Higher Rates and Short Supply: The State of Real Estate in 2022

The last two years caught many of us off guard—and not just because of the pandemic. They also ushered in the hottest housing market on record, with home prices rising nationally by nearly 19% in 2021, driven primarily by low mortgage rates and a major supply shortage. But while some had hoped 2022 Read more

A Curated List of Chicago’s Best Summer Events

Chicago is undoubtedly the best city to be in the summer! From an endless amount of food festivals, free concerts and movies, to fun outdoor activities - there is something for everyone to enjoy! Here are my top Chicago summer events I'm looking forward too. Cezanne Exhibit at the Art Institute, Now until Read more

5 Ways to Write a Winning Offer in Today’s Real Estate Market

Our nation is in the midst of a serious housing crunch. Last year, a lack of inventory and soaring prices left many would-be homebuyers feeling pinched. But now, with interest rates climbing, many of them are also feeling desperate to lock in a mortgage—which has only added fuel to the fire. Fortunately, if you’re Read more

Should You Add an Outdoor Kitchen to Your Home?

If you enjoy entertaining but would like more flexibility, an outdoor kitchen may be the solution. It can give you additional space for cooking and entertaining, but there are drawbacks to consider. Reasons to Create an Outdoor Kitchen If you like to cook outside in the spring and summer but currently only have Read more

Just Listed | 1849 N Hermitage PH303

Just Listed  | 1849 N Hermitage PH303 Offered at $1,000,000 Urban Treehouse - spectacular loft penthouse in a renovated Sisters of the Resurrection convent. The condo features soaring ceilings, exposed brick walls and modern finishes, and oversized windows with stunning views of St. Mary's of the Angels frieze. Read more

Just Listed | 826 N Marshfield 1S

Just Listed  | 826 N Marshfield 1S Offered at $850,000 Beautiful like-new duplex in hot West Town - one of the fastest appreciating neighborhoods in the city. Don't like the idea of sleeping in the basement? This is the right home for you! This large, impeccably maintained 4BD/3BA duplex lives Read more

Just Listed | 2329 W Altgeld 3E

Just Listed  | 2329 W Altgeld 3E Offered at $499,900 South East facing 2 bed, 2 bath Bucktown Penthouse with 3 outdoor spaces including your very own private rooftop with incredible city views. Just minutes from 1+ Pulaski International School, Holstein Park, & Logan Square's Newest Dog Park, the Read more

Seller’s Checklist: A Timeline to Prep Your Home for Sale

We’re still in a seller’s market, but that doesn’t mean your home is guaranteed to easily sell. If you want to maximize your sale price, it’s still important to prepare your home before putting it on the market. Start by connecting with a real estate agent as soon as possible. Having the eyes Read more

Sold Off Market | 2123 W Potomac Ave

Sold Off Market  | 2123 W Potomac Ave Offered at $1,850,000 Exquisite custom renovation of an 1887-built historic Wicker Park property! This extraordinary 4BD/3.1BA property is located on a picturesque tree-lined street within walking distance of all the best things Wicker Park and Bucktown offer. The facade was Read more

Hedge Against Inflation With These 3 Real Estate Investment Types

The annual inflation rate in the United States is currently around 7.5%—the highest it has been since 1982.1 It doesn’t matter if you’re a cashier, lawyer, plumber, or retiree; if you spend U.S. dollars, inflation impacts you. Economists expect the effects of inflation, like a higher cost of goods, to continue.2 Luckily, an investment Read more