The Best Smart Home Features

Home technology has greatly improved over the last few years, helping to increase convenience and energy efficiency. But some smart home features carry more value than others.


Even though Christmas falls on Saturday with most of us celebrating with family and friends, this weekend in Chicago still brings a variety of festive holiday fun our way to suit everyone’s needs!

Neighborhood News - Lakeview, Chicago Loop, Lincoln Park, Navy Pier

With the Christmas season coming to its spectacular conclusion this weekend, this is the last chance for you and your family to experience some very special holiday events in the city.

Restaurant Review - Restaurants Open on Christmas Eve and/or Christmas Day

With the stress of holiday get-togethers in full swing, take a break and let someone else do the cooking! Throughout the city, restaurants are opening their doors to your loved ones.

Chicago Home and Lifestyles – Stress Free Gift Giving This Holiday Season!

It’s been a rough year financially for most of us - understandably. Yet, many are still feeling anxious over seemingly mandatory Holiday traditions.

Five Things That Factor Into Comps

You may think that sale price is the only factor when you’re looking at comps and trying to set a price for your listing. But it’s actually a bit more complicated.

THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO – Enjoying Chicago Holiday Traditions!

It’s the last weekend before Christmas! Hopefully, you’ve completed your holiday shopping so you can enjoy and immerse yourself into any of these Chicago Holiday Traditions!

Neighborhood News - Chicago Loop, Old Town, Gold Coast, Ravenswood, Uptown

Twas the week before Christmas, and all through the city...twinkling lights, seeing sights…oh, so pretty! Take a moment to enjoy the musical gifts and merriment of the season!

Restaurant Review - Blue Door Kitchen & Garden

“Blue Door Kitchen & Garden, home to celebrated Chef Art Smith, is a farm-to-table oasis in the heart of Chicago’s Gold Coast and deeply rooted in the philosophy of letting the seasons dictate the menu.”

Chicago Home and Lifestyles – Mobility Actually Decreases Pain!

When faced with physical aches and pains, our tendency is to move less. We forget that more movement is what’s essential to prevent and stop pain!

How An Agent Can Help Alleviate Stress

Purchasing a home can be a stressful experience, whether you’re a first-time buyer or you’ve been through the process before. But that’s one of the reasons that working with a real estate professional is so worthwhile.

THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO – Abundance of Cheer for the Holiday Season!

This weekend in Chicago offers an abundance of cheer with pub crawls and pop-up bars all decked out for the Holiday season plus more!

Neighborhood News - Chicago Loop, Lakeview, Millennium Park, Navy Pier

Is there anything better than the holidays in Chicago? So much to do…so many memories to make!

Restaurant Review - Robert et Fils

Robert et Fils, which translates to ‘Robert and Son,’ describes itself as “intimate in scale and quaint in detail, infused with the elegance of classic French cuisine and the joy of dining like a Parisian.”

Chicago Home and Lifestyles – Rethink Next Year’s Goals!

We are getting closer to Christmas and hopefully you are on schedule. This time of year, we need to think about our goals for the New Year. If we want to hit the ground running next year, we need to have a plan ready.

Types Of Mortgages You Need To Know About

Before you purchase a home, it’s important to educate yourself of the various types of mortgages you can get so you can make the right decision when the time comes to choose yours.

THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO – It’s Christmas Market Time Again!

Ok everyone, we have only three weekends before Christmas to get into the spirit of the holidays! This weekend we’ll focus on various Christmas markets throughout Chicago. Who’s with me?

Neighborhood News - Chicago Loop, Millennium Park, Edgewater, River North, Andersonville

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, truly, and all Chicago is celebrating…join in and embrace Chicago’s many neighborhood celebrations and winter fun!

Restaurant Review - The Walnut Room

Since 1907, one holiday dining tradition has endured in Chicago, whether the physical structure was called Marshall Field’s or Macy's.

Chicago Home and Lifestyles – Restore Order To Your Space

We’re getting to the end of the year so it’s about time to start thinking of New Year’s Resolutions! A major one that should be on all of our lists is decluttering.

Investment Properties: How You Can Make Money In The Short And Long Term

You’re probably well aware that there’s more to real estate than just owning your home. There are countless success stories of people who made a fortune, or even just a comfortable extra income, by investing in real estate.

THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO – No Shortage of Holiday Festive Fun!

Still overstuffed and need help digesting your Thanksgiving meal? Well, you’re in luck this weekend as the holiday season is here in Chicago and, as usual, there’s no shortage of festive, fun things to do!