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Some Chicago home buyers love the idea of living high in the sky and sharing a building with hundreds of other residents. Others—not so much. While it’s inarguable that the dozens of residential Chicago skyscrapers help make up the greatest skyline on earth, some people just aren’t cut out for the high-rise lifestyle. On the other hand, if living among all the action and hustle and bustle of downtown still sounds appealing, your options can quickly become limited if a high-rise condo is out of the question.

One building that may be the perfect solution to a trendy high-rise residence sits at 744 N. Clark Street in Chicago’s vibrant River North neighborhood. Also referred to as The Royalle, the condos at 744 N. Clark were originally built back in 2002

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River North is certainly home to some of Chicago's most lavish and luxurious condo buildings, but that doesn't mean every desirable living space here has to break the bank. So if you’re looking for a fabulous new living space in the heart of the city but also have a budget that tops out at $400,000, here are 3 top buildings you should consider in 2018....

757 N. Orleans

The contemporary-styled 757 N Orleans offers the enjoyment of high-rise living with some sensational city views. Because the building offers a range of different floor plans, it’s possible to find a one-bedroom, one-bath unit in the building for under $400,000.

400 N. LaSalle

That same price point also affords the opportunity for a condo within 400 N. LaSalle. Just off the

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When it comes to buying a new downtown Chicago condo, buyers not only have to think about exactly what they want in a new home, but also a property’s resale value as well. Nobody knows what the future holds, and while one particular downtown Chicago condo may seem like the perfect fit today, it might just be the next place you outgrow tomorrow. For those who have experience with the Chicago real estate market, it’s probably no surprise to you that some condo buildings in the city tend to hold their value better than others offering what may seem like comparable units. But upon closer examination, there’s almost always a reason why some downtown condo buildings hold a stronger resale value than others across the way. Listed below of several primes example

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There is no denying that River North has transformed into one of Chicago's trendiest and most desirable neighborhoods. Like other areas, this was once nothing more than an industrial district, filled with warehouses. Today, fine dining, boutiques, art galleries, and high-end real estate properties have taken over. Of course, some of the most coveted residences are found within the walls of River North's high-rises.

  • Superior 110 - Imbued with unwavering quality, the condos in this 27-story glass tower will take your breath away. Floor-to-ceiling windows, designer fixtures, wood floors, and Jacuzzi tubs are just a few thoughtful features to look forward to. Superior 110 offers a 24-hour doorman, fitness center, high-tech alarm system, heated parking,
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When narrowing down that wish list for a new Chicago condo, space is often the last thing home buyers want to sacrifice. The unfortunate reality for many condo buyers, however, is that the extra square footage you so desperately want tends to be the number one factor that drives up how much you'll end up paying.

Bargains for two-, three- and even four-bedroom condos can of course be found all over the city, but for each extra bedroom that’s included in a swanky new downtown condo, the harder it becomes to find a place you like at the price you want.

For obvious reasons, three bedroom condos in Chicago are in very high-demand. Whether you want that third bedroom to use as an office, to use for your kids or to simply use as an extra guest room, having

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If you’re not quite ready to buy or perhaps only plan on living in downtown Chicago  temporarily, there’s hardly a shortage of luxury condo buildings to choose from that offer exceptional living spaces for rent. But if you’re someone who truly requires the best of the best, here’s a quick look at what we consider 3 of the most luxurious places to rent in 2018:

Aqua Chicago

Undeniably one of downtown Chicago’s most distinct condo towers, at least from a design aspect, Aqua also sits just off the riverfront in the city’s ultra-luxe urban playground known as the New Eastside. Look for Aqua condos for rent to offer insane views, roomy layouts, and insanely huge balconies that are great for entertaining and impressing anyone you have over.

Trump Tower

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Another luxury condo has been moved over at Trump Tower, according to a new report out from the Chicago Tribune. The buyer, entrepreneur and philanthropist Richard A. Chaifetz, has apparently shelled out $9.4 million for the four-bedroom, 6,850 square foot unit, which occupies about half of the building’s 87th floor.

The transaction is particularly noteworthy because it represents the second-highest price paid for a condo inside Chicago’s lavish Trump Tower, following only the $17 million Dubai-based business tycoon Sanjay Shah paid for his full-floor penthouse on the building’s 89th floor.

As noted by the Tribune, Chaifetz’s condo features four-and-a-half bathrooms, floor-to-ceiling windows, custom built-ins inside each of the four bedrooms, a

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Today we thought today we’d highlight one of our favorite condominium buildings not just in the River North neighborhood, but in all of downtown Chicago. Although this part of the city is jam-packed with exclusive and luxurious residential buildings, there’s just something about 201 W. Grand that sets it apart from the rest.

If you’re looking for a Chicago condo building with an elegant exterior and traditional architecture, 201 W. Grand definitely isn’t for you. Instead, 201 W. Grand, also known by many as the Contemporaine, has been recognized by several architecture publications and institutions for its stunning design, chic contemporary façade, and unmistakable appearance. The all glass and concrete exterior has a quintessential urban-feel to it

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Work Live Spaces ChicagoIt seems more and more people are starting to work from home, at least during part of the work week, and if you find yourself in a somewhat similar situation, it’s important to consider not only your personal needs when looking for a new condo for sale in downtown Chicago, but also your professional needs as well.

A Forbes article from 2013 estimated 30 million Americans work from a home office at least once per week, with a study from Telework Research Network estimating that number is expected to increase by 63% in the next five years. New technologies like video conferencing are making travel and office expansion less necessary, which is just one contributing factor in the growing trend of working from home. Other benefits include cutting down on

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It’s a mixed bag for luxury condo prices in Chicago right now. While some buildings are selling for a higher price per square foot, others are down in price.

Perhaps one of the biggest names right now is Trump, and reports suggest the condos at Trump International Hotel & Tower are among those down in price. According to some published reports, the sale price per square foot within the Chicago River tower was down about 12-percent from 2016 to 2017. In comparison, reports list the average sale price per square foot in 340 On the Park, located in Lakeshore East, up about 12-percent during the same time period.

While some brokers suggest it could be a reflection of the Trump presidency, others suggest increasing completion from newer construction, luxury

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