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Jackson Park Highlands – Hidden Gem on Chicago’s South Side

Jackson Park Highlands is a hidden gem on the south side of Chicago. It sits inside of the larger south shore neighborhood. The homes in this small neighborhood are absolutely amazing! The Jackson Park Highlands District is a historic district … Continue reading

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South Shore Cap Rates – Chicago Multi-Family Apartment Buildings

I just did a quick analysis of closed transactions for South Shore Chicago.
I focused on Multi-Family Apartment Buildings only. Continue reading

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Newport Condos – 4800 S. Chicago Beach

Let’s take a look at sales trends for the Newport Condos in Kenwood, Chicago. If you are thinking about buying or selling a condo in Newport Condos, this should give you a good idea of current values. For a more … Continue reading

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2013 3rd Quarter Sales Analysis

Based on the charts shown above, we can see that distressed sales are making up a smaller percentage of today’s real estate transactions. That is a great sign, as it shows that the general health of the real estate market … Continue reading

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Gorilla holds real estate agent captive

It is not everyday that you see a gorilla kidnap their real estate agent. Continue reading

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Kenwood Real Estate Sales Analysis – 2011 In Review

Kenwood Real Estate Analysis – 2011 Chicago Continue reading

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2011 Real Estate Sales Analysis – Bronzeville Chicago

Hey there. I just wanted to give you an update on real estate activity for the Bronzeville area. Continue reading

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Short-Sales Explained

What is a short-sale? A short-sale is a type of distressed property sale. It is not a traditional re-sale of a property. In a short-sale, a lender agrees to accept a payoff that is less than what they are owed. … Continue reading

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R. Kelly is selling his mansion – Short Sale style

Photo credit: Cook County Tax Assesor Famed R&B singer R. Kelly has his mansion on the market for sale. It is listed as a short sale. This means that the mortgage on the property is higher than the current asking … Continue reading

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CHICAGO PROPERTY VALUES: 2011 vs 1994

CHICAGO PROPERTY VALUES: 2011 vs 1994 The Chicago magazine recently featured an interesting article on Chicago Real Estate values. They compared today’s property values to property values from 1994. The results were mixed. Thanks to the Great Recession, 1 in … Continue reading

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