Are you in the market to buy a home in Chicago? Do you know where you plan to live? Chicago’s many neighborhoods have their own unique identities and customs. Which Chicago property is right for you? The only way to know is to get out and view some Chicago real estate in different areas. Here are a few communities to visit in your Chicago properties search.
Skokie – Chicago Real Estate
Skokie (formerly Niles Centre) is a suburb of Chicago about 15 miles from the famous “Chicago Loop”. If you are looking for a Chicago property it’s a great place to live. There are about 65,000 people in the area. Have your Chicago real estate agent show you homes on Old Orchard Road, Golf Road, Dempster Street, Main Street, and Touhy Avenue. Also, check out people that want to sell a home in Chicago on Skokie Boulevard, Crawford Avenue, and McCormick Boulevard. Major diagonal streets are Lincoln Avenue, Niles Center Road, and Gross Point Road. Happy house hunting.
Rogers Park – Chicago Real Estate
Rogers Park began as a farming community in about 1830 with immigrants from Germany. There are excellent Chicago properties that reflect German, English, Irish and Jewish families that moved to Rogers Park. The 2000 census showed Rogers Park is one of the most diverse American communities. If you’re into diversity, have your Chicago real estate agent arrange some house showings in Rogers Park.
Oak Park – Chicago Real Estate
Oak Park offers easy bus and train service to downtown Chicago, a good place to start your Chicago real estate quest. About 50,000 people live in Oak Park. Some famous Oak Park residents are Carl Rogers, Ernest Hemingway, Betty White. Got that? There’s going to be a test when you close on your Chicago property! (just kidding)
Evanston – Chicago Real Estate
Evanston is located right on Lake Michigan just north of Chicago also belongs on your Chicago real estate house hunting list… It’s close to Wilmette, another popular place for buying a Chicago property. A few famous people from Evanston include Marlon Brando, John Cusack, Joan Cusack, and Charlton Heston. As soon as you close on your Chicago property, I’ll add you to the list!