Category: Buying advice

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This weekend: An open house bonanza!

This weekend, we are excited to participate in a Fall Housing Bonanza with several other Coldwell Banker agents in the city. Hundreds of homes will be available to tour as …

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Lincoln Park housing market update shows a slowdown

Across Chicago, the market for homes is slowing down. What does this mean for the Lincoln Park housing market?

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Everything you want to know about historic Chicago buildings

When considering units in historic Chicago buildings, research the landmark status, pending renovations and other relevant info.

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Recent changes to Illinois laws will affect condo associations

Springfield recently voted on a series of bills that will affect the rules set by your condo association. Here's a quick breakdown.

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One thing you should always do when buying a home: home inspection

You've found the house of your dreams. You've made an offer. But don't forget the importance of the home inspection!

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Market Watch June 2014

Spotlight on Lincoln Park: The housing market watch

According to the Lincoln Park housing watch for June, sales and inventory are both up and days on the market are down. This is great news!

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Erin Nekervis

Flipping houses in Chicago: is it a good market?

Flipping houses in Chicago is on the rise, but there are still risks and considerations to think about before you take the plunge.

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Sean Ellis

Aluminum wiring upgrades a potential hidden cost of renovation

Considering buying a home that needs renovations? Read this first. Aluminum wiring upgrades might raise the price.

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Matt Biddulph

Found your dream home? Some bidding war tips

So you've found the perfect home, but someone else is interested? Here are some bidding war tips to help land it.

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