Real estate news & trends

Search posts
North suburbsPark Ridge

New Park Ridge Place townhomes excel at convenience

Downtown Park Ridge

What’s great about living in Park Ridge? Great schools and convenient access to shopping, parks, forest preserves, transportation, downtown Chicago and O’Hare Airport are just a few of the attractions that draw people to Park Ridge. At Park Ridge Place Lexington Homes, one of Chicagoland’s most experienced builders, is crafting just 16 townhomes that will ...

Comment Read the full article →
Posted by sponsored post on March 16, 2015

Tour a furnished apartment at Aloft at the Glen Town Center

Glen Town Center

The Glen Town Center is a vibrant, pedestrian-friendly, urban environment at The Glen, a master-planned community in north suburban Glenview on the site of the former Glenview Naval Air Station. The Glen has everything for the outdoor enthusiast and access to great schools and shops. It’s close to trains, expressways, O’Hare Airport and major corporate ...

Comment Read the full article →
Posted by sponsored post on January 28, 2015
North suburbsMorton Grove

Morton Grove townhomes nearly sold out

Morton Grove Metra

Lexington Station has only a final few townhomes available, priced from $317,645. The community takes its name from the nearby Metra station pictured above. The 2- and 3-bedroom, 2 ½ bath homes have attached two-car garages, sleek kitchens with granite countertops, high ceilings and hardwood floors. The homes have floor plans and details that have ...

Comment Read the full article →
Posted by Joe Zekas on January 27, 2015
North suburbsPark Ridge

New townhomes in a convenient Park Ridge location

Park Ridge Place

Don’t ask Park Ridge residents what they like about living there unless you have some time to spare. You’re likely to hear a lengthy ramble on what’s great about living in Park Ridge. Great schools and convenient access to shopping, parks, forest preserves, transportation, downtown Chicago and O’Hare Airport draw people to Park Ridge, and ...

Comment Read the full article →
Posted by sponsored post on January 13, 2015

A lovingly-crafted custom home in Glenview

1000 Woodlawn

Jon Elliott of One Builders loves to work with buyers to craft a home that perfectly suits the way they want to live. The 5-bedroom, 4 1/2 bath home at 1000 Woodlawn in Glenview showcases Elliott’s attention to detail and has a wonderful flow from room to stunning room. Join Berkshire Hathaway’s Missy Jerfita in ...

Comment Read the full article →
Posted by sponsored post on December 23, 2014
North suburbsMorton Grove

Lexington Station nears a sellout in Morton Grove

Lexington Station Metra

Only a few of the 31 new rowhomes remain available for sale at the popular Lexington Station in Morton Grove. The remaining homes span 1,603 to 1,913 square feet and include 2 or 3 bedrooms, 2 ½ baths and a 2-car garage. The homes are priced from $312,990. Lexington Station is close to I-94, and ...

Comment Read the full article →
Posted by sponsored post on December 17, 2014
North suburbsPark Ridge

Park Ridge townhomes slated for spring delivery

Park Ridge Place

Park Ridge Place, a gated community of 16 townhomes in north suburban Park Ridge is targeting spring 2015 for first occupancy. Park Ridge Place offers buyers upscale new-construction townhomes pre-completion priced from the $370s in a convenient location a quarter-mile south of Touhy Ave on Dee Rd. Park Ridge Place shares popular floor plans with ...

Comment Read the full article →
Posted by sponsored post on November 13, 2014
North suburbsPark Ridge

Lexington Homes kicks off pre-sales at Park Ridge Place

Park Ridge Place

Lexington Homes has announced the start of pre-construction sales at Park Ridge Place, a gated community of 16 townhomes in north suburban Park Ridge. Construction will begin in September, with first deliveries slated for spring of 2015. Located on Dee Road, a quarter mile south of Touhy Ave, Park Ridge Place offers buyers upscale new-construction ...

2 comments Read the full article →
Posted by sponsored post on August 27, 2014
North suburbsMorton Grove

Lexington Station townhomes in Morton Grove more than two-thirds sold

Lexington Station

Construction is underway on 31 new townhomes at Lexington Station in Morton Grove, and more than two-thirds of them are already under contract. Two- and 3-bedroom, 2 ½ bath townhomes with 2-car garages are priced from $312,990. Lexington Station has been attracting North Shore and city buyers who are excited about the opportunity to buy ...

Comment Read the full article →
Posted by sponsored post on August 5, 2014

A builder’s own handcrafted home in Glenview

902 Glenshire, Glenview

The 5-bedroom, 6-bath home at 902 Glenshire Rd in Glenview was lovingly handcrafted in every detail by a home builder for his personal residence. http://www.koenigrubloff.com/homes-for-sale/IL/Glenview/60025/902-Glenshire-Road-125891366 “Must-see” is a real state cliché, but one that’s particularly true and appropriate for this spacious and livable home. Every room in the home is richly detailed in a unique ...

Comment Read the full article →
Posted by sponsored post on July 31, 2014

Midtown Square apartments in Glenview target Q4 occupancy

Midtown Square, Glenview

Midtown Square, a mixed-use development on a 2.7 acre site at Glenview Rd and Church St in downtown Glenview, is targeting Q4 2014 occupancy for its 138 one- and two-bedroom apartments. Trammel Crow’s High Street Residential is the developer and FitzGerald Associates is the architecture firm for the project. Exterior construction is nearing completion, and ...

9 comments Read the full article →
Posted by Joe Zekas on July 23, 2014

The teardowns are back in Glenview

Glenview single-family

Travel back in time ten years ago and you would have seen a torrent of teardown activity in Glenview and other attractive northern suburbs. Fast forward to the latter part of the decade and many of the new homes built on the teardown sites were in foreclosure and selling at substantial discounts from their asking ...

Comment Read the full article →
Posted by Joe Zekas on July 23, 2014
North suburbsNorthbrook

Is Northbrook the heart of the North Shore?

Northbrook park scene

Yesterday’s email served up another droplet in the endless stream of news releases touting a new development’s location as being “in the heart of the North Shore.” The development in question is in Northbrook, which is a North Shore community in the same sense that Oak Park is a Chicago neighborhood. The Village of Northbrook ...

Comment Read the full article →
Posted by Joe Zekas on July 15, 2014

A beautifully updated 4-bedroom close to the heart of Glenview

1248 Cedarwood Glenview

The 4-bedroom, 4-bath home at 1248 Cedarwood Ln in Glenview’s historic Swainwood neighborhood has been beautifully updated and expanded. The home has an open floor plan, hardwood floors throughout, and a kitchen with the cabinetry and counter space that you’d expect to find in a much more expensive home. The home’s expansion added a lavish ...

Comment Read the full article →
Posted by sponsored post on July 8, 2014

An architecturally distinctive home on a quiet Glenview cul-de-sac

2876 Fredric Ct Glenview

The 4-bedroom, 3 ½ bath ranch-style home at 2876 Fredric Ct in Glenview is architecturally interesting from end to end, but you’re more likely to be impressed by its comfortable, livable, open and sunny vibe. The home was recently listed for sale at $1,185,000. The home sits on a half-acre on a quiet cul-de-sac. Mature ...

Comment Read the full article →
Posted by sponsored post on June 20, 2014
North suburbsPark Ridge

Walk-to-train apartments near downtown Park Ridge

2 S Greenwood, Park Ridge

2 South Greenwood is a beautiful, grand courtyard building with 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom apartments a short walk from downtown Park Ridge and the Metra station. The apartments have been totally renovated and feature spacious rooms, hardwood floors, kitchens with cherry cabinets and granite countertops, in-unit washer / dryers and large marble baths. All of ...

Comment Read the full article →
Posted by sponsored post on May 21, 2014

A 5-bedroom Glenview Tudor with an indoor pool

1800 Ridgewood, Glenview

The 5 bedroom English Tudor at 1800 Ridgewood Ln in Glenview is set off a winding road in secluded Glen Oak Acres. The home, which is listed at $1,099,000, has five full and two half-baths. Highlights of the home include a newer kitchen, a fully rehabbed master bath with steam shower and Jacuzzi and a ...

Comment Read the full article →
Posted by sponsored post on September 27, 2013

Nearly-new Glenview luxury a block from park and school

901 Wedel Glenview

The 5-bedroom, 3 1/2 bath home at 901 Wedel Ln in Glenview is less than a block from Crowley Park and Henking School. The nearly 4,000 square-foot home is distinguished by its rich architectural detailing, elaborate moldings and unusual sculpted ceilings. It has a large yard with a paver patio and a 2-car garage. It’s ...

Comment Read the full article →
Posted by sponsored post on August 5, 2013
North suburbsNorthbrook

Brook Furniture Rental at The Seasons at Glenview Place

Seasons at Glenview Place

The Seasons at Glenview Place in Northbrook offers independent living and personalized assisted living options for seniors. With beautifully landscaped courtyards and scenic walking paths, The Seasons at Glenview Place offers residents an ideal home in a quaint yet convenient neighborhood setting. Just minutes from Interstate 294 in Northbrook, the community’s extensive transportation services make ...

Comment Read the full article →
Posted by sponsored post on December 21, 2012

A stately, all-stone home in Glenview

Missy Jerfita

Koenig & Strey associate Missy Jerfita takes us on a video tour of a stately all-stone 5,000+ square foot home at 3737 Lawson Road in Glenview. Meticulous craftsmanship and extraordinary finishes carry throughout this gorgeous home that features a chef’s kitchen and fully-finished lower level. The home has 6 bedrooms, 5 ½ baths and is ...

Comment Read the full article →
Posted by sponsored post on December 7, 2012