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Olivia Carlson Joins At Properties

At Properties is pleased to announce the addition of Olivia Carlson to its brokerage firm. Olivia brings over 10 years of sales experience and was the recipient of the Rising…

NEW LISTING: 449 St James Place, Unit 1

AMAZING LOCATION! In the heart of Lincoln Park, this high 1st floor condo is a block to everything! All the work has been done: New Windows (’06), New kitchen (’09), New Dishwasher…

Billionaire says Real Estate is Best Investment Possible

By The KCM Crew Billionaire money manager John Paulson was interviewed last week at the Delivering Alpha Conference presented by CNBC and Institutional Investor. He boldly stated: “I still think,…

Curbed Maps: A Guide to 51 Neighborhood Murals You Must See Right Now

By AJ LaTrace [A dozen of the murals featured on Mural Locator] Public art and murals are a big part of neighborhood life in Chicago. Though some neighborhoods are better…

Cool Map Thing: The Priciest (and Cheapest) Neighborhoods To Rent In Chicago

By AJ LaTrace Time for a reality check: here are the cheapest, and most expensive neighborhood areas to rent one and two bedroom apartments in Chicago. The last time we…

That’s Rather Awesome: Super Contemporary Home ‘RoscO2’ Coming to Roscoe Village

By AJ LaTrace Perhaps there isn’t a wave of super exciting design coming to new downtown highrises, however, one designer is bringing some ultra contemporary homes to the Chicago neighborhoods….

Fun with Urban Planning: The Most Mesmerizing Way To Measure Travel Time In Chicago

By AJ LaTrace A new interactive mobility mapping tool called Isoscope allows users to measure driving and walking distances in their city by day of the week and time of…

Lifestyles of the Rich and Richer: Here Is Your First Look Inside Chicago’s Most Expensive Home

By AJ LaTrace At $18.75 million, this huge Lincoln Park estate has become Chicago’s most expensive single family home, and Curbed has the listing photos. The home, which will hit…

It Came From the Internet: This Infographic of Chicago Neighborhood Stereotypes Nailed It

By AJ LaTrace [“Typical” roommates in Chicago. Click image to enlarge.] Let’s face it, neighborhood stereotyping has always been a “thing” in Chicago, considering there are 77 unique nabes in…

Adventures In Interior Design: All Granite Everything In This Designer Owned Mag Mile Pad

By AJ LaTrace There’s something nice about being an interior designer – generally they own really kickass homes and aren’t afraid to tout it. This austere granite and wood strewn…

Should You Buy or Rent a Home?

By The KCM Crew Here is one simple chart that explains why we think buying a home makes more sense than renting one.     Source: Keeping Current, Matters!     

Moving-Up? Do it NOW not Later

By The KCM Crew A recent study revealed that the number of existing home owners planning to buy a home this year is about to increase dramatically. Some are moving…