Dream Homes in Maryland

It may be a small state, but the homes in Maryland are quite the opposite. The wealthy state has been recognized as one of the richest in the United States, with three Maryland neighborhoods named as the richest in the country. With a median household income of $71,221, one can ... Read More...

Preparing Your House for Sale

If you’ve decided that it’s time to sell your house or property, you should start preparing for the big sale. That means evaluating your home’s market value and possibly making some renovations. Is your home ready for buyers as-is, or should you make some improvements? Will renovations increase the value of ... Read More...

Chicago’s Wrigleyville Neighborhood

Built a hundred years ago on a trapezoid city block located at the corner of Clark and Addison Streets (for an all-in sum of $250,000), Wrigley Field has for decades been the brick and mortar patriarch of Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. About Wrigley Field Designated as an historic landmark in 2004, ‘The Friendly ... Read More...

House hunting with Beyoncé and Jay Z

Bonnie & Clyde 'On the Run' This past weekend, the King and Queen of the modern world just finished their Bonnie and Clyde-ish 'On the Run' World Tour that started in Miami, Florida and ended in Paris, France. Despite being plagued by divorce rumors, alleged poor ticket sales and a tabloid ... Read More...

Edgewater, Chicago’s Hottest ‘Hood

It’s not just me. Chicago Magazine recently named Edgewater one of the city’s ‘Best’ neighborhoods in its March 2014 edition. And I concur. Originally built as an ‘in-town’ summer home destination for the moneyed-up traders and lace-curtain socialites of pre-twentieth century Chicago, this diverse community, with its lakefront location and ... Read More...

San Diego, California Real Estate Trends

San Diego has it all: golden beaches, flawless weather, and a spectacular array of outstanding local craft beer with which to accompany your fish tacos. Ah, but you probably knew all that. What you may not know is that San Diego is no longer Los Angeles’ sweet but unsophisticated little surfer girl ... Read More...