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…

Griffith Parc: Blow Dry Boutique and Salon

Check out Lincoln Park’s hottest new salon, Griffith Parc (recently leased by yours truly)! Its an awesome space with three of Chicago’s best stylists. I personally love their signature $25…

Housing: The Reasons its coming back

From KCM: Monday, we told you that many experts are beginning to call a bottom in house prices. Why? Writing in the Financial Times, Roger Altman, former deputy Treasury secretary, explained…

FHA Will Ease Condo Requirements until 2014

In order to better serve the current housing market, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is easing some of its condo requirements until August 2014. Here’s a rundown on how the new…

Four Consecutive Monthly Increases in Condo Prices

July 2012 data for the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices were released on Tuesday September 25th, showing the fourth consecutive monthly increase in condo prices in all five of the metro…

Round Tables

If, like us, you believe that the purpose of dining out—after eating, of course—is conversation, then you’ll join us in wondering: What ever happened to round tables? Other than at…

Short Sales- 10 Common Myths Busted

 It’s likely you’ve heard the term “short sale” thrown around quite a bit. What exactly is a short sale? A short sale is when a bank agrees to accept less…

3.8% Tax on Housing?

Here are the 10 Things You Need to Know About the 3.8% Tax according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR): 1.) When you add up all of your income from every possible source,…