Archive for the 'Single family homes' Category

Vintage 3-Bedroom On A Double Lot Still Waiting For a Buyer: 3902 N. Central Park in Irving Park

We last chattered about this 3-bedroom single family home at 3902 N. Central Park in the Independence Park neighborhood of Irving Park in November 2011. See our chatter here. Most of you were shocked at the 2006 sale price of $850,000 and thought the sales history clearly showed the Chicago housing bubble in action. Since […]

Looking For A 4-Car Garage? This SFH At 2240 W. Barry In North Center Has It

This 4-bedroom single family home at 2240 W. Barry in North Center came on the market in April 2012. It has a rare feature for a city home: 4 car parking. Apparently, the garage is huge and can fit 4 cars (with two being tandem.) The house was built in 1891 on a standard 25×125 […]

Smith Park Fans: Get a 3-Bedroom SFH Facing The Park For Just $500K: 2544 W. Huron

This 3-bedroom single family home at 2544 W. Huron directly across the street from Smith Park in West Town recently came on the market. (If you’re looking at the map of it on Redfin- that isn’t correct. It literally IS right across from the park.) Built in 1997 on a 22×125 lot, it has the […]

This Restored 4-Bedroom Farmhouse Used To Be A “Beat Up” 2-Flat: 2421 N. Campbell in Logan Square

This 4-bedroom farmhouse  at 2421 N. Campbell in Logan Square just came on the market. Built in 1889 on a standard Chicago lot of 25×125, it was previously a 6 bedroom, 2 bath 2-flat. The former 2011 listing simply said:  “Old beat-up two flat needs TLC. Borderline tear-down.” Bought in February 2011, the property was restored into […]

Introducing the 3-Bedroom Lincoln Park Single Family Home Priced Under $500K: 610 W. Kemper

On a comment to a recent post about the most expensive condos to ever be listed in Chicago, Looking to buy said the following about properties in Lincoln Park: “Probably because you can’t buy a SFH in LP for 500k.” But as Bob pointed out, you were able to buy for under $500,000 in the past […]

Forget the Duplex Down- Buy A 3-Bedroom Single Family Home Instead: 2154 W. Cullom in North Center

This 3-bedroom single family home at 2154 W. Cullom in North Center recently came on the market. I figured I’d better post on it before it went under contract- as most houses in this price range in this neighborhood seem to be doing. Built in 1910 on a 25×124 lot, the listing says it has […]

Trying to Sell A 3/2 English Brick SFH For Nearly 3 Years in Schorsch Village: 3338 N. Rutherford

We haven’t chattered about homes in Schorsch Village in the Dunning neighborhood in awhile because the inventories, like everywhere, have been low. But this 3-bedroom brick English cottage at 3338 N. Rutherford has been on the market since July 2009. Built in 1940 on a 30×125 lot, it has a 2-car garage. The first floor has hardwood […]

What Happens After A Rehabber Rescues A House From the Bank: 2035 W. Hutchinson in North Center

We’ve chattered about this 5-bedroom single family home at 2035 W. Hutchinson in North Center several times over the past few years as it went back to the bank in 2010 and then came back on the market. See our August 2011 chatter here. It was built during the Great Recession and never found an […]

Buckle Up! Surging Into the Red Zone Is Even Cheaper Now: 1738 N. Winchester in Bucktown

This 5-bedroom single family home at 1738 N. Winchester in Bucktown was unofficially placed in the Crib Chatter Hall of Fame last year. See our September 2011 chatter here. Not only did it have one of the best listing descriptions in the history of Crib Chatter ( “IF YOU ARE READY TO ACT BUYER, BUCKLE UP […]

Wicker Park 2-Bedroom Loft House Returns To the Market: 1275 N. Hermitage

We last chattered about this 2-bedroom single family home at 1275 N. Hermitage in Wicker Park in October 2011. See our prior chatter here. Some of you were concerned that the El was just a little too close for comfort. Others of you were obsessed by a picture of a naked man in one of […]