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Neighborhood Spotlight by Jameson Sotheby’s – THE GOLD COAST


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Daylight Savings Time – Fall Back

Man, it’ll be great picking up that extra hour this weekend and I’m not really even writing this post to remind you to reset your clocks. It’s already November and if you are like me, there’s things to do around your home or condo to make sure you’re ready for the winter months. Here’s the […]

New Lincoln Park Condo Project by MidChicago Development

This Lincoln Park six flat located at 1124-28 W. Wrightwood will hit the market in late November. MidChicago Development has a rich history of building beautiful and highly finished condos and single family homes in Lincoln Park and Lakeview. Prices will start at $639,000 for a 2 bedroom/2 bath, and go to $939,000 for a […]

Where do I Trick or Treat in Lincoln Park?

I got a call today from a client, new to the city, about where to Trick or Treat in Lincoln Park. I normally stay home and hand out candy so like most clueless fathers, I asked my wife. This was her quick response: 1100 and 1200 blocks of W. Montana 2400 and 2500 blocks of N. […]

Use The Nest Thermostat To Drop Utility Costs

October is an incredibly tough month to regulate the temperature in your home. It is not uncommon to have  a 40 degree temperature swing in a matter of day. My clients Silviu and Liann recently installed the Nest Thermostat. They installed it in their Old Town duplex and they love its features – especially the […]

How are Condominium Assessments Calculated?

I was with a buyer this weekend who is new to the city and new to the condominium market and she asked how condominium assessments were calculated. I immediately thought that this is something that I should share with you. Assessments are calculated (in most cases) by calculating the total square footage of the condo […]

Sotheby’s International Realty- The Evolution of Extraordinary

 The Jim Miller Group is excited to be a part of Jameson Sotheby’s and also thrilled to be affiliated with the Sotheby’s International Realty brand. These 2 heavywieghts are changing how real estate in marketed in Chicagoland and its most popular neighborhoods and villages.  Please visit the Sellers Page on this website to see other […]

A Glance at Burley Elementary School

Burley Elementary School, located at 1630 W. Barry on the north side of Chicago and has been creating a lot of buzz within the parent community for a couple of years now. The Burley parents I know really like the school, the staff, the parent community and the location..  Burley is a neighborhood school meaning you […]