Is it better to buy a condo in chicago downtown or one of the suburbs like Naperville/ Aurora?

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As investment or primary residence? If the former, how do the numbers look? 😊

I hear you OP just know that those types of restrictions can change with a simple vote. I’d avoid larger condo buildings and instead look for something with <20 units where you’ll have less politics. I also think the upside/appreciation on 1-bedrooms is very limited so would suggest you look for smaller 2-beds or do the suburb option if you’re amenable. I will never leave the city but made $0 on my south loop 1-bed condo after a 7-year hold.

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