Tag: chicago

The Hunt for a Home: City vs. Suburbs, Part 2

This morning we saw Lauren and Allen embark on their hunt for a new home and try to determine whether they should stay in the cityscape of Chicago or venture out to the suburbs. They looked at a really nice duplex in the Lakeview area of Chicago that offered them a little more room than where they’re currently at and was even close to some great amenities that both they and their new child could enjoy.

August 28 / 2013

The Hunt for a Home: City vs. Suburbs Part 1

Ah the age old question that has faced many a homeowner with a growing family: do you stay in the city or move to the suburbs? Do you forsake the hustle and bustle of the metropolis for the quieter, although seemingly less awesome, life in the “country.”

August 28 / 2013

Home of the Week: A Private Ritz Carlton Suite in the Sky

In our newest ‘Home of the Week’ we head back to Chicago for a close look at a breathtaking duplex in the ultra-exclusive Ritz Carlton.

Home of the Week: North Shore Living with all the Amenities

In our newest ‘Home of the Week’, we move from an exclusive mansion in D.C. to a 10,000+ square foot gem in the affluent village of Glencoe – on suburban Chicago’s North Shore.

Home of the Week: Peering Out Over Navy Pier

Just as the neighborhood and schools can dictate how fast the best single family homes fly off the market in Chicago, the same is true for those buildings that offer the best of amenities with downtown at their doorstep. That’s what makes this incredible home on Lake Shore Drive so desirable.

February 13 / 2013

Home of the Week: 50th Floor Chicago Penthouse

A home on top of the world. That’s almost what you get in this amazing penthouse in Chicago, IL. Situated on the 50th floor, this brand new penthouse has been built with luxury living in mind.

January 14 / 2013

Real Estate by the Numbers for October 2012

This month, our “By the Numbers” update for coldwellbanker.com continues to tap into the pulse of the national market to see what local insights and consumer trends have unfolded across the different regions of the U.S.

Home of the Week: A City Escape in Chicago

Before we get into the details of the home I offer two words: putting green. What home in a city has a putting green in the backyard? This one. For those non-golfers, this home in Chicago, IL is truly an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city streets. Situated on three city lots, this home has a mix of both space and design. The home has 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths and 2 half baths, plus a coveted 2-car garage to avoid parking on the streets.

Monster of the Midway Joins Big Blue

Desmond Clark sat in the front of a large meeting room last week listening intently and taking notes. But this meeting was far different from those he attended during his 12 year NFL career, most recently as the tight end of the Chicago Bears.

July 31 / 2012

Best Places to Live for Social Seekers

I grew up in Randolph, NJ and now reside with my wife and two boys in Westfield, about 35 minutes away.  But the difference can be measured by far more than distance.  Westfield is closer to New York City, has a thriving downtown scene filled with restaurants, stores and greater sense of community. Recognizing that [...]