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The rental showdown : Condos vs managed buildings
01|05|2016
The rental showdown : Condos vs managed buildings
Condos vs. Managed Buildings: Which one is better? Is it possible to have too many options? Some would argue no. With the enormous amount of new luxury rental (managed) buildings opening up in Chicago, others would argue yes! This is where the great dilemma arises…which route do you go in selecting a new home? Condo or managed…
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Investment Friendly Buildings in the South Loop with No Rental Cap
01|04|2016
Investment Friendly Buildings in the South Loop with No Rental Cap
There are over 50 condominium buildings within a .5 mile radius of the Roosevelt/Wabash El stop in the Chicago’s South Loop Neighborhood. The 24 buildings in the chart below are the ones that currently do not have a building rental cap. This is imperative when looking for properties to invest in. Remember when purchasing a condominium, you inherit…
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My 2015 pick for the Best Two-Bedroom Floor Plan In Streeterville Chicago
12|29|2015
My 2015 pick for the Best Two-Bedroom Floor Plan In Streeterville Chicago
This last weekend I had a chance to take a client to a few of my favorite buildings in the neighborhood. The best aspect about apartments in Streeterville are by far the views. My client was impressed by the first few places we saw, but I knew from the second we walked into the large…
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Chicago investing - Top 3 South Loop buildings to focus on in 2016
12|28|2015
Chicago investing - Top 3 South Loop buildings to focus on in 2016
  I have identified 6 key factors when it comes to choosing which buildings to focus in on when you are investing in your next luxury south loop condo: Proximity to major public transportation / Lake Michigan Building Rental Caps % of Owner Occupants Vs % of Renters Amount in Building Reserves Unit Features Average Gross…
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South Loop Dog Park Review - Fred Anderson Park
12|25|2015
South Loop Dog Park Review - Fred Anderson Park
  Fred Anderson Park is my favorite thing! I love it there, that’s where I go when I want to go on a walk but I don’t want to “walk”. The best thing about the park is that it’s gated and has two separate parks. One park is for all the small pups I personally…
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Chi town rising - chicago's new years eve event : be a part of history!!
12|24|2015
Chi town rising - chicago's new years eve event : be a part of history!!
  Are you still undecided on what to do for New Years? Are you sick and tired of the same old scene and looking for something different to ring in the new year? Well be a part of HISTORY by participating in the first ever Chi Town Rising! Instead of your boring ball drop countdown,…
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An Insider's Look at the Incredible Amenities Offered at Amli River North
12|21|2015
An Insider's Look at the Incredible Amenities Offered at Amli River North
  Amli River North offers some of Chicago’s most luxurious downtown apartments for rent. This building is the pinnacle of River North living. The amenity floor is over 22,000 SF.   There is an expansive fitness center with a private yoga/pilates studio. There is a club room/residents lounge that can be rented and has a…
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