Category: Buying advice


504-unit downtown luxury rental tower sells for record price

We’ve mentioned before that luxury condo sales are extremely strong in Chicago right now, despite a slowdown in the general real estate market. In a further sign of this robust …

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Mortgage rates come down again. Is it time to buy or refi?

Mortgage rates have dipped even lower, making right now the perfect time to buy or refinance your home.

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Housing market outlook optimism for 2015

Experts mostly agree that the current housing market outlook is optimistic, though they're keeping an eye on several key developments.

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Inside the priciest single family home in Chicago

The priciest single family home in Chicago features extensive green space, a wood-paneled library and an indoor pool.

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Chicago luxury real estate selling very well in current market

Despite a downturn in the overall sales for fourth quarter, Chicago luxury real estate remains extremely strong.

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Top Chicago neighborhood elementary schools

The latest Sun-Times school rankings are out! Lincoln Park scored well on this list of the top Chicago neighborhood elementary schools.

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Housing Markets Home Listings Report

What are the most- and least-Affordable housing markets in the country?

Where does Chicago fall on Coldwell Banker's annual rating of housing markets? Not where you might think.

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This weekend: An open house bonanza!

This weekend we're participating in a Coldwell Banker-wide open house weekend! Here are some tips for getting the most out of an open house.

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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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