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ChicagoNorthwest Side

A nicely-renovated Logan Square 2-bedroom

2040 N Spaulding

The 2-bedroom condo at 2040 N Spaulding in Logan Square has been beautifully renovated. The home has hardwood floors throughout, bright and sunny rooms, and a kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances. The kitchen is open to a separate dining room. This high-floor first-floor home spans about 1,000 square feet and has access ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 31, 2015

Tour a quick-delivery home at Lexington Hills in Palatine

Lexington Hills

Lexington Hills in Palatine has a single townhome available for occupancy this summer. The 3-bedroom, 3 ½ bath home is priced at $434,500. The Lexington Hills townhomes recently won four Key awards from the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago. Three-bedroom, 2 ½ bath homes are base-priced from $349,990. The homes have high ceilings, an ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 30, 2015

Road rage and rental agent roulette

Facebook screen cap

According to an ABC 7 report, Martin Vigil has been charged with misdemeanor assault, leaving the scene of an accident, and criminal damage to property following the incident in the above video. Vigil is a leasing agent / manager with Chicago Real Estate LLC, one of the rental services on YoChicago’s do-not-call list. As of ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 27, 2015
ChicagoFar North

Completely-renovated apartments near Loyola’s Rogers Park campus

1246 Pratt model

1246 West Pratt has a classic façade, but everything inside is new. The building has new elevators, an on-site leasing and management office, a new laundry room and a rooftop fitness room with views of the lake. 1246 Pratt has bright, sunny and stylish studio, 1- and 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments with bleached hardwood floors, crown ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 25, 2015
ChicagoSouth Side

Bridgeport single-families nearly sold out, rowhomes available

Lexington Square

Lexington Place 2 is nearing a sellout, with only two of 19 new single-family homes remaining available. The classic Chicago-style single-family homes range in size from 3 to 6 bedrooms and offer either 2 ½ or 3 ½ baths. They’re base-priced from $519,990. Lexington Square 3, the third phase of the successful rownhome development, still ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 23, 2015
North ShoreWinnetka

Open Sunday in Winnetka – a Greeley School 4-bedroom

756 Foxdale Winnetka

756 Foxdale is a home with a lot of charm and character. The home has 4 bedrooms, 3 ½ baths and first-floor and lower-level family rooms. Front and rear sunrooms and a separate dining room are some of the spaces that enable residents to host friends while other household members go about their activities. The ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 20, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

New Wrigleyville studios on Broadway

3838 Broadway

3838 North Broadway has just undergone a complete renovation. The first occupants are about to begin moving into the stylish new studio apartments. They’ll enjoy wood-look floors, high ceilings, sunny interiors and kitchens with granite counters and a stainless steel appliance package that includes a dishwasher and built-in microwave. 3838 North Broadway has a fitness ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 19, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Affordable South Loop one-bedrooms available now

Park Michigan

Yesterday’s warm weather offered residents of Park Michigan the chance to head across the street to Grant Park, Chicago’s magnificent front yard. Jewel-Osco, Trader Joe’s and the CTA Roosevelt Rd hub are within a block of Park Michigan, and dozens of restaurants and bars are within a few minutes’ walk. Park Michigan has one-bedrooms renting ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 17, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

3838 North Broadway apartments, Lakeview

3838 Broadway

3838 North Broadway is a 140-unit, 6-story apartment building in the Wrigleyville area of Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. The building has ground-floor retail space. The length of the yellow brick building’s span is emphasized by a strong limestone band above the first level, and scaled down by ornamented vertical columns at the first and second levels ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 16, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The easy way to find a Loop / New East Side apartment

Aerial view of Loop

There are only seven apartment buildings in Chicago’s Loop proper, and another seven in the part of the Loop known as the New East Side. You’ll find all of them on YoChicago’s at-a-glance list of downtown apartments. The list gives you a quick snapshot of apartment types, amenities and pet policies at each building. The ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 16, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

A spacious Wrigleyville two-bedroom

3920 N Sheridan

The 5-year old Lakeview Station condos are steps from the Sheridan El stop and restaurants and shops. Unit 301 at 3920 N Sheridan is a spacious 2-bedroom, 2-bath corner home with floor-to-ceiling windows that serve up a terrific view of the El trains and the cityscape. The home has hardwood floors, a kitchen with stainless ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 9, 2015
ChicagoNorthwest Side

A traditional new single-family in the Bell School District

3615 N Artesian

The latest from hot-selling PNC Development is a single-family home at 3615 N Artesian in the Bell School District. The home has a traditional exterior with a neighborly front porch and classic detailing on the interior. The sleek custom kitchen and stylish baths are a striking contrast to the classic detailing of the home. The ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 9, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Renovated high-rise apartments near Old Town, Gold Coast and River North

1000 N LaSalle

1000 North LaSalle is a contemporary high-rise located at the intersection of the Old Town, Gold Coast and River North neighborhoods. The building’s amenities include a rooftop sundeck, fitness room, business center, on-site garage, on-site management and door staff. 1000 North LaSalle offers spacious studio, 1- and 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments. Join YoChicago in the video ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 9, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

A wide, sunny, Lincoln Park rowhouse steps from Wrightwood Park

1546 W Montana

The fee simple rowhouse at 1546 W Montana is on a southwest-facing corner lot, an exposure that floods the home with light through large windows. The home was built just over a year ago and has a highly-functional, spacious layout. A large living / dining room opens to a kitchen with a large breakfast area. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 9, 2015
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston’s E2 Apartments welcomes its first residents

E2 lobby

The first residents moved into E2, the new apartment tower in downtown Evanston, over the past weekend. Developers Randy and Steve Fifield refer to E2 as “uber-luxury,” a tag that’s backed up by the most extensive amenities suite in any North Shore apartment community and by E2′s high level of apartment finishes and resident services. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 4, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Today’s deal – a corner 2-bedroom at the South Loop’s Astoria Tower

Astoria Tower

Astoria Tower owes its popularity to a steps-to-everything South Loop location, a full suite of amenities, a high level resident service, and apartments with great layouts and condo-quality finishes. There are currently only two units available for rent at Astoria Tower. One is a 2-bedroom, 2-bath corner with the popular split-bedroom and a large balcony. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 3, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Dog-friendly 2-bedrooms steps from the Gold Coast and Old Town

1000 N LaSalle

We could compare the search for a dog-friendly high-rise in the Gold Coast to barking up the wrong tree, but that would be a horrible pun, so we won’t. The contemporary high-rise apartment building at 1000 N LaSalle is dog-friendly and adjacent to a tranquil private dog park. The tree-shrouded, grassy area is a favorite ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 3, 2015

Award-winning Palatine townhomes available for summer occupancy

Lexington Hills

Lexington Hills in Palatine has two townhomes available for occupancy this summer. A 3-bedroom, 2 ½ bath home is priced at $364,257 and a 3-bedroom, 3 ½ bath home at $434,500. The Lexington Hills townhomes recently won four Key awards from the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago. The homes have high ceilings, an open ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 3, 2015
North ShoreEvanston

What brokers like about Evanston’s new E2 Apartments

E2

Real estate brokers toured the new E2 Apartments in Evanston a few days ago, and they were enthusiastic about what they saw. Most of the brokers focused their praise on E2′s extensive amenities, while others were impressed by the architecture and the apartment layouts. The positive reviews from real estate professionals are an indication that ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 2, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A bright and spacious East Village duplex

931 N Wolcott

The 3-bedroom, 2 ½ bath duplex at 931 N Wolcott is bright and spacious, with high ceilings, newer appliances, and an open-plan kitchen with great cabinet and counter space and an island. The home has private outdoor space and garage parking, and has just been listed for sale at $539,000. The location is a short ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 2, 2015