Category: HOA Living

Real Estate Trends
2017 May Rooftop Social Spaces

Jack and his wife Rachel live in Chicago, happy in a two-bedroom, two-bath condo with a parking spot. Assessments are criminally low, the building is dog-friendly and it is literally a half block from a Chicago train stop. While they have a…

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Real Estate Trends
2017 May Trends in Residential Architecture

Tastes and styles change with the decades—and sometimes with just the seasons—and what is considered fashionable now may seem hopelessly dated in just a few years. (Just look at bell bottoms.) That said, innovations and re-imaginings in res…

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Neighborhoods
2016 November Park Ridge, Illinois

Home to former Secretary of State and now presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton, Park Ridge, Illinois is an affluent Chicago suburb located 15 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Other famous Park Ridgers include actor Harrison Ford …

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Real Estate Trends
2016 November Holiday Tipping Etiquette

Whether you live in a suburb or in the heart of the city, life is expensive. Sometimes it can feel as though everybody from the barista at your favorite coffee shop to the kid who bags your groceries is trying to nickel-and-dime you half to…

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Real Estate Trends
2016 August The Chicagoland Cooperator’s Expo

The Cooperator Expo Chicagoland  returns to the Navy Pier for its sixth consecutive year on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. bringing solutions that you can take home with you. Featuring nearly 300 exhibitors, a day…

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Real Estate Trends
2016 February Co-ops Around the Globe

It’s cheaper for two families to pool resources and share a house than for the same two families to buy two houses. This underlying concept has been around since people starting building houses. As a report by the National Cooperative Law C…

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Real Estate Trends
2016 February The Spring Cooperator Expo Chicagoland

The Cooperator Spring Expo Chicagoland will make its second appearance at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Expo will offer more than 150 exhibit booth…

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Real Estate Trends
2016 January Looking Into 2016

Take a quick snapshot of Chicago and you’ll capture an engaging blend of shiny new skyscrapers interspersed with lovingly-preserved 20th century architectural gems. Downtown continues to attract the corporate headquarters of large companies…

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