The spring housing market might be a great indication of where we’re heading this year. Midwest sales are up an average of 12.1 percent as a whole, and the Chicago housing market is seeing that home sales are up 6.4 percent compared to 2014 numbers.
Whether you’re spring cleaning to open up your space or preparing to sell your home, adding plants to your home is a sure way to elevate your environment, and breathe new life into your home this spring.
In honor of March Madness and with the spring market about to drop on all of us with the fervor of a recent mid-March snowstorm, we decided to make a little bracket of our own pitting 16 of Chicago’s highest priced, luxury condo buildings against one another.
Freddie Mac conducted a Harris Poll back in August of 2014 of over 2,000 adults in the U.S. to get a take on what keeps renters renting. And as you can probably suspect, there are a lot of factors.
There are many ways to approach buying and selling property and in today’s era of readily available information, it’s easy to latch onto something like an app or a site as your technological mecca.
There's a new option for qualified first-time homebuyers which will allow them to make a down payment as low at 3%.1 Comment
The dream of the Greatest Generation was to retire to Florida, or some similarly warm and sunny climate, and celebrate a lifetime of wars won, jobs well done and children raised. That may be changing a bit.
My mother died a few weeks ago. She inspired me with her intellect, her curiosity and her selfless care giving of my dad, who was ill for many years. She also drove me crazy because, as a child of the Great Depression, she saved every last thing.
Amenities—they can make or break a condo. Sure, we all want a nice space to live and rest our heads, but it's the perks a building provides its residents that often seal the deal when it comes to the crucial question of "Can I picture myself living here?"…1 Comment
The City of Chicago just announced it will plant 6,260 trees by the end of October —800 more than originally planned. That's good news for city dwellers who like breathing air, saving on air conditioning bills, driving on unflooded streets and having fewer ozone days.
If you only get one chance to make a great first impression, condo and apartment lobbies in Chicago have set a high water mark for oohing and aahing prospective buyers and gawkers alike.
While telecommuting reports tend to focus on productivity and benefits, there's another angle – if you're going to work at home, where do you work?…