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Should I Buy Now or Wait Until Next Year?

With interest rates still below 4%, many buyers may be on the fence as to whether to act now and purchase a new home, or wait until next year. If…

Real Estate Shines as an Investment in 2015

                    A survey by The Joint Center of Housing Studies at Harvard University reveals that when a family is buying a home they consider the…

Property Sneak Peek: January 2016

Happy New Year! Dream big in the New Year by perusing some of Chicago’s most glamorous and expansive homes on the market. We know you will get some jaw-dropping design inspiration as you soak…

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,…