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Commute Times in Chicago

When choosing a home, many variables are considered.  Price and location typically come to mind, but a number of other factors should be considered.  One aspect that is sometimes overlooked is the travel between your new home and your job.  There are nearly 6 million workers aged 16 and older in the state of Illinois […]

Should You Move Before the Baby Comes?

When you learn that you are expecting, the excitement and joy can also bring the realization that you are in need of more space.  All the clothes and diapers, toys and bottles can take up a lot of space.  And depending on your current living situation, you might not even have a room to dedicate to a […]

Violent Crime in Chicago

When it comes time to move, or even if you just plan to visit a new city, you want to make sure you pick the right neighborhood to go to.  As with any large city, crime in Chicago is higher than it might be in neighboring towns or suburbs.  There are several types of crime, […]

Why Is Moving So Stressful?

When someone says “moving”, many react with dread. Whether you have made a move yourself or not, the concept is met with trepidation. But why all the fuss? Research is inconclusive on just where moving stress fits in the rankings of life stress. The only “concrete” evidence comes from the multitude of people who have […]
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