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Is Now the Time to Become a Homeowner?

There are many renters out there who want to become homeowners, but don’t believe that they can afford to make the jump. There are also many Millennials that haven’t yet…

Why You Should Hire a Real Estate Professional

It is always a great idea to hire a real estate professional when buying or selling a home. Here are just a few reasons why: If you have any questions…

Where To Eat In Chicago This Year – Eater 38 Updated

Eater Chicago recently published the highly anticipated first installment of their 2015 Eater 38 – the top 38 essential Chicago Restaurants you have to check out. The list spans everything from Mexican to…

Chicagoans Spent Over $14 Billion on Rent in 2014

Friday, January 2, 2015, by AJ LaTrace [photo via the Curbed Chicago Flickr pool/Michael Salisbury] For many Chicagoans, the first of the month means parting ways with a large chunk of…

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…