Backyard Makeover with Artificial Turf

With summer heat in full affect my husband and I finally decided to take the leap and install artificial turf in our Chicago city backyard. We live in an incredible 100 year old home and try to improve the home each year with a project. It makes it easier to obtain everything on my wish…

Urban Exodus? Not By A Long Shot

Anyone who has followed residential real estate news in the past year has certainly heard about the pandemic-fueled migration out of densely populated cities and into larger homes in suburban and rural markets. But does the buzz match reality? Not quite. While suburban housing markets are indeed booming, the relationship between the city and the…

10 Things We Love About New Buffalo, Michigan

Is there anything better than a weekend beach getaway? How about when it’s only an hour and a half (maybe even less depending on traffic) from downtown Chicago!? Read on to find out more… After a long few days at the office, a weekend getaway can be the perfect way to relax and recharge. Itโ€™s…

How Work From Home Has Impacted Trends in the Real Estate Market

Since the start of the Covid-19 lockdown just over one year ago our family, like all others, have been working from home. Luckily, working for @properties has been a dream as Benjamin and I were given a private space after our office moved to North Center. Our kids have also enjoyed (occasionally) escaping the dining…