Archive for the '2-Flat' Category

Trying To Sell a 2-Flat Greystone For Nearly 5 Years: 1524 W. Byron in Lakeview

We’ve chattered about this 2-flat greystone at 1524 W. Byron in the Southport neighborhood of Lakeview several times over the last couple of years. See our January 2010 chatter here. It actually originally came on the market nearly 5 years ago in June 2007. The 2-flat has been on and off the market every year […]

Get a Victorian 2-Flat in Bucktown for Under $450,000: 2232 W. Lyndale

This brick Victorian 3-bedroom 2-flat at 2232 W. Lyndale in Bucktown just came on the market for $442,000. I know many of you are looking for 2-flats so you can live in one unit and rent out the other. This building was built in 1891 on a smaller than standard Chicago lot of 24×100. However, […]

What’s Under Contract in Logan Square? This Brick 2-Flat at 2701 N. Francisco

This 5-bedroom brick 2-flat at 2701 N. Francisco in Logan Square has been on and off the market since May 2011. Since January of this year, it has been reduced $56,000 to $469,000. It finally went under contract this month. The 2-flat has south and west exposures but you don’t have to worry much about the neighbors to the south since […]

Portage Park 2-Flat Is Now a Short Sale and Reduced $100K: 5341 W. Berteau

We’ve chattered about this Portage Park 2-flat at 5341 W. Berteau several times over the last year. See our September 2011 chatter here. Back then, it was listed for $450,000 which all of you thought was too high to cash flow. Someone guessed that it would be more attractive around $350,000. Since then, the property […]

Looking for a 2-Flat Row House in Lincoln Park? 358 W. Wisconsin

This 2-flat vintage row house at 358 W. Wisconsin in East Lincoln Park has been on the market since July 2011. It was recently reduced about $50,000. The row house is on a corner 20×100 lot. It has a 3-bedroom owners unit on the second and third floor with a first floor 1-bedroom rental. There is a 2-car garage […]

Have a Tenant Pay Your Mortgage On This 2-Flat: 4032 N. Ashland in Lakeview

This 2-flat greystone at 4032 N. Ashland in Lakeview has been on the market since April 2011. It has an upgraded duplex-down owners unit and an upstairs rental unit with the following features: Unit #1: 2 bedrooms, 2 baths duplex down with master suite in the lower level. Also has central air and gas fireplace. […]

7 Months Later and Still Looking for a Buyer for this Portage Park 2-Flat: 5341 W. Berteau

We last chattered about this 2-flat at 5341 W. Berteau in Portage Park in April 2011. See our prior chatter here. Back in April, most of you thought the list of $469,000 was way too high for a 2-flat outside of the Greenzone. It has been reduced just $19,000 since then. If you recall, it […]

Trying to Sell a 2-Flat 20 Years Later in Portage Park: 5341 W. Berteau

This vintage 2-flat at 5341 W. Berteau in Portage Park recently came on the market for the first time in 20 years. Built in 1918 it has some of its vintage features intact including hardwood floors, stained glass, crown molding and dining room built-ins. According to the listing, it has also had updates, including skylights, […]

Get a Logan Square 2-Flat for Just $81,000: 3515 W. Belden

This vintage 2-flat at 3515 W. Belden in Logan Square has been on the market since July 2010. In that time, it has been reduced $78,000. It is a short sale. The two units are as follows: Unit #1: 2 bedrooms, 1 bath Unit #2: duplex up 4 bedrooms, 2 baths Built on a 25×125 […]

Old Town 2-Flat Sells For $140K Under 2007 Purchase Price: 343 W. Menomonee

We chattered about this 2-flat at 343 W. Menomonee in the heart of the Old Town Triangle several times in the last year. See our September 2010 chatter here. At least one of you argued this would sell in the $800,000s and others countered that would be way too low because the land itself was […]