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…

SOLD: 3168 N Pine Grove

Charming, sun drenched vintage one bedroom in the heart of East Lakeview. Beautifully updated with stainless appliances, granite, in-unit washer and dryer, with designer lighting and exquisite vintage light fixtures….

Annual WNA Schools Forum | Nov 5 | 5:30pm

Wrightwood Neighbors will be hosting their annual Schools Forum on November 5th at the New Life Church. The meeting will begin early at 5:30 to accommodate families with young children…

Rodkin on How to Sell a House Fast: Deal Estate 10.31.12

Check out what Dennis Rodkin, Real Estate expert with the Chicago Tribune, has to say about selling your home fast. Got to sell your house fast? He offers Five Steps:…

$15,000 FREE CASH for your new home purchase- This weekend!

If you are interested in purchasing a new home in Chicago, You might be eligible for up to $15,000 toward your down-payment! In Summary, you must: -make less than $63,700 per…

Who will get future housing wealth?

Check out this fascinating article from Economists’ Outlook, published 10/22/12… Irrespective of who wins the election, wealth will be more unequally distributed four years from now. The reasoning is that rental households…