Archive for the 'Single family homes' Category

Get a 3-Bedroom SFH in the Heart of Bucktown for Under $800,000: 2023 W. Cortland

This 3-bedroom single family home at 2023 W. Cortland in Bucktown came on the market in February 2012. Built on a smaller than average Chicago lot of 24×100, it has 4 outdoor spaces including a walled in front terrace. The house has an open floor plan. The listing describes the kitchen as a “chef’s kitchen” […]

Lakeview House With “Underground Tunnels” Reduces $11K: 3526 N. Marshfield

We last chattered about this 4-bedroom home at 3526 N. Marshfield in Lakeview in March 2012 See our prior chatter here. I thought this house might sell quickly given its price and location. However, after 48 days on the market it has reduced $11,000. If you recall, the house was built in 1889. It is […]

Get a 3-Bedroom SFH For the Price of a Townhouse: 712 N. Throop in West Town

This 3-bedroom single family home at 712 N. Throop in the Noble Square neighborhood of West Town came on the market in February 2012. The house has a lot of features buyers look for. Built in 1999 on a 25×100 lot, it has a 2 car garage attached garage and central air. The master suite and […]

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 […]

Want a Big Lot in Roscoe Village Under $1 Million? Buy This 4-Bedroom Victorian at 1805 W. Cornelia

This 4-bedroom Victorian at 1805 W. Cornelia in Roscoe Village in North Center just came on the market. It is built on a double Chicago lot of 50×125. The house has a koi pond, a pergola with fire pit and a dog run. However, there doesn’t appear to be a garage or any off street parking. Two […]

Get a Historic 3-Bedroom West Town Bungalow For Under $180,000: 844 N. Damen

  This 3-bedroom brick bungalow at 844 N. Damen in West Town just came on the market listed at $178,900. It is a Freddie Mac Homesteps property. The listing says “property needs repairs.” Built in 1900, it is on a smaller than standard 25×104 lot. It doesn’t have a garage but the listing says there […]

Summer is Coming, Time to Get the Pool Ready: 850 W. Willow in Lincoln Park

This 4-bedroom single family home at 850 W. Willow in Lincoln Park has a secret you rarely see in the dense neighborhoods near the lake. It has a heated in-the-ground pool in the backyard. It’s able to have that because the house is built on a double lot measuring 50×99.56. As you can see from […]

Will Someone Save This Vintage Victorian From The Wrecking Ball? 2666 N. Orchard in Lincoln Park

This 5-bedroom vintage Victorian at 2666 N. Orchard in Lincoln Park recently came on the market. It is being marketed as a teardown as the listing says: “Developers: Build a dream home or condos.” It’s being sold “as-is”. But the house, built in 1891, has some unique features including knotty pine wood paneling and stained […]

4-Bedroom SFH in Buena Park Sells For 22% Under the 2006 Price: 4315 N. Hazel

We last chattered about this 4-bedroom single family home at 4315 N. Hazel in the Buena Park neighborhood of Uptown in September 2011. See our prior chatter here. The house had sold in 2006 for $850,000. Many of you questioned why anyone would pay that price in Uptown (even if it was the boom.) You […]

3-Bedroom Peterson Woods Tudor Returns To Test The Hot Spring Market: 5761 N. Virginia

We last chattered about this 3-bedroom Tudor at 5761 N. Virginia in the Peterson Woods neighborhood of West Ridge in October 2011. See our October 2011 chatter here. Many of you liked this house but thought it was priced too high for only being a 3/1.5 (especially when it was originally listed over $500,000). Some […]