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Entries from June 25th, 2013

Latest Case-Shiller Data Shows Chicago Home Prices Up 9% vs. Last Year

June 25th, 2013 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The April numbers are in and Chicago’s home prices are up once again. The data shows residential real estate up 9% in April 2013 vs. the same time last year. This is the sixth consecutive month of price increases. Whether you are looking to buy or sell, I do think that now is a good […]

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When is the Blackhawks Victory Parade?

June 24th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

Does anyone know when is the Blackhawks Victory Parade? Will they wait until Saturday or do it on a weekday?

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Chicago Condo / Home Prices vs. Last Year and vs. Five Years Ago

June 20th, 2013 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Check out this interactive map. http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20130615/ISSUE01/130609972/are-home-prices-in-your-zip-code-going-up-or-down You can see prices are up in large swaths of the Chicago area, but down in others. It seems the Near West suburbs like River Forest and Elmwood Park have rebounded the most in the last year, and far flung suburbs that may have overbuilt during the peak such […]

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Chicago Downtown Developers Switching Back to Selling Instead of Renting

June 20th, 2013 · No Comments · Uncategorized

A couple years ago, it was quite common to see projects being switched from all Condos to all Rentals or a mix. Now, the pendulum is swinging back the other way. Inventory of condos available for sale downtown is quite low, less then 800 units are for sale right now, down from a peak of […]

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Columbus Plaza is Possibly the Best Deal for Downtown Chicago Rental Buildings

June 10th, 2013 · No Comments · Uncategorized

I have had several clients pick Columbus Plaza over the years and two just last week, so I thought it’s worth commenting. Columbus Plaza at 233 E. Wacker is probably the best deal for a rental building in the New Eastside neighborhood if not all of downtown Chicago for several reasons. The prices are very […]

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World Cup Qualifier Viewing Party at the Petrillo Music Shell Tuesday June 18th

June 7th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Here’s something different folks with a south view on E. Randolph St. will be able to see a week from Tuesday – a soccer party hosted by the U.S. Soccer Federation. The game will be broadcast on ESPN and will be displayed on a roughly 20 by 33 foot screen at the Petrillo Band Shell. […]

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Chicago Residential Listings $10M and Up

June 6th, 2013 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Crain’s Chicago has a nice feature on high end listings currently on the market in the Chicagoland area. These are all very unique properties, each with their own story and background. http://www.chicagorealestatedaily.com/article/20130606/CRED0701/130609896/what-house-can-you-buy-for-10-million-and-up I’ve listed the Chicago properties first: 401 N. Wabash Ave., Chicago. Price: $32 million. Owner: Donald Trump development venture. 1547 N. Dearborn Parkway, […]

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Only Two Units Left at the Park Monroe – 65 E. Monroe; Downtown Inventory Being Snapped Up Quickly

June 4th, 2013 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The Park Monroe at 65 E. Monroe St is suddenly on the verge of selling out! You have to wonder if the recent upturn in the real estate market caught them by surprise and they could have priced units a little higher. In any case, I have shown this building several times and I can […]

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