Hottest Luxury Listings in Lincoln Square

Hottest Luxury Listings in Lincoln Square

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1919 West Balmoral AvenuePrice: $899,000City: ChicagoSq Ft: 4,000MLS ID: 09623496Description: Bowmanville/Lincoln Square vintage luxury completely remodeled single-family home. Sundrenched with espresso stained oak floors throughout. 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, large...

How to Finance Purchasing a Vacation Home

How to Finance Purchasing a Vacation Home

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Looking for a vacation home might just be more fun than looking for a new everyday home. With the daydreams of long weekends and extended vacations in your new home can still come the usual buyer stress. Even though you’ve purchased a home before, it’s important to...

​Financing a Chicago Home with Poor Credit

​Financing a Chicago Home with Poor Credit

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If your credit is shaky, the safest bet for buying a home is to save and wait for your finances to firm up. That said, you have other options when it comes to paying for a home. Here are four of them:Get a co-signer.If you’re fortunate enough to have a close friend...

3 Reasons You Should Work with an Agent to Buy a Home

3 Reasons You Should Work with an Agent to Buy a Home

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With so many resources available online – from research materials, to tutorials, to vendor ratings – it’s not uncommon to wonder whether or not you actually need a real estate professional to help you buy a home. So… do you?It’s hard to argue with all of the...

Luxury Listings in Gold Coast

Luxury Listings in Gold Coast

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1325 North Dearborn Parkway #3Price: $745,000City: ChicagoSq Ft: 1,700MLS ID: 09618759Description: Sunny and elegant penthouse apartment in this architecturally significant 1700 sq. ft. home. Known as the building with the key hole-shaped windows made from spectacular...

4 Tips for Financing Your Chicago Home Purchase

4 Tips for Financing Your Chicago Home Purchase

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With the events of the last few years in the Chicago real estate market, dealing with the tremendous financial responsibility of purchasing a home can feel overwhelming (and even perilous) at times. Here are a few tips for dealing with the dollar signs.Strengthen your...

How to Avoid the Biggest First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes

How to Avoid the Biggest First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes

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It’s all too easy for first-time homebuyers to make missteps during the buying process. After all, there are a lot of moving pieces to consider; not to mention all the online resources offering advice (some of which is contradictory)! So let’s cut through the noise...

What to Look for in a Chicago  Luxury Home

What to Look for in a Chicago Luxury Home

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Many homebuyers dream of owning a beautiful, modern, luxurious home decked out with all the best amenities. For those fortunate folks who are actually poised to purchase such a home, however, careful consideration is essential. That’s why I’ve laid out the...

How to Effortlessly Save for a New Lincoln Park Home

How to Effortlessly Save for a New Lincoln Park Home

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…even while you’re still renting.If you’re renting your current home and have your eye on making a home purchase in the near or distant future you might be worried that it can’t be done. The good news is that there are some effortless ways to grow your home...

Top 3 Listings in Logan Square

Top 3 Listings in Logan Square

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3643 West Oakdale AvenuePrice: $599,900City: ChicagoMLS ID: 09642762Description: Beautiful renovation of an all-brick home set on an extra wide lot in Avondale. 4 bedrooms, and 2.5 bathrooms. Gorgeous master suite, with WIC and room for a home office. Hardwood floors...