Taste of France in Wrigleyville this Summer

If you are like most of us and don’t have any European trips planned this summer, how about giving yourself and your kids a little taste of France. We love hanging out at Gallagher Way and are so excited to enjoy all the events coming soon! Select Thursdays all summer long, Gallagher Way will host…

8 Things to do this winter in Chicago

Chilly temperatures might mean there is less to do outside, but it doesn’t mean the season is totally void of action. In fact, there are many fun activities to take on during the winter months. In this roundup, we’re sharing 8 things you can do while staying warm indoors: Take a Class Whether you want…

Neighborhood Spotlight: Lakeview

To tag onto my ‘where to raise your family in Chicago’ post, this week we are featuring Lakeview. Lakeview encompasses so many amazing neighborhoods including West Lakeview, Southport Corridor, East Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyvile and even bits of Buena Park are all considered to be Lakeview as a whole. The medium price point for single family…

Buying a Home in Chicago for Your Family: Where to Live–Popular Neighborhoods

Buying a home for your family is an exciting venture, but it can also be quite stressful. Especially if you’re new to the Chicago area and don’t know where to start looking. Where do you want to live? What school district should I consider? How much home can we afford? These are all questions that…

10 Things We Love About North Center

We love North Center! It’s where our office is located and it’s adjacent to our neighborhood. We flank between West Lakeview and North Center and love it. It’s been dubbed the suburbs in the city and for good reason. Picturesque treelined streets, shopping and restaurants, top rated schools, amazing parks and so many families everywhere.…

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What’s Happening In Your Neighborhood After The Covid Market Rebound?

As a Realtor®, the number one question I get every day is ‘How’s the market?’. We all want to make sure our biggest investment is protected when the market shifts. During the pandemic we have seen rapid movement in the market unlike we have ever seen before, and predominately in a positive way. At the…

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Family Road Trip: Where To See Fall Color Near Chicago

As a kid the falling leaves only meant one thing to me, jumping in the piles of them 🍂! Today I find the changing colors absolutely amazing and I find myself pulling over the car to snap photos of the vibrant leaves turning red and gold. With the limited things to do with the pandemic…

At Home: Decorating Your Porches For Fall with Pumpkins

The leaves are starting to change colors and the porch decorating is in full swing. I love walking down the neighborhood streets of Chicago admiring everyones fall decor. Over the years it has become a tradition and some may say a competition, for people to add beautiful pumpkins, mums, and wreaths to their front porch…

Top 4 Pumpkin Patches Near Chicago

Can you believe it is already October? I do not know about you but once it is October the kids are begging to buy a pumpkin to carve! Two of our top 4 favorite pumpkin patches to visit are also our favorite apple orchards. If you did not have time in September to make it…

Taking Love to New Heights:@properties Unveils Six-Story Mural in Chicago’s River West

It’s no secret that @properties loves supporting Chicago artists. Over the years, we’ve collaborated with a number of well-known names in the art community including Hebru Brantley, Dwight White, Marc Hauser, and Matthew Hoffman (the creator of @properties’ signature Love script). Today we are excited to announce we’ve teamed up with internationally recognized artist Lefty Out There to unveil…