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The Priciest Chicago-Area Home Sales in 2017

Chicagomag Compared to major coastal cities, Chicago is still a bargain—and this is especially so in the high-end luxury market. While the area’s priciest homes still fetch millions, this year’s list of priciest sales shows that Chicago’s wealthiest still like to get a deal. Nearly all sold well below initial asking prices and many spent…

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What’s Hot: Trends in the Pipeline for 2018 The big-picture view on housing trends in 2018 center around integrating technology and creating healthy and connected living environments. That’s why building materials, systems, and products that speak to these concerns are expected to generate greater buzz in the coming year. And with more generations living under the same roof, home-related features that provide…

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Want to Buy a Chicago-Area Home? Here’s the Salary You Need to Be Making

Between rising CTA fares and a new tax on Uber and Lyft rides, living in Chicago isn’t getting any cheaper. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that buying a home in the city isn’t exactly an affordable proposition for many—a new study by mortgage-tracking website has narrowed down the salary you should be earning in…

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Is This $12.9 Million Winnetka House a Teardown?

A couple under contract to buy a lakefront home priced at $12.9 million have applied to the village of Winnetka for a permit to demolish it. While the price they’re under contract to pay isn’t publicly known, their plan to raze the house, on 2.7 acres on Sheridan Road, would make theirs one of the…

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