Chicago

July 31, 2012 - 6:42 PM
Chicago's Cicero has historically been a neighborhood that generations of Eastern Europeans have called home, but a recent Chicago Tribune article revealed that the neighborhood continues to rapidly evolve. The article noted the neighborhood's increasingly Hispanic population, who are drawn to the Read More

The evolving Chicago neighborhood of Cicero

Chicago's Cicero has historically been a neighborhood that generations of Eastern Europeans have called home, but a recent Chicago Tribune article revealed that the neighborhood continues to rapidly evolve.

July 30, 2012 - 5:19 PM
Across the nation, food trucks have become increasingly popular, and are "thriving street feature[s]" in cities such as Austin, Seattle and Los Angeles, according to the Chicago Tribune. Chicago, known for its high-end culinary options, has been lagging behind other cities in this food truck trend Read More

Chicago restaurants versus food trucks?

Across the nation, food trucks have become increasingly popular, and are "thriving street feature[s]" in cities such as Austin, Seattle and Los Angeles, reported The Chicago Tribune.

July 25, 2012 - 3:49 PM
A recent report from the National Housing Conference and Center for Housing Policy indicated that Chicago's housing market is doing well. Nationwide, there has been widespread, persistent concern about the condition of real estate markets, and Chicago has not been immune to challenges. However, the Read More

Becoming a landlord in Chicago

A recent report from the National Housing Conference and Center for Housing Policy indicated that Chicago's housing market is doing well.

July 24, 2012 - 3:15 PM
Those contemplating a move and looking at real estate in Chicago could consider jumping on the bandwagon and exploring their options in the "New Eastside," touted by the Chicago Architecture Foundation as "Chicago's newest neighborhood," according to Crain's Chicago Business. This Read More

The New Eastside of Chicago

Those contemplating a move and looking at real estate in Chicago could consider jumping on the bandwagon and exploring their options in the "New Eastside," touted by the Chicago Architecture Foundation as "Chicago's newest neighborhood," according to Crain's Chicago Business.

July 23, 2012 - 3:06 PM
Those looking at real estate in Chicago can look to Naperville, a city of roughly 145,000 people, located about 30 miles west of downtown Chicago. When residents of Naperville say the town is one of the best places to live in the country, they can back that statement up. Naperville has been named one of Read More

Naperville, IL: One of best American small cities

Those looking at real estate in Chicago can look to Naperville, a city of roughly 145,000 people, located about 30 miles west of downtown Chicago.

July 20, 2012 - 5:01 PM
If you're looking at MLS Listings in Chicago and contemplating a move to one of the neighborhoods where residential high-rises are common, it would be good to know about the current situation with in-building fire sprinklers. The City Council recently made a few additions to Chicago's Life Safety and Read More

In-building sprinklers in Chicago high-rises

If you're looking at MLS Listings in Chicago and contemplating a move to one of the neighborhoods where residential high-rises are common, it would be good to know about the current situation with in-building fire sprinklers.

July 19, 2012 - 5:43 PM
The Chicago Tribune reported that media giant Oprah Winfrey has sold her co-op in Chicago's upscale Streeterville neighborhood. Interestingly, Oprah never lived in the 4,607-square-foot, three-bedroom unit on the sixth floor of the building. After originally purchasing the co-op in 2006 for $5.6 million Read More

Oprah sells her Streeterville home making this the latest Chi-town real estate steal

The Chicago Tribune reported that media giant Oprah Winfrey has sold her co-op in Chicago's upscale Streeterville neighborhood. Interestingly, Oprah never lived in the 4,607-square-foot, three-bedroom unit on the sixth floor of the building.

July 18, 2012 - 3:26 PM
The town of Des Plaines, Illinois, is located roughly 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, conveniently intersected by state and interstate highways, a river which feeds into the Kankakee and Mississippi Rivers, and the Metra commuter rail. It is also a stone's throw away from O'Hare International Read More

Residents of Des Plaines have the world at their fingertips

The town of Des Plaines, Illinois, is located roughly 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, conveniently intersected by state and interstate highways, a river which feeds into the Kankakee and Mississippi Rivers, and the Metra commuter rail.

July 17, 2012 - 4:26 PM
Trumaine McBride recently listed his five-bedroom home in Wadsworth, Illinois. Many Chicagoans know McBride for his two seasons with the Chicago Bears before leaving the team after the 2009 season. McBride has since played with Arizona and Jacksonville, Florida, and is now an unaffiliated free agent, the Read More

Former Bear sells home in Wadsworth

Trumaine McBride recently listed his five-bedroom home in Wadsworth, Illinois.

July 16, 2012 - 4:37 PM
A report released July 12 showed Chicago foreclosure filings were up 4 percent in June 2012 when compared with a year prior, the Chicago Tribune reported. This information marks a new trend, as June was the second month in a row that showed higher rates year-over-year, The Wall Street Journal's Read More

Chicago real estate trends create a buyer's market

A report released July 12 showed Chicago foreclosure filings were up 4 percent in June 2012 when compared with a year prior, the Chicago Tribune reported.

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