February 16, 2011

Home-Purchasing Power Makes Now the Ideal Time to Purchase Chicago Real Estate

Potential buyers hunting for a deal among Chicago homes for sale may have more purchasing power than ever. One recent data report shows that the ratio of home prices to annual household income has dropped to the lowest level in 35 years—this is great news for buyers, but only if they’re prepared to take advantage of the opportunity.
February 1, 2011

As Chicago Business Sector Looks Up, So Does Chicago Real Estate

According to World Business Chicago, there were 232 major commercial and industrial expansions that were announced, under development or completed in Chicago in 2010. So what does that have to do with Chicago real estate?
January 19, 2011

Compared to Other U.S. Cities, Cost of Chicago Real Estate is Lower

I was quite surprised to find that, when matched up with Chicago, there was quite a big difference in the cost of real estate and the cost of living. Chicago is much more affordable.
January 11, 2011

Chicago Real Estate Among Top Reasons to Move to Chicago

Ask me why a person should move to Chicago, and I can give you reason after reason, each one more promising than the last. Many Chicago residents and previous clients who bought Chicago real estate agree—Chicago just has something to it.
November 23, 2010

What’s to Love About Chicago and Chicago Real Estate

The Wall Street Journal had an article this weekend that picked the mind’s of 4 notable Chicagoans, each noting their favorite parts of the city. Put on the hot seat were Grant Achatz (chef/owner of 4-star restaurant Alinea); Reggie Love (personal aide to President Barack Obama); Nate Berkus (interior designer, talk show host and Oprah […]
October 4, 2010

Chicago: Second City Becomes World-Class City in Entertainment, Dining and Real Estate

For the past 35 years, I’ve never felt more at home, and I here are a few ways that Chicago has moved from a small hometown to a world-class place to live.
July 23, 2010

Chicago Real Estate Opportunities in Park Tower, 800 Michigan Avenue

ocated at 800 N Michigan Avenue, Park Tower is by far one of the most luxurious places to live—quiet and understated, but with a few steps inside, you can see and feel that the building seeps with sophistication and class.
June 29, 2010

Communities to Consider When Buying Downtown Chicago Real Estate – Part 3

Today is the last of a 3-part look into communities within downtown to help narrow down the areas and neighborhoods that are right for you when shopping for real estate in Chicago. River West: Part of the West Loop community, River West offers several options in Chicago condos, including loft conversions, renovated flats and townhomes. […]
June 24, 2010

Communities to Consider When Buying Downtown Chicago Real Estate – Part 1

Downtown Chicago isn’t simply “downtown,” but many subset neighborhoods and communities, each with its own offerings when it comes to buying Chicago real estate. That’s one of the great things about Chicago—if exactly what you’re looking for isn’t in one neighborhood, you can likely find it in the next. While there’s always some debate on […]