Archive for the 'Single family homes' Category

3-Bedroom Irving Park House On A Double Lot Sells For About 33% Under The 2006 Price: 3902 N. Central Park

We chattered about this 3-bedroom vintage house at 3902 N. Central Park in Irving Park several times over the years as it has been on and off the market since 2009. See our June 2012 chatter here. In June, after several more price reductions, we chattered about how low the price would go before it […]

Get A 6-Bedroom Vintage Single Family Home For Just $205,000 In East Garfield Park: 3418 W. Adams

This 6-bedroom vintage single family home at 3418 W. Adams recently came on the market. It’s an estate sale and being sold “as-is.” However, there is also a lis pendens foreclosure filed against the property. Built in 1881, the house appears to be on an oversized lot (but I can’t tell the size from the listing) as […]

Is Bowmanville The Next “Hot” Neighborhood? A 4-Bedroom Renovated House At 2341 W. Berwyn

This 4-bedroom single family home at 2341 W. Berwyn in the Bowmanville neighborhood of Lincoln Square recently came on the market. It is one of the gut renovated homes we’ve seen occuring all over the city. Built on a 30×125 lot, it has a 2-car garage. 3 out of the 4 bedrooms are on the […]

How Much Has The Market Improved? This 4-Bedroom Former Garage Is Finding Out: 1424 W. Ohio

We last chattered about this unique 4-bedroom house in what was a former garage at 1424 W. Ohio in West Town in March 2011. See our prior chatter here. Many of you disliked the unique interior decoration but some of you thought it was interesting, even if not to your taste. Remember, the furniture won’t be […]

A Renovated 4-Bedroom Arts & Crafts Beauty In Sauganash: 6030 N. Kilbourn

This 4-bedroom arts & crafts vintage bungalow at 6030 N. Kilbourn in the Sauganash neighborhood of Forest Glen came on the market in September 2012. It has been renovated with all new windows and skylights yet retains many of its vintage features such as stained glass palladian windows. Built in 1920 on an oversized 40×137 lot, […]

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 […]

Does Staging Matter For Million Dollar Properties? 1652 N. Bell In Bucktown

This 5 bedroom French Provincial single family home at 1652 N. Bell in Bucktown has been on the market since March 2012. It looks to be newer construction possibly circa 2006. Built on an oversized 38.5×150 lot, the house has a 3-car garage and is located at the end of a no outlet street. It […]

Rehabbing A Bank Owned 4-Bedroom Victorian Near Humboldt Park: 1726 N. Richmond In West Town

This 4-bedroom Victorian at 1726 N. Richmond in West Town just came on the market after a total rehab. If you’re wondering about the location, so did I. The listing has it as West Town but in the actual description it says it is a “gorgeous Logan Square gut rehab.” You can’t be both West […]

A True Ukranian Village Brick Vintage 4-Bedroom Home Is On The Market: 2034 W. Thomas

A lot of you have sent me questions over the years about the historic brick bungalows in the Ukranian Village like this 4-bedroom at 2034 W. Thomas. Built in 1897 on a 24×120 lot, it has been renovated and now has a more open floorplan. It doesn’t appear much of its vintage character remains on the […]

Looking For A Piece Of California In Edison Park? A 6-Bedroom Bungalow At 6803 N. Oriole

This 6-bedroom California bungalow at 6803 N. Oriole in Edison Park has been on the market since April 2012. This is the first time I had seen a home in Chicago referenced as a “California bungalow” so I thought I’d better find out what the difference was. Apparently, there is none. A bungalow is a bungalow. […]