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What You Need to Know About the Property Tax Increase

Last week, Chicago aldermen approved a $589 million increase in property taxes. This record hike, which will be phased in over the next four years, will help fund public safety pensions….

Property Sneak Peak: September 2015

Take a look at two of the most luxurious homes on the market today! 600 Fairbanks Unit 3401– 2 bed/2.5 bath – $1.6 Million Over-the-top DESIGNER gut renovation! Rarely available high floor 01…

Staging Makes All the Difference

Staging and preparation makes all the difference when showing your home. Take a look at the dramatic changes we made to this property with a coat of paint, some furniture…

Property Sneak Peek: July 2015

If you are looking in the West Loop, you are in luck! Here are some really excellent options for you to consider, all under $300,000. 22 N Morgan Street, Unit 104…

Drive Down a Street of Homes Through the Decades

Home Architecture has dramatically evolved over the 115 years and iMove has created a fascinating infographic showcasing differences in the visual style, structural and contextual features and cultural inspiration behind American homes of each decade. Starting in…

Financially Speaking: Should I Rent or Buy?

Choosing between buying a home and continuing to rent can be a difficult financial decision. How long you want to stay, how much square footage you need, mortgage rates and the direction…

Property Sneak Peek: June 2015

The real estate market is still moving in our town and here is a sneak peek into some of the most amazing properties on the market right now. Something for…

International Contemporary Furniture Fair | NYC 2015

I had the privilege of attending the Annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York two weeks ago, where I discovered amazing new artisans and products for residential interiors. The…

Property Sneak Peek: May 2015

Check out these homes that are currently on the market in a price point that is sure to fit your budget – or your dream budget! 3150 N Sheffield Avenue,…

The Deal of the Century?

Recently, Freddie Mac published a blog post titled Mortgage Rates: Still the Deal of the Century. They explained that, if you are planning to purchase a home, now may be the…

Does Homeownership Make Sense Financially?

Everyone knows the social advantages of home ownership. However, some question the financial benefits of owning a home. Three recent studies shed some light on the issue. RealtyTrac recently released a report comparing home price appreciation…

Property Sneak Peek: April 2015

This April has been the hottest month for Chicago Real Estate in the last 3 years! In honor of this, we wanted to share just a few of the amazing properties…