Chicago's East Village and Ukrainian Village

Hot Or Not: A Look At Chicago’s East Village and Ukrainian Village

Since I moved to East Village in Chicago about four years ago, I have been writing a lot about how hot this neighborhood, not forgetting Ukrainian Village, is – Hot Real Estate Markets in Chicago: Ukrainian Village and East Village. How I demonstrated it then was by studying median sales price trends and the amount of new constructions taking place. A few months ago, Redfin joined the party when they released their list of the hottest real estate markets in the country, and Chicago’s Ukrainian Village was right at the top. While East Village did not feature on Redfin’s top 10 list, if you actually drilled down to neighborhoods around… Read More

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Real Estate Market Trends

Major Trends In The Real Estate Market

In the past 10 years, commercial real estate has embraced the global economy. There is no way around it and for this asset sector it is interesting to note this trend because it is so very intimate and local in nature. Yet this global influence is amazing. This global stance has altered commercial real estate in that it is now responsive and moving in line with the cycles and trends that ride like waves around the earth, from one nation to the next. A comparison to any other 10-year period cannot provide the insight to handle or anticipate the international response to the Great Recession of this same time period.… Read More

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Tips-For Buying A Home In Malibu

Tips For Buying A Home In Malibu

So, you have finally decided to get away from the cold weather and move down to Malibu, where the sky is clear and the weather is terrific. Now, that you have made the decision to move, the first thing you need to do is find the right home to suit your family’s needs. Read on below for some tips on finding the right home in Malibu today. Set A Budget The first thing you will want to do is sit down and decide on how much you can spend to buy the home of your dreams in Malibu. If you have a partner, sit down together and work out a… Read More

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Home Inspection

What To Consider Before Buying Real Estate

Before you make an attempt to purchase real estate there are a variety of things you must consider. Firstly, you want to assess the overall value of the property in relation to comparable sales in the area. What this means is you want to make sure that the property for sale is not listed for more than its actual value. In order to find an idea of the value of a property it is wise to take the time to research how much similar properties in the area have sold for. The next step in the process of buying a home to look into is the condition of the physical… Read More

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Apartment-Downtown

What To Look For When Search For An Apartment Downtown

Downtown living is amazing,  you are near everything,  you are never the great places to eat,  the awesome venues,  the night life and just about everything that there is to do in the city.  The problem with downtown living is finding the right place to live.  Not only is there a lot of competition when it comes to living down town,  there simply aren’t a ton of nice apartments to choose from.  When you choose to live downtown,  you have to take a very proactive approach.  You have to jump on apartment opening and have all your research complete.  You need to jump in the market with a ton of… Read More

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