Real Estate with Jake | November Newsletter

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Happy November!

Fall is in full force as we mark the beginning of November and enter the season of giving and thanks.

Read on for seasonal tips to consider and discover lifestyle trends to enjoy the month!


Market Updates


Save your Energy

Leave the Leaves! You heard it, skip the chore of raking leaves from your lawn and let them be. As they decay and return to the soil they provide carbon that contributes to soil ecology and encourages healthy microbial activity. Removing them from this cycle can actually diminish soil health. Instead, spread them evenly across yard or mulch and pile around the base of trees and atop flower beds & gardens.


Real Estate in the News

Where Have Homeowners Built the Most Wealth?

According to Bankrate, longtime homeowners have acquired exponential gains in their home value over the past few years. But it's not just for ultra-luxury homes—many average homeowners have properties worth millions in certain housing markets. Take a look at how have homes earned value, based on data pulled by NAR.

Courtesy of Bankrate


Local Events


November 18th - Dec 24th

The unforgettable holiday market is back this November! Browse stalls stocked with handmade gifts, German food and plenty of hot beverages to keep you warm while you wander around and soak in the festive atmosphere. Find locations and more here

Lincoln Park ZooLights

November 19th - Jan 1st

Celebrate the holidays with ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Invesco QQQ. This festive, one-of-a-kind holiday experience offers a merry, family-oriented tradition in the heart of the city. Your visit helps keep Lincoln Park Zoo free and supports their animal care, community, and conservation work. Find more information here


Lifestyle Tips and Tricks

Best Places to Travel in November

Looking for a weekend getaway or a week-long stay this month? Whether you want to relax on the beach or cozy up in the chilly air, there's a spot for you. Explore Travel + Leisure's top 11 places to travel in November. 
Courtesy of Travel + Leisure

30 DIY Fall Wreath Ideas to Spruce Up Your Door

Add curb appeal to your front door and provide a warm welcome to your home. Create your own seasonal wreaths with these top DIY decorative ideas. 
Courtesy of HGTV

26 Thanksgiving Table Ideas for a Festive Holiday Dinner

Gain new inspiration for your Thanksgiving tablescape. Change up your usual place settings, centerpieces, and napkin foldings. Start prepping for the holiday with some new table decor ideas. 
Courtesy of Southern Living

11 Best Non-Alcoholic Drink Recipes to Serve on Thanksgiving Day

Mix up your drink offerings at your upcoming Thanksgiving gathering with non-alcoholic libations. Stir in seasonal flavors that pair well with the holiday vibe and fare. 
Courtesy of Good Housekeeping


Featured Listings

2252 North Orchard Street, Unit 3S
3 BD 2.5 BA $1,750,000

7401 North Sheridan Road, Unit 202
2 BD 1.5 BA $264,000

360 East Randolph Street, Unit 3801
3 BD 2.5 BA $1,175,000

933 West Van Buren Street, Unit 708
2 BD 2 BA $369,000

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