May 11, 2020

Buying a home during the COVID-19 crisis may not be a life or death situation, but the market currently is coming out of a coma.

“There is no...

May 4, 2020

Apparently, a few unscrupulous Chicago-area landlords are practicing “rent gouging” in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, apartment ren...

April 27, 2020

A decade or two ago, architects and home builders were wringing their hands and wondering if the formal dining room and traditional little-u...

April 20, 2020

“Never waste a good crisis,” said former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

In the spirit of that quote, after the coronavirus is brought under cont...

April 13, 2020

Back in the day, long before the virus plagued Chicago’s once-thriving real estate market, the closing of property sales transactions often...

April 6, 2020

While real estate is still listed as an “essential service”—just like groceries and liquor stores—the world-wide coronavirus epidemic nearly...

March 30, 2020

The end of the Bull Market and stock-market declines sparked by the coronavirus economy are driving more and more serious buyers into invest...

March 23, 2020

While Chicagoans and most Americans continue to wrestle with the widespread shutdowns from the coronavirus and a broad pullback in consumer...

March 16, 2020

Reeling from years of real estate tax increases “Ma and Pa” owners of small apartment properties are wondering what hikes are on the horizon...

March 9, 2020

Chicago home buyers and families seeking to refinance now have an opportunity to lock in the lowest mortgage interest in nearly five decades...

March 2, 2020

Staging a home for sale in today’s resale-home market involves a shift to linear and modern furniture styles.

“Antiques, traditional art, Ori...

February 24, 2020

Chicago’s North Side existing-home market posted a “complete flip” in four lakefront neighborhoods in January as a “new trend appears to be...

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