Archive for the 'Property Type' Category

Want a Loft in 2017? A 2/2 in a Boutique South Loop Building: 1421 S. Wabash

This 2-bedroom loft in 1421 S. Wabash in the South Loop just came on the market. It has 15 foot ceilings and exposed brick walls along with 3 exposures: north, west and south. The kitchen has white cabinets, granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. The loft has a front balcony as well as an […]

Do You Want to Be a Landlord? A 3-Bedroom 2-flat at 1748 W. Cortland in Bucktown

This 3-bedroom 2-flat at 1748 W. Cortland in Bucktown recently came on the market. We chattered about this home the last time it was on the market and debated who the buyer would be of this kind of set-up. You can see our December 2011 chatter here. Built in 1890, the old listing said it was […]

How Long Do You Live in a Loft? A 3-Bedroom at 1201 W. Wrightwood in Lincoln Park

This 3-bedroom loft in the Gaertner Building at 1201 W. Wrightwood in Lincoln Park just came on the market. If it looks familiar, that’s because we last chattered about it in February 2013. See our chatter here. It’s a rare 3-bedroom loft and we debated whether you could raise your kids there with Clio arguing […]

How Close to the El Could You Live? Part III: 3408 N. Bosworth in Southport is Back

This 3-bedroom brick single family home at 3408 N. Bosworth in Southport just came on the market. But long time readers will recognize it because we’ve chattered about it 4 times since it first came on the market in 2010. See the October 2010 chatter here where we had a spirited discussion about how close, […]

On and Off the Market for 6 Years: The Fugitive House at 336 W. Wisconsin in Lincoln Park

This 5-bedroom single family home at 336 W. Wisconsin in Lincoln Park first came on the market in June 2011. We’ve chattered about it several times over the years, most recently in October 2015. See that chatter here. It is known as the “Fugitive House” as parts of the movie The Fugitive, with Harrison Ford, were […]

Get a 2-Bedroom Townhouse in Southport for Under $380,000: 1125 W. Newport

This 2-bedroom townhouse at 1125 W. Newport in the Southport neighborhood of Lakeview came on the market in October 2016. This townhouse association was built in 1995 and has 25 units. The townhouse is 3-levels with direct access to a one-car garage. At 1300 square feet, the living/dining and kitchen are on the second floor, […]

This Foreclosed Lincoln Park Townhouse Has Been Reduced: 1009 W. Dickens

This 1-bedroom townhouse at 1009 W. Dickens in Lincoln Park came on the market in October 2016. It is bank owned and being sold “as-is.” The picture above is of unit 1003 W. Dickens which we chattered about in 2012 when it was also bank owned. This is a group of 6 townhouses. See that chatter […]

Vintage/Mid-Century Mix Sells and Returns to the Market: 456 W. Belden in Lincoln Park

This vintage 6-bedroom single family home at 456 W. Belden in Lincoln Park came on the market in September 2016. If it looks familiar, that’s because we chattered about it a year ago, in November 2015. See that chatter here. If you recall, the house was built in 1880 (although the current listing says 1895) […]

Should You De-List and Wait Until Spring? A 4-Bedroom in Budlong Woods: 2933 W. Gregory

This 4-bedroom single family home in the Budlong Woods neighborhood of Lincoln Square came on the market in August 2016. (Yes- I know the picture is bad. I think this is my worst picture taking foray in years! And that says something because you all know how my photography skills are. Ha! Oh well- work […]

You Can Still Get a 2/2 in River North With Parking for Under $400,000: 758 N. Larrabee

This 2-bedroom loft at 758 N. Larrabee in River North came on the market in October 2016. It appears to be bank owned. This loft has tall concrete ceilings and concrete beams along with industrial windows. Just one of the two bedrooms has windows. The kitchen has wood cabinets, what looks like granite counter tops […]