Welcome home to Wilmette Only 14 miles from downtown Chicago, Wilmette was established in 1872. What’s unique about Wilmette is the variety of smaller neighborhoods within Wilmette. An area close to downtown Wilmette is the CAGE. The Cage is made up of four streets which include: Chestnut, Ashland, Greenwood, and Elmwood. Old real red brick […]
Eight months of the Chicagoland real market activity just completed. And what’s the verdict? There has been a bit of shift in the market but not too much of a shift. As everyone is aware interest rates have climbed. Mortgage interest rates were in the low 3% range in the spring and those almost doubled by May/June […]
The last quarter has been an especially tough one for buyers. Most properties have multiple offers on them, often over the asking price — that is, if they make it to the open listings at all before they sell. Buyers’ agents are using every trick in the book to secure contracts, throwing every imaginable incentive […]
Welcome home to Winnetka Greenery galore is what you will see in Winnetka. The mature trees, access to fantastic Lake Michigan beaches, large acreage of public parks and walking and biking trails including the Green Bay Trail are what make Winnetka a place to always be active. I enjoy spending time in Winnetka because it’s […]
Throughout the greater Chicago area, and around the country, the super hot seller’s market shows no signs of extinguishing any time soon. Many homes are selling before they even hit the open market listings. These conditions continue to reap big wins for sellers just as buyers are becoming more and more desperate to snap up the properties they’re after.
Low inventory, high demand, multiple offers, and low interest rates make for a robust seller’s market. A seller’s market is likely to continue for the foreseeable future, particularly in suburban and second home communities. Buyers are keen to find more space, and to take advantage of ready access to parks, trails, forest preserves, and other […]
1. Take the “personal” out of the real estate selling process. You need to change the mindset you have with your home by removing the personal relationship you have with it. You’ve spent years building memories in your home but now you need to change hats and treat your home sale as a business. Believing […]
Welcome home to Lakeview As a former resident of Lakeview, I can attest how centrally located Lakeview is and allowed me to get everywhere on the northside of Chicago within minutes. Proximity to transportation such as the Brown Line EL, walkability to conveniences like top notch boutiques on the Southport Corridor, and accessibility to the […]
Living in River North means you’re never too far away from an amazing meal, a beautiful walk along the Riverwalk, or a stimulating tour through the country’s best contemporary fine art. If you love the idea of living among Chicago’s most celebrated historical architecture while keeping your finger on the pulse of the city, River North is for you.
When you live in Wicker Park/Bucktown, you’re never at a loss for something to do. Whether you love sampling Chicago’s diverse cuisine, keeping up with the local music scene, or shopping with the family, this neighborhood has it all at your fingertips.
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When you live in Lincoln Park, you enjoy easy access to shopping, restaurants, outdoor and indoor fitness, dog parks, and nightlife, all within a few minutes of downtown. The residential blocks are idyllic tree-lined streets showcasing a diverse array of architectural styles. All summer long, you’ll have their pick of festivals, markets, and cultural events.
Is it time to down-size, maybe buy a condo in the city? If you’re selling a your single family home and looking to move back into the city, or want that cool in-town second home city condo, there are plenty of condominium purchase options located in a variety of dynamic Chicago neighborhoods.