Working in the Chicago real estate market, there is plenty of news and properties and deals to keep abreast of–some more exciting than others. I’ve been eagerly watching one of the most anticipated new construction projects from the last few years become a reality–Lincoln Park 2550. These brand-new luxury condos are unlike any other property […]
It’s rare that a homebuyer has the opportunity to build a Chicago new construction home, let alone an enormous mansion of your dreams. Let alone a home that gives you access to a 1 ¼-acre private park. And let alone having it built by one of the best builders/developers in the city. At the risk […]
Once a client has chosen an architect for a Chicago new construction project, it’s important to understand the decisions that will need to be made and what to expect from everyone involved. The client and architect work closely together to ensure the home is exactly what the client is looking for. I asked Chicago architect […]
If you’re looking to build a Chicago new construction home, it’s important to find an architect who has the same expectations that you do. You likely want to work with a detailed, client-oriented architect that will personally see the new construction project all the way through to completion. A crucial piece in the new construction […]
I recently wrote about the different types of Chicago new construction properties and the nuances of each. As discussed in that post, the most involved type of new construction purchase is starting and building a home from scratch—this is the biggest undertaking in terms of time, money and decision-making. But building your own home, literally […]
Looking back on a few posts from earlier this month on buying Chicago new construction, I took a closer look at what is required from a buyer and a realtor when purchasing a spec home—a spec home is a type of new construction property, meaning the plans for the home have already been developed, but […]
If you’re ready to start shopping for Chicago real estate, there’s something important to consider: are you looking for an existing home, or new construction? It’s a question that should be given a lot of thought, as buying Chicago new construction property can require significantly more patience, commitment, and time than an existing home. But […]
The luxury condo market is continuing to prove that its still alive, with more than $33 million in sales during the month of May. Luxury condos are defined as sales over $1 million, and May saw 21 individual sales of luxury Chicago condos.