Home 2017-04-26T18:18:42+00:00

Building Spotlight: The Brewster

Like the more famous Rookery Building in Chicago’s Loop, The Brewster’s exterior is heavy and fortress-like, only to completely surprise with a cast-iron and glass fantasy of an interior. Its original hand-operated cage elevator (still [...]

March 12th, 2017|Buildings|

Prairie Architecture in Oak Park

The John Farson House in Oak Park is more popularly known as “Pleasant Home,” and not because it happens to be an amiable dwelling. John Farson named it for its location on two intersecting streets: [...]

January 31st, 2017|Architecture|
  • Meghan Dahl Real Living City Residential

Meghan Dahl Joins Real Living City Residential – Lincoln Park

Real Living City Residential is excited to welcome Meghan Dahl to our brokerage. Meghan is a caring agent, with the highest ethical standards, that [...]

  • Matt Franks Real Living City Residential

Matt Franks Joins Real Living City Residential – Lincoln Park

We are happy to announce that Matt Franks has joined Real Living City Residential, Neil Hacker Group team. Matt got into real estate to build [...]

  • Real Living 360

New Real Living 360 Service Surveys Complited for RLCR Brokers

Real Living 360 Service is Real Living’s exclusive program to deliver customers a measurably superior and highly satisfying service experience. In fact, our [...]

Real Living Real Estate Recognized as ‘Real Estate Agency Brand of the Year’ in 2017 Harris Poll EquiTrend® Study

Real Living Real Estate, a real estate brokerage network operated by HSF Affiliates LLC, today announced it was recognized as “Real Estate Agency [...]

  • Chicago March 2017 Market Snapshot

March 2017 Chicago Market Snapshot

MARKET SNAPSHOT – CITY OF CHICAGO *The City of Chicago Market Snapshot represents the residential real estate activity within the 77 officially defined [...]

  • River West Chicago

Neighborhood Spotlight: River West

River West is a relatively new Chicago neighborhood. Once considered part of River North, it is now a viable, thriving community of its own. [...]

March 2017 Existing Home Sales

NAR released a summary of existing-home sales data showing that housing market activity this March is the highest pace in ten years. Home [...]

Home Upgrades with the Lowest ROI

File these six upgrades under wish fulfillment, not value investment. Life is a balancing act, and upgrading your home is no different. Some [...]

  • dog out of your garden

How to Keep Your Dog Out of Your Garden

We want our dogs to eat well, but we don’t want them snacking on our heirloom vegetables and prized perennials. Nor do we [...]

  • John Panknin

Agent Spotlight: John Panknin

John is dedicated to providing a personalized experience to his clients, and will be there every step of the way to assist in [...]

  • done deal

Don’t bank on a done deal just because

Don't bank on a done deal or other verbal promises from listing agents until you sign a contract. In heated markets across the [...]

  • selling house

Preparing to Sell Your Home? The Best 5 Projects to Do Now

Planning on selling your home in the spring? Good news — that leaves plenty of time to tackle all sorts of projects this [...]

  • agent spotlight neil hackler

Agent Spotlight: Neil Hackler

Neil Hackler has been in real estate for twenty years and has worked as a residential realtor for ten years with Real Living [...]

  • real living city residential

RLCR Agent Awards

Congratulations to our very own RLCR brokers! The Chicago Association of REALTORS has named Christie Carmody and Neil Hackler as a 2016 Top [...]

  • Bettsetseg Amy Ganbold

Agent Spotlight: Amy Ganbold

Amy specializes in working with first-time buyers, investors, downgrading sellers, and baby boomers throughout North West suburbs, as well as Chicago's Lincoln Park, [...]

  • Irving Park Neighborhood

Neighborhood Spotlight: Irving Park

Irving Park’s story is inextricably linked to the preservation of its fine stock of historic housing.  Located on the city’s North West side, [...]

  • lakeview chicago

Neighborhood Spotlight: Lakeview

The North Side neighborhood of Lakeview is one of the city’s most populated and most lively.  From an early farming community to a [...]

RLCR Agent Spotlight: Christie Carmody

Christie understands that buying a new home or selling your current home is one of the most important decisions you ever make. With [...]

  • Neighborhood Spotlight Bronzeville

Neighborhood Spotlight: Bronzeville 

Located on Chicago’s South Side, Bronzeville is one of the country’s most significant areas in African-American urban history; as center of business and [...]

  • Sabrina Thandi joins Real Living City Residential

Sabrina Thandi Joins Real Living City Residential

Sabrina Thandi, formerly with @Properties, joins Real Living City Residential, Lincoln ParkOffice. Sabrina understands that buying a new home or selling your current [...]

  • the brewester lakeview

Building Spotlight: The Brewster

Like the more famous Rookery Building in Chicago’s Loop, The Brewster’s exterior is heavy and fortress-like, only to completely surprise with a cast-iron [...]

  • RLCR Agent Spotlight John D. Mousser

RLCR Agent Spotlight: John D. Mousser

As a lifelong resident of Chicago, John D. Mousser has always had a passion for great architecture and the financial industry. His career, [...]

  • 860 880 lake shore drive

Mies van der Rohe, 860-880 Lake Shore

Internationally acclaimed, among the most photographed in Chicago, and one of architect Mies van der Rohe’s own favorite designs, 860–880 Lake Shore Drive, [...]

Interested In a Career in Real Estate?

As you go through your real estate career, you’ll soon realize that choosing the right brokerage where you can build a strong and [...]

  • Prairie Architecture in Oak Park

Prairie Architecture in Oak Park

The John Farson House in Oak Park is more popularly known as “Pleasant Home,” and not because it happens to be an amiable [...]

Older posts