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Sotheby's International Realty
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Carpe Diem- Thought leadership & July Real Estate Newsletter from your trusted advisor
Inventory Low and Market Times Down
2014 is still a recovering market, prices are rising, inventory remains low and
market times are falling. There is an 8% increase in prices across the board
with significant variance in areas. Prices are up as much as 20% for in-demand
areas, but there are still many places where growth is much slower. Market
times are down across the entire Chicagoland-area to103 days from 129 days and
inventory is at a 24-month low.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff
Realty Group Continues to Lead in Luxury Real Estate
Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff continues to be a force in the Chicago real
estate market. According to the MLS, in comparison to other major brokerage
firms in Chicago, KoenigRubloff has the highest average sale prices and has the
number one luxury market share in Chicagoland, Cook County, Lake County and
DuPage County. KoenigRubloff also currently has the most $2 million and above
homes listed, and leads in $1 million and above condominiums and townhomes
we continue to make our name known in every market, Berkshire Hathway
HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group’s commitment to public service remains
the same as it always has. Our new name is the KoenigRubloff Cares Foundation,
because at the core of our mission is the care and compassion we have for those
around us. The KoenigRubloff Cares Foundation proudly supports Habitat for
Humanity and The Sunshine Kids organization. Our agents and staff consider
giving back to the communities where they live and work a high priority and look
forward to making an even greater contribution in the
future.Please click here to read our informative
Good to Know
time for the entire Chicago-area reflects a 20% decrease overall! Homes on the Northwest
side in North Park, for example, are spending on average 46 days on the market,
less than half the amount of days a year earlier according to a story featured
in Crain’s Chicago Business. Condominiums and townhouses in the neighborhood of
West Town have also seen a dramatic decrease in the amount of days spent on the
market in comparison from a year earlier.To read the full Crain's story, please
Dress Up Your
Outdoor Space This Summer
we enjoy the warm summer months and start to spend more time outdoors, Midwest
Living has a lot of fantastic suggestions on how to liven up your outdoor space!
Try something simple, like adding bright cushions outside, or make your own fire
bowl. Check out Midwest Living’s other suggestions for your exterior here.
For those with a small yard,
balcony, or roof to decorate, HGTV also offers tips on how to get the most out
of the area that you have here.
Newest Affiliation with Berkshire
Hathaway-Florida Properties Group
Picture breakfast on your deck watching dolphins
play ..Let that break in your busy schedules involve a sunrise in St. Pete . I
am pleased to announce my affiliation with BHHS FLA. I welcome the oppty. to
assist you in finding that luxury home or 2nd home on the coast!
Featured Property-1920 N. Clark Open
this Sunday 1-3
Carpe Diem Real Estate
to North Shore Luxury Homes Closed this Sizzlin' Summer!