Selling A Home

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 [...]

Berkshire Hathaway KoenigRubloff office opens in Bucktown

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRulboff Realty Group recently announced its expansion to a new Bucktown office scheduled to open by the end of 2017.  The Damen Avenue location was previously occupied by Buzz Killer Espresso coffee shop.  The office will give the most prominent Chicago residential real estate firm street presence in a neighborhood where [...]

U.S. Pending Home Sales Increased 3.5% in March

Pending home sales in the U.S. reached a seven-month high in February, which was a nice rebound from January's disappointing numbers. It's an indication another strong spring selling season could be in the offing. The National Association Realtors reported its pending home sales index increased by 3.5 percent month-over-month in February. This surpassed analysts expectations. [...]

2016 Real Estate Outlook includes Price Stagnation

Marketwatch, as part of its New Year's coverage, recently provided a well-researched and reported forecast of the four real estate trends that will shape the market in 2016. It's really a good read and well worth the visit. The piece features no shortage of pertinent takeaways that can be applied to the Chicago real estate [...]

Mistakes Can Be Costly When Selling a Home

Properly preparing your home for sale is an arduous process. There is a seemingly endless to-do list that can be filled with potential pitfalls. Here are some of the mistakes you will want to avoid when selling a home. Listing Your Home Too Quickly—You will want to be sure you are fully aware of the [...]

N.A.R. Report Indicates Housing Market is Leveling Off

Pending home sales in the U.S. rose just slightly in July and the increase was less than forecast, which could indicate the red-hot housing market could finally be leveling off. According to the National Association of Realtors forward-looking Pending Home Sales Index—which measures signed contracts for purchases of previously owned home, home sales increased by [...]

Median Price of a Home in Chicago Jumped 11% in April

April was a big month for the housing market in Chicago, as the number of home sold was up 7.5 percent from a year earlier and the median price of a home in Chicago jumped 11% to $210,000. In April, there were 9,037 units sold in the Chicago area. All seven-counties that make up the [...]