Scam Alert: Mysterious Packages Arriving at On-the-Market Homes

Please take note. Anonymous packages are being delivered to the doorsteps of for-sale homes in Bloomington, IL and may stretch

How to Work with the Building and Zoning Departments

Understanding the City of Chicago’s Building and Zoning Departments’ protocols is an important skill set for Chicago REALTORS® looking to

Key Takeaways from the 2017 Successful Women in Commercial Real Estate

CommercialForum hosted its annual Successful Women in Commercial Real Estate series on Tuesday, July 18, along with CREW Chicago and The Goldie Initiative. The series discussed how technology is changing, […]

Help Your Clients Make Smarter Decisions About Their Home

We’ve talked extensively about smart homes and smart technology – but what can the REALTOR® do to help homeowners make smarter decisions about their home and eliminate some of the […]

The Low Down on Escalation Clauses

A low supply of homes has led to a significant number of our listings seeing multiple offer situations. To make things even more tricky, many buyers are now resorting to using […]

Chicago REALTOR® Magazine

Chicago REALTOR® Magazine

Chicago REALTOR® Magazine is the only glossy, 4-color publication that covers the entire residential real estate market in Chicagoland.

Open House Safety

Open houses are one of the best ways to bring new clients in and sell homes quickly. New faces are often exciting and come with opportunity, but REALTORS® should always […]

Green Power: The Incredible Impact of Green Spaces on Health and Property Values

Did you know the average person spends 90 percent of their time indoors? That’s a lot of time with sparse fresh air and a buildup of air pollutants. In 1989, […]

Pilsen’s Next Chapter

Chicago is a city of neighborhoods, and one of the best examples of this designation is the community of Pilsen. Part of the heart of the lower west side, Pilsen […]

On the Verge: Chicago’s Top Designers Spill Their Top Trends

All white kitchens. Plush upholstery. Gray everything. These trends have dominated interiors for years. But what makes an exceptional interior stand out from the rest? We talked with some of […]

Everybody Thinks Condo: Here are the Reasons Your Client May Want to Consider a Co-Op Instead

If your clients are in the market to purchase a home in Chicago, they have a lot of options. When they see “co-op,” their first instinct might be to keep […]

Navigating the Negotiation

It’s easy to look at negotiation as a lofty craft mastered only by tried-and-true entrepreneurs and sales professionals, but the truth is, negotiation is everywhere. We live and breathe it […]