Archive for the 'Foreclosures' Category

The Theurer-Wrigley House Returns With Pictures of Its Wonderful Ballroom: 2466 N. Lakeview

The Theurer-Wrigley 9-bedroom mansion at 2466 N. Lakeview in Lincoln Park has returned to the market. We’ve chattered about it several times over the years, with the last time in November 2014 when it recently came back on the market. See our chatter here. Back in 2014, it was unclear what was happening with it […]

848 W Belden in Lincoln Park Is Back and You Still Have to Evict the Tenants

This historic 3-bedroom row house at 848 W. Belden in Lincoln Park came on the market in October 2016. We chattered about it being one of the most bizarre listings ever to be on Crib Chatter – and there’s been a LOT of properties over the years. You can see our chatter here. What is […]

A Rare Single Family Home on Lake Michigan With Your Own Beach: 7237 S. South Shore

This 4-bedroom single family home at 7237 S. South Shore in the South Shore neighborhood came on the market in December 2016. If it looks familiar, that’s because we’ve chattered about it several times in the past including in 2009 and 2011. You can see the 2011 chatter here. Check out the original interior pictures, […]

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 […]

The Most Bizarre Listing Ever on Crib Chatter? A Row House at 848 W. Belden in Lincoln Park

This 3-bedroom historic row house at 848 W. Belden in Lincoln Park just came on the market. Built between 1884 and 1889, these row houses make up the McCormick Row House District. They are found on both Fullerton and Belden as well as Chalmers Place, which is the secret street in between. The picture above […]

A Bank Owned Starter Condo for $208,000 in Old Town: 143 W. Burton

This 1-bedroom condo in 143 W. Burton in Old Town just came on the market. The building is art deco and has 6 units. Those are the original leaded glass windows. This is a Fannie Mae Homepath property. This unit is on the first floor and faces east. It has hardwood floors. There are no […]

There Are Still Foreclosures Available: A Vintage 2/2 at 5646 N. Kenmore in Edgewater

This 2-bedroom in Kenmore Court at 5646 N. Kenmore in Edgewater came on the market in November 2015. The building is in the Bryn Mawr Historic District and was built in 1927. It has 28 units. It is a Fannie Mae HomePath property. It’s been under contract once but came back on the market. It has […]

A Bank Owned Penthouse That Just Needs a Little TLC: 3200 N. Lake Shore Drive in Lakeview

This 2-bedroom penthouse in the Harbor House at 3200 N. Lake Shore Drive in Lakeview came on the market in May 2015. It is bank owned. The unit used to be a 3-bedroom but a wall was taken down and a big, custom, wood bar was installed (see the listing pictures.) The kitchen appears to […]

Love Lakeshore East? Buy a 2/2 Under the 2006 Price in The Regatta at 420 W. Waterside

This 2-bedroom in The Regatta at 420 W. Waterside in Lakeshore East came on the market in October 2015. It is bank owned. From the pictures, it appears that the kitchen, with cherry cabinets, granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances, and the bathrooms, are intact. It has central air, a balcony, and washer/dryer hook-ups […]

No Down Payment? Just Need $100 to Buy This 1-Bedroom at 1525 S. Michigan in the South Loop

This 1-bedroom loft at 1525 S. Michigan in the South Loop just came on the market. (For some reason, I don’t think I have a picture of this building in my archives. Sorry.) It is owned by HUD. It has exposed brick and what looks like timber ceilings with diagonal hardwood floors. The kitchen cabinets […]