January 2018

Found 4 blog entries for January 2018.

We all love to describe homes as luxurious, but when it comes to real estate, luxury is a word that is so overused that it has practically lost all meaning. The dictionary defines luxury as being in "rich, pleasant, or comfortable surroundings" or "something desirable, expensive, and hard to get", and while those descriptions certainly can apply to luxury real estate, we think that a truly luxurious home is so much more than that.

Real Luxury means living somewhere that's comfortable in more ways than one. For instance...

Location - Living somewhere where you don't even need to own a car is real luxury for some of us, and there's definitely something about living downtown that cannot be equaled anywhere else, especially in Chicago. And no one can beat

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New construction tends to get all the press, especially in Chicago, where it seems that fabulous new high rises and other spectacular real estate is popping up all the time. However, that new construction feeling often comes at a premium - which is something that not every home buyer may prize. If you fall into that category, you may want to consider checking out the re-sale market for relatively recently completed buildings, since you'll often get all or nearly all the same features, benefits, and amenities accompanied by a more attractive price tag.

Some of the re-sale condos and homes currently on the market include...

340 East Randolph #4702 - This two bedroom in one of Lakeshore East's most desirable buildings has extra high ceilings, bamboo floors, and…
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Chicago winters don't have the best reputation, but anyone who's lived in the city knows it might actually the best time of the year. The chilly weather leads to commiseration and everyone helping each other out, and the city really does look spectacular under a blanket of ice and snow. Plus, no where does delicious comfort food better! That said, there are five reasons why winter is actually the best season to live in Chicago...

1. The Community Comes Together. Whether you are making your way through the snow or you are already safely warm and inside, there's nothing like the sheer commiseration of dealing with snow and ice together that makes people more likely to chat, help each other out, or otherwise recognize that we're all in the same (frozen)…
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It's a good time to be in Chicago (we say that even though it's snowy and freezing), especially if you're thinking of buying or selling a home. Or perhaps you're thinking of both! Either way, we think it's going to be a great year. And not just because there's a lot of progress being made on our upcoming Vista tower and so much other exciting news and developments happening in the Chicago real estate world.

What To Consider If You're Buying in 2018?

If you're planning on buying a new home in 2018, we're excited for you! There's a huge range of options on the market, from luxury condos in the heart of downtown to single family homes in coveted neighborhoods with excellent schools. And if you want something high end that closely resembles the new

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