What do foreigners' favorite metros have in common? Two things: nice winters and big price declines during the housing bust. Foreigners want sunshine and bargains. The relationship between price declines and foreign share is especially strong.
With the summer apartment season finally upon us in Chicago, everyone I know is in the hot pursuit of the one thing that is even more important than getting a table at Girl and the Goat: that magical dirt-cheap apartment.
These are what we call a city's "best-kept secret" neighborhoods. They're not secrets to most local house hunters, but outsiders looking to move in typically overlook them.
Boston-based celebrity chef Todd English is the next big name to mark his territory on Chicago's exciting dining scene.
Among all the negative news you have heard about the real estate market lately, home values have actually increased in Kenwood by 13.7% over the last year, with the average home in the neighborhood having a value of approximately $320,000.