Local Tips
Local Tips

Find a Home in Chicago

When you're looking for a new home, you might just have an amazing place in mind that you'd like to move to - or you might simply be doing a little bit of research to find somewhere that's perfect for you and your family. Either way, knowing what is likely to be the best bet for your family is always a good idea and looking into cities is a great place to start.


When you’re looking for a new home, you might just have an amazing place in mind that you’d like to move to – or you might simply be doing a little bit of research to find somewhere that’s perfect for you and your family. Either way, knowing what is likely to be the best bet for your family is always a good idea and looking into cities is a great place to start.

If you’re thinking of moving to a wonderful American city but haven’t quite decided yet, then why not consider Chicago? Here are some tips on finding a home!

Find a Home in Chicago

Visit and spend some time
It’s all well and good doing some research online, but you’ll never get a true feel for any place until you’ve been there yourself and spent some time. Visiting and spending some time in a city is the best way to see whether it’s right for you and your family – and visiting more than once is even better! Preferably over different times of the week, day and even year to get the best idea of what it’s truly like.

Enlist some assistance
Real Estate Agents are truly worthwhile, and for a good reason! They have everything you don’t when it comes to looking for a new home – local knowledge, industry experience and connections, and good knowledge of the market! Take advantage of this and begin working with one as soon as possible for the best results. If you don’t know where to start, then this listing on Yelp can point you in the right direction.

Look at what’s available locally
Certainly not all areas of the city are created equal, and an area that’s perfect for one person might be completely wrong for you. Take a look at the local amenities and facilities that you’ll need, and what’s available in the area you’re looking at moving to. This can include great schools, employment opportunities, good transport links, local parks, healthcare facilities, shopping centres and so on. Never underestimate the convenience of having these things close by – particularly within walking distance!

Don’t forget to check in with family
Or friends, or potential housemates. Get their opinion on properties and areas and see what they’re loving or disliking about them. The opinion of others (especially those that will be living with you) is incredibly important – make use of it.

Real Estate, redefined

Here at Domobase, we strive to make the process of moving home, in particular finding somewhere new to live, as simple and stress free as we possibly can. For us, this involves connecting our service users with exceptional Real Estate professionals who can show you excellent properties that fit what you’re looking for perfectly.

All you need to do to take advantage of this is download our app, fill in your details and link up your social media profile. Once you’ve let us know what you’re looking for, we’ll have up to three industry professionals get in touch within a few days to help you find an amazing new home. Why not give it a go?


Charlotte is the content creator for Domobase, a freelance content marketer and creative fiction writer. When not scribbling away, she can usually be found with her nose in a book.