Directory Of Most Useful Articles and Write Ups

Whether you’re looking to move to Chicago from across town or across the globe, many clients have questions about buying real estate. From getting to know new neighborhoods to floorplan nuances, to negotiating the best price, I’ve rounded up some of the best information here that will help guide your real estate purchase.

The information here should prove useful to all types of buyers, whether first-timers or more seasoned buyers and sellers. I hope they guide you through the issues and considerations you should be aware of when shopping for a new home or selling your property.

Chicago is an unbelievable city—full of culture, entertainment, world-class shopping, five-star dining and much more. I look forward to showing you around. Should you have any questions about the market or are looking for more specific details, please don’t hesitate to contact me at (312) 498-5080 or email me at

Chicago Real Estate Information for BUYERS

Sheldon has been working with luxury buyers in Chicago for more than 25 years and has built a reputation for his expertise in the high-end market and new construction properties. His skills have led to more than $200 million in new construction sales in Chicago, in the city's most covetable condo buildings and with prestigious developers. Sheldon is known for his outstanding client rapport, exceptional real estate negotiations and a great attention to detail.
Browse some of the articles below to get Sheldon's insights on buying luxury real estate in Chicago:

Best Luxury Condo Buildings: Get to know the top 15 luxury condo buildings in Chicago. Luxury buyers’ favorite buildings offer the best features and amenities in sought-after locations like the Gold Coast, Lakeview and Lincoln Park. read more »

Real Estate Considerations for New Parents: If you’re moving with a family, these 10+ factors play an important role in what you might need in a new home. read more »

Buying a Chicago Penthouse: Not all penthouse condos are created equal. This guide will help illustrate the range of budgets, styles and building types among Chicago penthouse condos. read more »

Buying a Single-Family Home: Despite its urban landscape, Chicago’s single-family homes make the suburbs jealous. Here’s what to look for when purchasing a Chicago home. read more »

Buying a Chicago Townhome: Not quite a condo, not quite a single-family home, townhouses are in a class of their own, and Chicago has a great offering throughout the city. Here are 8 things to know before purchasing one for your home. read more »

Buying New Construction in Chicago: There are definite advantages to purchasing in a brand-new, never-lived-in home; but there are also plenty of unique things to think about, including budget considerations, timelines and more. read more »

3,000 Square Foot Chicago Condos: For buyers looking for a luxury Chicago condo, 3,000 seems to be the magic number they are looking for in square footage. This search will help you narrow down the buildings that offer all the space of a single-family home with the convenience of condo living. read more »

Dog-Friendly Chicago Condos: Bring Fido! This list will introduce you to the condos and co-ops in the city that welcome four-legged family members. read more »

Home-Buying Tips and Benefits: If you’re on the fence, this guide will help show you why buying is a smart move for your portfolio, comfort and more. read more »

Eleven Types Of Chicago Real Estate To Chose From: The variety of property types available can be a bit overwhelming. From two-flats to co-ops to rowhomes and townhomes, the diversity makes Chicago a unique place to live. read more »

Chicago Real Estate Information for SELLERS

Tips for Selling Your Chicago Home: Selling your home isn’t as simple as posting a sign out front—a few strategic moves can bring in potential buyers and drive the resale value. read more »

Marketing Your Chicago Home for Sale: Working with Sheldon means developing a comprehensive plan to bring it to market and get your home sold quickly for the right price. read more »

List Your Home With Sheldon: Contact Sheldon Salnick to get a free consultation on getting the most for your Chicago home Contact today »