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Incentives are luring condominium shoppers to the city

Downtown Chicago home shoppers searching for a deal now have an enticing selection from which to choose. A wide range of incentives is included in the [...]
When is a townhouse a townhome?

When is a townhouse a townhome?

Townhouse. Seems like a perfectly good word, but at some point it must have struck the ears of Realtors as a little too cold and antiseptic. Brokers [...]
South Shore – the last lakefront refuge of the middle class?

South Shore – the last lakefront refuge of the middle class?

Follow Lake Shore Drive as far south as you can, and then keep going. At 57th Street and the Museum of Science and Industry, the road begins to slow. [...]

New West's new lofts at University Station

New West Realty, which is marketing the University Village development that has transformed Halsted Street near the University of Illinois at Chicago [...]

Gouletas gets financing for new co.'s 1st conversion

Nicholas V. Gouletas apparently doesn't believe in starting small. The scion of a family with a long tradition in Chicago residential real estate has [...]

Waterview Tower opens model

Teng & Associates has opened a 5,000-square-foot model and sales center for Waterview Tower, an 85-story highrise planned for 111 W. Wacker. Availab [...]

Thrush offers incentives at 740 Fulton

The Thrush Companies is offering buyers grand opening incentives that range from $15,000 off the price of a one-bedroom condo up to $30,000 off of two [...]

Bridgeport Village offers 10 new homes

Snitzer Homes has unveiled 10 new single-family home designs that offer classic Chicago architecture and even more space than earlier models at Bridge [...]

47th and Cottage TIF expanded

Despite street improvements and new banners proclaiming a "blues district," 47th Street has remained largely undeveloped east of King Drive. The city [...]

Dubin 75 percent sold at Courts of Evanston

Dubin Residential has sold more than 75 percent of the units at its Courts of Evanston project, a rare development of 90 townhouses in the built-up su [...]

Empty nesters drawn to 50 E. Chestnut's big units

Jameson Realty Group has sold nine of the 39 full-floor units at 50 E. Chestnut, a boutique building where prices start at more than $2.2 million. Emp [...]

U.S. sales of new homes fall

Sales of new homes fell 6.4 percent in July to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 1.134 million units, down from a revised June rate of 1.211 millio [...]

Mortgage rates rise slightly

The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose slightly this week to 5.82 percent, up from 5.81 percent last week, according to Freddie Mac's Primary Mo [...]

Concord opens single-family home model

Concord Homes has opened its first model home at Concord at Jefferson Park, a new development of 29 single-family houses and 56 townhouses at Lawrence [...]

1000 S. Michigan tower moves forward

The developer of a planned highrise at 1000 S. Michigan began marketing condos nearly two years ago, but the development only recently received a key [...]

Park View E. condos replace Marigold Bowl

It was a sad day in May for Chicago bowlers when Marigold Bowl, 828 W. Grace, closed its doors in Lakeview for the last time. The local landmark opene [...]

Concord selling Library Tower condos in S. Loop

Concord Homes has started marketing Library Tower, a new 17-story condo tower at the southwest corner of State and Congress, across from the Harold Wa [...]
West side story

West side story

Brinshore's Westhaven Park continues Near West Side expansion Chicagoans continue to follow Horace Greeley's famous advice to "Go West, young man." A [...]
VB 1224 offers true lofts, value in hot West Loop

VB 1224 offers true lofts, value in hot West Loop

One of the unfortunate side effects of urban redevelopment is the homogeneity that sometimes becomes part of the package. This has been the case latel [...]

Top 10 lines new-construction buyers should always take warily

This month's column, culled from actual home inspections, is a list of the top 10 lines buyers of new homes should never take for granted. The process [...]
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