The beautiful Windy City of Chicago is a booming metropolitan area with gorgeous sights to see, lively people, and a dynamic and modern real estate housing market.

As many wonder with larger and more popular urban cities in which they're looking to buy a home or potentially invest, what does the real estate housing market look like? 

That can be a tricky question to answer considering the real estate market is dynamic and ever-changing, however we can get an idea of what it looks like is to come in this beautiful city. 

Looking For A Deal?

If you're looking for the heart of downtown living at a steal from what it may have been compared to a few years back, purchasing or investing in a condo in especially a high-rise apartment building may be the choice for you. 

With more people moving out of core downtown apartment buildings after the COVID-19 pandemic, this is a better time than ever before to look into the gorgeous modern condos that downtown Chicago has to offer with stunning views of the city and modern finishes.

As many have also moved to a work from home lifestyle, some have chosen bigger homes with the privacy of an outdoor yard or some extra rooms for home offices. Nothing a nice balcony with sky-high views and a home office facing the lights of the city can't fix. 

Room For Investment Growth

There is a growing interest from out-of-town investors for the entertainment aspect and more affordable angle of its Midwestern Chicago location in comparison to its popular metropolitan counterparts such as New York, San Francisco, and more.

This means the affordability option is actually driving up interest from investors looking for homes and who may be looking for a great form of rental income in a popular and growing city.

With comparative job markets and entertainment sectors as the other large cities, the large advantage of a more affordable housing market makes Chicago a very desirable choice for investment opportunity. 

Look Into Surrounding Neighborhoods

With the continuation and rise of a work from home culture, whether it's the hybrid of work from home and in office work or fully work from home, many have started to look for home in surrounding suburbs for the affordability and the lack of needing to travel into the city for work. 

Chicago offers many gorgeous neighborhoods with beautiful homes and amenities that don't necessarily require you to move out of the area for what you need such as Oak Forest, Tinley Park, Palos Heights, Mokena, and more. 

These more affordable neighborhoods are a great choice for living as they offer the nearby amenities you need with the prices made for new or growing families or even young couples or investors. 

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