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    Getting Unstuck, Part 1

    Stuck in a home where your value is underwater and you can’t afford to sell? I know the feeling. So, I’ve got some strategies to help you make a move. Strategy #1 is to rent your current home. Sounds easy, right? Here’s why it may ...

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    Deck Maintenance Tips

    With a few weeks of summer left (say it isn't so!), if you haven't attended to your deck - now's the time! Keep the rest of your summer fun by following these easy deck maintenance tips. •Sweep your deck regularly •Clear away puddles of s...

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    End of the Line for Ginger’s Ale House

    Always a great place to watch international soccer's transforming into something new. Details:

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    Chicago’s Piece Named Top Independent Pizzeria

    Congrats to this Wicker Park favorite - definitely worth a visit for their 'za and microbrews! Here's the article:,0,6737064.story

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    Severe Weather Forces Hot Doug’s to Close

    Hey neighbors...Hot Doug's is closed today, after flooding from last night's storms.  Don't worry...they should hopefully be open by Monday with sausage delicious-ness! More details via Chicago Tribune

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    Got $7 Million? Live like a bunny!

    A Playboy bunny that is! Check out the pictures & details on this one-of-a-kind residence in Chicago's Gold Coast, courtesy of Curbed Chicago. Wow!!

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    SONO…Part 2

    SONO's 2nd building is under construction. This is their rental building, next to the condos. Via Curbed Chicago:

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    Summer Home Maintenance Tips

    The weather is warm (well, most places at least) and that means it's time to get outside...and take a look at your house! Maintaining your home - for most of us, our biggest investment - is so important to helping you save money in the long run...

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    Illinois Home Sales Up in May

    Illinois home sales are trending upwards the past 4 months. Read the release from the Illinois Association of Realtors:

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