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  • Breaking down Chicago apartment-finding services

    Breaking down Chicago apartment-finding services
    Apartment-finding services are popular in Chicago, especially for those on the hunt for their very first place. Here's what 9 services will and won't do for you.  >>FYI: All of these services are free to search for an apartment. When you're ready to...
  • L.A.'s tallest skyscraper to get observation deck

    L.A.'s tallest skyscraper to get observation deck
    U.S. Bank Tower, the tallest building in the West, will soon have an observation deck and sky-high restaurant catering to visitors to downtown Los Angeles. The deck, the first of its kind in Southern California, will provide visitors with a sweeping...
  • Sterling Bay in joint venture with J.P. Morgan

    Commercial real estate developer Sterling Bay Cos. on Wednesday announced a joint venture with J.P. Morgan Asset Management to co-develop projects in Chicago's West Loop. Over the past two years, the Chicago firm has acquired more than two dozen...
  • Cavalcade of Homes staging a comeback

    After a five-year hiatus, the Cavalcade of Homes is returning to the Chicago area. The showcase of six custom homes runs from July 26 to Aug. 17 at Ashwood Park in Naperville. The last show the Northern Illinois Home Builders Association hosted was in...
  • What you can buy for $300,000 in Chicago

    If you've been yearning for a private oasis or a hangout for your children or grandchildren, the swimming pools with these vintage Chicago homes fill the bill. The single-family homes cost about $300,000. "These properties offer tremendous values at an...
  • New tools to power up your house hunt

    If you think real estate is merely about buying and selling houses, you haven't been paying attention. The industry is engaged in an endless, competitive frenzy of developing apps and website features intended to get you across the threshold of your dream...
  • Partnership agreement requires documentation

    Q: I have a condo and have paid about 50 percent of the mortgage. My sister has offered to pay off my mortgage, but if she does, I want to put her on the title as co-owner. We have discussed different scenarios (for example, what happens if I get...
  • London West Hollywood hotel adding posh suites to unoccupied top floor

     London West Hollywood hotel adding posh suites to unoccupied top floor
    The lofty ninth "ghost" floor of the London West Hollywood will soon be occupied for the first time since the posh hotel was completed in 1984. Workers are constructing swanky suites that will rent for as much as $1,299 a night on the top floor, which...
  • Is buyer or seller responsible for hail damage before closing?

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I just recently bought a house only to find out I have $16,000 worth of hail damage on my roof. Apparently there was a big hail storm on the weekend between inspection and closing. I was moving from out of state and...
  • $500,000 in TIF funds recommended for former hotel site

    $500,000 in TIF funds recommended for former hotel site
    With questions over potential tenants answered, two of three members of Elmhurst's Finance Committee agreed Monday to recommend approval of up to $500,000 in tax increment financing funds for the developer of the former Waverton Hotel site. The project,...
  • Sterling Bay retools old buildings, reshapes neighborhoods

    Sterling Bay retools old buildings, reshapes neighborhoods
    The future of Oprah's studio. The arrival of Google in the West Loop. And the potential to transform the old Main Post Office, a ruin so monumental it straddles an expressway. Each turnaround could improve a neighborhood. Combined, they could remake a...