Who is Buying What Types of Homes with Cash?

By Vivian Jiang As home values fell after the peak in 2007, many investors entered the market and purchased lower priced homes with all cash. As investor-driven activity has been fading, more traditional buyers have re-entered the market while the mortgage rates are...

Best Places to Buy a Vacation Home

By Skylar Olsen Methodology: Our goal in creating the Second Home Index is to surface U.S. cities near popular vacation destinations that are also good locations to buy a second home for seasonal use. This endeavor had two steps—first to identify vacation cities near...
New Lower Highland Project: The Boathouse

New Lower Highland Project: The Boathouse

By Ken Schroeppel Some infill projects are bigger than others, but even the smaller projects help fill in missing bits of the urban fabric and energize their surroundings. In the case of The Boathouse, a new 10,400 square foot office project in Lower Highland at 1850...
River North: DRIVE 2 Update #2 (Inside the Infill Edition)

River North: DRIVE 2 Update #2 (Inside the Infill Edition)

By Ryan Dravitz It is time for the second part of our DRIVE 2 tour! We are going to go inside the walls and check out the progress, floor-plans, and exciting views this new, 60,000 square foot building offers! Thanks to Chris Woldum of Zeppelin Places for the great...