Posts tagged "The Beginning"

Seeing Eye To Eye

This post was originally published on August 24th, 2005 in I Hate My Developer 1.0 Now to make sure we’re all on the same page, let’s have a quick recap. Our building is like Glen Close in “Fatal Attraction,” very attractive on the outside but not quite right on the inside. Our developer seemingly (perhaps... Read more »

Fight The Power

This post was originally published on August 23, 2005 in I Hate My Developer 1.0    With some new blood on the board (myself and my neighbor across the hall), we set about sorting through the friggin mess that comprised our business affairs. We did all of the mundane stuff like set a permanent date... Read more »

Welcome To Woodlawn---Part II

This post was originally published on August 23, 2005 in I Hate My Developer 1.0 There’s always a learning curve when you’re dealing with any new situation so owning your own unit in a condominium is no exception. The difference is that a learning curve mixed with naiveté and conniving developer are a potentially costly... Read more »
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South of Madison Street---Welcome To Woodlawn, Part I

This post was originally published August 18, 2005 in I Hate My Developer 1.0 As with most paths to hell, everything started out with good intentions. I saw a beautiful property with the space I was looking for at the price I could afford. Additonally, it almost had limitless potential to increase in value. What’s... Read more »

Home Owning Ain't Easy---Welcome To My World

This post was originally published August 17, 2005 in I Hate My Developer 1.0 It’s not even noon in Chicago and I already want a drink. A big huge whopping make me forget all of my problems drink. This condo thing has got me in a tizzy. The amount of negligent work done by the... Read more »

Caveat Emptor

Hello ChicagoNow readers.  Welcome to the party. This blog was born almost five years ago as a result of some very negative experiences with my real estate developer. For those of you who have been on this bumpy ride since my first posts on blogspot, say hello to the new kids.  Be patient, I have... Read more »
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