It’s no secret we have a deep appreciation for all aspects of Chicago, and Logan Square is no exception. The @properties Christie’s International Real Estate office near the intersection of Milwaukee and California gives us a great vantage point to enjoy all this neighborhood has to offer, from coffee shops to Blue Line stops to standing in line for a mango paleta from a local cart vendor. It’s easy to see why Logan Square was named one of the coolest communities in the country, so the next time you find yourself in the area, here’s what you can’t miss:
Purchasing a home is a major milestone for anyone, let alone a first-time homebuyer. The process is certainly exciting, but it can also be confusing or stressful – and sometimes all of the above. Here are eight tips to ensure your first homebuying experience is successful.
When it comes to searching for your next home, a new neighborhood can either make or break a property’s appeal.
While nothing can replace time spent traversing your new terrain, technology can help familiarize you with a potential new neighborhood before you decide to purchase a home or sign a lease.
There are the obvious smartphone apps that provide insight on local businesses, such as Yelp and Grubhub, and then there are the less obvious apps that will help teach you about your new community. Here are five apps to check out as you go about house hunting:
Want to have a good laugh that quickly turns to a look of horror? Play a little game of Worst Neighbor Story Ever with a few fellow Chicagoans. That one time the guy downstairs faked a robbery and then had a four-hour fest smashing the remaining furniture in the middle of the night (yeah, that really happened) will look like absolutely nothing, I promise. But be prepared, because the look of horror might come when you realize that you yourself have committed some of the Worst Neighbor crimes, without even meaning to.
On the slight chance you’re looking to get back in the good graces of those living around you, or if you’re looking to start off on the right foot after moving into a new home, give one of these ideas a go.