Chicago

Sept. 5, 2019

How Schools Affect Real Estate Values

Chicago Public Schools

 

By Charese David

 

There are a lot factors that attract home buyers to specific neighborhoods. Conveniences such as the proximity to the CTA and highways, commute time to work, nearby shopping and dining, distance to Lake Michigan or one of the many parks tend to play a role ...

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Sept. 5, 2019

Green City Farmer's Market

Real Estate Broker Charese David visited the Green City Market in Lincoln Park. It's open every Wednesday and Saturday from 7am to 1pm on the first Saturday in May through the last Saturday in October.

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Aug. 7, 2019

10 Common Real Estate Myths

Common Real Estate Myths

 

By Charese David

 

In doing your own research or listening to stories from family and friends, you might think that you know how the real estate industry works. It’s good to be informed and getting recommendations from people close to you instills trust. But how often do you ...

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July 10, 2019

Home Selling Tips

Home Selling Tips

 

By Charese David, Chicago Real Estate Broker

 

Interview real estate brokers. Check out broker reviews as this will provide good insight. Zillow and Yelp reviews are great to browse, along with references from past clients. Research their credentials to determine if they are a good fit for your ...

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July 10, 2019

Home Buying Tips

 

Home Buying Tips
By Charese David, Chicago Real Estate Broker

 

Take your time. Buying a home is a big decision and not something you want to rush into. Get organized, do your prep work before you start the process. Meet with a mortgage broker to provide insight on interest rates and ...

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July 3, 2017

How to Prepare to Sell Your Home

 

Denny Development Home Chicago

 

Whether selling a condominium, loft, multi unit or single family residence, making a strong first impression is key. How do you appeal to the emotional side of those looking to buy a home? By staging rooms so that the homebuyer can see themselves living in the property. Here ...

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March 9, 2016

Take A Look Around!

It’s nice to see the snow melting just in time for the Spring Season in Chicago!  Chicago is still one of the best values for big city living. We have everything; the best sports teams, the expansive beaches on Lake Michigan, one of the world’s most beautiful skylines, and some ...

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Feb. 12, 2016

Built to last: The Chicago Bungalow

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July 29, 2015

Millennium Park

Chicago offers so much throughout the year, but summer is when the city really shines.  For me one of the highlights is going to Millennium Park.

Millennium Park was originally built to celebrate the millennium.  What you might not know is that the area that makes up the ...

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April 8, 2015

Dated or Trendy?

Trendy decoratingIt’s always great to have ‘the hot new thing’ in your home. Until the hot new thing becomes not so new, quickly followed by what was I thinking. We know trends are fun but when it comes to your home, transition is key. As you begin a remodel or update ...

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