Archive for the 'Single family homes' Category

Looking in South West Town? A 3-Bedroom SFH Listed Under $450K: 1617 W. Hubbard

This 3-bedroom contemporary style single family home at 1617 W. Hubbard in West Town has been on and off the market since May 2011. Built in 2001, on a standard 25×125 lot, it has an interesting design with a rare 2-car garage in the front of the house. It has 20-foot vaulted ceilings in the […]

The 4-Bedroom Gut Rehab House in One of the Hottest Neighborhoods: 3440 N. Lawndale in Avondale

This 4-bedroom single family home at 3440 N. Lawndale in Avondale just came on the market. Previously bank owned, it has now been gut rehabbed and “everything” is new. The prior listing said the original house was built in 1895. It’s on a standard 25×125 lot and has a 2 car garage. It has wainscoting and […]

The Historic Andrew Rebori Florsheim Mansion Returns: 1328 N. State Parkway in the Gold Coast

We last chattered about this 5-bedroom historic house at 1328 N. State Parkway in the Gold Coast in 2010 and 2011. See our August 2011 chatter here. Built in 1938, the house, known as the Florsheim Mansion, was designed by Andrew Rebori and then added onto by Bertrand Goldberg in the 1950s. There are actually […]

Get A 3-Bedroom East Humboldt Park Cottage For Under $400K: 1441 N. Campbell

This 3-bedroom cottage at 1441 N. Campbell in East Humboldt Park recently came on the market. Built on a standard 25×125 lot, it has a 2-car garage. Some upgrades have been made to the home. The kitchen has white Kraftsmaid cabinets with stainless steel appliances and a red vintage refrigerator. There is some exposed brick. […]

Get a Gut Rehabbed 4-Bedroom Dutch Colonial For $425K In Mayfair: 4522 N. Knox

This 4-bedroom Dutch Colonial at 4522 N. Knox in the Mayfair neighborhood of Irving Park recently came on the market. The listing says it’s been “gut rehabbed.” It was previously bank owned in 2011 and the old listing pictures show that it was actually boarded up. See the previous listing pictures here. Built on an […]

How Close To The El Could You Live? Part II: 3408 N. Bosworth In Southport

We last chattered about this 3-bedroom brick single family home at 3408 N. Bosworth in the Southport neighborhood of Lakeview in October 2010. See our previous chatter here. We had a very productive discussion about who would live near the El line tracks and at what price. (We also discussed the possibility of the El […]

This 5-Bedroom Bucktown Single Family Home Tests The Hot Market: 2050 W. Churchill

This 5-bedroom single family home at 2050 W. Churchill in Bucktown was first listed in December 2010 and stayed on the market for 7 months. It never sold. It’s back on the market and has been reduced. I couldn’t find the original 2010 list price but in January 2011 it was listed at $1.199 million. It’s now […]

6-Bedroom East Lakeview New Construction Single Family Home Now Under $3 Million: 550 W. Oakdale

We last chattered about this 6-bedroom new construction home at 550 W. Oakdale in East Lakeview in August 2012. See our prior chatter here. At that time, it was listed at $3.2 million and we debated whether or not a single family home could sell for that much in that location. Since then, the house […]

Will This Gold Coast Teardown Finally Sell In This Hot Market? 67 E. Bellevue

I don’t have a picture of this 5-bedroom single family house at 67 E. Bellevue in the Gold Coast even though it’s been on and off the market since September 2010. It’s being sold as a teardown. The listing says “sold as is.” The current house has 3 stories and a 1-car garage on a […]

5-Bedrooms But 1 Full Bathroom In This Vintage Colonial At 1700 W. Wilson In Ravenswood

This 5-bedroom vintage single family home at 1700 W. Wilson in the Ravenswood neighborhood of Uptown came on the market in October 2012. (Sorryabout the massive tree right in the middle of the picture! LOL. It was hard for me to get a good angle on this house.) The listing says it is a mediterranean with a […]