The Real Estate Lounge Chicago

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The brick and mortar of this blog is the expertise, insights and experiences I have gained as one of Chicago's top real estate professionals. With my team The Real Estate Lounge Chicago I am affiliated with @properties. My success is partly due to hard work and market knowledge, but mostly it’s old and new clients choosing me. I hope you enjoy. I also hope when it’s time for you to buy or sell a home that you turn to me.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
[See in original format at http://therealestateloungechicago.com] What a lovely day it has been. A bit brisker than I would like - so much so that the jaunt around the block this morning with Lucas, Jackson and my cup of coffee left us all with hydrating nostrils and hands red from the chill. But...
04/12/2009
A Saturday Meeting with New Home Buying Clients This past weekend I met with new buying clients at my office in Lincoln Park. We initially met last summer at an open house I hosted of a new construction single family home in Bucktown. They said they liked the fact that I had kept in touch but was...
04/06/2009
Last week my cell phone buzzed. The prefix was 203, a sequence of numbers that didn't immediately jog my memory. But with a passel of real estate listings here in Chicago it's not unusual to get calls from different places, folks with different start places looking for a place in this place (sort...
04/01/2009
[This post in original format is at The Real Estate Lounge Chicago blog - htttp://therealestateloungechicago.com] The Sticker Plan My wife and I implemented the sticker plan earlier this year. The sticker plan, you say? It's a basic reward system for our three-year-old Jackson. For each day of go...
03/22/2009
[View this post in its original format at http://therealestateloungechicago.com] It's a good morning in America. We woke as a family unit and moved in many different directions until the pancakes were griddle-cooked and ready. Then the boys and my lovely wife came together at the dining room tab...
01/20/2009
[To view this post in original format please visit http://therealestateloungechicago.com]   "No rest for the wicked!" I'm not sure where the phrase comes from but it comes to mind when I am dashing about like a man with his hair on fire. Ever since the presidential election, the phrase has fit a...
01/18/2009
If you see this guy lurking around your place, don't worry. He's a pleasant young man with dozens of funny stories, wonderful insights, a zest for life and a deep knowledge of the Chicago real estate market. Plus he is the newest member of the team at The Real Estate Lounge Chicago. Mitch Aronson...
10/30/2008
My colleague emailed me this morning with what he termed was a "must read" url. Since just about everything that he forwards to me is entertaining and edifying, I did as he advised and clicked through to read his recommendation.Sure enough, the link went to an entertaining Chicago Tribune article...
10/23/2008
Our efforts to enjoy the great outdoors Monday were stymied by an intermittent rainfall. At one point there seemed to be a window of opportunity, so we harnessed the bikes on the 4-Runner and made our way to the bike path at Caldwell Woods. Right when we got there the sprinkles galvanized into a ...
10/21/2008
I received a phone call this morning from an agent to whom I submitted an offer to buy a Chicago condo yesterday. What he had to say took me by surprise. [Click here to journey to The Real Estate Lounge Chicago] You see, here’s what happened. Dave and Colleen are a really nice couple heading to C...
08/10/2008
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