Archive for the 'Portage Park' Category

Would You Pay $609,000 For a 5-Bedroom SFH in Portage Park? 5528 W. Wilson

This 5-bedroom single family home at 5528 W. Wilson in Portage Park came on the market in February 2016. A shout out to Icarus who took and sent me the picture of this property. (Nice job!) It was previously bank owned and has now been rehabbed. Built on an oversized 40×138 lot, it has a new open […]

What $400,000 Gets You in Portage Park: A 1923 Bungalow at 4426 N. Menard

This 4-bedroom bungalow at 4426 N. Menard in Portage Park came on the market in October 2015. (Sorry, I don’t have a picture as I haven’t been able to get out to take pictures of new properties. As soon as spring arrives, I’ll be out there.) The listing says it has been renovated and has […]

The New Portage Park Reality: Renovated 1800 Sq Ft Houses for $444,000: 4153 N. Major

This 4-bedroom Tudor at 4153 N. Major in Portage Park just came on the market. This house last sold “as-is” in December 2012 in an estate sale. It appears from public records that the prior owner had been in the house since before 1985. You can see pictures of the house as it looked at the prior […]

The Prairie 4-Bedroom With A Picket Fence In Olde Portage Park: 4039 W. Hutchinson

This 4-bedroom Prairie style vintage home at 5039 W. Hutchinson in Olde Portage Park has been on the market since July 2012. Built in 1910 on an oversized 35×125 lot, it even has a picket fence (sorry- not white though.) The listing says it has a new kitchen with white cabinets, stainless steel Bosch appliances […]

Get A Renovated Portage Park 4-Bedroom Bungalow For Under $430K: 5240 W. Cuyler

We’ve been chattering quite a bit about rehabbed properties like this 4-bedroom vintage brick bungalow at 5240 W. Cuyler in Portage Park. Built in 1916 on a 30×125 lot, it has a 2-car garage and is located just a block and a half from the Park. The listing says it’s a “gut renovation to the […]

This 4-Bedroom Estate Sale Bungalow In Portage Park Sold: 4050 N. Mango

We last chattered about this 4-bedroom bungalow at 4050 N. Mango in Portage Park in May 2012. See our prior chatter here. It was listed as an estate sale and was being sold “as-is.” If you recall, it was built in 1921 on an oversized 33×125 lot and was just 2 blocks from the park. But […]

Live Near the Park in a 4-Bedroom Bungalow For Under $260K: 4050 N. Mango in Portage Park

This 4-bedroom vintage bungalow at 4050 N. Mango just came on the market in Portage Park. Built in 1921 on an oversized 33×125 lot, it is just 2 blocks from the park. It is an estate sale and being sold as is. The listing says there are hardwood floors under the carpets on the main […]

13 Months Later And Still Waiting For a Buyer For This 3-Bedroom Portage Park Bungalow: 4054 N. Lawler

We last chattered about this 3-bedroom vintage bungalow at 4054 N. Lawler in Portage Park in August 2011. See our prior chatter here. No surprise, but most of you thought the house was overpriced for a property that still needed some work (especially going up against rehabbed foreclosures with everything “new.”) Many thought it should […]

Portage Park 2-Flat Is Now a Short Sale and Reduced $100K: 5341 W. Berteau

We’ve chattered about this Portage Park 2-flat at 5341 W. Berteau several times over the last year. See our September 2011 chatter here. Back then, it was listed for $450,000 which all of you thought was too high to cash flow. Someone guessed that it would be more attractive around $350,000. Since then, the property […]

7 Months Later and Still Looking for a Buyer for this Portage Park 2-Flat: 5341 W. Berteau

We last chattered about this 2-flat at 5341 W. Berteau in Portage Park in April 2011. See our prior chatter here. Back in April, most of you thought the list of $469,000 was way too high for a 2-flat outside of the Greenzone. It has been reduced just $19,000 since then. If you recall, it […]