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West Loop Condo & Loft Real Estate Market Report For 2014

West Loop 2014 Real Estate Price History

As 2014 comes to a close we thought it would be a good time to provide you with real estate market reports for each of the major Chicago neighborhoods we serve. So to begin, here are the market stats for the West Loop neighborhood. Read on and see graphs and data for the West Loop showing avg price, market time and absorption rate.

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New Guide Quickly Explains The Chicago Home Buying Process

We promise to make the process of buying your Chicago home or condo enjoyable and stress-free!

Thanksgiving is over and the new year is on the horizon. Maybe one of your new year’s resolutions will be to stop renting and become a Chicago home owner. If so you’ll appreciate the new quick and easy guide we’ve put together explaining what to expect when buying a Chicago home, condo, loft or townhouse.

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Congrats Doug Stachowiak, Our Broker Associate For November!

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We are delighted to announce that Doug Stachowiak is the Best Chicago Properties Broker Associate of the Month for November. Doug had a great month helping Chicago West Loop condo buyers with their real estate needs. Congratulations Doug! If you’re looking to buy, sell or rent a West Loop condo, loft or town home contact Doug Stachowiak …he’s great resource for you!

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For Lease: West Loop Condo at The Edge $1,850

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Enjoy loft living in Chicago’s West Loop! This charming loft condo for lease at The Edge (210 S. Des Plaines) is just steps to Union Station ant the restaurants of Greektown and the West Loop’s Randolph Street! If you’d like to rent a furnished West Loop loft condo this one might be for you as it’s also available furnished for $2000 / month.

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For Lease: Two Bed / Two Bath Lakeview Condo With Huge Terrace $2,600

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Looking for a two bedroom / two bathroom rental condo in Lakeview? How about a Lakeview condo with a huge terrace? If so, you should certainly check out Best Chicago Properties’ latest two bed Lakeview Condo for lease. This is a stunning home which features a huge terrace area, 12’ ceilings and fully enclosed bedrooms for privacy.

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For Sale: Printers Row 2 Bed / 2 Bath Condo, A Deal At $235,000

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This spacious two bedroom, two bath condo is located at The Terraces on South Plymouth Court Chicago’s popular Printers Row. This unit has tons of potential and is a blank slate ready for your remodel. It features a great layout with separate master suite, large dining area, tons of storage and a courtyard view.

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West Loop Restaurants & Real Estate!

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With the explosion of new restaurants on Randolph and Madison Streets, those visiting, living or thinking of living in the West Loop need a helpful resource for checking out the latest neighborhood eateries. And that’s what we’ve provided here and we’ve even included our Staff Picks to make it easy for you to find a great place. And in case you’re curious about area real estate (and we all are!), using the GPS on your phone we’ll quickly show you all the nearby lofts and condos listed for sale in the Chicago MLS. Sweet!

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West Loop Condo Buyers Might Have New Low Down Payment Option Soon

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Good news for First-time home buyers in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood. Soon there will be a new 3% down payment mortgage option to consider. Home buyers often don’t have enough cash for a down payment to buy a home, condo or loft with the conventional 20% down mortgage or they don’t want to pay the mortgage insurance premiums associate with an FHA loan so they’ve had to be content to rent. Today’s New York Times reports that now the Fannie Mae is planning a new low-down-payment mortgage option that will allow home buyers to buy with only 3% down and without the expense involved with the other low-down-payment option backed by the FHA (Federal Housing Administration). Read more…

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Doug Stachowiak Is Our Broker Associate For October!

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Best Chicago Properties congratulates Broker Associate Doug Stachowiak for having the highest real estate production for October, 2014. Doug truly enjoys helping his Chicago real estate buyers and sellers in the markets he knows best like Chicago’s very hot West Loop neighborhood. If you or someone you know is looking to buy or sell a Chicago condo, loft, townhouse or single family home we encourage you to contact Doug today!

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Five Reasons To Buy Rather Than Rent In Chicago

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Rent versus buy? A tough question for some and an easy one for others. For the older generation who grew up in the owning a home is the American dream era, there is no question that owning is the way to go. Millennials do not want to be tied down or to have the responsibility and tend to rent. The truth is somewhere in the middle, but for most people buying makes more sense. Here are the five reasons to buy Chicago real estate instead of renting…

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