Tag: suburbs

Even the ritzy Chicago suburbs have sluggish housing markets

When I was a kid, we considered a trip to the Plush Horse ice cream parlor in Palos Park to be a real treat. And why not? The ice cream was great. It still is. The housing market in Palos Park, though, isn’t so terrific these days. In fact, it’s a lot like it is... Read more »

The benefits of staying put; some homeowners decide this isn't the right time to sell

The couple admits that they’re not especially decisive people. They still haven’t been able to decide on a replacement for their dishwasher that leaked all over their kitchen floor more than a year-and-a-half ago. They do their dishes by hand now. So you have to pity the poor real estate agent who’s taken them out... Read more »