Neighborhood Spotlight: Lincoln Park

Neighborhood Spotlight: Lincoln Park

In the early 1800s, Lincoln Park started out as a small cemetery on the northwestern boundary of Chicago proper, and continued to develop through the 1860s as more people moved to the Chicago area. Since then, it has only continued to rise in popularity for Chicago...
Buying “Safe”: Old City Continues to Thrive

Buying “Safe”: Old City Continues to Thrive

In 2006, the U.S. housing bubble affected over half of the country with housing prices peaking and then rapidly declining. Due to Chicago’s and Illinois’ longstanding budget issues and massive debt burdens, some have speculated that the slightest economic downturn...
Features That Sell in Luxury Homes

Features That Sell in Luxury Homes

When selling a home, it’s important to know and highlight the features potential buyers are interested in. Having this knowledge helps sell the house more quickly, often for a better offer than what the seller may otherwise receive. Here are some trends that are...
Urban Home Construction Trends

Urban Home Construction Trends

More than ever, the construction industry is looking to incorporate more environmentally-friendly practices into their projects. Climate change also presents a real issue that they seek to address. To provide a stronger, better home, here are some of the steps...
Women Breaking Barriers in Male Dominated Industries

Women Breaking Barriers in Male Dominated Industries

More than ever, women are breaking down barriers in fields that used to be, or still are, very much dominated by male employees. Even now, in 2018, women are in the minority when it comes to the worlds of business, technology, and sports, though many continue to work...