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For the third year in a row, 2011 is on track for less than 600 sales of Downtown Chicago condos.

But even with more than 2,600 units still for sale at the beginning of August 2011, the inventory of unsold Downtown condos is slowly dropping. There are several developments that stood out from the rest of the pack… continue

Summer sales activity has been slow in Lincoln Park, one of Chicago?s most affluent neighborhoods.

June condo closings were the lowest in years and we recommend buyers to keep alert and monitor listings for sellers who can afford and have to sell. We think… continue

What Chicago neighborhood is home to more art galleries than any other outside of New York and has the second tallest condo high-rise in the city?

The answer is River North, and in this trendy, booming, neighborhood there are over 540 condos and town homes for sale in early August, 2011… continue

Is it possible to buy a condo in the second tallest residential luxury high-rise in Chicago for under $350,000?

It is at Trump Tower, where many of the furnished studio hotel condos are listed from the $340,000s and up. Buyers can still find resale residential condos on the market… continue
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Vesta Lofts Now Available for Pre-Leasing

Trends in South Loop real estate and design come and go. But the Vesta Lofts’ location has been a part of the community since 1913. The building was originally used to house the Vesta Accumulator – a batter company – but has been revitalized by JK Equities into a 59-unit luxury apartment building. It’s located on 125 East 21st Street –…

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Historic Changes Approved for operator Move Inc. is now free to publish listings that not only include those provided by Realtors®, but also other sources. The board of directors of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) approved this measure that will add more new homes and rental properties to the website’s database. This has fascinating implications for Chicago real estate agents and national brokers…

Gold Coast Gets a Residential High-Rise
Chicago’s Gold Coast is synonymous with luxury living. From million dollar walk-ups to awe-inspiring high-rises the area is bursting with top-of-the-line real estate and known as one of the best Chicago neighborhoods. This is exactly why Don Wilson, a local trader, founder, and CEO of DRW Holdings LLC wants in on the action. According to a zoning application filed on…

Tribune Company Turns to Real Estate
The Tribune Company is well known for its various publications and broadcast media companies. Among the papers they run are the Baltimore Sun, the Los Angeles Times, and, of course, the Chicago Tribune. The Company is an extremely important presence locally, with one of the most impressive pieces of Chicago real estate downtown— the historic Tribune Tower, designed in the 1920’s…