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RLCR Opens 2nd Office in Lincoln Park

RLCR would like to thank everyone that attended the Grand Opening of our 2nd residential real estate sales center in Lincoln Park. Your Participation was greatly appreciated. A huge thank you to owner Eric Janssen for [...]

October 18th, 2017|Announcements|

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|

RLCR Opens 2nd Office in Lincoln Park

RLCR would like to thank everyone that attended the Grand Opening of our 2nd residential real estate sales center in Lincoln Park. Your Participation [...]

5 secrets on how to fix your credit and save for a down payment on a home

Get a head start to a new week by listening to the latest episode of Market Overdrive featuring our very own Megan Oswald. [...]

Cheryl Povolo Joins Real Living City Residential – Lakeview

We are happy to announce that Cheryl Povolo has joined Real Living City Residential. A native-born Chicagoan raised in the Portage Park area, on [...]

The Best Spots to Watch Chicago’s Fourth of July Fireworks via Curbed Chicago

Summer temps are here and the Fourth of July is quickly approaching. Once again, the center of the action in Chicago will [...]

Marcos Oropeza Join Real Living City Residential – Lincoln Park

We are excited to announce that Marcos Oropeza with The Oswald Group has joined Real Living City Residential - [...]

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71 Percent of Homeowners Believe It’s a Good Time to Sell;

Seventy-one percent of homeowners believe that now is a good time to sell their home, up from 69 percent earlier this [...]

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Existing Home Sales and Prices

This interactive infographic shows price and sales data, and lets you compare it to prices and sales over the previous 12 months. [...]

  • Megan Oswald Joins Real Living City Residential - Lincoln Park

Megan Oswald Joins Real Living City Residential – Lincoln Park

We are excited to announce that Megan Oswald with The Oswald Group has joined Real Living City Residential - [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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, [...]

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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, [...]

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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 [...]

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