Chicago Relocation Resources
Here’s where we provide you with helpful Chicago relocation resources and tips.
Chicago has a rich diversity of neighborhoods and housing styles from which to choose.
From sleek modern high rise units in Downtown Chicago to traditional homes on the lovely tree-lined streets of Lincoln Park to hip brick & timber lofts in the West Loop, Chicago has the home that fits your lifestyle.
Chicago Home Search – Your Way
We work with our clients to exceed their Chicago relo expectations in every way.
With that in mind, we offer a variety of ways to start finding your ideal home. So no matter how you like to search, we’ve got you covered.
Tip: Many people rent when they first come to Chicago. If you’re considering renting, start by reading our article Buy or Rent in Chicago? Or explore the latest Chicago Rentals.
Click the map to learn about Chicago neighborhoods and see listings.
Search By Neighborhood
Many of our relocating clients have found the Chicago Neighborhood Guide to be super helpful in getting acquainted with the vibe of each local neighborhood.
In creating the guide, we dug into our 30 years of Chicago living experience. The goal? To give you unique personal insight into what its like living in Chicago’s various neighborhoods.
Each neighborhood profile describes characteristics, amenities and local resources. And each also shows the latest homes for sale in the neighborhood.
Search By Zip Code
Already know your preferred zip code? Then search by zip code. It’s super fast.
Search With Friends & Family
Use our advanced Chicago Home Search and you and your friends and family can make notes and trade comments about each property. Something those big national portals don’t provide.
It’s the most comprehensive real estate search tool in the Chicago real estate market.
And yes, it’s just downright super cool.
Or, Just Let Us Do The Searching For You!
We’ll set-up an automated search and send you updates when new listings that match your search criteria come on the market.
Tip: Ask us how we know about the best listings before they come onto the Chicago MLS.
More Chicago Relocation Resources
Getting to know Chicago is easy with a little help. Here are some further resources and tips for you.
Check The Cost Of Living
In comparison to many American cities, Chicago is expensive. That said, Chicago real estate is a bargain compared with NYC and some California cities.
Gain an understanding of the difference in the cost of living between your current city or town and Chicago with this excellent cost of living calculator.
Explore Schools, Museums, The Arts And Sports
If you have school age children of course you will be looking to live in a neighborhood with quality schools. To learn more about Chicago schools you should check out their website Chicago Schools. You’ll find plenty of valuable information to help you decide. For example, test scores, parent reviews and more.
Chicago is of course an amazing sports town. Here’s where you can learn about Chicago Sports. Or maybe you’re more interested in art and cultural attractions. If so, check out Chicago’s Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions.
Learn About Getting Around Chicago
Getting around the city can be a tad daunting at first. Never fear! We have an awesome little resource for you. It’s our article Getting Around Chicago where we give you the best tips for figuring out the city.
We wish someone had given us this knowledge when we first moved here!
We’re Here For You
We hope you’ve found this Chicago Relocation Guide helpful.
We’re Chicago real estate brokers with a local independent boutique brokerage and are highly experienced with relocation.
Talk with us, we will make your relocation the best it can be!