasons to want to live in downtown Chicago - the amazing views, the ability to have a quick commute if you work in the Loop or nearby, all of the dining options and other amenities, close proximity to the Lake, and of course, the wonderful real estate. And while we might be biased, there are plenty of reasons why investing in and living in downtown Chicago is the smartest decision you'll ever make. Here's why...

It's A Great Investment. Chicago is the third largest city in the United States and growing everyday, so owning property in the center of it all will almost definitely pay off in the end. Even if you don't plan on living in it, you can rent out a Chicago condo to a good qualified tetant (and we can help you with that)

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One of the most wonderful times of the year in Chicago is the summer - all the festivals, concerts, and other unique events in addition to the remarkable weather and all the good times that can be had along Lake Michigan's beaches, the River, and the city's many parks and neighborhoods make it an amazing season.


But the fall might also be one of our favorite times of the year to live in Chicago, and here's why...

No Summer Heat. Yes, the warm weather is great and being able to be out on the Lake or simply walk around the city without sweating- and being able to wear stylish layers and chic boots again.

Film Festivals. If it is too cold or windy outside, head to the movie theaters around the city to see international movies and/or

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We've written about $500,000 listings in the Chicago area before, but its time for an update given the number of spectacular new listings that have popped up in this price range. Whether you are interested in a single family home or a high rise condo - or anything in between - we can help you find the right property for your needs in the Windy City. Here are some of our current favorites...

1849 West North Avenue #3: Located in the perfect spot in the heart of Wicker Park, this three bedroom, three bath condo is a dream home! It's a loft-style unit with hardwood floors, exposed concrete ceilings, a spacious master bath, washer and dryer, two private outdoor spaces, and much more.

353 West Chicago Avenue #2E: A three bed, three bath condo in a

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There's something about the idea of living in a penthouse that simply says "you've made it". And of course, penthouses are perhaps the ultimate luxury real estate in any major city, and Chicago is no exception. With our soaring skyscrapers, remarkable skyline, and river and lake views, these homes are some of the most remarkable properties on the market today.

Interested in finding your own home in the sky? Get in touch with our real estate agents today.

2550 North Lakeview Avenue #P1-38: A duplex penthouse with over 12,000 feet of raw space ready to be customized, this five bedroom Lakeview home has sweeping 360 degree views of the Lake and skyline, a grand balcony, and more, all located in a full amenity building.

159 East Walton Place

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One of the best aspects of the Chicago real estate scene is the sheer amount of affordable properties on the market - including these lovely homes in the $300,000 range. Perfect as a starter home, an investment, or a second place in the Second City (see what we did there), these condos and single family homes are just about perfect examples of what you can find for $300,000 in Chicago.

9026 South Claremont Avenue: This four bedroom, three bath home in Chicago's traditional Beverly neighborhood has unique architectural details and a remarkable backyard that more closely resembles a city park than a typical urban lot. Three floors plus an attic with a cedar closet, elegant coved ceilings, and more make this single family home a wonderful place to live.

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