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Video Visit to 1934 Thomas in Chicago's East Village Neighborhood - 05/26/08 04:24 PM
Much has been made about the Chicago real estate market, as if a city of this size can be morphed into one sensible equation. Again and again I offer my experiences which underscore the fact that things are selling here in specific locations. And again and again I offer my experiences of buyer after buyer coming in with unrealistic offers that seemed rooted not so much in reality as they are predicated in what I perceive to be either a buyer's desire to "take advantage" of a desperate seller or a buyer's desire to not pay too much. Whatever the case (2 comments)
Taking a Video Tour to Find your Dream Home at 726 Addison in Chicago - 05/20/08 10:18 PM
A few months back I received a phone call from Ann. She had received my contact info from friends who suggested I would do a good job for her and her husband listing their condo in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood. Ann and I spoke and I emailed her one of those top-heavy real estate emails with tons of hyperlinks that spelled out where and how and how often I would market her place online. My assertive use of places like craigslist, oodle, edgeio, vast, Realtor.com, Tribune.com, and other great and secret places seemed impressive. We met after this email correspondence and Ann (0 comments)
A Saturday Night Meal Leaves Something to be Desired - 05/18/08 02:04 PM
We cleared the 5.30 threshold Saturday night and somehow we figured we were ahead of the game. The diaper bag was packed. The boys were strapped into their seats. Westward ho went the four of us, tracking down a barbecue joint new to us but universally acclaimed by those many who preceded us to its doorstep. Saturday night wasn't such a great worry as we had pushed forward our timeline and scurried out the door sooner than the masses. Or so we thought. In such haste had we left our Edgewater abode that we didn't even have the restaurant's exact address. (2 comments)
Newly Listed (& videotaped) Luxury Single Family in Chicago's East Village - 05/13/08 05:41 PM
The Chicago real estate market is a challenging place to find a great home for under $1,000,000. Some folks may shake their heads when reading this, but those folks who are engaged in a strategic and dynamic search of properties trying to find a home for under a million bucks are well versed in just how hard this search is. Good news, though, has arrived in the form of 1858 W Race! Located at the corner of Wolcott and Race in the hot and bustling East Village neighborhood in Chicago's West Town area, this four bed, three full and two half (0 comments)
A Baby's First Sequence of Steps (and the Chicago Real Estate Market Continues Moving Forward) - 05/10/08 06:57 PM
See the orginal expression of this post at TheRealEstateLoungeChicago.com Cinco de Mayo Makes me smile It's it's the day when my baby Lucas Walked with style... And like a battle-weary boxer reeling at the end of the fight, he staggered and jostled toward multiples of steps in a row. Congratulations on another feather in your cap! By the way, I noticed earlier in the day at Trulia, where consumers have the opportunity to ask questions of real estate professionals this inquiry. Here's the thing - despite proclamations regarding the demise of the market, the market has not met its demise. I (1 comments)
A Jittery Video of Bucktown Luxury Duplex Condo - 05/09/08 01:43 AM
More and more lately I carry my video camera with me. It sits in my briefcase, bulging an unsightly bulge that oddly bumps into me when I heave the leather satchel upon my shoulder. I suppose what this camera represents to me is what the notion of a diet is to someone with a few pounds too many. It's a good idea. And there's always an intent to proceed. But the intent is commonly dragged down by a lack of will and an absence of action. And so the Sony collects dust and lint as it jostles for space with my (0 comments)
726 W Addison - Mapping Your Way to Your New Chicago Condominium Home - 05/07/08 01:46 PM
Remember the Dave Matthew's song "Satellite"? Spinning high above us all they weave their paths, beaming back beams that stitch together electronic tapestries overlaid with human tidbits like the location of restaurants, grocery stores, coffee shops and the like. So I turn to google and invite you to spy from above the fabulous location of my listing at 726 W Addison in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood. Centrally located and attractively priced at $424,900, this top floor residence is spacious and offers a flowing floorplan. Gut rehabbed beautifully in 2002 your purchase price includes parking. A Handful of Lakeview Restaurants View Larger Map (0 comments)
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