Maybe you already live in Chicago. Maybe you have a friend who keeps talking about how much they love the windy city, or maybe you grew up in Chicago and you want to reconnect with your roots. Whatever your reasons for considering Chicago real estate, there are a million answers to the question, Why Chicago?
As the third largest city in the U.S., Chicago has a unique culture and a breadth of resources for its residents. Chicago has Midwestern sensibility with a cosmopolitan flair. There are more than 30 museums just within city limits, and over 8,100 acres of greenspace. Chicagohas a thriving theater scene, an unparalleled comedy community, and don't forget about the sports! The Chicago Blackhawks dominate in hockey, and the city hosts 6 other major league teams to cheer for like the Bears and the Bulls. Chicago is an old, storied city, with no shortage of entertainment, culture, and fun for the whole family.
One of the other great things about Chicago is howeasy it is to get around. The Metra trains service the suburbs, and bring passengers right into the city center, connecting them to Chicago's amazing cultural opportunities. The CTA also covers the city with buses and the El trains, and Chicago was recently voted the second most bike-friendly city in America. Chicago is a great city for walking, including the beautifully scenic 18 mile trail for walking, running, and biking along the lakefront. In essence, buying a home in Chicagoland, including the suburbs, puts you at the feet of innumerable opportunities for fun.
Chicago also has great schools--click here for more information about your district. Click here for more information about neighborhoods and suburban communities in Chicagoland, and click here to check out more amazing photos of this beautiful city and find upcoming events. Most importantly, if you've decided that Chicago is the right place for you, and you're looking for someone to help find your dream home, contact the Dean Rouso Home Team. We're here to make your next move your best move.