Selling Your Home During a Divorce in Chicago

If you’re wondering about the ins and outs of selling your home during a divorce in Chicago IL, this article will dive into the steps and things to be aware of. With over 50% of American marriages ending in divorce, many Chicago IL residents are looking for advice on selling a home during a divorce. A … Continued

How to Stay in My Home After Foreclosure in Chicago

A recent study estimates that 47% of foreclosed properties are still occupied. Surprised to discover this stat?  Most people don’t realize that banks aren’t in the business to own homes. Banks are in the business of lending money. But when a bank has to foreclose on a house, they are forced to own the home … Continued

What Do I Need To Do To Sell My House In Chicago IL?

You want to sell your Chicago house, and you’d like to get top dollar. But “What do I need to do to sell my house in Chicago“? Here are some tips on how to get your home ready to sell if you’re looking to maximize the sale price. *NOTE: These instructions are relevant if you’re … Continued

We Buy Houses in Chicago Companies – Are They Credible?

If you’ve been driving around in Chicago, chances are you’ve seen some billboards (or paper signs stapled to telephone poles!) advertising companies that buy houses. Often times they say things like “We Buy Chicago Houses!” or “Cash For Your House” or “We Buy Ugly Houses.” Yeah, those signs. (We even have our own sign that … Continued

Understanding the Foreclosure Process in IL

Understanding the foreclosure process in Chicago IL is an important part of navigating your own home foreclosure. Before we dive in… Understanding the Foreclosure Process in IL What is foreclosure anyway? Foreclosure is the legal process that lenders use to take back property securing a loan, generally after the borrower stops making payments. Foreclosure is no … Continued

Can I Sell My House in Foreclosure in Chicago?

Do you have a Chicago IL house that’s in foreclosure right now? Many people going through the IL foreclosure process want to get out from under that burdensome house and wonder if they can sell the house in foreclosure. The short answer: yes. The long answer: it’s a little more complicated, but usually you can … Continued

How Do I Sell My House Without An Agent in Chicago?

If you’re looking to sell your house or investment property in Chicago without using a real estate agent, we can help. Although we are licensed IL brokers (this must be discolsed to you!), and we do cooperate with other real estate brokers, sometimes it’s best to avoid paying someone to be in the middle. After all, paying … Continued

I’m Relocating And Need To Sell My House In Chicago

Relocation is a complicated exercise in coordination. We get local Chicago home sellers calling us or submitting their house info on this website regularly saying “I’m relocating and need to sell my house in Chicago“.  The great thing is that we’re able to help a good many of those sellers sell their house quickly (because … Continued

Why Sell Your House to a Property Investor?

Options for Homeowners in Chicago: Advantages of Selling Your Property to a Home Investor Selling a house quickly or one that needs some work can be a daunting task. When it comes to moving on from a house or property you own, many homeowners may feel like they have limited options. Please know that there … Continued

New Construction: What are we building now?

PURCHASED THIS 2-FLAT IN LAKEVIEW CHICAGO IN APRIL 2022 Fun Fact: We may have tried to save the existing structure, but it was in quite disrepair. Had we gone the ‘renovation’ route, the costs relative to what we could sell the finished home on the market for would have been prohibitive. After 6 months of … Continued


Empathy teaches us that we’re all unique and that is good. Empathy humbles us. Empathy softens us. Why am I writing about empathy? The answer is, I don’t know. It’s the first word that came to mind when I sat down at the computer to write this month’s blog post. So I went with the … Continued

New Construction Project in Logandale!

Where is ‘Logandale’ you ask? Well, it doesn’t technically exist. At least not within the boundaries of Google Maps, according to the city of Chicago. I like to think of it as a blend of Logan Square and Avondale on the Northwest side of the city. Because, well, Roxy (as we so aptly named her … Continued