You've heard that Chicago has two seasons, winter and construction. But there is at least one more—conveniently timed with road construction—moving season.
There is one big reason why home sales and showings go down during December – fewer people want to move or make a life-changing decision over the holidays.
After a few years, a home is not just a place where people live – it's where their belongings live. And after 58 years in one house, my mother-in-law's things have certainly settled in.2 Comments
The fact is, it can be darned hard to let go of a home that feels like it will still be yours long after the ink has dried on the sales contract, and the longer you have lived there, the more momentous the change may feel.4 Comments
Making the transition from one Chicago home to another can turn into quite the “to-do” list. The list begins as a manageable thing and then just never stops growing! Of course, packing (and packing and packing) is the cumbersome king of that list, but don’t let it overshadow…
You’ve made it through the homebuying process and in 60 days will officially call your new place home when your moving truck pulls up in front. Just as you prepared for buying a Chicago home by researching properties and examining your own finances, preparations must be made to…3 Comments
Whether you’re moving in Chicago or the suburbs, moving during the winter months requires extra planning to ensure that the show still goes on successfully, despite any inclement weather. Here are five tips to ensure your Chicago winter move goes smoothly: Organize and Seal in Plastic Before you…