Posts by Melanie Kalmar

City vibe, suburban location: Spacious new apartments pair luxury with convenience at 8110 Lincoln Avenue, Skokie.

The award-winning husband-and-wife team of Zach and Aida Joseph, owners of Nea Maya Real Estate & Development, have an exciting new luxury apartment complex underway at 8110 Lincoln Ave. in historic...

The next generation of marketing tools is here

Let our Chicago real estate experts show you how to mix it up, combine the old with the new and market yourself as a broker with whom buyers and sellers beg to do...

Chicago’s luxury market booms

Innovative extravagances rule must-have lists as the high-end market rebounds across the city. With life slowly returning to “normal,” city dwellers who headed to the North Shore to social distance are now returning, and they’re looking for lakefront properties....

A view from the top: Top producers share the secrets to their success

Top producers are just like you. They start the new year off with a clean slate and work from the get-go to keep their numbers up in a business that, these days, at least, never seems to slow...

Deconstructing the Chicagoland real estate market

Which communities are the hottest? How have buyer preferences changed? And how are buyers winning bidding...

Up close and personal: A glimpse inside the 2022 home construction playbook

Aftershocks from the pandemic have rocked developers with new hurdles to breaking ground on residential properties. The main culprits: a shortage of skilled labor, skyrocketing costs of building materials and a disrupted supply...

To stay competitive, redefine your value proposition

The real estate brokerage business has gone through a metamorphosis over the last few decades and continues to pivot as online competitors grow and local competition remains fierce. In this issue, we speak with some of the biggest names in...

Build your own custom estate homes: Expansive lots available at Templeton Reserve in Oak Brook

Build the custom estate home of your dreams at Templeton Reserve, a meticulously planned gated community in Oak Brook. Sprawling 2- to 4-plus acre lots are now...

Game on! Luxury market rebounds

To update you on all the exciting new changes in the luxury market, we went directly to the source: luxury brokers. With much candor, they reveal how the market held up this past year, the types of properties that are...

Real Estate CRM solutions: Staying in front of your Sphere of Influence

Brandon Wise of Wise Agent discusses how to better connect with clients and stay top of...

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