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June 2010 - Posts

PRICE REDUCED! West Loop - Spacious 2BR Loft - Low Assessments - Incredible Price!
West Loop, Chicago - Announcing a price reduction on 312 North May Street, #4C, a 1,665 sq. ft., 2 bath, 2 bdrm single story "Brick & Timber Loft". NOW MLS® $337,400 - GREAT VALUE! Property information Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – PORTAGE PARK, LOOP, LINCOLN PARK, OLD TOWN, NAPERVILLE
PORTAGE PARK This Thursday don't miss the 11 th annual farmer's market sponsored by Wright College and Eli's Cheesecake Company. The market is held every Thursday through October 28. Join the market early and get a free continental breakfast Read More...
KATHY’S HOME & GARDEN TIPS – KATHY’S BEST POTATO SALAD FOR FOURTH OF JULY
Nothing says Fourth of July like outdoor picnics and my favorite, potato salad . This is my best recipe for the yummy delight. Egg Potato Salad 4 lbs Idaho Potatoes 8 Hard boiled Eggs 1 cup chopped celery ½ cup chopped onion (sweet preferably) Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - MICROSOFT WINDOWS 8 LEAK?
In the world of computing, we all pretty much two very prominent names - Apple and Microsoft . These two companies compete on a very consistent basis looking to gain larger market share. Over the weekend, just like the iPhone earlier this year, papers Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - HAVING A “CHICAGO” GOOD ‘OLE TIME!
It's the last weekend in June, which here in Chicago means it's all about food, friends, food, fun, food, hot weather, food and crawls that add up to having a "Chicago" good ‘ole time! Here's your weekend agenda - In its 30 Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – NORWOOD PARK, LAKEVIEW, SOUTH LOOP, LINCOLN SQUARE, EVANSTON
NORWOOD PARK Are you big on trivia? Okay then, what's the oldest building in Chicago? Nope, it's not the Widow Clarke House but the city-landmarked building, Noble-Seymour-Crippen House in Norwood Park. The home has a unique history which has Read More...
PRICE REDUCTION - Large 1BR, Top Floor Condo - Includes Garage Parking!
The Residences at the Grove, Forest Park - Announcing another price reduction on 7753 West Van Buren Street, #413, a 850 sq. ft., 1 bath, 1 bdrm "4th Floor Unit". NOW MLS® $132,400 - UNHEARD OF VALUE!. Property information Read More...
PRICE REDUCED - Buena Park - Extra-Large, 12th Floor Studio - Incredible Views!
Buena Park, Chicago - Announcing a price reduction on 4343 North Clarendon Avenue, #1209, a 575 sq. ft., 1 bath extra-large studio. NOW MLS® $69,400 - REDUCED - Incredible Value! Property information Read More...
PRICE REDUCED - Buena Park - Extra-Large, High-Floor 1BR Condo!
Buena Park, Chicago - Announcing a price reduction on 4343 North Clarendon Avenue, #2007, a 875 sq. ft., 1 bath, 1 bdrm, extra-large Condo. NOW MLS® $97,400 - REDUCED - Value Priced! Property information Read More...
KATHY’S HOME & GARDEN – A GREAT LAWN
The best way to keep weeds and pests away from your grass is simple. Maintain a thick, healthy lawn . Easier said than done, right? With proper watering and feeding it is possible. Many dedicated lawn and garden experts are gravitating toward organic Read More...
SAUGANASH VILLAGE - Roomy, Lofted Townhome - A Value!
• 1,500 sq. ft., 1.5 bath, 1 bdrm, lofted townhouse - MLS® $269,500 Sauganash, Chicago - Sauganash Village - Roomy, Lofted Townhome. End-Unit features Open Floor Plan - Xlg Living Room, Dining Room - Gleaming Hardwood Floors, Oak Trim, Fireplace, Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM PHISHING ON THE INTERNET
The Internet is regarded as the best and quickest resource to do just about everything from finding entertainment to shopping to doing research. With so much available, there's also the need to be aware and cautious in your use of the Internet. Internet Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - CELEBRATIONS ABOUND FOR DADS & ALL CHICAGOANS!
On this third weekend in June, not only do celebrations abound for Dads this Sunday on Father's Day but for all Chicagoans as well. Spend some quality time with your Dad at any one of the following events: Come out and celebrate the 45 th annual Puerto Read More...
REDUCED! Incredible Executive-Styled 4BR Colonial - Every Luxury - A True Gem!!
Addison Township, Bensenville - Announcing a price reduction on 764 Plentywood Lane, a 2,873 sq. ft., 3 bath, 4 bdrm 2 story "Colonial". NOW MLS® $387,400 - "Reduced - Incredible Value!" Property information Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – PORTAGE PARK, LINCOLN SQUARE, LOOP, LINCOLN PARK, EVANSTON
PORTAGE PARK Tonight, opening for your dining pleasure, is The Portage . It's a new restaurant concept from the team who opened Tizi Melloul. The Portage is right in the center of the neighborhood and offers classic American cuisine in a charming Read More...
WEST LOOP - Spacious 2BR Brick & Timber Loft - Low Assessments - Incredible Price!
• 1,665 sq. ft., 2 bath, 2 bedroom "Brick & Timber Loft" - MLS® $349,000 - A Value Price! West Loop, Chicago - Prime West Loop Location! Spacious 1,600 Square Foot Work-Live Loft! Brick & Timber Construction features 14' Read More...
KATHY’S HOME & GARDEN TIPS – SIX TRICKS FOR BETTER BRAINPOWER
Smart Juice . Blueberries have more antioxidants than any other fruit. Naturally grown rather than cultivated berries have even more. Blueberries have anthocyanins that protect blood vessels from free radicals, improve neuron signals and increase blood Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - CUSTOM FURNITURE AND HOME REMODELING
In a time of staycations and such, I wanted to share a site I just found today. If you are thinking of customizing your current home or updating a newly purchased home, CustomMade is the place to find the artisan for you. You can find exquisite woodworking Read More...
LIL' BUDDY'S BLOG! North Side! South Side! But Here in Chicago . . . We're ALL Blackhawks Fans!
THE CHICAGO IL REAL ESTATE MARKET, AND OTHER THINGS CHICAGO, FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF A LITTLE WHITE DOG! Hey, you dogs! You know, for as long as I have been around - and I'm nearly 5 years old now - there has always been two sides to Chicago , my Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS BRING HOME STANLEY!
Even though the parade and rally are behind us for our World Class, Number 1 Champions, the Chicago Blackhawks , Chicagoans can, and will, continue celebrating throughout the weekend, perhaps at one of these citywide events - Rolling into town this weekend Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS - WHO'S GOT CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS FEVER?
Normally we like to concentrate on the various neighborhoods we service as a real estate team. With the potential of the Chicago Blackhawks bringing home the Stanley Cup, we wanted to highlight several locations where you can go to watch tonight's Read More...
KATHY’S HOME & GARDEN TIPS – MAKE A HEALTHY SPACE FOR THE NEW BABY
There seems to be a baby boom going on. My son and daughter-in-law have three and most of their friends have at least two. With all the eco-friendly products around it's easy to create a healthy and safe living space that will help baby grow and thrive. Read More...
JUST WALK AWAY? One FL Survey Says 4 Out of 10 Underwater Homeowners Would!
SAME ATTITUDE HERE IN CHICAGO? FROM WHAT WE HAVE INFORMALLY GUAGED - YES! Back in the day . . . say, 2006 . . . few homeowners would consider simply walking away from their home, even if they couldn't keep up on their mortgage payments. Why should Read More...
BUENA PARK - Extra-Large, 12th Floor Studio - INCREDIBLE VALUE!
• 575 sq. ft., extra-large studio, 1 bath - MLS® $77,400 - Incredible Value! Buena Park, Chicago - Great Views, at a Value Price! Extra-Large, Studio/Junior 1 Bedroom -- Pet-Friendly Building, just off Lake Shore Drive, in the quiet Buena Park Read More...
TECHNOLOGY TIPS - APPLE TO MAKE NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS
In an effort to continually stay ahead of the game, Apple is due to unveil its latest iPhone . The annual developers' conference is currently in San Francisco with Steve Jobs due to make the announcement. The expectations for the new iPhone are that Read More...
LIL' BUDDY'S BLOG - Chicago Buckingham Fountain Restoration On Hold Due to "Tough Economy!"
THE CHICAGO IL REAL ESTATE MARKET, AND OTHER THINGS CHICAGO, FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF A LITTLE WHITE DOG! Good Evening, you dogs! Taking a break from celebrating the latest Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup victory to write a brief post on one of the true Read More...
REDUCED - Forest Park - Roomy, 1BR Condo - Garage Space - UNHEARD OF PRICE!!
The Grove, Forest Park - Announcing a price reduction on 7753 West Van Buren Street, #413, a 850 sq. ft., 1 bath, 1 bedroom "4th Floor Unit". Now MLS® $137,400 - REDUCED - FANTASTIC VALUE!! Property information Read More...
THIS WEEKEND IN CHICAGO - IT’S GOING TO BE A “FEST”FUL ONE!!
This weekend in Chicago promises to be a "fest"ful one, and here's why - Millenium Park opens its "fest" season this Saturday and Sunday with the Chicago Gospel Music Festival . Three stages will be featuring more than 50 performances Read More...
CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS – NORWOOD PARK, LINCOLN PARK, WEST LOOP, LINCOLN SQUARE, NAPERVILLE
NORWOOD PARK Chicago's new travel website recently released. The site focuses on neighborhoods with over 2000 reference sites discussing the individual neighborhoods. Norwood Park is one area that was featured especially local medieval armor shop, Read More...
CHICAGO REAL ESTATE MARKET CONTINUES SLUGGISH, Despite Some Positive Signs!
DESPITE MORTGAGE RATES LESS THAN 5%, INCREASE IN PENDING HOME SALES - CHICAGO REAL ESTATE STILL FEELING PAIN! There is something wrong with this picture! Still is! Across the U.S., and here in Chicago , Mortgage Interest Rates remain under the attractive Read More...
COOK COUNTY POLITICS AT ITS BEST - County Board Proposes Boycott of AZ Immigration Law, Then Awards Major Contract to AZ Firm!
SEEMINGLY-HYPOCRITICAL ACTION CASTS DOUBT ON EFFECTIVENESS OF COUNTY BOYCOTT MOVE! The new Arizona Immigration Law , which gives AZ Police , in certain situations, the authority to question, check identity documents, and detain those officers may consider Read More...
KATHY’S HOME & GARDEN TIPS – PLANTING A GARDEN WITH THE KIDS
If your children are not too fond of veggies, there is a sure fire way to get them interested. Grow their own ! Sugar snap peas grow quickly and are so sweet kids won't even realize they're even eating vegetables. Something about planting and Read More...