Month: August 2019

Experts Predict a Strong Housing Market for the Rest of 2019

We’re in the back half of the year, and with a decline in interest rates as well as home price and wage appreciation, many are wondering what the predictions are for the remainder of 2019. Here’s what some of the experts have to say: Ralph McLaughlin, Deputy Chief Economist for CoreLogic “We see the cooldown flattening or even... More

Just Listed: 5526 W Cornelia Avenue, Chicago, IL 60641 by IRPINO Real Estate

Highly Desired Portage Park Home For Sale IRPINO Real Estate is proud to present this 3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom Portage Park, Chicago single family for sale at: 5526 W. Cornelia Avenue, Chicago, IL 60641. This home is in a prime location, just 1 block from Chopin Park, public transportation and shopping. Classic Brick Bungalow... More

Rent Vs. Own [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Owning your own home vs. renting may lead to some great options, such as locking in your monthly payments and having the freedom to customize your living space. Whether you rent or own, you have to cover someone’s mortgage costs. You may as well be doing so to build your own wealth, rather... More

Local Business Spotlight: The Baton Show Lounge in Chicago

IRPINO Real Estate Presents our Local Business Spotlight series featuring local businesses in Chicago’s Uptown and Buena Park neighborhoods. We are beyond thrilled to welcome a new business this August: The Baton Show Lounge (4713 N Broadway). Although they are not new to Chicago (2019 marks their 50 year anniversary!), they are new to the Uptown neighborhood.... More

How Much Do You Know About Down Payments?

Whether you’ve owned a home before, or you’re ready to jump into homeownership for the first time, there are always a lot of questions swirling around about what is truly required for a down payment, and how to best source down payment assistance. Let’s tackle these two today. 1. How much do you really need... More

Chicago Condo For Sale: 4210 N. Kenmore Avenue, Unit GD

IRPINO Real Estate is proud to present this Buena Park / Uptown, Chicago condo for sale at: 4210 N. Kenmore Avenue, Unit GD, Chicago, IL 60613. 1 BEDROOM | 1 BATHROOM This Move-in Ready Buena Park Condo has been beautifully Renovated and awaits its new owners. Features include: Tall Ceilings grace the Open Floor Plan... More

Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Sell Your House

As a homeowner, it’s always tempting to dream about the next big project you’re going to tackle. The possibilities are endless. Should I renovate? Should I refinance? Should I stay? Should I move? The list goes on and on. In today’s housing market, it’s actually a great time to shift your thoughts toward selling your... More

Chicago Condo For Sale: 336 W Wellington Avenue, Unit 2001

IRPINO Real Estate is proud to present this Buena Park / Uptown, Chicago condo for sale at: 336 W Wellington Avenue, Unit 2001, Chicago, IL 60657. 2 BEDROOM | 2 BATHROOM Completely Renovated and Move-in Ready, this Stunning Corner Unit offers Sweeping Views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago Skyline. Features include: The Open Floor... More

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