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Luxury Chicago ApartmentsLooking for a lavish and luxurious apartment in the heart of Downtown Chicago this fall? Here's where you'll find some of the city's most impressive apartments currently on the market...

61 E. Banks

61 Banks Street is ideally located on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago’s distinguished Gold Coast. This property is an ultra-luxury boutique building designed by award-winning architect Booth Hansen. There are units for rent ranging in size from a studio all the way up to a massive 3000 sq. ft. 4-bedroom apartment. Interiors are made extremely spacious with the high ceilings and large windows that let in plenty of natural light. Residents here will enjoy a number of amenities as well, including a 24/7 concierge, secured entry, huge rooftop terrace area,

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New Eastside Condos For RentLooking for a new condo for rent in Chicago's breathtaking New Eastside neighborhood? We've got you covered! Here's a look at a few buildings with amazing rentals currently on the market.

340 on the Park

With views overlooking area parks, the lake and the river, 340 on the Park provides the ultimate location for condo renters in the New Eastside. The property offers up private terraces, plus building amenities extending from the indoor lap pool and winter garden to a fitness center. Current rentals include everything from one- to three-bedroom floor plans.

Aqua Chicago

 Aqua, meanwhile, offers options ranging from studios to three-bedrooms. New tenants can expect to find sweeping floor to ceiling windows, balconies and some incredible lake and

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Chicago Home SalesHome sales in Chicago took another dive in June, marking the 12th month in a row for declines. While more than 2,700 Chicago homes sold this past June, that’s about 13.3-percent lower than a year ago.

Broadening it out to the nine-county metro area, around 12,000 homes sold in June. That’s down 11.6-percent when compared to June of last year.

Both figures represent a much higher drop than we’ve seen with home sales across the country. When looking nationwide, home sales fell a reported 2.2-percent in June over a year ago. Some experts suggest the drop could be linked to a current lack of confidence in the economy.

Home sales year-to-date are also down 7.7-percent in Chicago when compared to the first half of 2018. As for the larger metro area,

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If you’re searching for a new multi-family investment in Chicago you may want to consider looking in the Pilsen neighborhood. Although hardly ground-breaking news, Pilsen is still an especially great choice right now for investors for a variety of reasons.

Many of the city's most savvy investors have all reported buying multi-family properties in the area a few years back, fixing them up, and selling them in more recent months at a considerable profit. In some cases, buyers say they’ve cashed in at a return of 36 to 51-percent higher than their original investment, which could be sustainable for just a bit longer. 

These aren’t unique cases, either. Many property owners in Pilsen and other neighborhoods to the west also say they’ve been able to

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Wolf Point EastWith a number of different amenities and an array of floor plans to choose from, the new Wolf Point East Apartments are certainly worth a closer look. The stunning new property starts with the option of a studio floor plan, but also offers residents the choice of up to a three-bedroom penthouse.

The apartment tower provides space for nearly 700 luxury rentals, starting at just under 500 square feet of living space. In comparison, some of the largest apartments allow for more than 1,200 square feet of space. 

The amenities are, perhaps, equally as impressive. The property includes an indoor/outdoor swimming pool and a large, full-floor fitness club. In addition, the pet-friendly building offers an outdoor dog run, underground parking, and co-working

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New Construction Condos ChicagoIf you're planning to be in the market for a new construction condo in the next couple years, here are 2 projects you'll definitely want to keep an eye on...

Cirrus Condos

Located in Lakeshore East, the new construction, Cirrus Condos enjoy plenty of luxurious options. This impressive new development includes condos with high ceilings, sweeping windows and an array of high-end features and finishes.

With views of the lake and the city from every condo, Cirrus also allows for floor plans ranging from one- to four-bedroom designs. The upscale property additionally provides its residents access to a swimming pool with lake views, a rooftop terrace, a wine tasting lounge, plus a fitness and yoga studio. 

Tribune Tower Residences

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Condo Hotels ChicagoLooking for a luxury condo-hotel building in Chicago for your next investment property? Look no further than these amazing locations. 

Vista Tower

Standing 101 stories high, the new Vista Tower truly rises to new heights of luxury over Chicago. Under construction right now, the ultra-luxury condo and hotel building promises such high-end inclusions as an outdoor pool deck, wine tasting room, theater and private dining suite. It will also provide for a residents’ lounge and some incredible views overlooking the city.

Trump Tower

Trump Tower, in comparison, is filled with an array of luxurious features, itself. The hotel and condo tower provides for incredible views overlooking the river, the lake and the skyline, along with a spa, heated

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Looking for the right high-rise condo to rent in Chicago's fabulous Lincoln Park neighborhood? Here's where we recommend starting your search right now....

930 W. Altgeld 

One of those top buildings is Elevate Lincoln Park. This 10-story building sits at 930 W Altgeld, with high-rise rentals topping the availability of ground-level retail space. The pet-friendly building also offers its residents access to a fitness center, plunge pool, a courtyard and a rooftop deck. 

2550 N. Lakeview

Located at 2550 N Lakeview, Lincoln Park 2550 offers some impressive views overlooking the lake and the harbor. Residents of the building are also treated to a private park, fitness center and an indoor lap pool, along with a movie theater and a dog exercise

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Luxury Gold Coast Co-Op ApartmentsLooking for a classic downtown living experience in Chicago? Check out our short list of places to buy a co-op apartment in the Gold Coast neighborhood. 

70 E. Cedar 

For a vintage co-op apartment building in the Gold Coast, consider the units of 70 E Cedar. The pet-friendly building dates back to the 1920s, with a range of different floor plans currently on the market.  

1242 N. Lake Shore

More options for a co-op apartment sit within 1242 N Lake Shore. The elegant building allows for such desirable additions as a wood-burning fireplace, en-suite baths and plenty of updates.

40 W. Schiller

Located at 40 W Schiller, prospective new residents are treated to a charming co-op filled with upscale additions. The property also dates back to

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Condos in Chicago Under 300000Looking for an affordable condo on Chicago's north side? Start your search in these amazing neighborhoods...

Rogers Park

Found on the city’s Far North Side, Rogers Park is known for being one of the most diverse neighborhoods in Chicago. Its location makes it possible to easily find a two-bedroom, or sometimes even a three-bedroom condo for under $300,000. Area residents also enjoy easy access to the lakefront, with nearly a dozen beaches and plenty of green space.

Edgewater

Also located on the lakefront, Edgewater sits just north of popular Lincoln Park. You’ll find a number of high-rise apartments, condos and even some single-family homes in the neighborhood. With a budget of $300,000, you should have plenty of options in one- and

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