Archive for May 2013

Humboldt Park split by realtors like Post WWII Germany

The other day I got one of the millions of emails from realtors telling me about their latest listing that “just came on the market”. This one intrigued me: West Bucktown single family home on corner lot w/ loads on sunlight! Open floor plan-large chef kitchen w/ top of the line finishes-large master bed w/organized... Read more »

Don't Let Summer in Chicago Slip Away

Summertime in Chicago is just too short. A typical Chicago Spring is still chilly, rainy and outdoor unfriendly. Around May this changes and natives experiment with taking off the parka and downgrading to a simple pea coat. Even though the weather might be nice in September and even October, conventional wisdom defines Summer as the... Read more »

Hold your horses Condo Owners, it's not 2005 pricing just yet

For the last several years, real estate insiders have been claiming that this year is the year the market returns to normal. It appears that they are finally correct since inventory is low and sale prices have increased for SFH. It seems every day a new listing appears only to get snapped up under contract... Read more »