Archive for the 'Single family homes' Category

On and Off the Market for 8 Years and Now Bank Owned: A Wicker Park Cottage at 1234 N. Marion

We last chattered about this 4-bedroom brick cottage at 1234 N. Marion in Wicker Park in September 2010. Check out our prior interesting discussion about the mortgages and whether or not this is a teardown here. Some thought tearing it down would be problematic because there is no alley- only the side driveway. Financedoc also posted […]

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 2-Flat Greystone On The Boulevard Has Been Rehabbed Into A 6-Bedroom SFH: 3051 W. Logan Boulevard

This 6-bedroom greystone single family home at 3051 W. Logan Boulevard in Logan Square recently came on the market. (Thanks to DZ for the excellent picture.) It was previously a 2-flat and had been bank owned in 2009. The property has been renovated into a single family home with 6000 square feet. Built in 1910 […]

Will Our Favorite Vintage Queen Anne Finally Sell In 2012? 6239 N. Lundy in Old Edgebrook

We’ve chattered about this 4-bedroom Queen Anne at 6239 N. Lundy in the Old Edgebrook neighborhood of Forest Glen several times over the last few years. See our last chatter in November 2011 here. Nearly a year ago, the house was listed at $799,000. It has since been reduced again and is now listed at $729,000. Out […]

Looking For A 4-Bedroom In Wildwood? This Georgian At 6740 N. Wildwood Fits The Bill

This 4-bedroom single family  home at 6740 N. Wildwood in the Wildwood neighborhood of Forest Glen just came on the market. Built in 1949, the listing calls it a “jumbo Lannon stone Georgian.” It’s on an oversized 45×152 lot (as are most of the homes in this neighborhood. Wildwood is a unique Chicago neighborhood with […]

4-Bedroom Mayfair Victorian Was Under Contract But Now Back On The Market At $414K: 4502 N. Kildare

We last chattered about this 4-bedroom Victorian at 4502 N. Kildare in the Mayfair neighborhood of Irving Park (no- it’s NOT in Albany Park) in June 2012. See our previous chatter here. Many of you liked the property (and liked the neighborhood). Most of you also thought it was priced right at $450,000. Icarus thought […]

Looking In Sauganash? This 3-Bedroom Georgian Is Listed At $549,000: 6126 N. Kirkwood

This 3-bedroom Georgian-style single family home at 6126 N. Kirkwood in the Sauganash neighborhood of Forest Glen came on the market in August 2012. Built in 1936 on an oversized 50×124 lot, it has a 1-car front facing garage with a brick paver driveway. It doesn’t have much of its interior vintage character left but […]

Modern 4-Bedroom in Old Edgebrook Sold For Under $500K: 6312 N. Louise

We last chattered about this 4-bedroom modern “colonial” style single family home at 6312 N. Louise in Old Edgebrook in May 2012. See our prior chatter here. Most of you didn’t care for the modern architecture style, especially after realizing it didn’t have a basement. But many of you love the neighborhood and were willing […]

“Step Back Into Time” With This 4-Bedroom Farmhouse: 5655 N. Newcastle in Old Norwood Park

This 4-bedroom farmhouse at 5655 N. Newcastle in Old Norwood Park came on the market in September 2012. Built in 1919, it is on an enormous 50×231 lot with a 1.5 car garage. The listing says the house has been owned by generations of the same family for 80 years. It also says you can […]

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 […]