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Best Chicago Events for the Week | December 13, 2019

Check out the latest events around Chicago, including Christmas Around the World at the Museum of Science + Industry, Chicago Vegan Test Kitchen, the Potted Potter parody, BYOB Holiday Lights Trolley, and more.

Millennials Say, “OK Boomer” to Sprawling, Outdated Baby Boomer Homes

Every week it seems like there’s a new thing that Millennials have supposedly “killed” – cereal, casual chain restaurants, cable TV, and diamonds are just a few of the things this generation is credited for offing in the last couple of years. But perhaps it makes more sense to look at why people who are…

Windy City Wednesdays: Beadniks is a Bead Jewelry Gem in Chicago’s Wicker Park

Chicago’s Wicker Park is loaded with history, culture, class, and creativity. Beadniks on Division Street is no exception, and the selection of exquisite jewelry beads is a sight to behold. For creative types looking to make custom jewelry, Beadniks has a massive selection of beads for multiple types of projects. Additionally, the staff is very…

Best Chicago Events for the Week | December 6, 2019

View these exciting upcoming events around Chicago. Events include Lincoln Park ZooLights, Wrigleyville Wonderland, Santa Hustle 5K, Chicago Wine Fest and more!

Five Questions to Ask Your Realtor in a Divorce Case

70% of divorces involve property and it is important to find a real estate agent trained in divorce. These five questions can help you identify how an agent will approach your case.

Pick Up a Picture-Perfect Thanksgiving Pie from These Chicago Shops

In a pinch to make Thanksgiving dessert? These pie shops have all of your baked good bases covered.

The Future of Gold Coast Luxury Real Estate

An evident trend is a wide gap between new construction and existing housing stock. What does that mean for Gold Coast luxury real estate?

10 Things We Love About Lincoln Park

Lincoln Park is not only a North Side anchor, but a place that people from all walks of life call home. Here are a few things we love about Lincoln Park.

Can I Keep the House? How Divorce Impacts Your Home Ownership

There’s a long list of things that make divorce complicated, emotionally taxing and overwhelming. But the question of a shared home is pretty high up on that list.

Brian Dombrowski VP Lending Guaranteed Rate

Leslie Glazier of @Properties sits down with Brian Dombrowski, VP Lending at Guaranteed Rate

Old Pueblo Cantina

Leslie Glazier of @Properties visited Old Pueblo Cantina

Windy City Wednesdays – Asrai Gardens

Last updated: October 27, 2019 Leslie Glazier with @Properties visits Asrai Gardens for Windy City Wednesdays. LeslieGlazier.com, Asraigarden.com

Fall into Autumn with These Festive Activities

Last updated: December 3, 2019 Fall is officially here, and fortunately there’s no shortage of fun activities to make the most of the season. Whether you’re in the mood for antiquing, sipping warm apple cider, picking pumpkins or watching football, there are plenty of opportunities to embrace all things autumn in the Chicagoland area. Northwestern…

Moving to Chicago? 9 Things Newbies Need to Know

Last updated: December 4, 2019 Moving to any new place is a huge decision that warrants lots of research and careful consideration. But moving to one of the country’s biggest, oldest and most important cities? Well, that’s on a whole other level. It’s important that you don’t just look at salesy or romantic write-ups that sugarcoat everything.…

Windy City Wednesday – Felt Boutique

Last updated: October 27, 2019 FELT is in an area of Chicago called Logan Square. In 2015, Women’s Wear Daily named Logan Square as the next up-and-coming shopping destination in Chicago.

Windy City Wednesdays – Centered on North – a contemporary Pilates studio

Last updated: October 27, 2019 Leslie Glazier Realtor, Broker of @Properties visited Center on North, a contemporary Pilates https://CenteredonNorth.com

7 Plates Cafe for Windy City Wednesdays

Last updated: October 27, 2019 Leslie Glazier of Realtor with @properties in Chicago visiting 7 Plates Cafe.

Relocating? Here’s what you need to do before your home-finding visit

Last updated: December 4, 2019 Whether it’s a new career or the opportunity to move closer to loved ones, there are a number of reasons for relocating. But a long-distance home search can present more challenges than a local one, especially if you’re unfamiliar with your destination city. If you’re planning to relocate, it’s essential…

What is Accessory Staging? 7 Ways It Can Help You Sell Your House Faster

Last updated: October 27, 2019 What often makes the difference between a home that looks gorgeous and one that looks underwhelming is the accessories. They are what bring life, character and style to a home. General home staging involves replacing most or all of your furniture and home decor with new items for the duration…

Renovation Loans Open the Door for First-Time Buyers

Last updated: October 27, 2019 Homes that are financially within reach for first-time buyers are often in need of updates. Fortunately, there are a number of home-loan products that offer an affordable financing solution by allowing rehab costs to be included in mortgage payments. “Fixer-uppers provide an opportunity for homeowners to get into a home,…

Wallpaper is Back with Mitchell Black

Last updated: October 27, 2019 Its no secret that wallpaper is back on the scene. Prints, colors and texture are gracing the walls of homes and commercial locations everywhere. Talk about interior elevation! With an increasing amount of interest in wallpaper, we sat down with Marcy Swerdlow of Mitchell Black to answer some FAQ’s and shed light…