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10 HOT HOMES IN CHICAGO NOW

Find a home in the 'HOT' Portage Park neighborhood. Here you will find rows of your classic brick bungalow homes. This area is seeing lots of movement in both the real estate and business aspects. New homes are being built and even more are being dormered out and...

Tips for Selling Your Home Fast – Part 1

Selling Your Home Fast Doing these things will payoff in the long run.  There’s a reason the sellers we represent have their homes on the market for less time than average!  Read below to for some tips on selling your home fast. 1. Curb Appeal Trim those bushes back...

Why You Shouldn’t Buy a House Like You Buy a Car

Ready to Buy a House? When you buy a house it is generally the biggest purchase you will ever make.  Some will buy many houses and others only the one.  It's a place to make memories and perhaps something you can gift to your children.  On the other hand, you may buy...

Find a Realtor: Big Search or Local Brokerage?

  Ways to Find a Realtor There are a number of way to find a realtor today that didn't exist before.  You used to have to open the Yellow Pages, remember the guy on Main Street, or go to your family friend.  When you search for real estate today you are immediately...

Real Estate Advertising in 2018 is Social Media

  Real Estate advertising from 1990-2018 hasn't changed much.   Flyers: Check.  Sign: Check. MLS: Check. BORING: CHECK, CHECK, CHECK! Why isn't this Enough? Generation X has grown up and millennial are too. Do you know what they have in common?  Both grew up on the...

Portage Park has a New Cafe! The Frunchroom

New Flavors to the Six Corners Area As Realtors and neighbors in the area we are always happy to learn of new culinary developments in the area.  We are happy to report that the turnaround of Six Corners Shopping District located in Portage Park is picking up steam...

Buying a House? Get Pre-Approved

  Buying a House? Get Pre-approved First! It's not the most fun, but getting a pre-approval is the first step toward buying a house.  One of the first things to consider when deciding to buy a home, is determining how much you can afford. It's not always as cut and...

Surrounded By Breweries

  Surrounded by Breweries… and that’s OK with me! Chicago is no stranger to beer and our area is no different.  Being based in Portage Park has allowed to be spectators to the rapid change occurring in the area.  Check out the list of breweries below to learn more...