Just Listed!  2310 S Canal 506

Just Listed! 2310 S Canal 506

Posted on July 9th, 2014 in All Articles, Chinatown.

Check out this amazing 3 Bed, 3 Full Bath condo.   This unit is actually two units that were combined by the original owner.   This unit is about 2,100 square feet – this unit is HUGE!  Timber loft style with hardwood floors throughout.  Multiple balconies with city and skyline views.  Exposed brick.  High ceilings.  Large master […]

I love the city for surprises like this

Posted on August 23rd, 2011 in Chinatown, Neighborhoods, West Town.

I happened upon the Nelson Algren square at Milwaukee and Division to some wonderful dancers dipping themselves into the fountain.

Stearns Quarry Park 2700 s Halsted Is Open!

Posted on September 2nd, 2010 in Bridgeport, Bronzeville, Chinatown, Pilsen, South Loop.

Yeah… it sat there and sat there.. .and sat there… and we all drove by thinking what the hell is going on.. this is Daley land and they can’t get the CPD to get this thing done.. what happened to the 11th ward sting? Well it’s finally open… and the Pols were falling over themselves […]

Farmers Market in Bridgeport Could We Hope For A Starbucks next

Posted on September 2nd, 2010 in Bridgeport, Chinatown.

So I love Bridgeport. I sure wish they would get a starbucks so I didn’t have to get on the expressway at 31st without a fresh cup in hand… of my specific joe… and I think the housing values would go up 1% if Alderman you know who would put a little effort on getting […]

More Seats In Andrew Jackson Desired, Magnet Option for Student’s in UV and East Pilsen UIC Tri Taylor

Posted on September 2nd, 2010 in Chinatown, Pilsen, West Loop.

University Village Parents have gained some leverage. With lost mobility and equity in reverse there are serious investments being made in trying to grow families in the city. Chicago Public schools and their ward leaders are getting pushed to add a new neighborhood school near… or expand the Andrew Jackson magnet program … Current wisdom […]

Pilsen. West Town. Logan Square. Bridgeport. Man Jettisons $300k debt. Real Story.

Posted on August 20th, 2010 in All Articles, Bridgeport, Bronzeville, Chinatown, Lincoln Square/Roscoe/North Center, Lincoln Square/Rosoce Village/North Ctr, Market Conditions, McKinley Park, Pilsen, Short Selling/Buying, South Loop, West Loop, West Town, Wicker Park & Bucktown.

Chicago IL – I know a guy that wiped out 300k in mortgage debt. I’ll call him Tom. The name and some of the details have been changed to protect his privacy. Tom owed a lot of money on his house. He owed 600k on a first mortgage and then another 300k on a second […]

We are waited on by the Best for our Coffee

Posted on July 30th, 2010 in All Articles, Bridgeport, Chinatown, Lincoln Square/Roscoe/North Center.

Coffee spots always raise property values. Lincoln Square is blessed with many, Pilsen, Chinatown with few. As a neighborhood like Bridgeport is struggling to go to the top tier it’s hoping to get a few Starbucks  (has not gotten one yet). And.. .so when you live near a Intelligencia you know you have made it. […]

Our New Short Sale Blog Is Up!

Posted on July 26th, 2010 in All Articles, Bridgeport, Bronzeville, Chinatown, Financing, Lincoln Square/Roscoe/North Center, Lincoln Square/Rosoce Village/North Ctr, Market Conditions, McKinley Park, Neighborhoods, Other Real Estate, Pilsen, Short Selling/Buying, South Loop, West Loop, West Town, Wicker Park & Bucktown.

We just launched a blog strictly dedicated anything short sale related www.chicago-shortsaleblog.com The site will offer loads of knowledge and details about the whole short sale process.  There will be personal stories regarding short sales our office handles, articles explaining the basic principles behind short sales and even stories from other brokerages and agent across […]

Clean Power Now-The Whole City Stands To Benefit If This Passes City Council

Posted on July 23rd, 2010 in Bridgeport, Chinatown, Green Housing, McKinley Park, Pilsen, South Loop, West Loop, West Town.

What if you could pick up the phone, call you Alderman/woman and influence them to move 872,000 cars from the streets of Chicago? What if you could help stop 41 deaths a year in Chicago from air pollution?  What if you could help 18,000 cases of Asthma be relieved in Chicago?  What if you could […]

Job curve has hit bottom in City!

Posted on April 1st, 2010 in All Articles, Bridgeport, Bronzeville, Chinatown, Lincoln Square/Roscoe/North Center, Lincoln Square/Rosoce Village/North Ctr, Market Conditions, McKinley Park, Pilsen, Short Selling/Buying, South Loop.

It’s not an April fools joke — jobs improved. I think we’ve hit bottom in the job decline… With the exception of maybe oneore bump down in June or July. But it can’t get much worse. Good thing Chicagos economy is diverse or it could be worse – like Rockford 18 percent unemployment ( the […]