Archive for the 'Single family homes' Category

Have You Dreamed Of Owning A B&B? There’s A 4-Bedroom For Sale In The Gold Coast: 113 W. Elm

This 4-bedroom vintage single family home at 113 W. Elm in the Gold Coast just came on the market. It’s currently being used as a 4-room bed and breakfast. Built in 1896 (or was it 1873???) on a 18.7×71.9 lot, it has 2 deeded parking spaces at 1122 N. Clark. Each room has its own […]

It’s Been 9 Months But Still No One Is Biting On This 1550 Sq. Foot Doll House: 1438 W. Henderson In Southport

We last chattered about this 2-bedroom single family home at 1438 W. Henderson in the Southport neighborhood of Lakeview in September 2012. See our previous chatter here. The listing calls it a “doll house” as it’s only 1550 square feet. In September, many of you thought the price of $625,000 was crazy for a 2-bedroom […]

Buy A Rehabbed 3-Bedroom SFH For Under $325K (Instead Of A Condo): 3250 N. Drake In Hot Avondale

This 3-bedroom single family home at 3250 N. Drake in Avondale just came on the market. Built in 1897, it has been rehabbed after being bank owned. It last sold in May 2012 for $95,500. This is a smaller home than some of the others we’ve seen. It has 1500 square feet and includes a […]

The “Euro-Style” Irving Park 5-Bedroom Rehab: 3828 N. Albany

This 5-bedroom single family home at 3828 N. Albany in Irving Park has been on the market since July 2012. This is a rehab of a bank owned home. The listing says it is “euro-style.” Built in 1902, the 2800 square foot home is on a standard 25×125 lot. There’s also a 2.5 car garage. […]

Would You Pay $399,900 For A 5-Bedroom Rehabbed SFH In Avondale? 3059 N. Gresham

This 5-bedroom single family home at 3059 N. Gresham in Avondale recently came on the market. It is a rehab of a bank owned house. Built in 1893 on a standard Chicago lot measuring 25×125, it has 2800 square feet and a 2-car garage. Three of the bedrooms are on the second floor with the […]

Renovated 5-Bedroom Ravenswood Manor SFH Still On The Market After 18 Months: 4443 N. Mozart

We last chattered about this 5-bedroom single family home at 4443 N. Mozart in Ravenswood Manor in April 2012 (although back then- it was only a 4-bedroom house.) See our prior chatter here. Most of you thought it was overpriced at $1.195 million and should sell closer to $1 million. However, it has only been reduced […]

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 […]