Archive for the 'Pre-foreclosures' Category

Get a 1-Bedroom For 61% Under the 2005 Price At 2000 N. Lincoln Park West in Lincoln Park

  We’ve chattered about this vintage mid-rise building at 2000 N. Lincoln Park West in Lincoln Park several times since CribChatter began in 2007. It was converted from apartments into condos in 2005, near the height of the real estate market. This 1-bedroom on the 12th floor, with lake views, was listed in November 2011 but […]

It’s Back! 4-Bedroom Cash Only SFH Now Just $349,900: 1019 W. George in Lakeview

In February 2011, we chattered about this 4-bedroom frame house at 1019 W. George  in Lakeview which came on the market as a “pre-foreclosure.” See our prior chatter here. It went under contract in one day as a “cash only” deal. It previously sold for $1.2 million in 2007 and was listed at $399,900. The […]

4-Bedroom SFH Goes From $1.2 Million to $399,900 in Lakeview: 1019 W. George

This 4-bedroom single family home at 1019 W. George in Lakeview recently came on the market as a “pre-foreclosure.” At $399,900, it is priced $830,100 under the 2007 purchase price. It is also listed $50,100 under the 1991 purchase price. Yes- it went under contract the day it was listed. Yes- “rehab work required.” The […]

Renaissance Interiors Still Available in Bucktown: 2015 W. Fullerton

We’ve chattered about this 3-bedroom condo unit at 2015 W. Fullerton in Bucktown numerous times in the last 18 months. See our February 2010 chatter and pictures here. While it’s been a “pre-foreclosure” for awhile now, it has since been reduced further. The listing now also says that the “bank appraised at $900K in 2007.” It has […]

Pre-Foreclosure 2-Flat Under Contract After Reduction: 1823 W. Cornelia in Roscoe Village

This 2-flat at 1823 W. Cornelia in Roscoe Village first came on the market in March 2010. The listing now says it is a “pre-foreclosure” and priced for a quick sale. Apparently it worked as it is now under contract the day it was reduced. The 2-flat consists of the following: 3 bedrooms, 2 bath duplex up […]

Pre-Foreclosure Duplex on the Market Over 2 Years: 1330 N. LaSalle in the Gold Coast

This 3-bedroom duplex at 1330 N. LaSalle in the Gold Coast has been on the market since October 2007. It has now been reduced by $110,099 and the listing says it is in pre-foreclosure. The unit isn’t small at 1900 square feet. All three bedrooms are generously sized and on the second floor. The kitchen […]

Are Short Sales Bringing Down Prices in Schorsch Village?

What should that bungalow cost on the far west side? Schorsch Village is a section of the Dunning neighborhood on the far west side which has bungalows and tudors from the 1940s. As some of you chattered about recently, some of these homes are being sold at a massive discount to previous sale prices. What […]

Pre-Foreclosure in 300 W. Grand in River North

We’ve already chattered about one bank-owned one bedroom unit at the lofts at 300 W. Grand in River North. This 2-bedroom unit just came on the market and the listing says it is in “pre-foreclosure.” Unit #412: 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, no square footage listed Sold in February 2000 for $238,000 Currently listed for $325,000 […]

Pre-Foreclosure of West Village Townhouse: 1655 W. Ontario

This townhouse at 1655 W. Ontario has an interesting history. (Yes, I know- it looks like a single family home but the listing says its a townhouse.)  It was built in 2002 and has sold four times already and now is up for sale again. But the good times of ever increasing appreciation are now […]

Steals and Deals: Is this short sale a “deal” in West Bucktown?

The listing on this short sale at 1934 N. Washtenaw at the Metropolis Lofts in West Bucktown says the bank will consider “all offers.” Is this loft cheap enough to be considered a deal? Unit #207: 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1200 square feet Sold in December 2001 for $216,900 Sold in July 2004 for $266,750 […]