Buying A Home

Buying a House This Year? This Should Be Your 1st Step!

In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show that you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or [...]

A $15mm Home Hits Winnetka: Few Can Compare

An 18,000-square-foot lakefront parcel is being built in Winnetka by the Chicago attorney who led George W. Bush's legal team in a dispute over Florida ballots in the 2000 U.S. presidential election A prominent Chicago attorney and his wife, Philip and Janice Beck, are building a $15.6 million dollar lakefront home in Winnetka. [...]

Chicago Homebuyer’s Still a Bargain

Residents of Chicago will have an easier time affording a home than individuals in nearly every other large US City. This will continue for at least the next three years, according to nationwide forecasts. According to John Burns Real Estate Consulting, a firm out of Irvine, California, only St. Louis exceeds Chicago in affordability, [...]

By |2018-10-29T18:30:11+00:00October 29th, 2018|Buying A Home, Chicago Real Estate, Real Estate News|

New On The Market | 1827 W Erie Street for $1,499,000

Ivona Kutermankiewicz, just listed 1827 W Erie Street for $1,499,000 Phone: 773.865.5661 Last Fall Donovan Eckhardt of Greymark Development Group was driving to one of his custom home construction sites when he came across a “For Sale” sign on a potential teardown. He was immediately intrigued. Donovan had all kinds of ideas [...]

Just Listed – Wicker Park Duplex – 2136 W Crystal #1

New Price! Come see this beautifully maintained and tastefully updated south-facing duplex in Wicker Park! The condo boasts ideal layout with 2 bedrooms on the upper level and 1 bedroom down, large sun-filled living spaces, gleaming hardwood floors throughout, floor-to-ceiling windows, dry bar and a fireplace in the family room, high ceilings with crown [...]

What’s Your Home Buying Power?

What’s Your Home Buying Power? If you’re in the market for a new home or investment property, one of the first questions you’ll probably ask is, “What can we afford?” Many buyers become so caught up in how much they can afford that they don’t realize their total buying power—that is, the total amount of [...]

Bucktown Home With Attached Garage Listed At $1,149,900

1921 N Leavitt Chicago IL This bright and spacious 4BD, 3 ½ BA home with an attached garage is located on a corner lot on one of the of most desirable streets in Bucktown;  it offers a great floorplan and timeless quality finishes. The home is flooded with light from windows on all [...]

Report: Chicago Housing Market Could See a Big Third Quarter

Thanks to a surge in mortgage applications and mortgage preapprovals, the Chicago housing market is poised to be “one of the hottest in the nation in the third quarter.” The news comes from real estate information service Atom as relayed by Crain's Business Chicago. According to the report, Chicago trailed only Colorado Springs, Colo. in [...]

Chicago Homes Sales Up this Year Even With a Limited Inventory

A new report found the Chicago housing market enjoyed a solid first half of 2017. According to Re/Max, home sales in the seven-county metro area were up 4.0 percent as compared to the first half of 2016, while the median home price gained 6.6 percent. Despite a limited inventory, sales increased to 58,275 units for [...]