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(Da) Coach house… yea or nay?

Apr 19, 2018 |

A large coach house (brown with front porch) a few doors down from my yard. There are several coach house units in close proximity to my house in Lincoln Square. They can be a tad difficult to price when prepping for sale. Chicago Cityscape’s Steven Vance muses on coach houses today.  It’s also a nice […more]

Real Neighbors! We visit Groundswell Coffee Roasters in Lincoln Square

Apr 19, 2018 |

We recently listed 5008 N Lincoln Avenue Unit 2N (now under contract!). After photos we ambushed poor Jason Foster, owner at Groundswell Coffee Roasters located in the same building for a quick video visit!  I’m a regular at their two Lincoln Square stores located at 4839 N Damen Avenue and 5008 N Lincoln Avenues. The cafes are […more]

Zillow Claims That These Keywords Will Get You 29% More For You Home

Apr 19, 2018 |

Zillow came out with another one of their bizarre real estate analyses a couple of weeks ago. This one focuses on listing descriptions and concludes that just getting a couple of the right words into the description can increase the selling price of the home by up to 29%. Wow! If only it were that […more]

The 1-Bedroom “White Palace” Loft Returns: 411 W. Ontario in River North

Apr 19, 2018 |

This 1-bedroom duplex up in the Ontario Street Lofts at 411 W. Ontario in River North just came on the market. If this loft looks familiar, that’s because we chattered about it in October 2015 when the listing called it a “White Palace” because the interiors were mostly completely white except for the timber ceilings […more]

The Hudson in River North high-rise offers top-of-the-line finishes, amenities

Apr 19, 2018 |

The Hudson, a new 25-story uber-luxury River North apartment tower with an on-site Starbucks and a boutique ambiance. Apartments at The Hudson have floor-to-ceiling windows, wide plank flooring throughout, in-unit washer / dryers, and kitchen and bath finishes that set a new benchmark for the neighborhood. One-bedrooms at The Hudson start at $2,150, $3,055 with […more]

Coast apartments in Lakeshore East are across from the Riverwalk

Apr 19, 2018 |

Coast is the newest apartment tower in the Loop’s popular Lakeshore East neighborhood. One of the first things you’ll notice about this architecturally-distinctive community is the unusually large balconies that span the width of the apartments. Available convertibles start at $1,712 and 1-bedrooms at $1,936. A 3-bedroom, 2-bath penthouse will be available mid-July for $4,561. […more]

The Emerson has new, full-amenity apartments in downtown Oak Park

Apr 19, 2018 |

The Emerson Oak Park’s newest full-amenity apartment community, boasts Target on-site and a steps-to-everything location. If you haven’t visited Oak Park recently, you’re missing one of Chicagoland’s most vibrant, most attractive living environments. The Emerson offers studio to 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments in a mid-rise building and a 20-story tower that boasts views of the Chicago […more]

Ultra-luxury apartments, endless amenities at Streeterville’s new Optima Signature

Apr 19, 2018 |

Streeterville’s new Optima Signature is a new, ultra-luxury apartment tower just off Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile. Start your tour of Optima Signature with the above videos of 2- and 3-bedroom, 2-bath apartments at the Apex level, the top 15 floors. Optima Signature apartments have floor-to-ceiling windows, wide plank flooring, stainless steel appliances, quartz or granite […more]

Freshly-updated, stylish River North / Gold Coast apartments

Apr 19, 2018 |

One East Delaware, a contemporary apartment tower, affords residents steps-to access to the best that the River North and Gold Coast neighborhoods have to offer. One East Delaware has apartments with stylish kitchens and baths, floor-to-ceiling windows, plank flooring throughout, wide balconies and in-unit washer / dryers. A studio is available for $1,850 a month, […more]

Susan O’Connor Davis’s Kenwood Listing Featured in Crain’s!

Apr 18, 2018 |

Michigan Avenue agent Susan O’Connor Davis’s listing at 4938 S. Ellis Avenue in Chicago was featured in Crain’s! Built in 1891, this five bedroom, three full bath home has incredible architecture, restored finishes, a finished lower level and an outdoor patio. To read the entire article, please click here.