Julie Chesne's Blog Posts

OPEN HOUSE Captivating Midcentury Modern Home In Skokie

Don't miss this Skokie home on a double lot meticulously restored and renovated with great care- OPEN HOUSES -Thursday, June 6th | 4 PM - 6 PMSaturday, June 8th | 2 PM - 3:30 PMSunday, June|

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Open House In Albany Park 3 Bed 3 Bath Home

Don't miss this lovely single-family home with an in-law suite.- OPEN HOUSES -Saturday, June 8th | 1 PM - 2:30 PMSunday, June 9th | 1 PM - 2:30 PM4729 N Springfield Ave | Chicago, IL3|

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Unique Luxury Homes In Vail And Redmond Washington

1017 Ptarmigan Rd,Vail, COLooking to head west of Chicago for your next home?We have you covered with some special listings!One of the advantages of COMPASS is the vast network of agents around the

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Hot Picks This Week Come See These Featured Homes

Whether you are looking for a sky-high dream home or a single-family home in the heart of Lincoln Park...We've got you covered!For the full collection of masterpiece homes click HERE.See something

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Fabulous Completely Renovated Home In The Gold Coast OPEN HOUSE

Are you looking for a perfect downtown Pied-à-Terre?- OPEN HOUSE - Saturday, May 11thNoon - 1:30 PM33 E Cedar St, Unit 11CChicago, IL1 Bed | 1 BathBeautiful newer open kitchen with white

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OPEN HOUSE Large Penthouse 2bed 2bath In Edgewater

Don't miss this exceptional home, perfect time to take a look!- OPEN HOUSE - Saturday & Sunday, May 4th & 5th1:30 PM - 3:00 PM1339 W Elmdale Ave, Unit 3 | Chicago, IL2 Bed | 2 BathGracious open

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OPEN HOUSE THIS WEEKEND 1605 W Ainslie St Unit 1

Don't miss this nicely redone, spacious 1 bed | 1 bath in Ravenswood!- OPEN HOUSE -Saturday & Sunday, May 4th & 5th11:00 AM - 12:30 PM1605 W Ainslie St, Unit 1 | Chicago, IL1 Bed | 1

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Decoding New Construction Duplex Living

Upper vs. Lower Units – Which Offers the Perfect Fit for You?When it comes to duplex living, the choice between an upper unit (up) or a lower unit (down) presents a unique set of considerations.

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Your Ultimate Holiday Guide Awaits

Unveiling Chicago's Festive SplendorThe season of warmth, joy, and twinkling lights has arrived, and there's no better place to experience the magic of the holidays than in the bustling city of

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Hot Picks Where Fine Living Meets Fine Art

In celebration of the prestigious Art Basel event in Miami Beach this December, we are delighted to present this collection of luxury properties that seamlessly blend the worlds of sophisticated

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Holiday Gifts Transforming Homes For Sustainability

Amidst the holiday hustle and bustle, enhancing the efficiency of our homes might not be the first thing on our minds. Yet, what better gift to give ourselves and our loved ones than the gift of a

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Unveiling Opportunities In Every Day

Every day is like a treasure chest filled with chances waiting to be discovered, and Monday is that sparkling gem that kickstarts the hunt.In the grand tapestry of time, each day unfurls itself as a

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Northside New Construction Homes To Call Your Own

Looking for move-in ready new construction on the Northside?We have you covered!Come take a peek...Click HERE or on the picture below to see the full collection with more details and pictures

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COMPASS National Real Estate Insights November 2023

There is so much media regarding the real estate and lending markets right now, how do you know what to trust?Let's take a look at the data and what experts are saying...What to expect for the

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Seize Today

In the grand symphony of existence, amidst the myriad of days that flutter by, there exist only two elusive entities impervious to our influence—yesterday and tomorrow...Yesterday, a treasure

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2023 JDC Group Chicago Holiday Guide

Get ready to immerse yourself in the holiday spirit with the JDC Group Holiday Event Guide for Chicago!As the festive season unfolds, we're excited to present a curated selection of events, 

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Reach Your Real Estate Goals With A Top Brokerage

Learn how we can help you achieve your real estate goals with the power of the nation's #1 brokerage on your side.We can't wait to get started for you!JDC Group | COMPASSJULIE CHESNE - Realtor,

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Enjoy The Second Annual JDC Group Thanksgiving Cookbook

We are grateful for our many blessings - safe homes, kind clients, and GOOD FOOD!We hope you like this compilation of our clients turned friend's favorite recipes.We also included the favorites from

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OPEN HOUSE Exceptional New Construction Building With 3 Unique Homes All With Private Outdoor Space

Are you searching for the perfect place to call home in the heart of Noble Square?Look no further!You are invited to an open house this Saturday at 1335 W Walton St.  3

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Staying Ahead Of The Market

Get ready to discover the most desirable listings before they're available to everyone else!Be at the forefront of the real estate game with Compass Coming Soon.🏠 Whether you're looking for a

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Please Share Your Favorite Recipes For The 2023 Thanksgiving Cookbook

Happy fall season! We hope you're doing well and enjoying the changing colors and cozy vibes that come with this time of year.As Thanksgiving approaches, we wanted to reach out and ask for your

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The Wisdom Of Silence

In a world filled with endless chatter and constant noise, the power of silence is often underestimated.Words have a remarkable ability to shape our world, influence others, and impact our

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Fantastic Homes In 60610

Located in the heart of Chicago, zip code 60610 holds a special place in the city's vibrant landscape.This sought-after area, encompassing neighborhoods like Old Town and parts of the Gold Coast,

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Fall In Love With Your Home

Fall is the perfect time to update your home, whether you're looking to enjoy the cozy season with small updates or prepare your property for sale.Adding Value with Seasonal PrepEmbrace the

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Halloween Is Upon Us

The witching hour is near... Let us help you have the spookiest Halloween yet!If you are looking for something fun to do on Halloween, check out these resources for fun in the city and burbs

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Spectacular Single Family Homes In Lake View Neighborhoods

Looking for a home with it all?Outdoor space?Move-in ready?Custom touches?Look no further...Click HERE or on the picture below to see the full collection with more details and pictures.Call us

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Open House At Sundrenched South Facing Condo With Captivating City Vistas From A Private Balcony

Looking to be close to the Magnificent Mile?At this home you are just a hop, skip,  and a jump away... come see!- OPEN HOUSE -October 28thNoon - 2:00 p.m.600 N Dearborn St, Unit 804 | Chicago,

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Why Colder Fall Weather Makes Us Crave Hearty Meals

Fall is a season of contrasts, where the world outside starts to prepare for winter and the indoors beckon with warmth and comfort.For many of us, there is something undeniably special about

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Stunning Luxury Homes In New York And Colorado

Whether you have a New York state of mind or would prefer Colorado, the Switzerland of America...We have you covered!One of the advantages of COMPASS is the vast network of agents around

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OPEN HOUSE Saturday 600 N Dearborn Unit 804

Don't miss this sun-drenched south-facing condominium with captivating city vistas from a private balcony- OPEN HOUSE -October 21st1:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m.600 N Dearborn St, Unit 804 |

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New Construction Dream Home In Noble Square 1335 W Walton St

Are you in search of the perfect place to call home in the heart of Noble Square?Look no further! We are thrilled to invite you to exclusive open houses this weekend at 1335 W

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Thank You For Joining Us At The 2023 Fall Fest

We want to extend our heartfelt gratitude to all of you who joined us at the 2023 Fall Festival.It was an incredible day filled with joy, laughter, and a strong sense of community, and it'

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Stay Ahead Of The Market With Us Lincoln Park Edition

Imagine having exclusive access to the hottest listings before they hit the market. With Compass Coming Soon, you'll be ahead of the game, getting a sneak peek into the homes of your dreams. Don't

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Saturday Fall Fest Moving Indoors Due To Rain

A little rain never stopped us from having fun!The forecast is for rain through Sunday, so we are moving the Fall Fest indoors.LOCATION CHANGEJoin us at Foxhole CreativeSaturday, October 14th | 10

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Taking Control Of Your Life

Life can often feel like a whirlwind, with days slipping through our fingers as we struggle to keep up with the demands of our modern world.In the midst of this chaos, it's easy to feel like we're

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OPEN HOUSE New Construction In Noble Square

Another fine project by JZK DevelopmentCome see the 3 lovely units of 1335 W Walton St.- OPEN HOUSE -Sunday, October 8th | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PMThe JZK Development team really outdid themselves

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Condos From The Contemporary To Retro

Here's the story of some lovely condos...Whether you are looking for something more modern or you like the vibe of the 70s, we have you covered.We had a lot of fun visiting this week's hot picks,

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Finding Success In Failure

Michael Jordan, the legendary basketball player, is not just celebrated for his unmatched skills on the court but also for his profound wisdom and resilience in the face of adversity.This quote

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Cool Condos In The Gold Coast Neighborhood

Looking for a special condo in the Gold Coast neighborhood?We have you covered!Click HERE or on the picture below to see the full collection with more details and pictures.Call us at (773) 807-8580

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Join The JDC Group To Celebrate Fall And YOU

We are so grateful for all of YOU!Join us on Saturday, October 14th for some fall fun.Thank you for your continued trust and support over the years. We would love to see you to celebrate.

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The Ripple Effect Of Happiness

Sharing the Joy that MultipliesIn a world filled with complexities and challenges, pursuing happiness remains a universal aspiration. People seek it in various forms – through personal,

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Homes On Both Coast That You Will Love

One of the advantages of COMPASS is the vast network of agents around the country.So if you are a Chicagoan for life or see yourself someplace else, we have you covered.Wherever you want to call,

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Inspiration From Tennis Great Billie Jean King

This simple yet profound statement encapsulates the essence of what it takes to become a true champion, not only in sports but in life as well, and serves as a source of inspiration and

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Stunning Lincoln Park Homes

Looking for a Lincoln Park single-family home that will WOW your entire family? We have you covered!Click HERE or on the picture below to see the full collection with more details and pictures

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Celebrating Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is a time of reflection, renewal, and celebrationAs one of the most significant holidays in the Jewish calendar, it marks the beginning of the High Holy Days and

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A Day That Shaped Our World

September 11, 2001, is a date forever etched into the collective memory of humanity.On that fateful morning, the world watched in shock and horror as the United States faced one of its darkest.

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Homes With All Bedrooms On One Level And Above Grade

When you want to keep everyone in the family close, but still have plenty of room to spread out, we have you covered!Click HERE or on the picture below to see the full collection with more details

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Transform Your Space In A Day

Easy Home Upgrades for Instant ImpactTransforming your living space doesn't always require a major renovation or a hefty budget. In fact, there are countless easy one-day projects that can breathe

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Venturing Beyond The Possible

In the grand tapestry of human achievement, there exists a remarkable thread woven by those who dared to defy the boundaries of what was considered possibleLet's delve into the profound wisdom

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Elevate Your Lifestyle

Discover Penthouse Homes with Breathtaking Rooftop DecksClick HERE or on the picture below to see the full collection with more details and pictures.Call us at (773) 807-8580 to take a peek or set

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It Means The World To Us When Our Clients Return Again And Again

Our goal has always been to enhance our client's quality of life, as well as their economic well-being, through our 50+ years of experience, superior service, and dedication.Our mission is to

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The Pursuit Of Happiness

In the intricate tapestry of human existence, the concept of happiness holds an undeniably central position.From philosophers to poets, thinkers throughout history have contemplated the elusive

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Condos Where You Can Take A Dip To Cool Off

The weather is a scorcher, if you are looking for a home that has a pool, we have you covered!Click HERE or on the picture below to see the full collection with more details and pictures.Call us at

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Adapting To Higher Interest Rates

US Mortgage rates are now at levels not experienced for over two decades as the era of ultra-cheap money has ended globallySavers are being rewarded with much higher returns on their saved dollars.

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Embracing A Life Of Goodness

In a world often riddled with challenges, uncertainties, and complexities, the power of goodness shines as a beacon of hope.I read this quote and thought it encapsulates a profound philosophy

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Stunning Luxury Homes Around The Country

One of the advantages of COMPASS is the vast network of agents around the country.So if you are a Chicagoan for life or see yourself someplace else, we have you covered.Wherever you want to call,

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Cook County Property Tax Bill Delayed

If you're a homeowner in Cook County, you might have noticed that your property tax bills have been arriving later than usual.Cook County Board President, Toni Preckwinkle, recently announced that

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Perseverance Pays Off

In the journey of achieving our goals and aspirations, moments of struggle, doubt, and frustration make us question our path.At times, the path to success can seem elusive and challenging,

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Beautiful Homes Around Chicago

Whether you are looking for something new construction or a home with more historical touches, we have you covered!Click HERE or on the picture below to see the full collection with more details and

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Congratulations To Our Recent Clients

We are driven to help our clients find their place of PEACEFrom house hunting to closing day, we are with our home buyers through every step of the buying or selling process. With the right,

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The Fuel Of Creativity Is Curiosity About Life In All Of Its Aspects

In a world brimming with technological advancements and fast-paced lifestyles, one timeless trait continues to shine as the beacon of innovation and creativity - curiosity.This quote encapsulates

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Amazing Private Roof Top Decks In Lake View

If you love the vibe and views of Lake View, you have got to check out these incredible private rooftop decks!Click HERE or on the picture below to see the full collection with more details and

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Join Ana To Visit A Little Taste Of France

If you are in the Lake View area stop by La Crêperie for a taste of French cuisineLa Crêperie2845 N Clark St |  Chicago, ILTuesday 5 pm - 9 pm | Wednesday 5 pm - 9 pm | &

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Make Life Better And Build Something Remarkable

Life is a beautiful and unpredictable journey, filled with ups and downs, challenges, and opportunities.At times, it may seem like we have no control over the hand we are dealt. But in reality, we

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Single Family Homes In Lake View And Lincoln Park

Looking to call Lake View or Lincoln Park your next home?Let us show you some pretty special places...Click HERE or on the picture below to see the full collection with more details and pictures

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What Buyers Want In A Home

What do buyers want in a home?One that's move-in ready!Home improvement with Compass Concierge can help maximize your home sale value with minimal stress. What is Compass Concierge?Compass Concierge

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Homes From East To West Coast

One of the advantages of COMPASS is the vast network of agents around the country.So if you are a Chicagoan for life or see yourself someplace else, we have you covered.Wherever you want to call,

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Join Ana To Visit The Chicago Botanic Garden

Nestled in the northern suburbs, this sprawling 385-acre haven of flora and fauna is a testament to human creativity and nature's brilliance.Chicago Botanic Garden1000 Lake Cook Road | Glencoe,

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Blaze Your Own Trail

In life, it's easy to follow the well-trodden path, to take the familiar route that others have taken before us. We often seek comfort in the known, in the safety of conformity. But Ralph Waldo

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It Is All About The Outdoor Space And Skyline Views

If you are looking for a home with incredible outdoor spaces, look no further!Click HERE or on the picture below to see the full collection with more details and pictures. Call us at (773) 807

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Discover The Perfect Opportunity Sell Your Chicago Home With Confidence

If you're a homeowner in the beautiful city of Chicago, you're sitting on a golden opportunity. With the real estate market thriving and demand for homes skyrocketing, now is the ideal time to

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Incredible Condos To Call Home

Looking for the perfect Condo to call home? Look no further!Click HERE or on the picture below to see the full collection with more details and pictures.Call us at (773) 807-8580 to take a peek

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Join Ana To Visit Las Tablas Columbian Steakhouse

Whether it's your first time trying Columbian cuisine or this food brings you back home, you are going to love Las TablasLas Tablas Columbian Steakhouse2942 N Lincoln Ave,  Chicago,

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Great Homes For Summertime In The City

If outdoor spaces are high on your list, look no further...Click HERE or on the picture below to see the full collection with more details and pictures.See something you like?Call the JDC to take a

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Your Listing In The Hands Of International Buyers

Compass has established a program with BARNES International Realty to showcase your listings to their international network of ultra-high-net-worth luxury consumers and leading brokers.As a leader

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Vince Lombardi

Vince Lombardi, the legendary American football coach, once said...In these few words, Lombardi encapsulates a profound truth that applies not only to sports but also to life in general. He

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When Looking Outside Chicago For Your New Home Start Here

One of the advantages of COMPASS is the vast network of agents around the country.So if you are a Chicagoan for life or see yourself someplace else, we have you covered.Wherever you want to call,

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Celebrating Love And Inclusivity During Pride Month In Chicago

Chicago, known for its vibrant cultural scene, architectural wonders, and diverse community, comes alive every year during Pride Month!This celebration of love, acceptance, and the LGBTQ+ community

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Join Ana To Visit ZBar Chicago

Perched above the renowned Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Z Bar exudes a vibrant ambiance that pays homage to the city's charm and breathtaking vistas. This exceptional establishment takes

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY From The Words Of Vincent Van Gogh

Recognize the value of each small contribution you make toward your goals.Greatness is not an overnight occurrence, but a gradual accumulation and combination of numerous small actions and

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Stunning Views Of Lake Michigan From Your New Home

If you are looking for a home with spectacular views of Lake Michigan...Look no further!Click HERE or on the picture below to see the full collection with more details and pictures.Call us at (773)

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Open House 1459 W Warner Avenue

Don't miss the opens at this large brick home on a double lot in the desirable Graceland West community!- OPEN HOUSES -Saturday, June 10th | 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.Sunday, June 11th | Noon - 2:00

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OPEN HOUSE 33 E Cedar St Unit 16E

Don't miss this distinctly stylish and spacious Gold Coast pied-a-terre on a high floor!- OPEN HOUSE -Saturday, June 10th |  11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.33 E Cedar St Unit 16E,,

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Chase Your Dreams Fearlessly Graduates

The world awaits the beauty of your dreams, and it is within your grasp to make them a reality.These profound words encapsulate the essence of the human spirit and the power of unwavering belief in

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Enjoy A Spectacular New Home This Summer In Chicago

Days are getting longer, enjoy a new home and neighborhood in our beloved city!Come see some pretty spectacular homes...Click HERE or on the picture below to see the full collection with more

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Join Ana To Visit Takito Street In Lincoln Park

I recently had the pleasure of brunch and bottomless mimosas at Takito Street, a vibrant and eclectic restaurant located in the heart of Lincoln Park. From the moment I stepped inside, I

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Perfect Decks For Chicago Summers

Summer weather is here, if you are looking for a home that takes advantage of Chicago summers, look no further!Click HERE or on the picture below to see the full collection with more details and

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Prep For Profit This Summer

Prepare your home for sale with four easy improvement projects you can do right now!Maximize curb appealTidy up the lawn and landscapingAdd colorful flowers, bushes, or potted plants to create

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Why We Love Chicago

Chicago is a vibrant and diverse city that offers an exceptional quality of life, making it a great place to live.We couldn't agree more with Lord Norman Foster, so we put together a guide

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If You Are Looking Outside Of Chicago You Have Got To See These Homes

One of the advantages of COMPASS is the vast network of agents around the country.So if you are a Chicagoan for life or see yourself someplace else, we have you covered.Wherever you want to call,

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Join Ana To Visit Taqueria El Milagro

Nestled in the heart of Chicago, Taqueria El Milagro is a culinary gem that brings the vibrant flavors of Mexico to the Windy City.I know you are asking, is it the same folks that have made El 

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Tips For Providing Support For The Dreams Of Your Kids

We hope you had a great Mother's Day weekend!This day has us reflecting on being the best parents for our kids.As parents, we strive to give our children the best opportunities to

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Luxury Living Indoors And Out

The sun is shining and Chicago is rolling into the summer monthsMove into a home you can enjoy both inside and out!Click HERE or on the picture below to see the full collection with more details and

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2023 Farmers Market Schedule

As the sun-kissed days of summer approach, there's no better time to immerse yourself in the vibrant local farmer's markets!🌽🍓🌾🍅Bursting with colorful produce, delectable,

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Staying Focused Toward Your Goals

The world can surprise you with blessings, but you need to be ready when they come.Staying focused can be a challenging task, especially in a world filled with distractions. Whether you are a,

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The Quarterly Market Report And Some Fantastic Condos In Case You Are Ready To Buy

We are excited to share with you the Q1 2023 Market Report.Chicagoland continues to be one of the most sought-after locations in the country. With its vibrant culture, excellent schools, and

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Join Ana To Visit Green Street Smoked Meats

Green Street Smoked Meats is a barbecue restaurant in Chicago that has quickly become a local favorite.Located in the bustling West Loop neighborhood, the restaurant offers a laid-back atmosphere

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Small Steps Make All The Difference

In our fast-paced world, we often feel like we need to make big, sweeping changes in our lives to make a real impact.But the truth is that taking small steps can be just as effective, if not more,

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Check Out These Lovely Homes In North Center For Sale This Spring

North Center is a vibrant and family-friendly neighborhood located on the north side of Chicago. It is bordered by Ravenswood to the east, Irving Park to the north, Lakeview to the south, and

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Buyers Have Accepted 6 Mortgage Rates As The New Normal

Compass CEO Robert Reffkin's Thoughts On the Spring MarketChicago Association of REALTORS® data shows that listings under contract have increased by 22% from January to April 2023Not including

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Exercise Fuels The Brain As Well As The Body

Alright, alright alright!Exercise is not just about toning your muscles, losing weight or getting in shape. The benefits of exercise go far beyond physical health, as it has been proven that

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JUST LAUNCHED 1459 W Warner Avenue

Don't miss this large brick home on a double lot in the desirable Graceland West community!1459 W Warner Ave | Chicago, IL3 Bed | 2 Bath |1 Half BathSuch abundance! The main level is light and

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Breathtaking Views Across The Country

One of the advantages of COMPASS is the vast network of agents around the country.So if you are a Chicagoan for life or see yourself someplace else, we have you covered.Wherever you want to 

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JUST LAUNCHED 10 E Delaware Pl Unit 32A

Don't miss this top-floor masterpiece!10 E Delaware Pl, Unit 32A | Chicago, IL1 Bed + DENMeticulously maintained, this generously sized 1 bed+den / 1.5 bath is light and bright with floor-to

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The Health Benefits Of Positive Thinking

Looking toward the bright side of life has many benefits including better health.Thinking positively helps you achieve your goals, and makes you feel better about your life and current situation,

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Check Out These Special Homes COMING SOON

Looking for a Brick home on a double lot in Graceland West...ORa top-floor Gold Coast condo with floor-to-ceiling windows...ORa charming 2 Bed | 1 Bath in Edgewater?Come see these

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More Outdoor Spaces That Can Be Yours This Summer

The tulips are blooming and all signs point to summer!Join us to see these homes with fantastic outdoor spaces.Click HERE or on the picture below to see the full collection with more details and

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Join Ana To Visit Cafe Ba Ba Reeba

Café Ba-Ba-Reeba!  is a Lincoln Park tapas restaurant with a vibrant atmosphere and a big selection of small sharable plates.Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!2024 N Halsted St | Chicago, ILMonday -

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Motivational Monday The Best Way To Learn

Research has shown that learning is enhanced and better retained the more involved the student.The Columbia Theological Seminary has shared that learners retain only 10% of what they hear and

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COMPASS Curated From Sea To Shining Sea

Welcome to Compass Curated, a collection of our most prestigious properties across the countryFEATURED PROPERTY2830 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94115Stay up to date with our latest luxury

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JDC Group Received 2022 Sales Award From The Chicago Association Of REALTORS

It's an honor to be recognized as a recipient of the 2022 Sales Award by the Chicago Association of REALTORS®!Thank you to our clients for entrusting us with your real estate needs.We

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Spreading Happiness And Love

Spreading happiness and love is an essential part of leading a fulfilling and meaningful life. The act of spreading happiness and love can positively impact not only those around us but also

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Check Out These Beautiful Homes New For Spring Market

The spring market is here and so are some fantastic new listings for you to see!Click HERE or on the picture below to see the full collection with more details and pictures.See something you like

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Join Ana To Visit Blue Sushi Sake Grill

Blue Sushi Sake Grill is my go-to sushi place in Lincoln Park!Blue Sushi Sake Grill2351 North Lincoln Ave. | Chicago, ILMonday-Thursday: 11 am - 10 pm Friday: 11 am - 11 pm 

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Creating Your Own Opportunities

In life, we often wait for opportunities to come our way.We hope that the right person or the right job will come along and give us the chance to prove ourselves. But what if we told you that you

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Announcement Of Winner Of Cubs Home Opener Tickets

Nothing says springtime like a game of baseball.In Chicago that means the thrill and excitement of seeing the Cubs at Wrigley Field. This year, we're taking two fans out to the ballgame with 2

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4 Real Estate Principles Everyone Should Know

Real estate is one of the most valuable assets that an individual can own. Whether you're looking to buy, sell, or invest in property, there are certain principles that every person should know

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Celebrate International Day Of Happiness Today

What does happiness mean to you?Whatever it may be,  today is the day to celebrate.Visitors of the UN Headquarters in New York share what makes them happy.Today celebrates and recognizes

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May The Road Rise Up To Meet You

Happy St. Patrick's Day!Saint Patrick's Day, also known as the Feast of Saint Patrick, is a cultural and religious holiday celebrated annually on March 17th. Its origin was to honor St. Patrick

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Beautiful Homes In Texas And Colorado

One of the advantages of COMPASS is the vast network of agents around the country.So if you are a Chicagoan for life or see yourself someplace else, we have you covered.Wherever you are looking to

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March Madness Weekend In Chicago

Basketball is all around us, but Chicago has something for everyone this weekend.Come see!Chicago PsychfestFriday, March 17th & Saturday, March 18thThe show starts at 8:00 p.m.1354 W Wabansia

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COMPASS CONCIERGE Presents 1811 W Winnemac Ave Unit E

Get fronted for the cost of home improvement services with no interest - ever.See what we did for the sellers at 1811 W Winnemac, Unit ECompass Concierge is the hassle-free way to sell your home

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Ana Visits Gemini In Lincoln Park

Look for our new featured post every other Tuesday!  Ana is our resident restaurant expert and will share her experiences with you!Looking for a cute neighborhood spot with a bistro vibe

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Compass Named Top Brokerage In The Country Two Years Running

We're excited to share that for the second year in a row RealTrends has named Compass the #1 brokerage in the United States by sales volume!We are honored to have helped thousands of clients

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Celebrate National Popcorn Lover Day

National Popcorn Lover's Day is celebrated annually on March 9th in the United States.This beloved snack has been a favorite for generations, and it’s not hard to see why. Whether you

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Everyone Is Irish This Weekend In Chicago

"May your best day of your past be the worst day of your future."- Irish BlessingAs Chicago gears up to celebrate St. Patrick's Day this weekend, join in the fun!Dyeing the Chicago River

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Win CUBS Home Opener Tickets

As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, baseball season begins to bloom.Nothing beats the excitement of a home opener game, especially when it's the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs are an iconic

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Ana Visits Tortas Frontera At OHare Airport

Look for our new featured post every other Tuesday!Ana is our resident restaurant expert and will share her experiences with you!Looking for something good to eat while you wait for your flight?Want

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY A Life Of Abundance

The way we perceive our life and circumstances can have a significant impact on our overall happiness and well-being. It's easy to fall into the trap of comparing ourselves to others or focusing on

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Celebrate National Employee Appreciation Day

On this Employee Appreciation Day, we want to take a moment to express our deepest gratitude for our team's hard work, dedication, and commitment.They are the backbone of our organization,

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Getting Ready For Summer With Great Outdoor Spaces

With spring right around the corner, it is time to start thinking about getting outdoors.Come see these special homes with spectacular outdoor spaces.Click HERE or on the picture below to see

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Celebrate National Read Across America Day

National Read Across America Day is an annual event celebrated on March 2nd in the United States.National Read Across America Day was created to encourage and celebrate reading among children

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March To These Fun Events In Chicago

March is here and Chicago is gearing up for spring!Check out what our city has to offer.Chicago Polar PlungeSunday, March 5th8:00 AM Beach and registration opens |  9:45 AM Opening ceremony |

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Being the highest-searched real estate website is a significant achievement in today's digital age. If you are considering listing your home for sale, it means a lot that you working

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As human beings, we are capable of accomplishing incredible feats and achieving remarkable success.We have pushed the boundaries of what was once thought to be impossible, and continue to make

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COMPASS CURATED February 2023

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As we inch closer to Spring, Chicago is already hoppin'!Check out these fun events in the city this weekend.Soul Rebels 2023: Celebrating the Legacy of Bob MarleyEpiphany Center For The

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How’s the real estate market? There’s no one-size-fits-all answer...National averages don’t tell the full story of your local market. As neighborhood real estate experts, we can 

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Mardi Gras, also known as Fat Tuesday, is a holiday celebrated around the world, particularly in areas with large Catholic populations.It is a day of revelry, with parades, parties, and other

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Look for our new featured post every other Tuesday!Ana is our resident restaurant expert and will share her experiences with you!Range1119 W Webster Ave. | Chicago, IL Range is a really cozy, modern

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One of the advantages of COMPASS is the vast network of agents around the country.So if you are a Chicagoan for life or see yourself someplace else, we have you covered.Wherever you are looking to

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National Random Acts Of Kindness Day

Every year on February 17th, people around the world celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day.This day is all about promoting and spreading kindness in our everyday lives and encouraging people to

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Celebrate Singles Awareness Day

February 14th is a day that is often associated with love and romance, but for some people, it can be a difficult time of year.Singles Awareness Day, also known as SAD, is a day that celebrates

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List your home ahead of the spring market rush!We’ll help you make the most of your sale this season.We’ll work together to determine your desires and needs, as well as the key aspects of owning

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The Compass Lincoln Park office was named the #1 office in Cook County and Chicagoland for 2022 for the number of overall transactions and volume by Chicago Agent Real Data.The JDC Group is;

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Home Is Where The Heart Is

Get ready to fall in love with your next home, or find new things to love about the home you're in.Interiors Trend Watch 2023Comfort, color, contrast, and more: quick hits on today's top styles to

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We Have You Covered If You Need A Reservation For The Big Day And Other Ideas

Still need reservations for the big day?We understand how hectic life can be. We've taken the liberty of making restaurant reservations for you. If you haven't made your own reservations, you're

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Swing By On Your Way Home TODAY For A Pizza Taste Off To Celebrate National Pizza Day

The votes are in!National Pizza Day is here!Time for you to help us choose the BEST pizza on the Northside!We did a poll of the favorite pizzas on the Northside and it's time for you to taste and

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JUST LAUNCHED 3930 N Pine Grove Ave Unit 2416

Check out this lovely pied a terre with your own balcony!Showings begin on Saturday, February 11th between 12 and 23930 N Pine Grove Ave, Unit 2416 | Chicago, IL1 Bed | 1 BathRarely available!

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Providing Peace Of Mind From Start To Finish

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Ana Visits Sweet Mandy Bs

Look for our new featured post every other Tuesday!Ana is our resident restaurant expert and will share her experiences with you!Sweet Mandy B'sLocations in:Lincoln Park | 1208 W. Webster

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COMING SOON 3930 N Pine Grove Ave Unit 2416

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Have you ever stopped to think about the daily delivery of letters, packages, and packages to your doorstep?The person behind this service is none other than your friendly neighborhood mailman.

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If you dream of living in the Lake View Neighborhood...We have some pretty special single-family homes for you to see!Click HERE or on the picture below to see the full collection with more details

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Chicago is a bustling city filled with history, culture, and entertainment. With its diverse neighborhoods, world-class museums, and stunning architecture, there is something for everyone to

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Groundhog Day celebrated on February 2nd, is a unique and beloved American tradition. This holiday has a rich history that dates back to early settlers in Pennsylvania and is still

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February is Black History Month, a time to celebrate the achievements, contributions, and rich cultural heritage of the Black community. This observance is an opportunity to reflect on the

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TESTIMONIAL TUESDAY Longtime Clients

It means the world to us when our clients return again and again.Our goal has always been to enhance our client's quality of life, as well as their economic well-being, through our 50+ years of

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Robert F Kennedy

Doing things that no one could envision requires creativity, bravery, and a willingness to take risks. It involves thinking outside the box, pushing boundaries, and breaking down barriers.

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Robert Reffkin Predicts Nearing A Housing Bottom

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Ana Visits Homeslice In Lincoln Park

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Audrey Hepburn

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January 22nd Is National Hot Sauce Day

Time to celebrate Heat in the middle of winter. A day to appreciate the flavors and spice of hot peppers, feel the lingering burn and experience how a particular hot sauce can make

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Check Out These Fantastic Homes Across The Country

One of the advantages of COMPASS is the vast network of agents around the country.So if you are a Chicagoan for life or see yourself someplace else, we have you covered.Wherever you are looking to

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Celebrate The Chicago Culinary Scene During 2023 Restaurant Week

Chicago Restaurant Week 2023 starts January 20th...Let's Eat!Chicago Restaurant Week runs from January 20th - February 5th and showcases the city’s vibrant restaurant scene. Over&

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What does your dream home look like?Does it have a playroom for the kids or a home office?  Do you imagine a formal dining room or a simple, cozy breakfast nook?From pet-focused mudrooms

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Meet Our Director Of Operations Lisa Williams And Learn About Her Mission To Help Others Find Health

Do you ever wonder who does all the behind-the-scenes magic when you are buying or selling a home?On the JDC Group, it is Lisa Williams, she works diligently to make sure everything goes off

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Martin Luther King, Jr., Day is observed annually in January on the third Monday in the US. Dr. King was one of the leaders of the civil rights movement in America. His legacy is still

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Is Now The Time To Buy Homebuyer Workshop

Whether you're a first-time buyer, investor, homeowner, renter, or just someone who wants to learn more about real estate...YOU'RE INVITED!Join Ana and Benjamin for an exciting FREE class at

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60618 is an upscale urban zip code in Chicago, Illinois which includes the popular North Center Join us to take a look at some special homes, all in Bell School District.Click HERE or

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2022 The Year In Review

THANK YOU ...to each and every one of you who made 2022 an incredible year. We are so grateful for your unfailing support, trust + encouragement. Cheers to you + hopes for a 

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Ana Visits Starbucks Reserve Roastery

Look for our new featured post every other Tuesday!Ana is our resident restaurant expert and will be sharing her experiences with you! Starbucks Reserve Roastery646 N Michigan Ave | 

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY William Hutchinson Murray

No matter what your dreams and goals are, today is the day to get started. Don't let this year be another year of failed resolutions.Let's get motivated to get started...Learn about 8 people on

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Bundle Up And Get Our And Enjoy Your City

The holidays have passed, but Chicago is still hoppin'Join us to visit these fun and interesting things to do around the cityWinter Flower Show: Snow Day!Through January 8th | 10:00 am - 8

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY DK Waialeale

We treasure the opportunity to find your place of PEACEWe understand your home's importance and are dedicated to finding your special place.With over 50 years of experience working in

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Peter Drucker

Peter Drucker is known as the "Father of Modern Management"and it is no wonder why...His work not only focuses on creating efficiencies but also makes sure those efficiencies make sense in the

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One of the advantages of COMPASS is the vast network of agents around the country.So if you are a Chicagoan for life or see yourself someplace else, we have you covered.Wherever you are looking to

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Sell Your Home With Compass Concierge To Get No Upfront Cost Home Renovations Interest Free

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MOTIVATION MONDAY Dan Sullivan

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The warmth of joy, the glow of prosperity, the sparkle of happiness…  May you be blessed with all of these and more.___________________________________Happy Hanukkah from

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Time to bundle up and practice your axel on the ice.Chicago and the area around have some great options for rinks, whether you skate or not!TimeOut Chicago has compiled a wonderful list of skating

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We have had an unusually warm season,  that can change in a minute in Chicago!Is your home prepared for this weather?Chicago winters are unpredictable at best. We can be knee-deep in

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Start Thinking New Year

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2022 Chicago Holiday Guide

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Our goal has always been to enhance our clients' quality of life, as well as their economic well-being.Our mission is to develop a long-term relationship with our clients, servicing all

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Giving Tuesday 2022

Let's transform the world through radical generosity A Global Movement in its tenth yearGivingTuesday reimagines a world built upon shared humanity and generosity. Join us this year to

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Thanks To All Who Donated

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY From The Book Of Ecclesiastes

This quote came to mind as we gather with family and friends for the Thanksgiving holiday.DON'T let discourse about politics ruin time with your family, but DO tell them how much they mean

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Enjoy The First Annual JDC Thanksgiving Cookbook

We are grateful for our many blessings - safe homes, kind clients, and GOOD FOOD!We hope you like this compilation of our clients turned friend's favorite recipes.Enjoy!Click HERE for a

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One of the great things about being a real estate agent at COMPASS is the collaboration with other agents around the country.Join us as we visit some special homes of all kinds from our

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Ideas For Planning Your Thanksgiving Day

Can you believe Thanksgiving is next week?If you haven't made plans yet, we have you covered! - THANKSGIVING DAY -Thanksgiving Day ParadeThursday, November 24th | 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 

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Welcome To Streeterville

Attributes Navy Pier, Lakefront, Walker’s Paradise, Shopper’s Paradise, Affluent, Waterfront Views, Luxury High-Rises, Doorman Buildings, Limited Public Transit, Lakeshore DriveKey Details

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A Season Of Giving

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Lighting Another Candle

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The Cold Is Coming This Weekend Bundle Up And Head Out For Some Fun

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Love What You Do And Never Work A Day In Your Life

Passion for your work brings so much more joy to one's life.Think about it, most work 40 hours a week, 50 weeks a year for 40 years...If you don't enjoy your work, that means you are not enjoying

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Get Out And Enjoy Our City During Indian Summer

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OPEN HOUSE THIS SATURDAY 1513 W Olive Ave Unit 2

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OPEN HOUSE THIS SATURDAY 2636 N 76th Ave Elmwood Park IL

Don't miss this home adorned with exquisite craftsmanship and luxury construction!- OPEN HOUSE - Saturday, November 5thNoon. - 2:00 p.m.2636 N 76th Ct,Elmwood Park, IL 5 Beds | 3 Baths | 1 Half

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From building equity to built-in savings, here are four real estate principles and benefits you should know.1. Dual Purpose Investment A home is both a current need and an investment in your

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Martin Luther King

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The City is gearing up for a Halloween weekend!Eat, drink, and be scary.PumpkinfestSaturday, October 29th | 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.Unity Playlot Park | 2636 N Kimball AveChicagoThis year we are excited to

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The weather was perfect, but it couldn't compare to the company...It was great to see you all!It is such a treat when we get to see our clients turned friends.See you at the next event!JDC Group |

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Rose Kennedy

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New York State of Mind?ORLionshead Mountain High?Join us as we visit two special homes in New York and ColoradoWherever you are looking to call home, we can help you find your place of peace.

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Fantastic Fall Fun To Enjoy This Weekend

Another spectacular weather weekend in the city!Let's get out and enjoy every minute!Chirp Record FairSaturday, October 22nd | 8:00am - 6:00pmPlumbers Hall | 1340 W. Washington St. |

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Sun Tzu

Have a great week everyone!Being wise is more than just learning facts and formulas, it asks you to constantly evaluate every situation with every person you encounter.The act of being wise is fluid

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This weekend is going to be a great one!The JDC Group has you covered with some fun and interesting things to do in the Chicagoland area.The JDC Group Fall Fest Client Appreciation PartySaturday,

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COMPASS CURATED October 2022

Welcome to Compass Curated, a collection of our most prestigious properties across the country, delivered to you each month.If you are looking for a home outside of Chicago, let us help you find the

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COMING SOON 2636 N 76th Ave Elmwood Park

Don't miss this lovely 3-yrs-old rehab of everything above the foundation just steps from the heart of the Village.2636 N 76th Ave | Elmwood Park, IL 607074 Bed + 1 Bed in Basement | 3 Baths |

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Perfect timing to style your home for the cooler seasons! The folks at Home & Gardens have reached out to top designers to share their vision for home design trends this fall. It is all

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OPEN HOUSE THIS SATURDAY 5362 W Lawrence Ave Unit 4w

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We have another fantastic weekend of weather, let's get out and make it count!The JDC Group has you covered with some fun and interesting things to do.Lincoln Park Wine FestivalFriday, October 7th |

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Visualize Your Dreams

Visualization can help you to create the life you dream of.Successful people have used these visualization techniques to achieve their goals for centuries. TheLawsofAttraction.com shares why

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Bundle Up To Explore Your City

The weather has turned cooler, but that doesn't stop Chicagoans from getting out.The JDC Group has you covered with some fun and interesting things to do.Jack's Pumpkin Pop-Up1265 W LeMoyne |,

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Ralph Waldo Emerson

A great way to kick off the week!Not only does doing a random act of kindness benefit the recipient, but the giver also benefits. According to Summa Health.org conducting acts of kindness

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Heading West To Seattle

Having thoughts of moving west to Seattle?Pike Place Market, Mount Rainier on a day trip, and all the best food and drink you can imagine...Join the JDC Group as we visit some special places you can

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Chicago Fun As Fall Begins

As the leaves start to change and fall, come out and see all that Chicago has to offer!See below for some great options for fun this weekend.6th Annual Beer in the WoodsSaturday, September 24th,&

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SATURDAY OPEN HOUSE 600 N Fairbanks Ct Unit 1307

Don't miss this 2 bedroom | 2 bathroom split floor plan in award-winning Helmut Jahn glass high-rise!- OPEN HOUSE -Saturday, September 24th Noon - 1:30 p.m.600 N Fairbanks Ct, Unit 1307 |

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COMPASS Tools To Guide Your Homebuying Process

Ready to Start Your Next Real Estate Journey?Compass tools can help you demystify the real estate landscape.Here's a quick rundown of the top COMPASS tools we'll use together:COMPASS CollectionsReal

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Beautiful Brick Homes In Lincoln Park

Lincoln Park has some of the most beautiful brick homes in the city.Join us as we take a peek...Click HERE or on the picture below to see the full collection with more details and pictures.See

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The Forecast Is Beautiful This Weekend

Let's get out and enjoy our city!See below for some great options for fun this weekend.Chicago Summer Dance CelebrationSaturday, September 17thNoon - 8:00 p.m.The Chicago Department of Cultural

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COMING SOON 1513 W Olive Ave Unit 2

Don't miss this beautifully updated vintage condo in North Andersonville!1513 W Olive Ave, Unit 2, | Chicago, IL2 Bed | 1 BathThis gem has great space for a 2bed/1bath - generous living and

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Beautiful Single Family Homes In Lake View And Lincoln Park

If you have your eyes on a single-family home in Lake View or Lincoln Park...The JDC Group has you covered, join us to see these special homes.Click HERE to see the full collection with

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COMING SOON 5362 W Lawrence Ave Unit 4W

Don't miss this Prime Penthouse Palace!5362 W Lawrence Ave, Unit 4W | Chicago, IL 3 Bed | 2 BathExquisitely maintained and updated top-floor 3bed/2bath in an elevator building. Lovely kitchen

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Cool Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend

We have two weeks left until Chicago enters fall, let's make the most of it!The JDC Group has you covered with fun things to do all weekend.German-American OktoberfestSeptember 9th - 11thLincoln

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TESTIMONIAL TUESDAY Your Real Estate Partner For Life

When we commit to being your real estate partner for life, we mean it!Our service does not end with the transaction, we are here for you with any questions, concerns, or recommendations you

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Happy Labor Day

Today we honor and recognize the American labor movement and the works and contributions of laborers to the development and achievements of the United States......and they are many! Just take a

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NEW ON THE MARKET 1743 W Augusta Blvd Unit 1W Chicago IL

Welcome home to this GORGEOUS extra-wide East Village duplex-down1743 W Augusta Blvd, Unit 1W | Chicago, IL3 Beds | 2 Baths | 1 Half BathFabulous entertaining space both in and out - including an

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435 N Michigan Avenue The Tribune Tower Residences

Come join us to visit this iconic Chicago building turned into breathtaking homes!435 N Michigan Avenue | Chicago, IL - NEW CONSTRUCTIONTribune Tower Residences offer an incomparable

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Outdoor Activities To Enjoy As We Wind Down Summer

“September days have the warmth of summer in their briefer hours, but in their lengthening evenings a prophetic breath of autumn.” ― Rowland E. RobinsonLet's get out and enjoy the rest of

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RENTAL OPEN HOUSE 3238 N Kilbourn Ave Unit 14

Don't miss this extra-wide,3-level end unit that is flooded with light and overlooks the lovely manicured courtyard at Kilbourn Park!- OPEN HOUSE -Saturday, September 3rd11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m

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Get Ready To List Your Home This Fall

Get the most for your home this fall!These tips will help your home look spectacular for potential new buyers.Ready to learn more?Call us at the JDC Group to get started!JDC Group | COMPASSJULIE

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Rumi

Have you ever heard the saying, "If I didn't have bad luck, I wouldn't have any luck at all"?Let's flip the script and do things that tend to lead to you thanking your lucky stars!Luck isn't always

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Family Fun In The City

Enjoy the last few weekends of summer with your family before school is in full swing!The JDC Group has you covered with events the whole family will enjoy.Chalk Howard StreetSaturday, August 27th |

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Getting Back On Track As The School Year Begins

With kids going back to school, we are starting to get back into our routines.Make sure your kids have healthy snack options so they don't reach for the chips or candy.The JDC Group has you covered

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SNEAK PEEK OPEN HOUSE 1743 W Augusta Blvd Unit 1W

Welcome home to this gorgeous extra wide East Village duplex downTake a sneak peek this weekend before it goes on the market!- OPEN HOUSE -Sunday, August 28thNoon - 1:30 p.m.1743 W Augusta

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Mahatma Gandhi

Learning adds to and enriches our lives.The world is so big, with so many facets, a lifetime isn't a long enough time to learn it all... don't waste a minute!TED Talks are a great way to learn

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Heading East To Visit Some Special Homes In New York

Every third Friday, we are going to hit the road and see some special homes outside the Chicago Market.Wherever you are looking to call home, we can help you find your place of peace.If you are not

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Raise Your Eyes To The Sky This Weekend Chicago

This weekend Is Chicago's Air and Water Show.The JDC Group has you covered with different ways to enjoy this day-long event!Chicago Air and Water ShowAugust 20 & 21, 2022 • FREE Admission •

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Access Thousands Of New Listings Before Anyone Else Only At Compass

With Compass Coming Soon, we offer you an inside look at properties that are weeks, days, or even hours away from coming on the market. When you’re searching for a new home, you deserve to know

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OPEN HOUSE THIS SATURDAY 600 N Fairbanks Ct Unit 1307

Don't miss this 2 bedroom | 2 bathroom split floor plan in award-winning Helmut Jahn glass high-rise! - OPEN HOUSE - Saturday, August 20th Noon - 2:00 p.m.600 N Fairbanks Ct, Unit

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TESTIMONIAL TUESDAY So Happy For Our Buyers

Our goal has always been to enhance our client's quality of life, as well as their economic well-being, through our 50+ years of experience, superior service, and dedication.Our mission is to

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Hafiz

People make their own luck.Do you have any to share?Research from the Greater Good Magazine published by Berkeley University gives examples of how to increase your luck and help teach your children

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See What Lake View Living Has To Offer

If you are interested in a single-family home in the Lake View neighborhood...The JDC Group has you covered!Click HERE or on the picture below to see the full collection with more details and

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Dog Days Of Summer Fun

How did we get to August?The good news is Chicago keeps bringing us interesting and fun things to do.Let's make some memories this weekend!Edison Park Fest 2022Friday, August 12th | 5:00 p.m. - 10

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COMPASS CONCIERGE Presenting 7521 N Ridge Boulevard

Our goal is to get you the highest sales price for your home.This listing received multiple offers and had a waiting list for showings after the Concierge touch.🏡See what Compass Concierge can do

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Renting Vs Buying Lets Do The Math

The question - should I rent or buy? - has been asked of us repeatedly throughout our quarter-plus century in real estate brokerage. Everyone's circumstances are unique and for this

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Walt Disney

Monday is the perfect day to take your dreams and visions and start putting them into action...Have a great week everyone!JDC Group | COMPASSJULIE CHESNE - Realtor, Founding Member ABR, CLHMS, CRS,

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Sassy Single Family Homes In 60614

60614 is one of Chicago's most well-known zip codesDreamed of living here?The JDC Group has you covered with some amazing homes, come see...Click HERE or on the picture below to see the full

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Interesting Things To Do As We Enter August

Happy August!Read on for a snapshot of what is going on in Chicago this weekend.DJ Sun Sets at Tony's Rooftop Featuring DJ JemFriday, August 5th | 6 - 9:00 p.m.Time Out Market Chicago | 916 W Fulton

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JUST LAUNCHED OPEN HOUSE 600 N Fairbanks Unit 1307

Welcome home to this highly desirable "07" corner home that is immaculate and sleek.- OPEN HOUSE -Saturday, August 6th11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.600 N Fairbanks Ct Unit 1307 | Chicago, IL 2 Beds | 2

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We Love First Time Home Buyers

Buying a home the first time can be a tricky business...At the JDC Group,  we love getting to know our clients and educating them on the process.Ready to join the?

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Jim Ryun

Have a great week everyone!JDC Group | COMPASS JULIE CHESNE - Realtor, Founding Member ABR, CLHMS, CRS, GRI, RENE, SRES(773) 807-8580CHRIS CHESNE - Realtor, CDPE, ABR, NRES (773) 807

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JUST LAUNCHED OPEN HOUSE 5301 Keeney Street

Don't miss this amazing Skokie home - the first time on the market in over 40 years!- OPEN HOUSE -Saturday, July 30th | 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.Sunday, July 31st | Noon - 2 p.m5301 Keeney St | Skokie,

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Summer Fun In The City And Surroundings

Whether you are staying put this weekend or want to see something new outside the city...The JDC Group has you covered with fun and interesting things to do!Human + NatureOpen through March 2023The

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We Are So Grateful For Our Clients

It is such a rewarding feeling when you know you helped your client turned friend find their place of peace.Like what you see? Call us at the JDC Group to discuss selling your home or to set up

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Nathan W Morris

You can change your life by thinking about it differently.Instead of focusing on the problems and issues of life, flip the script and change your perspective. Each modification and improvement gets

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Homes In The City With Suburban Space

If you are looking for a home with plenty of space - both indoor and out...The JDC Group has you covered!See something you like? Call the JDC Group to schedule a tour or to set up a search for

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What Is Cooking This Weekend In Chicago

“It is hopeless for the occasional visitor to try to keep up with Chicago-she outgrows his prophecies faster than he can make them. She is always a novelty; for she is never the Chicago you saw

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Price It Right Sell It Fast

In today's fast-paced market, the secret to making the most money from your sale is creating buyer interest right away. After years of experience working with sellers, We've curated a winning

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See What Our Clients Have To Say About The JDC Group

We value every opportunity to help a client purchase or sell their home.It is an honor and privilege to work in this industry each and every day!Our goal has always been to enhance our client's

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Will Rogers

The good thing about Mondays, is they are always a fresh start to the week.Have a great week from everyone at the JDC Group.JDC Group | COMPASS JULIE CHESNE - Realtor, Founding Member, ABR,

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JUST LAUNCHED OPEN HOUSE 1811 W Winnemac Ave Unit E

Don't miss this fabulous 3 bedroom 2 bath Townhome with open living space!- OPEN HOUSE -Sunday, July 17thNoon - 2:00 p.m.1811 W Winnemac Ave Unit E | Chicago, IL 3 Beds | 2 BathsFabulous 3 bedroom 2

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Visit These Amazing Homes In California And Colorado

Every third Friday, we are going to hit the road and see some special homes outside the Chicago Market.Wherever you are looking to call home, we can help you find your place of peace.See something

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COMING SOON 5301 Keeney Street

Don't miss this beautiful Skokie home - the first time on the market in over 40 years!5301 Keeney St | Skokie IL3 Bed | 2 Bath | 1 Half BathBeautiful Chicago Cape Cod-style home on a corner lot

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What Is Happening In Chicago This Weekend

Can you believe we are almost halfway through July?The good news is, that Chicago keeps bringing us exciting things to do.Get out there and enjoy your city!Here are some ideas to get you

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TIPS AND TRICKS TUESDAY Transform Your Space With A Statement Vase

When you need to make a statement in a room, but don't have time for an overhaul...What statement vases are you using in your home?JDC Group | COMPASS JULIE CHESNE - Realtor, Founding

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY

If no one told you, you can be, we are telling you now!Have a great week from everyone at the JDC Group.JDC Group | COMPASS JULIE CHESNE - Realtor, Founding Member, ABR, CLHMS, CRS, GRI, RENE,

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Help Prepare Your Kids For High School Entrance Exams FREE

Getting prepared for High School entrance exams can be no small feat.Let the JDC Group and Northpoint Lending help!Information Session on Academic Center and High School Admissions Hosted by

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Chicago Summer Fun

The weather is going to be beautiful this weekend, let's play!The JDC Group has you covered with things to do all around the city.Southport Art FestSaturday,  July 9, 2022 | 10 AM - 7 PM

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COMING SOON 1811 W Winnemac Ave Unit E

Don't miss this fabulous 3 bedroom 2 bath Townhome with a loft which can be used as an office or bedroom.We are still spiffing up the unit for the new owners, but take a peek at the 

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Happy July 2022

Read on for seasonal tips to consider and lifestyle tips to discover!🏡🏡🏡🏡🏡🏡🏡🏡🏡🏡🏡🏡🏡🏡🏡🏡🏡🏡Real Estate in the NewsThe Real Estate Refresh

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COMING SOON 1743 W Augusta Blvd Unit 1W

Don't miss this gorgeous extra-wide East Village duplex down.- GOING LIVE JULY 13TH -1743 W Augusta Blvd Unit 1W | Chicago, IL 3 Beds | 2 Baths | 1 Half BathWelcome home!  Outstanding

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TIPS AND TRICKS TUESDAY 5 Helpful Wallpaper Tips

Wallpaper is a key trend for 2022, and the insatiable appetite from consumers doesn’t look like abating any time soon.  These tips can help get you started, see below for Homes and

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JUST LAUNCHED OPEN HOUSES 5937 N Knox Avenue

Don't miss this lovely English Tudor in Sauganash with many recent updates!- OPEN HOUSES -Saturday, July 2nd | 11:00 - 12:30 p.m.Sunday, July 3rd | 11:00 - 12:30 p.m.5937 N Knox Ave |

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JUST LAUNCHED OPEN HOUSE 8521 Lotus Avenue Unit 807

Come see this beautiful, bright one-bedroom home with a balcony in Skokie!- OPEN HOUSE - Saturday, July 2nd | 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.8521 Lotus Ave, Unit 807 | Skokie, IL 1 Bed | 1 BathThis is

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Lovely Brick Homes In Lake View And Lincoln Park

If a brick home is your dream...the JDC Group has you covered with some pretty spectacular brick homes for sale to call your own.See something you like? Call the JDC Group to schedule a

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Best Fireworks Displays For This Holiday Weekend

Not sure where to view fireworks this year? The JDC Group has you covered with a comprehensive list of every spark, pop, and whistle this weekend!- July 1st -Barrington | Barrington High|

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How To Buy The Home Of Your Dreams Before You Sell Your Current Home

A simple solution to bridge the gap between the home you have and the home you want.Don't let that perfect home pass you buy, you can make the offer with Compass Bridge Loan Services.Compass Bridge

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TIPS AND TRICKS TUESDAY 7 Ways To Improve Indoor Air Quality

On average Americans spend about 90% of their time indoors...so while outdoor air quality matters, INDOOR air quality may matter much more. Here are 7 ways to improve indoor air quality:Change

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Nelson Mandela

Have a great week everyone!JDC Group | COMPASS JULIE CHESNE - Realtor, Founding Member ABR, CLHMS, CRS, GRI, RENE, SRES (773) 807-8580 CHRIS CHESNE - Realtor, CDPE, ABR, NRES )

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COMING SOON 600 N Fairbanks Ct Unit 1307

Welcome home to this immaculate sleek split-floorplan 2 bedroom/2 bathroom corner unit in the award-winning Helmut Jahn glass highrise! 600 N Fairbanks Ct Unit 1307 | Chicago, IL2 Beds | 2 BathsThis

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A Weekend Full Of PRIDE Fun

Chicago loves our LGBTQ+ population!If you want to celebrate, the JDC Group has you covered with some fun activities to celebrate your PRIDE!Navy Pier PrideSaturday, June 25th | Noon - 11:30 p.m.600

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OPEN HOUSE 2900 North Central Park Avenue Unit 2

Don't miss this beautiful 3 bedroom plus an office or amazing dressing room in Logan Square. - OPEN HOUSE - Saturday, June 25th | Noon - 1:30 p.m.2900 N Central Park Ave Unit 2 | Chicago,

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Winston Churchill

A great reminder to start your week!Have a great week from everyone at the JDC Group.JDC Group | COMPASS JULIE CHESNE - Realtor, Founding Member ABR, CLHMS, CRS, GRI, RENE, SRES (773) 807

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COMING SOON 5937 N Knox Ave Chicago

Don't miss this lovely English Tudor in Sauganash with many recent updates5937 N Knox Ave , Chicago, IL3 Beds | 2 Bath | 1 Half BathGreat light! Abundant entertaining space! Spacious backyard with

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Coast To Coast Amazing Homes To Call Your Own

Every third Friday, we are going to hit the road and see some special homes outside the Chicago Market.Whether you are looking for a homeon the east or west coasts, the JDC Group has you!

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JUST LAUNCHED OPEN HOUSE 2900 North Central Park Avenue Unit 2

Don't miss this beautiful 3 bedroom plus an office or amazing dressing room in Logan Square. - OPEN HOUSE -Saturday, June 18th | Noon - 1:30 p.m.2900 N Central Park Ave Unit 2 | Chicago, IL3

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The JDC Group Welcome Ana Schneider

The JDC Group is happy to announce we have a new buyer agent to assist in finding you your new place of peace.WELCOME ANA SCHNEIDER!I love working with clients and being a resource to them each and

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Make The Most Of Small Spaces

Whether you live in a tiny home or just have a small space within your home you are not sure how to best utilize...we have you covered with some space-saving tips and tricks.Have you tried these

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Oprah Winfrey

Happy Monday everybody!Let's get this week going...JDC Group | COMPASS JULIE CHESNE - Realtor, Founding Member ABR, CLHMS, CRS, GRI, RENE, SRES (773) 807-8580 CHRIS CHESNE - Realtor,

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Time To Enjoy Chicago Summer Festivals

We huddled up all winter in anticipation of summer in Chicago and it is here!No city does it better... the JDC Group has you covered with fun festivals around the city.Andersonville

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Compass IMPACT Day For Nationwide Networking

This epic one-day event will bring together Compass agents and staff from across the country to foster greater connections among our national network of Compass Agents.When asked about the Compass

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TESTIMONIAL TUESDAY Helping Buyers Find Their Dream Home

Nothing delights us more than helping you find your place of peace.Our goal has always been to enhance our client's quality of life, as well as their economic well-being, through our 40+ years

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NEW ON THE MARKET OPEN HOUSE 1383 Earl Avenue

Don't miss this ranch home with great space and light with a finished lower level in Des Plaines!- OPEN HOUSES - Saturday & Sunday, June 4th and 5th1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.1383 Earl

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JUST LAUNCHED OPEN HOUSES 1362 West Evergreen Avenue Unit 2

Magnificent sunlight greets you as you enter this spacious home.Don't miss seeing this beauty!- OPEN HOUSES - Saturday, June 4th | Noon - 1:30 p.m.ANDSunday, June 5th | 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.

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Oh The Places You Will Go

Congratulations to all our new graduates and their parents!You put in the work, now it is time to celebrate...Happy Graduation from everyone at the JDC Group!JDC Group | COMPASS JULIE CHESNE -

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Visit With Us Spectacular Homes In Lake View

Come peek as we view homes that include incredible outdoor spaces, home theatres, and your own elevator...The JDC Group has you covered...See something you like?Call the JDC Group to schedule a

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5 Reasons You Should Use Compass Concierge

- NUMBER 1 - Maximize the value of your home. Easily increase the market value of your home and sell for a higher price.- NUMBER 2 -Show your home in its best light. From painting to

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Tips For First Time Home Buyers

Buying your first home can be stressful if you do not prepare.Make sure you partner with an agent that knows the ins and outs!The JDC Group has over 45 years of experience helping buyers find their

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City Living At Its Finest Come Peek

Whether you are looking for... a row home in Lincoln Park, new construction home where Lincoln Park meets Lake View, ora home built with the highest craftsmanship in the Hamilton

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Things To Do This Memorial Day Weekend

Real heroes never die. They always live in our hearts to inspire us, motivate us, and guide us in our lives. Sending you warm wishes on Memorial Day in remembrance of the true heroes we lost.We

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JUST LAUNCHED OPEN HOUSE 1349 West Chase Avenue Unit 2W

Don't miss this spacious 1600-sqft 2bed | 2 bath Rogers Park condo just a couple blocks to the lake on a tree-lined street in Rogers Park.- OPEN HOUSE -Saturday, May 28th1:00 pm - 2:30 pm1349 W

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Your Home Ownership Goals Are Possible

If you’re prepared for today’s market, it’s still the right time to buy. So don’t give up, the right home for you exists. Here's how we'll re-energize your search.Unlock more properties and

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TESTIMONIAL TUESDAY We Love Our Clients

Helping our clients turned friends find their place of peace drives us every day!Our goal has always been to enhance our client's quality of life, as well as their economic well-being, through our+

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COMPASS Invited To Fortune 500 And Number ONE In Chicagoland And Cook County

We’ve found our home on the Fortune 500 alongside the world’s most prestigious companies. In less than 10 years, we're one of the youngest companies ever to make the Fortune 500. Last year,

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COMING SOON 1822 W Chase Avenue Unit 1

Don't miss this lovely Rogers Park home tucked away on a tree-lined street with a parking spot! 1822 W Chase Ave Unit 1 | Chicago, IL2 Beds | 1 BathYou are greeted with a beautiful brick wall

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COMING SOON 1383 Earl Ave Des Plaines

Don't miss this great space and light in this ranch home with a finished basement!We are spiffing up this home for the new owners including:- Fresh paint - - Refinishing hardwood floors -;-

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Check Out These Dream Homes In Amazing Destinations

Every third Friday, we are going to hit the road and see some special homes outside the Chicago Market.Today, we are visiting the mountain views in Vail, CO, and a special coastal locale in Newport

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COMPASS Curated May 2022 And National Networking Impact Day

This year COMPASS across the country is gathering both in-person and virtually for our agents to meet.Why are we doing this? So that if you ever need a referral outside the Chicago market,

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JUST LAUNCHED OPEN HOUSE 7935 Long Skokie

Don't miss this newer construction home (2006) by Architect Nicholas Design Collaborative in the Lorel Park area of Skokie, lovingly cared for by one owner!- OPEN HOUSE -Saturday, May 21st | 1:00 p.

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2022 Farmers Market Schedule

With Spring, comes seasonal fruits and vegetables.Make sure you take advantage of the many farmer's markets in the area.The JDC Group has you covered with a comprehensive list of all the farmer's

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TESTIMONIAL TUESDAY Buying Or Selling We Have You Covered

Whether you are buying or selling your home, our combined 45+ years of experience and nationwide network can help you achieve your housing goals.Our goal has always been to enhance our client's

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Dalai Lama

Have a great week from everyone at the JDC Group!JDC Group | COMPASS JULIE CHESNE - Realtor, Founding Member, ABR, CLHMS, CRS, GRI, RENE, SRES (773) 807-8580 CHRIS CHESNE - Realtor,

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Incredible Single Family Homes That Could Be Yours

Summer is right around the corner...Join us as we visit more single-family homes with lots of outdoor space!Like what you see?Click HERE  for more details and to let us know what you think of

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May 2022 Festivals

The warmth has finally arrived, let's get out and enjoy our city!For more details on these events, see the links below!Chicago Nettelhorst French MarketSaturdays | 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | through

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COMING SOON 7935 Long Avenue Skokie IL

Don't miss this newer construction home (2006) in Lorel Park area of Skokie, lovingly cared for by one owner!7935 Long Ave | Skokie, IL4 Beds | 3 BathsThis gem has a contemporary look with fine,

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May 2022 Bring On Spring

Happy May! Read on for seasonal tips to consider and discover lifestyle tips!____________________________________________________________________________Real Estate in the NewsThe 15 Best

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COMING SOON 1362 West Evergreen Avenue Unit 2

Don't miss this beauty in West Town!1362 West Evergreen Avenue, Unit 2 | Chicago, IL2 Beds | 2 BathTons of sunlight greet you as you enter this spacious home. With an open-concept chef's kitchen

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TESTIMONIAL TUESDAY Welcome To Chicago

Need to move cross-country, but don't have time to look at homes in your new city?The JDC Group has you covered!Our goal has always been to enhance our client's quality of life, as well as their

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Michael Altshuler

Happy Monday from everyone at the JDC Group!JDC Group | COMPASS JULIE CHESNE - Realtor, Founding Member, ABR, CLHMS, CRS, GRI, RENE, SRES (773) 807-8580 CHRIS CHESNE - Realtor, CDPE,

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Two Modern And One Traditional Homes New On The Market In Lincoln Park

If you always wanted to call Lincoln Park home...join us to visit these unique homes.Like what you see? Call us at the JDC Group to get started!JDC Group | COMPASS JULIE CHESNE -

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Celebrating MOM

Happy Mother’s Day! We hope you take a few minutes to relax and enjoy some time on your special day. Happy Mother's Day from everyone at the JDC Group!JDC Group | COMPASS JULIE CHESNE -

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Celebrate Cinco De Mayo In Chicago

Looking for ways to celebrate Mexican culture today?The JDC Group has you covered!Whether you are celebrating from home or want to get out and about, there is plenty to do in Chicago!Join us..

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Finding The Best Agents Across The Country

If you are thinking of moving, but don't know a real estate agent in your new town...The JDC Group has you covered.JDC Group | COMPASS JULIE CHESNE - Realtor, Founding Member, ABR, CLHMS, CRS,

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Happy Teacher Appreciation Day

We all had that one teacher that made some impactful difference in our life...Let's celebrate those that have dedicated their lives to the betterment of their students.USA Today Shares why you

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COMING SOON 6221 N Greenview Ave Unit 2

Don't miss this gorgeous top floor 2 bed | 1 bath in EdgewaterCome see it before we go live!6221 N Greenview Ave | Chicago, IL 2 Beds | 1 BathSmaller 12-unit building on a quiet

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Maya Angelou

Have a great week from everyone at the JDC GroupJDC Group | COMPASS JULIE CHESNE - Realtor, Founding Member, ABR, CLHMS, CRS, GRI, RENE, SRES (773) 807-8580 CHRIS CHESNE - Realtor,

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Say Hello To May This Weekend

May is here, flowers are blooming, let's get out and enjoy our city!Ravenswood Mother's Day Gift MarketAinslie Arts Plaza | 4836 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, ILSaturday, April 30th - Starts at 10:00 a.m

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Three Updates To Your Home That Pay You Back When You Sell

When you sell your home, you don't want to leave any money on the table.See what improvements provide the best bang for your efforts.Buyers like to see a home move-in ready and are willing to pay

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Steps To Get Ready To Buy

As your real estate partner, I use my expert guidance and years of experience to guide you through the entire process. Together, we’ll put the keys to your dream home in your hands.Get started by

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Yohance Salimu

Have a great week from everyone at the JDC GroupJDC Group | COMPASS JULIE CHESNE - Realtor, Founding Member, ABR, CLHMS, CRS, GRI, RENE, SRES (773) 807-8580 CHRIS CHESNE -,

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Are You Thinking Of Moving Away From The Chicagoland Area

Whether you are looking for a sleek NYC condo or palatial estate in Santa BarbaraThe JDC Group has you covered, come peek...Like what you see? Call us at the JDC Group to get started!JDC Group |

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What On Earth Is Happening In Chicago This Weekend

Celebrate Mother Earth and all that she provides us this weekend!The JDC Group has you covered with all kinds of activities.Reuse-a-Palooza! Sunday, April 24, 2022 |  11:00 AM -  3:00

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COMPASS Now Open In Hawaii

Thinking of moving to Hawaii or getting a second home?The JDC Group has you covered!Let us connect you to the BEST real estate agents in Hawaii in minutes!Whether you are looking to make a move to a

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Your Compass Curated April 2022 Has Arrived

April 2022_______________________________Welcome to Compass Curated, a collection of our most prestigious properties across the country, delivered to you each month.Call us if you are looking

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TESTIMONIAL TUESDAY Your Lifelong Chicagoland Real Estate Expert

We strive to be your partner for all your real estate needs.Working to make sure you are happy in your home or with your investments.Our goal has always been to enhance our client's quality of life,

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You Could Own One Of These Fabulous Single Family Homes By Summer

If you are tired of the condo life and want your own four walls, we have some pretty special homes for you to check out.Join us...Like what you see?Call us at the JDC Group for a private showing or

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Happy Passover

To our friends who celebrate, may your Passover holiday be filled with boundless joy, delicious food, and the company of treasured friends and family.Wishing you a beautiful holiday week.Julie &

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Have A Hoppy Weekend With These Fun Events In The City

Whether you celebrate Passover or Easter, the city is full of fun things to do!Let us know what you have planned in the comments.Bunny Rock 5K & Egg HuntApril 16, 2022Montrose Harbor | ChicagoThe

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April 2022 News You Can Use

"Our spring has come at last with the soft laughter of April suns and shadow of April showers." - Byron Caldwell Smith  Read on for homeowner seasonal tips to consider and discover

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JDC Group Wins Realtors 2021 Sales Award

We are so thankful to be a recipient of a 2021 Sales Award through the Chicago Association of REALTORS!Thank you to everyone who has supported us in our real estate careers — it is an honor to

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Rabindranath Tagore

Happy Monday from everyone at the JDC GroupJDC Group | COMPASSJULIE CHESNE - Realtor, Founding Member, ABR, CLHMS, CRS, GRI, RENE, SRES(773) 807-8580CHRIS CHESNE - Realtor, CDPE, ABR, NRES(773) 807

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You Will Fall In Love With These Single Family Homes In Lincoln Park And Old Town

These single-family homes check all the boxes in Chicago's favorite neighborhoods!Come take a peek...Like what you see? Call us at the JDC Group for a private showing or to set up a search

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CUBS Home Opener Is Here

We have been waiting all winter and finally, spring comes roaring in with the CUBS home-opener at Wrigley today!The whole city is excited to welcome back the boys!To celebrate our Cubbies, enjoy a

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TESTIMONIAL TUESDAY We Are Blushing

Hearing our clients are thrilled makes our day!We were delighted to help Lidia find her place of peace.Our goal has always been to enhance our client's quality of life, as well as their economic-

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Jim Rohn

Jim Rohn was a motivational speaker in the '80s that has mentored names like Tony Robbins, Brian Tracy, and Jack Canfield.Enjoy his words of wisdom.Have a great Monday from everyone at the JDC

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Announcing The Winner Of The Home Opener CUBS Tickets

Thank you everyone for enrolling in the raffle for Opening Day Cubs Tickets!Drumroll, please...Go Cubbies!JDC Group | COMPASSJULIE CHESNE - Realtor, Founding Member, ABR, CLHMS, CRS, GRI, RENE, SRES

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No Fooling Around With These Amazing Listings

It may be April 1st, but these listings are no joke.Come take a peek!Like what you see?Call us at the JDC Group for a private showing or to set up a search for a home you will love.JDC Group |

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Time To Eat For Restaurant Week

It is so nice things are slowly getting back to normal.All of us on the JDC Group love to eat, so we are super excited for this year's restaurant week.Explore some of our favorites this week.Chicago

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JUST LAUNCHED OPEN HOUSE 1618 N 75th Ct Elmwood Park

 Don't miss this lovely brick Tudor Revival-style single-family home in Elmwood Park!- SNEAK PEEK VIEWING -Thursday, March 31st | 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.- No showings until OPEN HOUSE - 

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Connecting You With The Best Real Estate Agents Across The Country In Minutes

Whether you are looking to make a move to a new city or have a friend looking for an agent in their neighborhood, let us connect you to the expert you need on your team. Compass’s proprietary

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Getting Better Each Day

Have a great Monday from everyone at the JDC GroupJDC Group | COMPASSJULIE CHESNE - Realtor, Founding Member, ABR, CLHMS, CRS, GRI, RENE, SRES(773) 807-8580CHRIS CHESNE - Realtor, CDPE, ABR, NRES)

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Single Family Living In Lake View And North Center

Looking for that special place to call home?Come take a peek...Like what you see?Call us at the JDC Group for a private showing or to set up a search for a home you will love.JDC Group |

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Spring Has Sprung In Chicago

Winter has finally loosened its clutches on Chicago, it is time to re-emerge and have some fun!The JDC Group has you covered with all kinds of activities in the city this weekend.The Art of

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COMING SOON 1618 N 75th Ct

Don't miss this lovely brick Tudor Revival-style single-family home in Elmwood Park!1618 N 75th Ct | Elmwood Park, IL2 Bed | 2 BathBright, refreshed 2bed | 2bath with new paint and windows, new

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Maximizing The Value Of Your Home Before Selling

When you sell your home, you want to make top dollar.How do you know what improvements will be worth the trouble?With 40+ years of experience in the Chicagoland market, the JDC Group has a real

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Win Cubs Tickets For The Home Opener

Spring is right around the corner, how do we know?We want to celebrate the return of our CUBS with you!Here's to the start of a winning season!JDC Group | COMPASSJULIE CHESNE - Realtor, Founding

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15 Things You Should Do This Spring For Your Home

Yesterday was the last day of Winter 2022, and boy has this been a wild one....not just the weather!As Spring arrives, there are many things homeowners should consider doing to keep their home

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Amanda Gorman

Have a great Monday from everyone at the JDC GroupJDC Group | COMPASSJULIE CHESNE - Realtor, Founding Member ABR, CLHMS, CRS, GRI, RENE, SRES(773) 807-8580CHRIS CHESNE - Realtor, CDPE, ABR, NRES)

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Exceptional Single Family Homes In Lake View And Lincoln Park

Lakeview and Lincoln Park are some of Chicagoans' favorite neighborhoods, would you like to call these areas home?The JDC Group has you covered!Like what you see?Call us at the JDC Group for a

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May The Roads Rise To Meet You

St. Patrick's Day is one of our favorite holidays, a day of frivolity when everyone is Irish!Hope your day is filled with love, joy, and fun.Happy St. Patrick's Day from everyone at the JDC Group

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NEW ON THE MARKET OPEN HOUSE 2900 N Central Park Ave Unit 1

Don't miss this beautiful raised high 1st floor 2 bed | 2 bath in Logan Square- OPEN HOUSE -Saturday, March 19th | Noon - 1:30 p.m.2900 N Central Park Ave Unit 1 | Chicago, IL2 Bed | 2

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OPEN HOUSE This Sunday 1610 N Nagle Ave Unit 1

Don't miss this beautiful 2 Bed | 2 Bath home steps from the restaurants and retail!Sunday, March 20th | Noon - 1:30 p.m.1610 N Nagle Ave, Unit 1 | Chicago, IL2 Beds | 2 BathsWalk right in to

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY The Legacy You Leave

Our thoughts and actions throughout our lives accumulate to create the legacy we leave behind once we are gone.I think about this quote often in both my work and personal life.Helping you find your

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The Best In High Rises Come Take A Peek

If you are all about high-rise living...We have you covered with some pretty special homes.Like what you see?Call us at the JDC Group for a private showing or to set up a search for a home you will

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OPEN HOUSE 1610 N Nagle Ave Unit 1

Come see this beautiful 2 Bed | 2 Bath unit in Galewood!- OPEN HOUSE -Sunday, March 13thNoon - 1:30 p.m.1610 N Nagle Ave Unit 1 | Chicago, IL 606232 Bed | 2 BathWalk right into this lovely

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Everything You Need To Know To Have A Great March

Happy March! Spring is upon us! Read on for seasonal homeowner tips to consider and discover lifestyle tips to help you celebrate!🏡🏡🏡🏡🏡🏡🏡🏡🏡🏡🏡🏡🏡-

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COMING SOON 2900 N Central Park Ave Unit 1

Don't miss this beautiful, raised high 1st floor 2 bedrooms | 2 bathroom home in Logan Square. Come see it before it hits the market.2900 N Central Park Ave Unit 1 | Chicago, IL2 Bed | 2 BathLight

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Thinking Of Your Home Needs Into The Future

How long will you stay in your current home?The answer might surprise you.Here at the JDC Group, we plan to be your realtor for life.We want to know your goals, desires, and aspirations so that

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TIPS AND TRICKS TUESDAY Time To Check Your Insurance Policies

Inflation and supply-chain issues are plaguing our nation, how does that affect the insurance on your home?Oil price sticker shock does not exist just at the gas station: oil is in almost all

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SNEAK PEEK Before The Open House 5125 N Winthrop Ave Unit 2F

Don't miss this expansive, sophisticated, and sun-filled vintage home!With 1,400 sq ft in a perfect open floor plan, updated kitchen, and a garage this one is going to go fast!OPEN HOUSE 

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY From Anthony Hopkins

Don't let everything going on in the world, get you down.There is always a hand to help,  just ask.Have a great week from everyone at the JDC GroupJDC Group | COMPASS JULIE CHESNE -,

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Find Your New Home With Amazing Outdoor Spaces

As spring approaches, are you thinking about a new home with your own outdoor oasis?The JDC Group has you covered.Like what you see?Call us at the JDC Group for a private showing or to set

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How To Make Buyers Light Up When They See Your Home

The goal of your listing photos is to entice the largest number of buyers to see your home. Dark rooms and paint scream a project to potential buyers.Lighting not only brightens a room it can

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The Current Value Of Your Home Might Surprise You

We can provide you with a visual snapshot of your home’s value in today’s market and how it stacks up against others in the neighborhood. With our Compass Comparable Market Analysis (CMA) tool,

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TUESDAY TIPS AND TRICKS Getting The Best Mileage In Your Car

Real Estate Agents drive LOTS in a day, do YOU? Spiking fuel costs can blow out your budget, but here are some tips to cut back fuel consumption: Drive only when needed. Plan your trips.

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY Relying On A Higher Power

Sometimes all it takes is to ask.Have a great Monday from everyone at the JDC Group!JDC Group | COMPASSJULIE CHESNE - Realtor, Founding Member ABR, CLHMS, CRS, GRI, RENE, SRES(773) 807-8580CHRIS

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CHRIS AND JULIES HOT PICKS Spring Market Is Starting Early

Whether you are looking for a fantastic condo or you want space all to yourself, we have you covered.Join us to visit these special homes.Like what you see?Call us at the JDC Group for a private

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OPEN HOUSE WEEKEND 1610 N Nagle Ave Unit 1

Walk right in to this lovely 2 bed | 2 bath, convenient first-floor condo in beautiful Galewood!OPEN HOUSE Saturday, February 26th | Noon - 2 p.m.Sunday, February 27th | Noon - 2 p.m.1610

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A Weekend Of Wonders As We End The Month Of February

Chicago doesn't stop for the weather, we always have something interesting and fun to do.The JDC Group has you covered for what is happening this weekend.We even are popping up to Glencoe for a

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Why You Should Buy Your Home With COMPASS And The JDC Group

Whether you are a first-time home buyer or an investor with many closings under your belt, purchasing a home is a complex process.The JDC Group has 40+ years of navigating the real estate

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TESTIMONIAL TUESDAY Happy Buyers In A Sellers Market

Testimonials from Buyers in a Seller's Market are music to our ears!When buying a tight market, it is super important to make sure you have a Realtor with experience and connections.Our goal has

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February 2022 COMPASS Curated

Recently we've noticed a new trend in the real estate market. A surprising number of families are now in the market for a third home. The COMPASS LUXURY DIVISION team has explored this new

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CHRIS AND JULIES HOT PICKS Stunning Architecture And Design

Are you looking for a home with exquisite lines and features?The JDC Group has you covered.Like what you see?Call us at the JDC Group for a private showing or to set up a search for a home you will

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Things To Do In Chicagoland To Commemorate Black History Month

Whether you are interested in music, food, or culture, the Black community has brought us achievements through history we should all celebrate.The JDC Group has you covered with special events to

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2021 Chicagoland Market Report 4th Quarter

Interested in how the real estate market handled Q4 in 2021? Click "report" below to view and download the Q4 2021 Chicagoland market report with statistics for your neighborhood. Please email

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Your Home Purchase Is So Much More Than Just A Transaction

Quality Customer Care with Seasoned Expertise JDC Realty Group is a knowledgeable, service-centric team of professionals focused on meeting our clients’ needs. Over 40 years of selling

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TESTIMONIAL TUESDAY We Are Here For You Long After The Sale

When you become a client of the JDC Group, you become family!We strive to be your partner in real estate for life.Our goal has always been to enhance our client's quality of life, as well as their

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Sending You Love This Valentines Day

It's great to do business with someone as nice as you, and today seemed like the perfect day to let you know. Happy Valentine's Day from us to you.JDC Group | COMPASSJULIE CHESNE - Realtor,

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COMING SOON 1610 N Nagle Ave Unit 1

Don't miss this move-in-ready, convenient first-floor 2 bed and 2 full bath condo in the beautiful Galewood neighborhood right next to Oak Park. 1610 N Nagle Ave, Unit 1 | Chicago, IL 2 Bed | 2

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CHRIS AND JULIES HOT PICKS Amazing Condos At 14 W Superior

Are you looking for a home that has the most incredible lake and city views?The JDC Group has you covered.Come visit 14 W Superior with us... Delivery starting in March 2022!Residents will

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Love Is In The Air In Chicago

Looking for something to do with your sweetie this weekend?The JDC Group has you covered with these fun and romantic adventures!We even added some events for those out to have fun with friends

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TESTIMONIAL TUESDAY A Recommendation To Family Is The Greatest Compliment

We strive to make your real estate experience smooth and rewarding.The biggest compliment our clients give us is when they recommend their friends and family to us.See what our 2022 buyers have

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Get The Most Out Of The COMPASS Ap With These On Line Tutorials

There are so many features in the COMPASS App that can make your buying search easier.Let us show you how...To help you hit the ground running, we created a series of short videos explaining the

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NEW ON THE MARKET 2650 N Lakeview Ave Unit 3503

Calling all investors! Fabulous sunlight on this high-floor studio!Don't miss this lovely pied-à-Terre!2650 N Lakeview Ave, Unit 3503 | Chicago, ILStudio | 1 BathUpgraded kitchen with maple,

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CHRIS AND JULIES HOT PICKS You Have Got To Check Out These Homes

As the spring market nears, we are starting to see some spectacular new homes on the market.Join us to take a peek...Like what you see?Call us at the JDC Group for a private showing or to set up a

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COMING SOON 5125 N Winthrop Ave Unit 2F

Don't miss this expansive, sophisticated, and sun-filled vintage unit before it goes on the market!5125 N Winthrop Ave Unit 2F | Chicago, IL2 Bed | 1 BathThis home has 1400 sq ft in a perfect open

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JUST LAUNCHED 845 W Newport Ave

Don't miss this stellar Jumbo Brick 3 Flat In Prime East Lakeview!! 845 W Newport Ave | Chicago, IL7 Bedrooms | 6 BathsGut-rehabbed in 2016, after 2013 work of new roof, new back porch, new-

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TESTIMONIAL TUESDAY Helping You Find Or Sell Your Home In 2022

Where do you want to be in 2022?Let the JDC Group achieve your real estate goals with 40+ years of experience in the Chicagoland market.See what our treasured clients have to say.Our goal has always

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MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY George Strait

Do you need a little something to jump-start your week?The JDC Group has you covered!A study by Johns Hopkins Medicine has found that people with a positive outlook but a history of heart disease,

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COMING SOON 845 W Newport Ave

Don't miss this Very Impressive Jumbo Brick 3 Flat In Prime East Lakeview Location!!845 W Newport Ave | Chicago, ILUnit 1 - 2 Bed | 2 BathUnit 2 - 3 Bed | 2 BathUnit 3 - 2 Bed | 2 BathStellar Jumbo

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JUST LAUNCHED OPEN HOUSE 7436 Warren St Forest Park IL

This lovely and inviting Forest Park home will grab you and never let go!Don't miss the opens this week!Saturday, January 29th | 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Sunday, January 30th | 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p

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COMING SOON 2650 N Lakeview Ave Unit 3503

Don't miss out on this lovely Pied-A-Terre in the heart of Lincoln Park!Fabulous sunlight on this high-floor studio!2650 N Lakeview Ave Unit 3503 | Chicago, ILStudio | 1 BathUpgraded kitchen

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CHRIS AND JULIES HOT PICKS Fantastic Homes To Call Your Own

It's so cold; thinking of warmer days ahead?These special single-family homes with lots of outdoor and private space might be right up your alleySee something you like?Call us at the JDC Group for a

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Bundle Up And Visit These Fun Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend

Feeling a bit stir-crazy staying in during this winter season?The JDC Group has you covered with safe and fun activities for all.Bump, Slide and Spin on the Rink at Gallagher Way in Ice Bumper

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Tips For Getting Your Home Ready To Sell

Make sure you get the most money for your home by preparing it for the largest pool of buyers.These tips will help you get started.Does your home need more than some touch-ups?COMPASS Concierge has

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TESTIMONIAL TUESDAY Your Agent Through Thick And Thin

Not every deal goes perfectly, in fact, most have issues that need to be resolved through the process.Make sure you have an Agent that is there for you every step of the way!Our goal has always been

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COMPASS Curated January 2022

Welcome to COMPASS Curated, a collectionof our most prestigious properties across the country, delivered to you each month.Stay up to date with Compass' latest luxury listings and news at

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CHRIS AND JULIES HOT PICKS Fantastic Single Family Homes

Looking for a spectacular single-family home in Lincoln Park or Old Town?The JDC Group has you covered.See something you like? Call us at the JDC Group for a private showing or to set up a search

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Enjoy These Fun Events In Chicago This Weekend

Although the weather is frightful, the list of things to do in Chicago this weekend is delightful!Whether you like to eat and drink, explore nature or soothe your inner mind, the JDC Group has you

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What Buyers Are Looking For In A Home Now

When you sell your home, make sure you get the highest sale price.HOW?Let COMPASS Concierge help!Get fronted for the cost of home improvement services with no interest - ever. Compass

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TESTIMONIAL TUESDAY Your Realtor For Life

You will move on average 11.7 times in your life.This Spring market make sure you have a trusted partner to help you navigate the journey.Our goal has always been to enhance our client's

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How Well Do You Know The Real Estate Market

Test your real estate knowledge with this quick quiz!Our goal has always been to enhance our client's quality of life, as well as their economic well-being, through our 40+ years of experience,

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2021 Year In Review

Whether you are looking to rent a studio or buy/sell an estate, the JDC Group has you covered.We aim to be your life-long real estate consultant and are so proud that a large percentage of our

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JUST LAUNCHED OPEN HOUSE 1628 W Columbia Ave Unit 3

Don't miss this Top Floor Vintage Pet-Friendly Condo Sunday, January 9th | 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.1628 W Columbia Ave Unit 3 | Chicago, IL2 Beds | 1 BathAs you enter this top-floor vintage

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2022 Sherwin Williams Color Of The Year And New Trends

2022 Spring Market is just around the corner. It is never too early to start thinking about how you can prepare your home. Let's explore the top trends!Think big. Go bold.WGSN, the

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TESTIMONIAL TUESDAY New Year New Closings

As the new year begins, are you thinking of buying or selling?See what our clients have to say about the JDC Group.Want to see what we can do for you?Check out other RAVES for Julie and the JDC

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Happy New Year From The JDC Group

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Interesting Things To Do This Weekend To Ring In The New Year

2022 is right around the corner, how are you going to celebrate the new year?The JDC Group has you covered with activities all around the city.Congress Plaza Hotel NYE PartyDecember 31, 20218:00 p.

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Concierge Connection December 2021

Welcome to the final edition of the Concierge Connection for 2021!Get fronted for the cost of home improvement services with no interest - ever. Compass Concierge is the hassle-free way to sell

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TESTIMONIAL TUESDAY Thankful For The Opportunity To Be Of Service

As Chris and I reflect on the past year, we feel so blessed to have to opportunity to help our clients turned friends find their places of peace.Want to see what we can do for you?Check out

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Holiday Adventures For Your Long Weekend

Once all the presents are open and cookies are eaten, what's next?The JDC Group has you covered with fun activities to do with friends and family all holiday weekend.Photograph: Alex HewittWhere to

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TESTIMONIAL TUESDAY Your Recommendations Are The Best Present

What a wonderful present it is to receive a Recommendation from our clients and friends this holiday season!Want to see what we can do for you? Call the JDC Group today!JDC Group | COMPASSJULIE

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Celebrate The Holidays This Weekend With These Fun Activities In The City

Looking for something to do to brighten your holiday spirit?The JDC Group has you covered with activities that would even brighten the Grinch's heart!Lincoln Park Zoo - Zoo Lights2001 N Clark St |

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JUST LISTED 4846 N Paulina St Unit GW

Don't miss this lovely garden-level home with great natural sunlight!4846 N Paulina St Unit GW | Chicago, IL 1 Bed | 1 Bath A Commuter's Dream! 1/4-mile from the Metra, in the middle of a

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TESTIMONIAL TUESDAY Welcome Home

We are delighted to have helped our clients find their home in a tight Seller's Market!Our goal has always been to enhance our client's quality of life, as well as their economic well-being,

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COMPASS Curated December 2021

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CHRIS AND JULIES HOT PICKS Taking It On The Road

Whether you are looking for a special home in Chicago or you have your sights set on another state, we have you covered!See something you like? Call us at the JDC Group for a private or virtual

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How To Market Your Home With Impact

Selling a home in a digital marketplace can be tricky.The JDC Group and COMPASS are here to help.Chris and I have over 40 years of experience selling homes in the Chicagoland area.Compass has

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SOLD Welcome Home

Congratulations Rick and Kearney! Wishing you so much happiness and good health in your new home. Thank you for the opportunity to be of service. You guys were so much fun!Ready to find your

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Your December 2021 Update

“May your walls know joy, may every room hold laughter, and every window open to great possibility.” – Mary Anne Radmacher Read on for homeowner seasonal tips you should consider and

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CHRIS AND JULIES HOT PICKS Luxurious Renovations

This week are visiting some special renovations.Whether you are looking for a condo with walls of windows in Streeterville or a spectacular two-level apartment in the heart of the Gold Coast...We

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Come See This Uptown Gem OPEN HOUSE On Saturday

Don't miss this fabulous 2nd floor walk-up with sunny southern and northern exposures!- OPEN HOUSE -Saturday, December 4th | 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.1424 W Leland Ave Unit 2 | Chicago, IL 2 Beds | 1

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Happy Anniversary COMPASS Chicagoland

It's been 4 Years since COMPASS joined the Chicagoland market...We couldn't be more thrilled to be a part of COMPASS Family and bring you programs that make buying and selling a home easier and more

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Updates From 2021 Compass REtreat

Compass agents from around the country recently gathered in Austin at our annual REtreat to connect with peers, expand our referral networks, and hear updates about the new tools and services

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JDC Group Favorite Finds For Black Friday

Looking for a special gift for your loved one, but don't want to break the bank?The JDC Group has you covered!Take a peek at our team's favorite gifts for this holiday season.Dash Express Tasti

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Chicago Fun This Thanksgiving Weekend

Once you wake from your post-Thanksgiving holiday nap, it's time to plan the rest of your weekend.The JDC Group has you covered with fun activities in the city to usher in the Christmas season

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We Are Thankful For You

As Thanksgiving approaches, we wanted to thank you for the opportunity to help you find your place of peace.It means the world to us that you trust us to help buy and sell your home.We hope you

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Try This Delectable Side This Thanksgiving From The Barefoot Contessa

Need a side dish to finish up your Thanksgiving menu?The JDC Group and Ina Garten have you covered!Sauteed Shredded Brussels Sprouts "There's so much going on in the oven on Thanksgiving, even

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2021 Chicagoland Market Report 3rd Quarter

Interested in how the real estate market handled Q3 in 2021? Click "report" below to view and download the Q3 2021 Chicagoland market report with statistics for your neighborhood. Please email us

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Being Thankful For All The Options For Fun In Chicago

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it's time to be thankful for our wonderful city.Need something to do this weekend?We have you covered!Sauced Night MarketFriday, November 19th | 5:00 p.m. -

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Fall Leaves Are Beautiful But Can Cause Damage To Your Home

The season for falling leaves is well underway and some parts of the country have lost all their leaves already. There are many different thoughts on the subject of fallen leaves. They are

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November 2021 Compass Curated

______________________________________________________________________________________________Welcome to Compass Curated, a collectionof our most prestigious properties across the country, delivered

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CHRIS AND JULIES HOT PICKS Heavenly Highrises

Looking for a Special Highrise to Call Home?We have you covered!See something you like? Call us at the JDC Group for a private or virtual showing or to set up a search for a home you will love.

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NEW ON THE MARKET 345 W Fullerton Pkwy Unit 2905

Don't miss this amazing unit that boasts views of the lake, city, Navy Pier, and the sunset!345 W Fullerton Pkwy, Unit 2905 | Chicago, IL 2 Beds | 2 BathsLight all day long with morning light

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3710 N Racine Unit 3 Open House

You can be thankful to call this newly updated condo in Wrigleyville home this year!3710 N Racine Ave | Chicago, IL2 Beds | 1 Bath Freshly painted with new re-finished wood floors AND updated

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What Compass Concierge Can Do For Your Home

Exclusive to Compass, our Concierge program helps you easily prepare your home for sale by fronting the cost of home improvement services, so you can sell it faster and for more money. Whether

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COMPASS Named Top Workplace By Chicago Tribune

We are SO proud to announce that Compass has been named the #1 workplace in Chicagoland by the Chicago Tribune!This is an extraordinary feat that we accomplished together, an outcome four years

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Beautiful Homes In Lincoln Park

Looking to move to 60614?We have you covered with some pretty incredible homes in Lincoln Park.See something you like? Call us at the JDC Group for a private or virtual showing or to set

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What To Do In Chicago This Weekend

Even though the weather is getting cooler, Chicago still is aflutter with activity!The JDC Group has you covered with what is happening all across the city.Jurassic QuestDonald E Stephens

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What Buyers Want From A Home Now

Get fronted for the cost of home improvement services with no interest - ever. Compass Concierge is the hassle-free way to sell your home faster and for a higher price with services like staging,

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Let The JDC Group Save You Time When You Search For Your Next Home

With personalized advice and recommendations from an agent who merges market knowledge with your specific needs.---------------------------------------------------Here’s how we help buyers save

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Catching Up In November

“Fallen leaves lying on the grass in the November sun bring more happiness than the daffodils.” - Cyril ConnollyRead on for homeowner seasonal tips you should consider and discover

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CHRIS AND JULIES HOT PICKS Spectacular Single Family Homes

Looking for a Single Family Home to Call Your Own?The JDC Group has you covered!See something you like? Call us at the JDC Group for a private or virtual showing or to set up a search for a

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All Treats No Tricks At This Special Open House In Uptown

Don't miss this fabulous 2nd floor walk-up with sunny southern and northern exposures!1424 W Leland Ave Unit 2 | Chicago, IL 2 Beds | 1 Bath This beauty features lovely oak hardwood,

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Visit The Spooktacular Open House This Weekend

Don't miss this newly updated condo in the heart of Wrigleyville!3710 N Racine Ave | Chicago, IL 2 Beds | 1 Bath Freshly painted with new re-finished wood floors AND updated kitchen with

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Poor Landscaping Can Affect Your Sales Price When Selling

Landscaping is the first impression your home gives when prospective buyers arrive to view your home.Don't make the wrong first impression!Trees.com did a survey of 1,250 licensed agents about their

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