America’s Tallest Home For Sale

America's Tallest Home For Sale
Talk about taking housing to new heights. The top-floor penthouse apartment in Chicago’s Trump International Hotel & Tower is hitting the sale block with a $32 million price tag. The luxury condo and hotel high rise is the Western Hemisphere’s tallest residential building, making its 89th floor apartment America’s highest home. The palatial pad encompasses ...

A Room with a View

A Room with a View
Sometimes people buy a home for its structure. Sometimes they buy for its floor plan, its landscaping, or its kitchen. But we all know the saying that everything boils down to location, location, location. After living a year and a half in an apartment with a living room window that faces a brick wall, I ...

You say you’re an agent?

You say you're an agent?
These photographs remind me of every photo I took with my friends in 7th grade. I’d immediately go home, get on the computer to add borders and bubble letters spelling out “Friends 4Eva”, then print off copies for everyone’s lockers. This agent must be behind the times. Or a 12 year old girl. Either way, ...

This Is What We Mean By Ugly

This Is What We Mean By Ugly
These listing photos are certainly not going to win any Real Estate Beauty Contest awards. Not even for congeniality. This is what we mean when we say the ugly side of real estate marketing. Who is going to look at these photos and want to buy this house? Or even click on the listing to ...

Happy Memorial Day Weekend Everyone!

Memorial Day is about honoring the lives of men and women who died serving and protecting our country. It’s also the unofficial kickoff to summer. With the upcoming holiday weekend may you finally have some time to be outside, enjoy the weather, and spend time with friends and family. May also have have a relaxing ...

April Showers Bring May Flowers (Hopefully)

April Showers Bring May Flowers (Hopefully)
May is off to a cloudy start in the Chicago area. On the bright side, here are some photos to get everyone excited for warm weather, sun, colors, flowers, grilling, picnics, and cheery days to come. All Photos by VHT.