Posted by: newwestrealty | October 30, 2009

Music in the City this Weekend

If you’ve got an itch for some live music on Halloween weekend, here are some live events in and around Chicago that are right up your alley.

Friday, October 30th:

Rob Thomas @ The Venue (Hammond, IN)

Type O Negative @ Metro

Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds w/ Frankie Beverly and Maze @ Arie Crown Theater

Saturday, October 31st:

Bob Dylan @ Aragon Ballroom

Forever the Sickest Kids @ House of Blues

Casting Crowns @ Life Changes Church (Hoffman Estates)

Click here for more info or to schedule an appointment with New West Realty!

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Posted by: newwestrealty | October 26, 2009

Home Sales Enjoy Strong September

The 2009 housing market is looking bright!

The 2009 housing market is looking bright!

First time home buyers have been responsible for over 40% of homes sold in the past year. Home sales are up 9.2% overall in September 2009 compared to September 2008, which experts attribute to the first-time buyer tax credit that is in effect on all homes closed between now and the end of November, according to CNN Money.

“To help boost home prices and sales, lawmakers are considering extending the tax credit and expanding it to all but the wealthiest homebuyers.

While keeping the credit would help lift housing prices, senior economist at PNC Robert Dye says it would only be a temporary effect until the program stopped, as was seen with Cash for Clunkers.

In the Midwest, sales were up by 9.6% to a pace of 1.25 million, which was 7.8% higher year-over year.”

Click here for the full CNN Money article.

With the combination of record low prices and the $8,000 tax credit (that we are matching at 1555 Wabash), now is the perfect time to close on your new home! 1555 Wabash can be that new home for you, with beautiful condominiums located in the heart of Chicago’s South Loop and minutes from virtually anywhere you’d want to go in the city. To get your journey started, click here to visit New West Realty and to get more information or request a showing at 1555 Wabash!

Posted by: newwestrealty | October 21, 2009

Video from The Ledge at Willis Tower

The below video shows the view from 1,000 feet above Chicago’s streets. All that separates visitors from the forces of gravity is an inch and a half of glass. But it’s a strong inch and a half: each ledge supports up to 10,000 pounds, or roughly 43 Jay Cutlers.

If you’ve been considering a move to Chicago, 1555 Wabash has beautiful condominiums just for you! Mere steps from Soldier Field and minutes from The Ledge and all the other things that make Chicago great, it’s the perfect place to set up shop in your very own home. Click here for more information and to schedule an appointment!

Posted by: newwestrealty | October 13, 2009

New West Realty Matching Tax Credit at 1555!

lookingeasttosoldierfieldIf you close on your first home between now and November 30th, an $8,000 tax credit can be yours. This information has been in the news for a few months, but New West Realty has just revealed that it will match the $8k government tax credit with an $8,000 credit of their own if you close on a beautiful South Loop condo at 1555 Wabash! Read More…

Posted by: newwestrealty | September 22, 2009

Twitter Tour Photo Recap

The Twitter Tour of 1555 Wabash happened last Thursday, September 17th, and it was a huge success. In case you missed it, here are 8 new images of areas covered in the tour. For more information and to schedule an appointment to check out the beautiful South Loop condos for yourself, click here to get started!

Living room with fantastic view of the city

Living room with fantastic view of the city

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