Despite recent efforts by the state and Cook County to improve the foreclosure process, Illinois and the city of Chicago are still plagued by abandoned residential buildings, not a hopeful sign for some neighborhoods as vacant structures attract transients and/or criminal elements, which, in turn, bring down local…
The number of singles buying homes has amped up significantly since the Great Recession, partly due to demographics at either end of the spectrum…
Legend has it that the village of Buffalo Grove in the northern suburbs of Chicago got its name when bison were seen drinking from a nearby creek. The bison have been gone for almost 300 years, supplanted by many generations of suburb seekers, so today this leafy village…
Earlier in the year, the Census Bureau reported the share of Americans who own their homes stood at 65%, which was the lowest homeownership rate in almost 18 years.
Andersonville is small, quaint neighborhood just west of the northern end of North Lake Shore Drive, where it turns into W. Hollywood Avenue.
Ever wonder if gender is a factor in the home buying process or when it is a good time to go online and get yourself a mortgage?…
This is good news for the Windy City.
Garfield Ridge remains one of the more affordable, stable neighborhoods in Chicago.
This is the chicken and the egg question of new urban development - maybe it's unanswerable but the after-effects are still great for Chicago real estate.1 Comment
The percentage of sales to first-time homebuyers has been slumping, and at least one market observer says that’s not a bad thing.
During the real estate boom, all facets of the real estate world were operating in crazy-time except one — multifamily housing.1 Comment
Prices are appreciating as there is a lack of inventory1 Comment