Archive for Cook County

Top Two Right Here in Chicago

When thinking about moving to a different Chicagoland area, there are important factors that play into your decision.  Schools, cost of homes for sale, transportation and surrounding amenities are just a few factors you might consider. If you are unsure where to begin looking, according to Money Magazine there are two Illinois suburbs that made [Read More]

September 27, 2016 | Author: Lauren Pond | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, City of Chicago, Cook County, Dupage County, Locations

Chicago Cities Back on the Rise

As Kelly Clarkson sings in her popular hit song, “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” This line in the song is proving true in several cities in the United States, including in the two Chicago area cities Alsip and Cicero. Even through hard times, these two cities have begun to rebound and are two [Read More]

August 19, 2016 | Author: Melissa Stocks | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, City of Chicago, Cook County, Education, Locations

It’s Official! Let The Summer Fun Begin

Memorial Day is just a few days away and there is plenty to do around the Chicago area. Whether you are looking for family activities or things to do with friends, there is something exciting for everyone. Here are a few ideas to help jump start your summer: 1. Join thousands of Chicagoans as they [Read More]

May 25, 2016 | Author: Lauren Pond | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Cook County, Events, Events AOI, In the City, Locations

Chicago’s Very Own Tilt Observatory

New residents continue to move to Chicago because of the amazing Chicago real estate inventory, a lively job market and the great food, of course! In addition, Chicago has a variety of attractions that locals and tourists love visiting. One of the most popular attractions is TILT, which is located in the iconic John Hancock [Read More]

January 07, 2016 | Author: Lauren Pond | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Cook County, Events, Events AOI, Featured, In the City, Locations

Schaumburg Ranked Best Place to Buy in Illinois

With a population of fewer than 75,000 people, Schaumburg has a small-town feel combined with convenient access to high-quality shopping, dining and community programs. It’s also an easy 45 minutes drive from Chicago. These highly desirable characteristics resulted in Niche.com’s 2015 survey naming Schaumburg the best place to buy a home. The area provides a [Read More]

November 25, 2015 | Author: Lauren Pond | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Cook County, Events, Events AOI, In the Burbs, Locations

Pilsen is the Heart of Mexican Heritage

September 15 thru October 15 is National Hispanic Month. One of the best ways to celebrate this festival is to head to one of Chicago’s prominent Mexican neighborhoods. Pilsen, located on the lower west side, is a community filled with abundant culture and authentic Mexican cuisine. The area is surrounded by beautiful bold murals that [Read More]

October 13, 2015 | Author: Lauren Pond | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, City of Chicago, Cook County, Events, Events AOI, In the City, Locations

Wilmette Offers Small Town Charm Just Minutes from Chicago

Located just 14-miles north of downtown Chicago, Wilmette was voted one of the 20 best towns and neighborhoods in Chicago and the suburbs by Chicago Magazine in 2010. Boasting an impressive amount of attractions and the beautiful Wilmette Harbor, which houses up to 300 vessels, Wilmette is the perfect blend of suburban amenities and big-city [Read More]

September 25, 2015 | Author: Lauren Pond | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Cook County, Locations, North Shore