West Town

Sold | 2325 W Erie

SOLD | 2325 W Erie Ivona Kutermankiewicz SOLD 2325 W Erie  for $1,135,000 This striking, modern single-family home is located in the top-rated Mitchell School District in West Town. The home was designed by award-winning Studio Dwell Architects and offers open concept living doused in natural light Read more

Featured Listing | 1144 W Roscoe #1E

Featured Listing | 1144 W Roscoe #1E Ivona Kutermankiewicz JUST LISTED 1144 W Roscoe #1E Offered at $289,900 ***Will show in person***Sunny 1BD/1BA condo in an ideal location for city-dwellers. This pristine unit is located in the heart of Lakeview in a beautiful brick and stone building. Read more

Featured Listing | 4306 N Kenmore #3S

Featured Listing | 4306 N Kenmore #3S Ivona Kutermankiewicz COMING SOON 4306 N Kenmore #3S Offered at $329,900 ***Will show in person***Beautifully updated 2BD/2Ba penthouse condo on a tree-lined street in the heart of Buena Park. This stylish home is flooded with light and offers hardwood floors throughout, Read more

Featured Listing | 1555 N Astor #41EW

FEATURED LISTING | 1555 N Astor #41EW Ivona Kutermankiewicz & Sophia Klopas JUST LISTED 1555 N Astor #41EW Offered at $2,250,000 The Astor Tower was designed by architect and industrial designer Bertrand Goldberg, notorious for the Marina City complex. Upon approaching The Astor Tower, Goldberg’s Bauhaus education Read more

Step 6: Appraisal

Step 6: The Appraisal | How Do I Know I Am Paying Fair Market Value? Common Inspection Issues An important part of the mortgage process is an appraisal. Everyone's vouching for you, including your lender, who will send a certified appraiser to assure you are paying fair market Read more

Step 5: The Inspection

Step 5: The Inspection | Most Common Inspection Issues Common Inspection Issues A home inspection contingency is made a part of a real estate contract to protect you from buying a home full of problems not visible to the untrained eye. Most Common Inspection Issues As soon Read more

Step 4: Attorney Review

Step 4: Attorney Review | Can I Close Without an Attorney? We recommend it – the agent-attorney duo will be your ultimate advocate. Do I need an attorney to buy a house? In the state of Illinois real estate attorneys are traditionally involved on both buyer and Read more

Step 3: The Offer

Step 3: The Offer| The Anatomy of an Offer  Real estate contracts (in laymen's terms) Once you have found a home of your dreams, a purchase contract form needs to be filled out.  For a real estate contract to be binding and enforceable, it needs to be Read more

Step 2: Financing

Step 2: Financing| Can I Afford This Home? Making your perfect home a reality Get pre-approved: Any offer to purchase requires a pre-approval letter.  There is nothing worse than finding the perfect home and having to search for a lender who can issue a pre-approval letter on Read more

Step 1: The Search

Step 1: The Search | How to Find the Perfect Home The perfect home–things to consider Starting to look for the perfect home is an overwhelming task. By now you haveprobably been scouring the internetfor weeksand have seen a few places that check all theboxes but how Read more