Archive for the 'Single family homes' Category

Itching To Live Close To Your Beloved Wrigley In a 2-Bedroom SFH Under $500K? 1308 W. Addison

  We last chattered about this 2-bedroom single family home at 1308 W. Addison in the Southport neighborhood of Lakeview in June 2009 when it was listed at $499,000. It sold just a few months later, in August 2009, for $470,000. See our prior chatter here. Most of you thought someone would be crazy to buy […]

One of Riverside’s Original 5 Houses Is Listed $26K Under the 1991 Price: 185 Michaux

As many of you know, I normally don’t cover suburban properties but for a historic house like The Mundy House at 185 Michaux Road in Riverside, I will break my own rule. Built in 1868 and designed by William LaBaron Jenney, a Chicago architect who specialized in commercial structures and is now known as the […]

Now Just $489K and Still No One Is Biting on this 3-Bedroom SFH at 1911 W. Berenice in North Center

When I originally took the picture of this 3-bedroom single family home at 1911 W. Berenice in North Center, I thought it might be under contract before I even had a chance to post on it. It was, after all, a single family home with a garage in the Bell School District listed for $545,000. But […]

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 […]