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River North Condos Under $400,000Looking for the right River North condo with max budget of close to $400,000? Here's where we suggest starting your search...

630 N. State

Just a short stroll from the delights of Michigan Avenue, 630 N State also provides its residents access to a fitness center and a community room. The River North high-rise has a number of units under $400,000, in a one-bedroom design.

Grand on Grand

Located at 200 W Grand, the Grand on Grand tower offers up a fitness center, sun deck and the availability of attached garage parking. The high-rise is also a good place to search for a one-bedroom unit priced under $400,000.

The Sterling

The Sterling sits at 345 N LaSalle with its own outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts and some sensational high-rise

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Chicago New Construction Townhomes For SaleTownhomes in Chicago are becoming more and more popular among today's active home buyers, and if you're also looking for something newly built, here's our short list of 3 options to consider in 2019. 

1538 W. 34th Townhomes

With high ceilings and large open floor plans, the townhomes of 1538 W 34th are definitely worth another look. Prospective buyers can also expect to find such desirable features and finishes as granite countertops, hardwood flooring and stainless steel appliances with these new townhomes in McKinley Park.  

3850 S. Hermitage Townhomes

Another project to check out sits at 3850 S Hermitage. Also in McKinley Park, the townhomes here provide for attached garage parking and a location that’s just a short distance away from a

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Chicago Timber Lofts For SaleIf you're looking for a classic timber loft in Chicago but don't want to break the bank in the process, here are several buildings that might just feature an available units or two on the market for under $400,000.

1000 W. Washington

Popular for its unique finishes and inviting floor plans, there’s plenty to enjoy about living at 1000 W. Washington in the West Loop. A $400,000 budget affords a one-bedroom, one-bath timber loft with its own large private balcony.

Green Street Lofts

More options in the West Loop sit at 400 S Green. The Green Street Lofts come complete with high ceilings, exposed timber and brick, and open floor plans with large outdoor decks. Once an industrial warehouse, the converted loft building now features the possibility

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Chicago New Construction Condos For SaleLooking for the right new construction condo in Chicago but have a max budget of around $500,000? These new developments may just be the perfect fit.

1802 S. State 

Some new construction condos are already under contract at 1802 S. State, where more than three-dozen condos are set to join the South Loop neighborhood. The property provides amenities including garage parking, a common roof deck and options for a two- or three-bedroom condo priced under $500,000.

Triangle Square

Located at 1701 W Webster, the Triangle Square Condos sit in East Bucktown, close to area shopping, dining and recreation. With more than 60 condos to choose from, buyers can find a new construction condo with a two-bedroom floor plan starting just under $500K at Triangle

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Chicago Apartment Market It’s not usual for Chicago to experience wide swings in its temperatures, but it seems the changing seasons may also usher in more affordability, at least when it comes to rental prices. A new report from Renthop looked at monthly rental prices of some of the most populous cities in the nation, and found a pretty good swing in Chicago rent prices.

According to Renthop, it’s generally more expensive to rent in September and October, and less expensive to rent in March and April. The biggest swing came in terms of a two-bedroom apartment in Chicago. It could mean a savings of about $176 per month.

The lower rents may be tied to Chicago’s winter season. Demand traditionally dips lower during the colder months of the year. On the other hand, so does the

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One of Chicago’s most ambitious planned developments is now facing some pushback from at least one South Loop leader. Just days after the developer of One Central debuted plans for the mega-development during a community meeting, the alderman released a list detailing some of her concerns.

Some of those concerns center around the height of the buildings and the proposed density, although the developer did not release specifics on either of those things in the public meeting. The alderman also has some safety concerns and questions the impact that One Central could have on nearby residential blocks. 

Still, the local leader does acknowledge the project could mean some great things for the area, including more park and retail space and the transit

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One Bedroom Lofts ChicagoLooking for the right affordable loft in downtown Chicago? We have a few buildings in mind that offer great deals on one-bedroom units right now. 

900 N. Kingsbury

A $300,000 price point affords a one-bedroom, one-bath floor plan right now at 900 N. Kingsbury. The property also offers access to a rooftop lounge, fitness center and a location that’s just a short stroll away from the riverwalk. 

Library Tower

Located at 520 S State, the Library Tower offers loft-style condos complete with granite countertops, hardwood floors, high ceilings and some private outdoor space. It’s currently possible to find a one-bedroom, one-bath condo in the building for under $300k.

1224 W. Van Buren

Finally, you won’t want to miss the condos of 1224 W Van

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From its elegantly designed apartments to its upscale amenities, a step inside 640 N Wells puts you closer to the enjoyment of an ultra-luxury lifestyle. The dramatic glass building makes room for a variety of floor plans, including everything from a junior one-bedroom plan to two-bedrooms plus a den and even three-bedroom designs.

The open floor plans extend to high ceilings and sweeping floor-to-ceiling windows. New residents can also expect to find such high-end additions as stone countertops, stainless steel appliances and chef’s kitchens for living and for entertaining. Options additionally extend to some private terraces plus generously sized walk-in closets for extra storage space.

Meanwhile, added community amenities range from the rooftop

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River West ChicagoRiver West is one of Chicago's fastest growing neighborhoods, which means finding an available apartment is easier said than done right now. But if you get your search started at one of these top buildings, you might have a little more success heading into the busy season.

Seven 10 West

For a boutique building in River West, you’ll want to take a look at 710 W. Grand. The rentals of Seven 10 West come in floor plans ranging from a junior one-bedroom to a two-bedroom floor plan. The property also includes access to a rooftop deck with a fire pit and grills plus a resident lounge, bike storage and a dog park.   

925 W. Huron 

Found at 925 W Huron, renters of the River West Lofts are treated to exposed brick accents and original timber ceilings.

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If price is no object, some of Chicago’s most expensive rentals on the market right now sit inside three incredible buildings.

The Fordham 

One of the most impressive rental units on the market is at The Fordham. Currently, a three-bedroom, four-bath unit is on the market in the Fordham for $35,000. The rental is a full floor penthouse unit with sweeping 360-degree views overlooking the city. The price affords two large terraces and nearly 6,500 square feet of living space.

Waldorf Astoria Chicago

Another luxury unit is on the market is found at Waldorf Astoria for $29,500. This property includes two-bedrooms and 2.5 baths with around 2,600 square feet of living space. A couple of three-bedroom units are also on the market starting at $26,000.

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