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  • Two Creatively Combined Units with Stunning Vistas Just Listed

    Two Creatively Combined Units with Stunning Vistas Just Listed
    Just Listed
    Tuesday, January 29, 2019
    Just Listed Complete renovation of 2 combined condos with expansive living space, luxury appointments throughout and stunning views is the ultimate city home. Designed with a sleek & clean white/gray pallet with pops of color. The formal living room & casual dining space flow seamlessly along a wall of windows thru the open kitchen into the family room, formal dining space, and wet bar...
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  • Urban News *Weekend* - January 25, 2019

    Urban News *Weekend* - January 25, 2019
    Friday, January 25, 2019
    Check out some interesting, thought-provoking reads from across the country in this week's Urban News... Mega $6B project proposed for Lincoln Yards approved amidst controversy on timing and changes to plans, reports Curbed.com . Proposed is 15 million square feet of commerical, residential, parkspace, three new bridges, and an expansion of the 606 Trail. With the 2019 tax filing season set to officially open next week, there's much to know ...
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  • Urban News *Weekend* - January 18, 2019

    Urban News *Weekend* - January 18, 2019
    Friday, January 18, 2019
    Check out these local and national news headlines to help you get ahead on business, social, and trending topics in Urban News: THIS WEEKEND! PAWS Chicago hopes to find homes for their seven longest residents of the shelters . The adoption fees for the dogs and cats will be waived. Check out these furry friends on Block Chicago ...
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  • Dramatic Corner Unit in Union Square Condominiums For Sale

    Dramatic Corner Unit in Union Square Condominiums For Sale
    Just Listed
    Thursday, January 17, 2019
    Just Listed Rarely available, this fabulous & dramatic corner unit loft home in the penthouse section of Union Square is now ready for a new owner! Over 1900 sq. ft. With gorgeous hardwood floors throughout, 2nd bedroom has newer carpeting. Robust kitchen has granite & ss appliances. Endless and amazing views from a private 35 ft balcony. The open layout boasts a split floor plan which is superb for entertaining...
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  • Impeccably Maintained Condo

    Impeccably Maintained Condo
    Just Listed
    Wednesday, January 09, 2019
    Just Listed Pristine, spacious, like new condo in awesome West Bucktown/ East Humboldt Park location just 1 block west of Western on booming North Ave. Seller has impeccably maintained this four-year new unit leaving it in like new condition. Smart Phillips HUE lighting (over 25,000 colors) combined with Google system & NEST. Just two blocks from the 606 trail & expansive Humboldt Park make it perfect for the urban explorer...
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  • Urban News *Weekend* - January 5, 2019

    Urban News *Weekend* - January 5, 2019
    Saturday, January 05, 2019
    Check out these local and national news headlines to help you get ahead on business, social, and trending topics in Urban News: In response to recent alleged teen-committed crimes at Water Tower Place , the Gold Coast shopping center has now implemented a new policy requiring minors to be accompanied by an adult during specific days and hours. ABC7 reports on the plan ...
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  • Sophisticated Living at The Montgomery

    Sophisticated Living at The Montgomery
    Just Listed
    Thursday, January 03, 2019
    Just Listed Welcome to "The Montgomery" in sophisticated River North! This home features 11' floor-to-ceiling windows for residents to enjoy sunrise to sunset views of the Chicago Skyline. From the entry to the home throughout the spacious living room are recently refinished hardwood floors. In the contemporary kitchen: Sleek Poliform espresso cabinets, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances. Master bath has a double vanity and soaking tub with shower...
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  • Exquisitely Maintained & Updated Loft Just Listed in Lakeview

    Exquisitely Maintained & Updated Loft Just Listed in Lakeview
    Just Listed
    Wednesday, January 02, 2019
    Just Listed Fabulous updated loft in a wonderfully well-served location. No expense has been spared in the maintenance and updates performed by the current owners. Enjoy soaring high ceilings, and a sumptuous feeling of space, coupled with extensive character features to include concrete beams, exposed brick, and newly finished hardwood floors. Indulge in far reaching views to the north, west, and downtown from this penthouse level home, and the expansive roof deck...
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  • Is Buying a Second Home Right For You?

    Is Buying a Second Home Right For You?
    In The News
    Tuesday, January 01, 2019
    Each year, we set out a list of resolutions and goals – things to achieve in the new year, and really, not everyone checks every single item off their list. One important goal is understanding what you real estate goals are, and deciding where you want to go, and how you want to get there. “The beginning of the new year is the ideal time to map out your short and long-term real estate dreams,” says Michael Emery, senior partner, Urban Real Estate...
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  • Urban Real Estate Hosts Holiday Party, Raises Money for Boys & Girls Clubs

    Urban Real Estate Hosts Holiday Party, Raises Money for Boys & Girls Clubs
    Tuesday, December 18, 2018
    Urban Real Estate Hosts Annual Holiday Party; Raises Money and Awareness and for Boys & Girls Clubs Chicago brokerage Urban Real Estate invited clients, friends, and brokers for its annual holiday gathering, supporting the Union League Boys & Girls Clubs (ULBGC)...
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  • Urban News - December 6, 2018

    Urban News - December 6, 2018
    Thursday, December 06, 2018
    Check out these local and national news headlines to help you get ahead on business, social, and trending topics in Urban News: Might Sears still have a lifeline left? USA Today reports Sears chairman Eddie Lampert offering to buy the struggling store out of bankruptcy . Thank a REALTOR! A study released by the National Association of REALTORS found that 82 percent of REALTORS donate money to charitable causes annually, compared to the national average of 56...
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  • Urban News *Weekend* - November 30, 2018

    Urban News *Weekend* - November 30, 2018
    Friday, November 30, 2018
    Check out these local and national news headlines to help you get ahead on business, social, and trending topics in Urban News: Salesforce is bringing 1,000 jobs to Chicago , reports Crain's Chicago Business, with its move to 500,000 square feet in River North...
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  • Urban News - November 15, 2018

    Urban News - November 15, 2018
    In The News
    Thursday, November 15, 2018
    Check out some interesting, thought-proving reads from across the country in this week's Urban News... Tis the Season to be jolly, but really, how about some holiday decor trends that lend to new festive traditions? Check out these great ideas in Forbes. First bike rentals, now scooters? They are rolling through cities across the country, could Chicago be next? The dockless mode of cool transport might be headed to Chicago next...
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  • Urban News *Weekend* - November 9, 2018

    Urban News *Weekend* - November 9, 2018
    Friday, November 09, 2018
    With big box retailer Target assessing leaving the city's South Side, local residents and elected officials aren't letting go without a fight. Read more in Block Club Chicago . Voters in Evanston have approved an increase to the real estate transfer tax on homes which sell for $1.5 million or more. Crain's Chicago Business reports that roughly 17,000 voted in favor of the measure, versus nearly 15,000 against it, according to data from Cook County...
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  • Urban News - October 31, 2018

    Urban News - October 31, 2018
    New Eastside, Streeterville
    Wednesday, October 31, 2018
    Check out this Urban News section, looking at local and national news, events, and trends you just might want to learn more about. -- C hicago Landlords have converted some “clicks to bricks” in getting online retailers into neighborhood storefronts, but what does this mean long-term? The Real Deal takes a look. -- A slower but steady market is a positive sign among a cooling down market...
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  • Urban News - October 16, 2018

    Urban News - October 16, 2018
    Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    Check out this Urban News section, looking at local and national news, events, and trends you just might want to learn more about. Have you heard the second Amazon Go location has opened at 144 South Clark ? According to The Real Deal, a third is also on the way in Chicago, as Amazon continues to move toward its goal of having 3,000 cashier-free stores by 2021. Learn more about the plan here ...
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  • New Eastside’s Urban Real Estate Gives Back to Neighbors (and Dogs) In Need

    New Eastside’s Urban Real Estate Gives Back to Neighbors (and Dogs) In Need
    In The News, New Eastside
    Monday, September 03, 2018
    The brokers at Urban Real Estate have proudly been involved in giving back to the community and to the housing industry since its inception more than twelve years ago. It is a value that is shared by the brokers, as well as the partners, who hold near and dear the goal to give back where they live, work, and play...
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  • Join us for Urban's Furever Home Pet Adoption Event

    Join us for Urban's Furever Home Pet Adoption Event
    In The News, New Eastside
    Thursday, August 02, 2018
    Join Urban Real Estate for its first-ever "Urban Furever Home Pet Adoption Event", with partner One Tail At A Time Dog Rescue, a no-kill, all-breed dog rescue, on Sunday, Aug. 26, from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. The New Eastside real estate brokerage will be hosting the event on the first floor of its office at 400 E. Randolph Street...
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  • It's Here! You Can't Miss The Legacy - 60 E. Monroe Unit 2302

    It's Here! You Can't Miss The Legacy - 60 E. Monroe Unit 2302
    Justin Oliver, Matt Farrell
    Friday, June 29, 2018
    This sensational home is a must-see at The Legacy. Located at 60 E. Monroe, we are thrilled to present to you Unit 2302. This sensational 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom, this perfectly appointed home has it all for the buyer looking to live in a lap of luxury, in the heart of Chicago's Loop. Experience all this beautiful home as to offer - watch Urban broker Justin Oliver guide you through the property in our video tour ...
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  • Crain's reports Chicago is attracting more "young, well-off residents"

    Crain's reports Chicago is attracting more "young, well-off residents"
    In The News
    Thursday, May 31, 2018
    Accordiing to Crain's Chicago Business, "Between 2010 and 2016, the city of Chicago gained more households in a key category—total income of more than $100,000 with the head of household under age 45—than any city in the country except for far larger New York, according to newly analyzed U.S. Census Bureau data." The news is tremendous as the city continues to attract new businesses and Silicon Valley's major players. Read more about the trend here .
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