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Get Hungry for a la carte Chicago on November 9-19
  • From November 9th-19th, everyone is invited to celebrate the French table! The comprehensive team of renowned Chicago restaurants and French associations is organizing a week-long festival featuring specially crafted menus, tastings and events for all. A la carte Chicago closes with…
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Get Hungry for a la carte Chicago on November 9-19

FHA Changes Make it Easier To Buy Chicago  Real Estate
  • If you have recently lost your home in a foreclosure, short sale, or bankruptcy, and are looking for a second chance at purchasing Chicago real estate, you’ll be excited about this news. Last month the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), recently…
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FHA Changes Make it Easier To Buy Chicago Real Estate

Penthouse sales under way at The Columbian
  • A new empire is rising at 1160 S. Michigan Avenue, and it seems to be the perfect place to live “The Beautiful Life” according to Garrison Patners. The Columbian attempts to attract its clients with a luxurious urban setting- as…
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Penthouse sales under way at The Columbian

Celebrating The New Year Near Lincoln Park
  • Lincoln Park homeowners and those living or visiting near the Loop place have a variety of places to ring in the new year in style. Most of the venues listed include live music and dancing, appetizers and buffets, and even…
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Celebrating The New Year Near Lincoln Park

Chicago Home Mortgage Rates on the Rise
  • If you are considering buying a Chicago home, this may be the time to lock in your mortgage interest rate. According to reports released from Frank Nothaft, chief economist and vice president of Freddie Mac, fixed-rate home mortgages rose for…
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Chicago Home Mortgage Rates on the Rise

Renovating Challenges in Historic Chicago Homes
  • Historic Chicago homes have a lot to offer, and usually a lot to repair. Before you find yourself overwhelmed with a restoration project, take a step back and read this article. If you are considering a historic home purchase or…
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Renovating Challenges in Historic Chicago Homes

Chicago Homeowners Not Offered Bridge Loans
  • The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is now offering federally funded, declining balance, deferred payment “bridge loans” of up to $50,000 to homeowners who are struggling financially. Thirty-two states are able to access these funds, although Illinois…
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Chicago Homeowners Not Offered Bridge Loans

Chicago-style Moving Advice
  • photo credit: RLHyde Buying and selling your Chicago home can be challenging. One of the biggest challenges comes from the upheaval caused by relocation. Keys to a coordinated, inexpensive and organized Moving Day are actually quite simple and some great…
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Chicago-style Moving Advice

Tips To Beat The Chicago Heat
  • Chicago can get pretty hot in the summer. Here are some tips of things to do around your Chicago home to temper the heat a bit. Turn on the fans, circulating air can reduces the room temperature by a few…
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Tips To Beat The Chicago Heat