Real Estate with Jake | June Newsletter

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Happy June! Here’s wishing you a happy summer that’s filled with lots of sun and fun all around. Read on for everything you should do this month and discover lifestyle tips curated just for you.

Market Updates


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Check out Jake's monthly hand-curated picks for Compass Coming Soon listings. Chicago has real estate in all shapes, sizes, and price-points. Let us help you find your place in the world before someone else finds it first.

Real Estate in the News

Buyers Expect the House Hunt to Get Easier


Thirty-three percent of prospective buyers recently surveyed are hopeful that it will be easier to find a home over the coming months—an improvement from 25% who said so a year ago, according to the latest Housing Trends Report, produced by the National Association of Home Builders. Still, the majority (61%) of buyers expect home searches to become more difficult or stay the same in the future.

But why are some buyers more hopeful?


Learn more from Realtor Magazine


Local Events

Pride in the Park | 

June 26th & 27th 

2 PM – 10 PM Saturday / 

3 PM – 10 PM Sunday

Celebrate with more than a dozen performers at the two-day Pride in the Park festival, a musical celebration of Pride Month and the city's LGBTQ+ community. 

Buy tickets and learn morhere

* The Chicago Pride Parade will take place on Oct. 3 following last summer's cancellation

Garden Walk & Unique Boutique
Arlington Heights 

Sunday, June 27, 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Garden Walk featuring 5 inspiring gardens. Browse the award-winning Museum gardens where vendors will feature items for the garden or home.

Purchase tickets here.


Lifestyle Tips & Tricks

Gardening for a Great Cause


Many people are facing food insecurity due to the economic impacts of the global pandemic. Did you know that many local food banks will take fresh produce donations? If you’re a gardener, consider growing a few extra plants and donating the surplus food - small, pandemic victory gardens can help fight a big problem. 


Use the hashtags #CreateFoodSecurity, #TheFoodSecurityProject as you share your growing gardens on social media! If you don’t have a green thumb, support The Food Security Project started by Compass Boulder Agents, Catherine & Andy Burgess.

30 Outdoor Bars That Will Tempt You to Sit and Sip


From pergola-covered and perched on a hill to open-air and oceanside, these outdoor bars are the ultimate destinations for at-home relaxation.


50 Unique Father's Day Gifts for Every Type of Dad


Although your dad may say he doesn't want anything for Father's Day this year, you know that showing up without a present isn't really a possibility. After all, he's the guy you looked up to (quite literally) all these years, and it's only fitting to get him a Father's Day gift that shows just how much you appreciate him and all that he does for your whole family. Courtesy of Good House Keeping
11 Rewarding Plants to Grow in June for a Colorful Summer Garden


Summer is just around the corner, which means things are heating up and your garden will need a little extra care. Oftentimes, gardeners think that Memorial Day weekend is their last to relish in planting for quite some time, but if you're willing to put in the work, there are plenty of heat-loving, drought-tolerant plants out there to start growing in June for a vibrant summer garden Courtesy of Veranda


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