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Summer in the Southport Corridor: Shops, Restaurants and New Construction

Many of us can agree, few things in life are sweeter than summer in Chicago. We have the Cubs, Sox, Millenium Park, Lake Michigan scintillating in the sun and neighborhood street fests. One street (actually avenue) in particular beckons in the summer: Southport. Young, old, families, 20-somethings and even dogs love the Southport Corridor in […]

Heading Inbound

Walking along Southport in Lakeview for a weekend brunch is a familiar summer scene for many young families. You often see parents toting around a few small children and even a dog as they stop for an alfresco bite to eat. Some of those families stay in the city as the kids get older. Many […]

Fourth of July in Chicago

The Fourth of July is one of the best holidays to enjoy in Chicago because there is actually a chance for fantastic weather! ¬†Celebrate your independence all weekend around the Windy City. There are several events for singles and families alike. ¬†Friday, July 4 The fireworks are set to kick off at Navy Pier at […]

Lakeview Real Estate – 2012 in Review

A few days ago, I posted some 2012 real estate results for the Lincoln Park neighborhood. Today, I wanted to briefly give you a look at how the Lakeview neighborhood fared last year. Again, the big story is the amount of inventory that “burnt off”. The months of supply for single family homes dropped 50.2% […]

The Lack of New Construction Supply in Lincoln Park and Lakeview

I consistently track the new construction of small projects of 3, 4, 6 and 8 flats because I work with multiple developers to find land, cost analyze their projects and market their projects to buyers and brokers. If you can believe this, there are only 7 total new construction units like this remaining for sale […]

Month’s of Supply – Chicago’s Improving Real Estate Market.

There has been a lot of talk about the improving real estate market in some of Chicago’s neighborhoods. You’ve heard the stories of multiple offers, properties selling in just days and the lack of “nice” properties in the market. The best way to evaluate this trend quantitatively is to look at the “months of supply” […]