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Vol. 5, Iss. 10, New Construction: The Sanctuary Club

Kildeer The Sanctuary Club is a collection of 62 maintenance-free ranches and two-story homes with first floor master suites located in north suburban Kildeer. Nearly every residence at The Sanctuary Club is situated on a premium homesite overlooking Kemper

Vol. 5, Iss. 10, New Construction: Jefferson Estates

Naperville Jefferson Estates is a luxury neighborhood of 37 completely custom homes in downtown Naperville. Charleston Development Group and their team of experts are designing and building single-family homes in one of downtown Naperville’s largest new construction homesites. Lots

Vol. 5, Iss. 10, New Construction: Aqua

Lakeshore East Architect Jeanne Gang, principal of Studio Gang Architects, has designed the 82-story Aqua at the new Lakeshore East neighborhood as the first high-rise in Chicago specifically designed to feature condominiums, rental, hotel and retail spaces in a

Vol. 5, Iss. 10, My Style: Paulette Rodriguez

Regional Sales Manager – CRF Marketing Broker Associate – Koenig & Strey GMAC Lincoln Park Number of years in real estate: 25 Describe your look: Classic with Italian flair What do you consider a “fashion don’t”? Wearing a short

Vol. 5, Iss. 10, Law: Don’t Forget the Attorney

By Michael Gunderson On a recent flight from Chicago to Phoenix, I found myself in what I like to call airline purgatory — sitting in a motionless plane grounded on the O’Hare tarmac. As I sat there cursing United

Vol. 5, Iss. 10, Improving Your Business: Selling to the Foreign Market

By Michael Lerner My business is U.S. real estate, so the recent reports of solid earnings by U.S. corporations with substantial international revenues, like IBM, Google and Coca-Cola, would not seem to apply. But, in fact, the foreign sector

Vol. 5, Iss. 10, Improving Your Business: Buyers Beware

Fraudulent credit repair companies can make matters worse for your clients By Douglas Muir The current credit crisis is hitting close to home. Foreclosures are on the rise and people face tough times when their adjustable-rate mortgages keep climbing.

Vol. 5, Iss. 10, Great Listings: 4745 Wellington Drive, Long Grove – $2,249,000

Co-op commission 2.25%-$150 This two-story, six-bedroom home features a swimming pool with an elevated hot tub and a professionally landscaped yard with a blue stone patio. Some of the many recent updates include new kitchen and appliances, new plumbing

Vol. 5, Iss. 10, Great Listings: 550 St. Clair, PH 2301, Streeterville – $1,378,500

Co-op commission 3.5% This three-bedroom, three-bathroom penthouse unit at Sutherland Pearsall Development’s 550 St. Clair features two balconies and 11-foot ceilings. The kitchen features modular cabinets from Alno, a high-end line from Germany, topped with matt finish black granite

Vol. 5, Iss. 10, Commercial: Commercial Deals Getting Done

By Carrie Kreydick and John-Paul Wolfe Everyone has read the real estate headlines, and we all know that the residential market has gotten a lot of attention in the last couple of years. Now, all eyes are focused on

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