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  The spring market is in full swing and has been described by some as a ‘Goldilocks’ market providing ample opportunity for both buyers and sellers.   Watch the video below to hear the founders… Read More

I would like to introduce @/The Market, a quarterly webcast series covering various topics in Chicago real estate.  This episode features @properties founders Mike Golden and Thad Wong discussing the current market and what to… Read More

  Beginning a home search, whether it be the first time or trading up, is an exciting occasion and signals a major life event.   As typically the largest purchase one will ever make, it’s worth… Read More

  The market is changing and if you’re looking to sell in the near future, be prepared for a slightly more difficult experience than you might have expected.   It’s true that the fall market typically… Read More

  The current market presents many challenges for homebuyers.  The majority of desirable properties are off the market within a matter of days, often with multiple competing offers.   This can create a great source of… Read More

  Despite its reputation for being habitually cold, Chicagoans love being outside.  It’s not uncommon to see people in shorts and flip flops out on their decks grilling on the first days of spring when… Read More

    The internet, specifically digital advertising powerhouses Facebook and Google, provides an enormous opportunity for real estate agents to promote their listings in ways they could have only dreamed about in the past. Never… Read More

  Homeownership continues to be a key component in achieving the American Dream and financial stability. When surveyed, homeowners across age ranges remain unwavering in their opinion that building equity by purchasing a home is a… Read More

    Purchasing real estate, especially for first time buyers, can be a daunting prospect due to the many moving parts.  Between paperwork, competing interests, divisions in work between multiple service providers, and deadlines, there… Read More

  Multiple pervious blog posts have detailed common improvements sellers make prior to listing. Some upgrades produce a positive return on investment while others, like the ever-popular kitchen and bathroom remodels, tend to be money pits. … Read More