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Chicago Home Buyer’s Guide, PDF

Home Buyer's Guide to Chicago Considering a purchase of a new Chicago home or condo? Whether you are a first time home buyer or a seasoned homeowner, Ryan's home buyer's guide will walk you through every step of the process. It doesn't mat...

Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course at Lakeview

The Chicagoland area is home to some of the best most beautiful golf destinations in the country. While most fairways and PGA Tour-worthy greens like Conway Farms, Olympia Fields, and Medinah are located outside the city limits, there’s one...

Top 5 best coffee places in Wicker Park

Wicker Park is home to an amazing array of shops and restaurants – including some of the best cafés in the city. Here's a list of some of the top-rated coffee places people are enjoying in the neighborhood Fairgrounds Coffee and...
Low inventory home sales

15,014 Homes Sold Yesterday… Did Yours?

Some homeowners have been waiting for months to get the price they hoped for when they originally listed their house for sale. The only thing they might want to consider is... If it hasn't sold yet, maybe it's not priced properly. On avera...
West loop Chicago Real estate

Chicago Neighborhoods: West Loop

Chicago's West Loop Neighborhood In 1914, Carl Sandburg famously described Chicago in a poem.  The poem, aptly titled "Chicago" begins: Hog Butcher for the World, Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat, Player with Railroads and the Nation's Fre...

7 of the best employers in Chicago in 2017

The interior of Chicago’s Cloud Gate sculpture, better known by the nickname Bean, was used as an offsite work space while it was under construction in Millennium Park. Remember that old saying? That if you choose a job you enjoy, you...

3 Charts That Shout ‘List Your Home For Sale!’

Chicago has a significant lack of inventory at almost every price point. In school, we all learned the theory of supply and demand. When the demand for an item is greater than the supply of that item, the price will surely rise. SUPPLY Th...

Buyer’s: How Fast Can You Save for a Down Payment?

Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer. Depending on where you live, median income, median rents, and home prices all vary. So, we set out to find out how long it would take you to save for a down payme...