Lincoln Park

Lincoln Park Townhome Hits the Market for $949,000 Following Redesign

2613 N. Greenview Ave. #G Chicago, Ill. Now available is this elegant townhome in the acclaimed Embassy Club located in Chicago's Lincoln Park. This residence comes with three bedrooms, three full baths, one partial bath and 2,650 square-feet of living space. It can be yours for the list price of $949,000. Located at Read more

2016 Real Estate Outlook includes Price Stagnation

Marketwatch, as part of its New Year's coverage, recently provided a well-researched and reported forecast of the four real estate trends that will shape the market in 2016. It's really a good read and well worth the visit. The piece features no shortage of pertinent takeaways that can be applied to the Chicago real estate Read more

Chicago Housing Most Undervalued Among World’s Largest Cities

The Chicago housing market is the most undervalued of the world's largest cities, according to a new report that measures the threat of housing bubbles in various big cities across the globe. The cities facing the biggest threat of a housing bubble are London and Hong Kong. The UBS Global Real Estate Bubble Index found Read more

Mistakes Can Be Costly When Selling a Home

Properly preparing your home for sale is an arduous process. There is a seemingly endless to-do list that can be filled with potential pitfalls. Here are some of the mistakes you will want to avoid when selling a home. Listing Your Home Too Quickly—You will want to be sure you are fully aware of the Read more

Parking Plan Proposed for Chicago Real Estate Agents

Real estate agents dart from here to there, neighborhood to neighborhood all throughout the day. When visiting various homes, parking is a constant issue in a city like Chicago with all of its residential parking zones and required permits. City Clerk Susan Mendoza would like to change the situation, while simultaneously adding to the city's Read more

N.A.R. Report Indicates Housing Market is Leveling Off

Pending home sales in the U.S. rose just slightly in July and the increase was less than forecast, which could indicate the red-hot housing market could finally be leveling off. According to the National Association of Realtors forward-looking Pending Home Sales Index—which measures signed contracts for purchases of previously owned home, home sales increased by Read more

Award-Winning Mansion in Lincoln Park Hits the Market

One of the most unique homes currently on the market in Chicago—an 1800s dairy barn in Lincoln Park that's been transformed into the modern mansion you see above—was recently featured as the House of the Day at Curbed Chicago. This unique residence rises three stories and covers four property lines in Lincoln Park. It comes Read more

Median Price of a Home in Chicago Jumped 11% in April

April was a big month for the housing market in Chicago, as the number of home sold was up 7.5 percent from a year earlier and the median price of a home in Chicago jumped 11% to $210,000. In April, there were 9,037 units sold in the Chicago area. All seven-counties that make up the Read more

Tips to Get Top Dollar When Selling a House

A recent Consumer Reports survey of 330 real estate professionals painted a clear picture on what can be done to ensure you receive top dollar when deciding to sell your home. With the busy spring selling season here, let's see what the survey says. First, you will want to leave yourself plenty of time to Read more

Data From Zillow Reveals ‘The New Rules of Real Estate’

Real estate data firm Zillow has released an illuminating new book called “Zillow Talk: The New Rules of Real Estate." In the book, Zillow Chief Economist Stan Humphries and Chief Executive Spencer Rascoff analyze the firm's massive data piles to come up with new conclusions on how best to sell a home. The Chicago Tribune Read more