A Window of Opportunity for Sellers?

One of the most interesting revelations of the latest National Association of Realtors (NAR) Existing Home Sales Report is the shortage of housing inventory being reported throughout much of the country. At the same…

Thinking of Buying Your Dream Home? Do It Now!

A recent survey showed that 3 out of 4 future home buyers (who are not first time buyers) plan to move up to some form of a ‘better’ home. The breakdown: Move…

Roscoe Village & West Lincoln Park: Lathrop Homes Update

Update-Lathrop Homes Expansion, From Alderman Scott Waguespack: The Chicago Housing Authority has announced their intention to finalize a plan for the redevelopment of the Lathrop Homes public housing complex, located at…

5 Reasons You Should List Your House TODAY!

by THE KCM CREW on JANUARY 28, 2013 Many homeowners are waiting until the Spring ‘buying season’ to list their homes for sale. Here are five reasons why that might not make sense this year: 1.)…

What It Took to Get a Mortgage in 2012

What did it take to get a mortgage in 2012? Take a peak at the infographic from KCM! by THE KCM CREW on JANUARY 18, 2013

Shadow Inventory and its impact on prices

[Shadow inventory is a term that refers to real estate properties that are either in foreclosure and have not yet been sold or homes that owners are delaying putting on the market until…

Why Are Pilsen and Bronzeville Redeveloping at Different Speeds?

Chicago’s Pilsen and Bronzeville neighborhoods have a lot in common. They are both near the Loop, have lots of public transportation, and, after decades of disinvestment, offer plenty of residential…

House Prices: Where are they headed this winter?

House (KCM BLOG) Prices: Where Are They Headed This Winter? In a blog post last month, we projected that home values might actually begin to soften on a month-over-month basis throughout the…

New to Roscoe Village: Endgrain

Update: Endgrain is Open! And delicious. We’ve enjoyed practically everything on the menu and can vouch for their yummy spins on American classics. I particularly love their fried chicken, flap…

SOLD: 350 W Belden Unit 510

Charming views, in the heart of Lincoln Park and only one block to the zoo, beach and park. This one bedroom unit is the perfect in-town. Huge walk in closets,…

SOLD: 1540 W Wrightwood Unit 1

Luxurious new construction, 4 bedroom duplex-down right across from beautiful Wrightwood park. All brick construction, meticulously built by John Garber Homes. Private roof deck, wolf, subzero, viking, carrera marble… simply…