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Stone countertops are a hot trend in kitchen and bathroom design. They are eco-friendly, chip, heat, and stain resistant. They are also affordable and will give your kitchen an upscale appeal. But is stone […].
One of a kind, spectacular duplex located in the Sanctuary Lofts Condominiums of Ukrainian Village – 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2 balconies and an amazing rooftop deck & observatory, showcasing 360 views of Chicago Skyline. […]
At the beginning of the year, home buying was still very strong. As is typical of the third quarter, home buying will cool. Interest rates are back on the rise adding slightly to the cooling of the Fall market. […].
The Ukrainian Village community is a hot spot due to its attractions, deep sense of culture and convenient location. Let’s examine why the Ukrainian Village community is some of […]
One of the best parts of being a realtor – in addition to meeting so many wonderful people – is getting to know the amazing neighborhoods of Chicago. My favorite things to explore are the Chicago Farmers Markets. […]
Chicago is known for its historic hotels that stand out for their well-preserved architectural features. They offer experiences that range from homey to upscale boutique. […].
Any time you and your family are ready is a great time to sell your home. If you are ready to sell your home, you will need to get it in the best shape possible. A home that is relatively free of damage and has a pleasing aesthetic is more likely to get offers and bring in a sizeable return on investment. Let’s review what you need to prepare your home for sale this Spring […].
Chicago is known for being a metropolitan area characterized by industrial fixtures, skyscraping buildings, metal, and steel. But it has its share of green spaces, green roofs, and green buildings that are beneficial to the environment and provide a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Let’s look at a few […]
When buyers look for a home, there are many factors to consider. A good location, hardwood flooring, energy efficient/smart appliances and a laundry room are all desirable features. And then there’s storage space. People want to have ample storage. This article will focus on how to make the most of your home’s storage.[…].
There are so many great neighborhoods in Chicago to enjoy. Printers Row is one that has withstood the test of time as a community that continues to develop and thrive. Printers Row is in downtown Chicago in an area known as the Loop, although it’s technically more part of the South Loop. Read on for a Printers Row Guide[…].
Before you even think about selling your home, you have probably wondered what sort of changes to your home to make it show ready should the time come to put your home on the market. If it is show ready currently, good for you, let the showings begin! Most people, however, are faced with the reality that […].
The holidays are coming up quick. You’ll want your home to look its best with design trends that are all the rage for this year’s seasonal décor. The 2021-2022 holiday season is all about introducing texture, getting nostalgic and utilizing natural and sustainable elements. In this article, I share a few holiday tips […]
You want your home to be your haven. You do everything to maintain a lovely aesthetic and keep it clean. But no matter how hard you try; it can be difficult to maintain pest control. Homeowners will want to always keep their homes free from pests, but especially when it is time to sell […]
Imagine ideas for remodeling your bathroom that will convert it into a relaxing, energizing, spa-like haven, a place to escape from the demands of everyday life. Not only would this do wonders for your sanity, but it would also boost the value of your home when it’s time to sell. […]
With so many choices, buying a home in Chicago can seem like a daunting undertaking, which is why you will want to be equipped with good information up front. Let’s review three critical considerations when buying a home in Chicago: how much home you can afford, your wants and needs, and location […]
When putting your home on the market, you’ll want to do everything possible to make it attractive to buyers so you can get a good price and sell quickly. Getting a home in ‘ready to sell’ condition is one of the most important steps to selling your home. No matter what market, there are key elements that should be addressed […].
Chicago is a great place to enjoy some of the best craft beers in the US. There are plenty of reasons why this city is one of America’s premier destinations for beer lovers, but here are just a few: Chicago has more microbreweries per capita than any other major city in the world; it bears a rich tradition in […]
Wine afficionados appreciate our fair city for one reason: wine bars in Chicago never disappoint. From themed décor to classic ambience, from historic architecture to sleek, modern design, these vino hot spots will satisfy your inner connoisseur. With most restrictions lifted, the social […]
One of the many advantages of living in the city of Chicago is unfettered access to world-class restaurants. If you have a chance to enjoy some of the many options for outdoor dining in the South Loop, you’ll see why. As restrictions lighten and businesses begin to reopen, , eating outdoors […]
Chicago has 77 unique neighborhoods. That’s great news for residents looking to move to the Windy City! Here, I break down 5 Chicago neighborhoods – South Loop, Logan Square, Lincoln Park, Near West, Wicker Park — and highlight reasons they might be right for you. […]