The Chicago Tribune recently wrote a story about strong real estate sales volume and prices this past July. Our agent, Jennifer Mills Klatt, of the Home Discovery Team, was quoted within the article! The median price in Chicago in July was up 9.2 percent year to date and sales of existing single-family homes and condominiums in the Chicago area grew 9.6 percent. Jennifer weighs in, saying these results are not surprising, given demand is high and inventory is low. To read more about Jennifer’s thoughts and the rest of the article, please click here.
Janet Owen, of our Mag Mile office, has been quoted in a Crain’s Chicago Business story about the real estate market for homes listed at $10 million and over. Janet weighs in on the luxury market for these very high-end listings, saying the outlook of them all selling is promising. She adds that the summer season is the best time to sell these type of properties. The article also points out $10+ million listings are so varied — from high-rise condos, to sprawling suburban estates, to historical Gold Coast mansions — it leaves luxury buyers with many different choices to match their tastes. To read the entire article, please click here.
Janet Owen, of our Mag Mile office, and her listing at 189 E. Lake Shore Drive, PH 18 have been featured by the River North Design District website! The article mentions Janet’s areas of expertise, and details the penthouse listing on Lake Shore Drive. The penthouse boasts 7,662-square feet with an additional 3,000-square feet of outdoor space that includes two terraces. To read the entire article, please click here.
In a Michigan Avenue Magazine story about what buyers look for when they are searching for a luxury home, Brittany Shapiro, of our Chicago | Broadway, office offered her insight from a Millennial’s point of view. Brittany emphasized that social and lifestyle amenities are going to be attractive characteristics for younger buyers seeking a new home. To read the entire article, please click here.
In a story about spectacular outdoor spaces in Michigan Avenue Magazine, Janet Owen of our Mag Mile office and Anna Foley-Coakley of our Park Ridge office have been mentioned! Janet’s Lincoln Park listing, at 1955 N. Burling Street, has impressive lush gardens and a sizable lawn while Anna’s Lakeview listing, at 3451 N. Greenview Avenue, has a covered section on the roof, creating a unique indoor/outdoor space in case of rain. To read the entire article, please click here.
In an in-depth look at the real estate market through Managing Brokers’ eyes, Chicago Agent Magazine interviewed Vice President and Gold Coast and Mag Mile Managing Broker Jeani Jernstedt. Jeani weighs in on everything from how Millennials will impact home buying and selling, to Chicago versus East and West Coast real estate trends. Great insight Jeani! To read the entire article, please click here.
Summer is off to a busy start and home values are on the rise! Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group is proud to be your trusted source for the latest housing data, market trends, and community news. We are pleased to offer our monthly newsletter, “Your Real Estate Insider”. Please click below to read through our June 2014 issue.
Here is your June 2014 “How’s The Market?” update from Nancy Nagy, Michael Pierson and Chris Eigel!
Mario Greco, of The Mario Greco Group in our Chicago/Clybourn office, has been mentioned on GlobeNewswire.com. The article discusses how properties with utility disclosures tend to close faster than those that do not reveal residential energy costs. In July 2013, Chicago was the first city in the country to make these reports available via the MLS (MRED). To read the full article, please click here.
Ivona Kutermankiewicz, of our Lincoln Park/Clybourn office is mentioned in Chicago Magazine. The article highlights up-and-coming Race Avenue which runs through Ukrainian Village and West Town. Ivona is featured as she has several new developments in the area, and discusses why the 1800 block of West Race has become so popular for upscale, urban buyers. To read the full article, please click here.