Archive for Suburban Cook County

Illinois and Chicago Housing Markets Improve in February

According to new data from the Illinois Association of REALTORS®, Illinois home sales increase 16.2 percent and median prices increased 5.1 percent to $125,000 since the same time last year. In February, statewide home and condominium sales totaled 8,213, an increase of more than 1,100 from February 2012. This is the 19th straight month in [Read More]

Several Chicago Suburbs Are Some of the Safest Towns in the U.S.

More and more Chicagoland neighborhoods and suburbs keep popping up in the news. Recently, Old Town and Logan Square were ranked as some of the ‘hottest’ neighborhoods in the country. Then Businessweek and Bloomberg News gave a major nod to Geneva, Ill. and St. John, Ind. as some of the best places to raise kids. [Read More]

February 09, 2013 | Author: Jessica Thom | Comments: (0) | Categories: Locations, Suburban Cook County

Suburban Spotlight: Naperville

Located half an hour from Chicago, Naperville offers suburban living with a close-knit, community feel. One of the most notorious Chicago suburbs, Naperville is a hit with both long-term residents and visitors alike, thanks to a vibrant downtown with the picturesque Riverwalk and thriving small businesses as well as excellent area schools. There is no [Read More]

February 02, 2013 | Author: Jessica Thom | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Featured, Locations, New Homes, Suburban Cook County

Chicago Theatre Week Kicks off in February

Mark your calendars for the first annual Chicago Theatre Week, which will take place February 12 through 17. If you’ve been meaning to explore the arts and entertainment scene of your local neighborhood, this is a great opportunity to check out it! The League of Chicago Theatres has partnered with Choose Chicago to launch the [Read More]

January 14, 2013 | Author: Jessica Thom | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, City of Chicago, Cook County, Events, Locations, Suburban Cook County

Don’t Miss Chicago Restaurant Week

Want to explore some of Chicago’s best neighborhoods and enjoy some of the tastiest eats in the city? Then don’t miss Chicago’s annual restaurant week! Chicago Restaurant Week is a city celebration that features more than 250 restaurants. This year’s event will run February 1 through10 and special prix fixe menus start at $22 for [Read More]

Purchase a New Chicago Condo at Essex Place

Hartz Homes is now selling new Chicago condos at the Essex Place community! Each Essex Place  home includes a formal dining room, spacious open concept kitchen overlooking the main living area, a master bath with a double-bowl vanity plus in-unit full size washer and dryer. Stand-out interior features include private carpeted balconies, designer light fixtures, [Read More]

January 05, 2013 | Author: Jessica Thom | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, Featured, Locations, Suburban Cook County

Friday Feature: Orland Park

Chicago Real Estate Forum will now offer Friday Features that highlight all you need to know about Chicago’s hottest neighborhoods and suburban communities! The first neighborhood on our list is Orland Park, which is a booming location for resale homes as well as many of the area’s home builders. Located in Cook County, just 25 [Read More]