The Winter Coat Drive Was a Success!

We're proud to have been a part of the Winter Coat Drive benefiting One Warm Coat and Kids Off The Block, hosted by broker, Cheryl Bellavia!

It was a great success!  Coats were donated for men, women and children . . . 132 winter coats in total.

A big THANKS! to everyone to donated to help Chicagoans in need stay warm this winter.

Norwood Park Winterfest is This Weekend!

Norwood Park WinterFest is this weekend, Saturday, December 10, from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., and Sunday, December 11, from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The tree lighting ceremony and Taft High School's choir will be singing on Saturday, starting at 5:30 p.m., and the tree will be lit at 6 p.m. Pictures with Santa by Edward Fox Photography & Video, Tree Lighting ceremony with Taft High School's lovely choir, along with amazing local vendors inside the historic Norwood Park Train Station.  Enjoy some hot chocolate, beer or spiced wine while you shop for unique gifts for everyone on your list.  

Don't forget to bring a new unwrapped toy for the drive for the New Hope Community Food Pantry Chicago.

We're pleased to be a sponsor for the Norwood Park WinterFest, and wish everyone a happy and safe holiday season!

Chicago Property Tax Rebate Deadline Has Been Extended To December 30th

If you are eligible for Chicago's Property tax rebate, you now have until December 30th to deliver your application to any of the 26 neighborhood locations citywide.  The rebate gives working and middle class families and seniors tax relief from the increase needed to fund pensions of first responders, and possible rebates range between $25 and $200.

Here are the requirements you must meet in order to be eligible:

  • A Chicago homeowner
  • Received the Cook County Homeowners’ Exemption in the most recent property tax year;
  • Household adjusted gross income of $75,000 or less in 2015;
  • City of Chicago portion of property taxes increased on most recent tax bill;
  • Current on the payment of property taxes;
  • Do not owe real estate taxes on other property located in Chicago; and
  • Do not have City debt (e.g. parking tickets, overdue water bills). In cases where City debt is owed, the rebate will be applied to the debt.

Click here for further details on qualifications for the rebate, for frequently asked questions and for the addresses of all eligible locations.