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When looking for the perfect place to live, we at @properties know that what’s around a home is just as important as what’s in it.
That’s why the all new AtProperties.com not only has enhanced search functionality and other features you’d expect from Chicago’s #1 independent real estate company; it also emphasizes hyper-local content that gives consumers a better idea of what it’s like to live in the communities we serve.
The revamped site is your go-to source for all things local including neighborhood overviews; write-ups on dozens of condominium buildings ; market trends; and information on nearby schools, shops, restaurants, and transportation. Other highlights include neighborhood videos and a new @properties blog that is regularly updated with buying and selling tips, housing news and the scoop on what’s happening around town. Continue reading
@properties, the Chicago area’s largest independent real estate brokerage, announced that it has launched a new company website at AtProperties.com. The ground-up re-design features a brand new look and integrates everything from in-depth neighborhood information and local market trends to social media sharing.
Features on the new @properties website include:
- Enhanced property search functionality, which allows users to sort through all properties on the Chicago-area Multiple Listing Service by neighborhood, price, property type, schools, transportation, and more, and view search results in a matter of seconds
- Listing detail pages with large photos, floor plans, and maps featuring nearby shopping, dining, public transportation and a parking availability rating powered by Parknav
- Detailed write-ups on dozens of neighborhoods and towns, as well as a number of high-rise condominium buildings in downtown Chicago Continue reading
Chicago-based real estate firm @properties announced that The Schiller Team, the top-producing real estate brokerage team in Elmhurst with more than $90 million in annual sales volume, has joined the firm. The addition marks the largest single hiring of a suburban agent or agent team in @properties’ history, according to @properties co-founders Thaddeus Wong and Michael Golden.
The Schiller Team, which is headed by brother and sister, Tim Schiller, 37, and Amy Schiller, 48, comes to @properties from Koenig & Strey Real Living, where they were that firm’s No. 1 team. The Schillers are the second generation of a family that has been involved in Elmhurst real estate for more than 40 years. Their father, Bob Schiller, founded Schiller Real Estate in 1970 and sold it to Koenig & Strey Real Living in 2010. Continue reading
850 Lake Shore Drive, the transformation of the historic Lake Shore Athletic Club building to Chicago luxury apartments, has been named a finalist in the Chicago Building Congress’ 2014 Merit Awards program.
The Chicago Building Congress (CBC) is a vertically integrated trade association bringing together members from diverse fields related to the building industry, including developers, contractors, architects, engineers and financial professionals. Since 1956, the CBC’s Merit Awards program has honored outstanding construction projects in the Chicagoland area. 850 Lake Shore Drive is a finalist in the Rehab Construction category. Merit Awards winners will be announced at a ceremony on May 15th. Continue reading
The Legacy at Millennium Park, a new 72-story high-rise in Chicago’s Loop, has surpassed the 75-percent sold mark amid strong sales activity and a dwindling supply of new-construction condominiums downtown.
Located at 60 E. Monroe Street, overlooking Millennium Park, Lake Michigan and the city skyline, The Legacy at Millennium Park features 356 luxury condominiums with available two- and three-bedroom floor plans ranging in size from 1,342 to 2,930 square feet and priced from $620,000 to $2.5 million. Garage parking is available from $45,000 to $70,000 per space. Continue reading
Luxury is back – and in a big way.
Sales of homes priced at $1 million or more in the Chicago area jumped 33 percent in 2013 from the year before, according to a recent Chicago Magazine article. The increase was spurred along by the improving housing market and economy, as well as ultra-low jumbo mortgage rates. But the sentiment among many luxury homebuyers and most brokers is that luxury inventory is still tight. So if you’ve been thinking about listing your luxury home, now is a great time to do so.
At @properties, we offer high-end sellers and buyers the best resources and service to be successful in today’s luxury marketplace. Continue reading
@properties Bolsters Presence in Southwest Michigan; Opens Office in St. Joseph
@properties is continuing its rapid growth throughout Southwest Michigan with the opening of a new office in St. Joseph, Mich. @properties co-founders Thaddeus Wong and Michael Golden made the announcement.
Located at 3399 S. Lakeshore Dr., just east of Interstate 94, the 2,400-square-foot office marks @properties’ second location in the region. The new office will serve homebuyers and sellers in the areas of Berrien, Cass, Van Buren and Allegan counties. Continue reading
Sales are now underway at Floral Avenue, a new-construction single-family home development featuring neo-traditional design near downtown Skokie. The community is being developed by Libertyville-based StreetScape Development, LLC.
Located on tree-lined Floral Avenue, near Oakton Street and Lincoln Avenue, the neighborhood offers 27 custom-tailored single-family homes in two styles: StreetScape Homes and Courtyard Homes. StreetScape Homes will face Floral Avenue, and start at $455,000. Courtyard Homes, which will be set around a courtyard at the heart of the neighborhood, start at $335,000. Continue reading
@properties, the largest Chicago real estate broker and the largest independent real estate firm in Illinois, announced it is opening an office in Elmhurst, the company’s first major move into Chicago’s western suburbs. @properties co-founders Michael Golden and Thaddeus Wong said the firm initially will lease office space near the Elmhurst Metra station, and will soon find a permanent home in the city’s downtown. Continue reading