Chicago neighborhoods

November 7, 2014

Chicago Luxury Homes Right Around The Corner From Culture & Great Restaurants

One clear reason that Lincoln Park is a favorite neighborhood in Chicago is that there is no lack of things to do. This is a hip, happening area day and night, with all of the comfort of a residential block in the ‘burbs. And the “places to go, people to see,” in Lincoln Park is […]
July 8, 2014

Luxury Chicago Real Estate Continues to Move Briskly with May Single-Family Home Sales

With inventory still fairly low in the Chicago real estate market, luxury properties with much to offer are moving quickly. The location of May’s single-family home sales are no surprise: Lincoln Park, the Gold Coast and Lakeview all topped the list of the most expensive homes sold in May. These neighborhoods are a dream for […]
June 30, 2014

Excellent Schools Bring Premium Prices for Luxury Chicago Homes

Whether you’re raising preschoolers, high schoolers, or even just thinking about building a family, there’s a good chance you’ve thought about where they’ll go to school. Being in the right district has become an incredibly important factor of Chicago real estate, with proximity to well-rated schools correlating with quick sales and higher prices. Today in […]
February 25, 2014

January Weather Was Icy Cold, but Chicago Luxury Home Sales Were Sizzling Hot

Much like last month’s condo market, Chicago single-family home sales paid no attention to the weather in January, bringing in another strong month with luxury sales (homes $1 million an up) totaling $55 million. About 1/3 of the homes sold were priced over $2 million, with the highest price sale coming in at $4.1 million. […]
November 26, 2013

October Sees Outstanding Sales for Chicago Luxury Homes

October’s top Chicago real estate sales for single-family homes certainly paid tribute to the age-old real estate saying of location, location, location. The top 5 sales were found exclusively in two of the city’s most coveted neighborhoods: one in the Gold Coast and the other 4 in Lincoln Park. Lincoln Park is one of those […]
October 31, 2013

September’s Most Expensive Chicago Homes Sold in The Gold Coast, Lincoln Park and Lakeview

A few of the city’s favorite neighborhoods continued to be where the action was in September, which saw $74 million in sales of 47 single-family luxury homes (those sold at $1 million and above). The range for September’s home sales started at $1 million and went up just shy of $3 million. Similar to what […]
October 21, 2013
Trees in Chicago neighborhoods

Consider Street Landscaping when Purchasing a Chicago Luxury Home

There’s plenty of things to consider when shopping for a home. From the proximity to schools, the size of the property, the potential resale value—the list goes on and on. But I encourage buyers (especially those purchasing luxury real estate in Chicago) to consider a few of the most overlooked aspects of buying a home, […]
August 29, 2013
Downtown Chicago Condos

Baby Boomers Coming Back to the City for Chicago Real Estate

Chicago has no shortage of “it” neighborhoods—from Bucktown to River North, the Gold Coast to Lincoln Park, these are communities rife with great real estate and things to do, particular for the young professional crowd. But there’s another group gravitating toward these young, hip neighborhoods: Baby Boomers. And not just in Chicago—major cities across the […]
July 29, 2013

Lincoln Park Was Hot in June, Where 7 of 11 Most Luxurious Homes Sold

The numbers are in for Chicago luxury home sales in June, with 60 single-family homes closing for a total of $87.6 million. The top 11 sales ranged from $2 million up to the most expensive sale at $4.2 million–and not surprisingly, 7 of those 11 were found in Lincoln Park, one of the city’s most […]