Archive for the 'Short Sales' Category

Get a 3-Bedroom SFH in the Old Town Triangle for Under $1 Million: 319 W. Eugenie

This 3-bedroom single family home at 319 W. Eugenie in Old Town recently came on the market. Built in 1874, it is landmarked. It has a smaller than standard Chicago lot of 24×103 but still manages to have a 2-car garage. The listing describes this as an “Italianate cottage” with arched frames over the window, […]

A “10-Minute Walk to Comiskey” From This 2-Bedroom Loft: 3500 S. Sangamon in Bridgeport

This 2-bedroom top floor loft in the Union Lofts at 3500 S. Sangamon in Bridgeport came on the market in December 2014. We’ve chattered about this building before. Converted into lofts in 2004, it was symbol that the neighborhood had “arrived” as lofts were hot in all the other hip neighborhoods so it was a […]

Get a 2/2 Substation Loft For Under $225,000: 1128 W. Ardmore in Edgewater

This 2-bedroom in the Substation Lofts at 1128 W. Ardmore in Edgewater came on the market in August 2013. It is a short sale. This former Commonwealth Edison substation was converted into lofts in 2006. This loft has 18 foot concrete ceilings with exposed brick walls. The kitchen has 42 inch maple cabinets, granite counter […]

3 Years After Our Last Chatter And Still No Buyer: A 3-Bedroom Rowhouse At 4050 N. Paulina In Lakeview

We last chattered about this 3-bedroom vintage rowhouse at 4050 N. Paulina in Lakeview in March 2010. See our prior chatter here. The main discussion focused on whether or not this property was in the Graceland West neighborhood and not so much the price. Back then, it was subject to lender approval. It is STILL […]

Is The Short Sale A Problem For This Vintage 3-Bedroom? 2130 N. Lincoln Park West In Lincoln Park

We’ve chattered about this 3-bedroom vintage unit overlooking the park at 2130 N. Lincoln Park West in Lincoln Park several times over the last year. See our October 2012 chatter here. Last October, it went to a short sale and reduced to $712,000. The unit directly above it, Unit #3S, with the same layout had sold […]

A 2/2 Short Sale In East Lakeview Finally Goes Under Contract: 433 W. Aldine

I’ve been watching this vintage 2-bedroom at 433 W. Aldine in East Lakeview for months. It went on the market originally in June 2011. It’s now a short sale. At 1350 square feet, it has a dining room and french doors. The kitchen has cherry cabinets, granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. The unit has […]

If Investors Can’t Buy, What Does That Do To Prices? A 1-Bedroom Loft At 3150 N. Sheffield In Lakeview

It’s been nearly 4 years since we chattered about a 1-bedroom loft in The Vic Lofts at 3150 N. Sheffield in Lakeview. A lot has changed in the building with pricing on the units since 2009. This 1-bedroom loft on the 5th floor has a cement ceiling and central air. The building was converted in […]

Not All Rowhouses Sell Quickly On Historic Alta Vista: 3837 N. Alta Vista in Lakeview

We’ve chattered about rowhouses on historic Alta Vista in Lakeview many times on Crib Chatter. This is the block long street with 40 rowhouses made to resemble London rowhouses. It is a landmark block. This 4-bedroom rowhouse at 3837 N. Alta Vista has been on the market since May 2012. Built in 1901, it is […]

Rare Lincoln Park 2-Bedroom Coach House With Parking Still Available 2 1/2 Years Later: 2616 N. Orchard

We last chattered about this 2-bedroom coach house at 2616 N. Orchard in Lincoln Park in April 2010. See our prior chatter here. The discussion was dominated by a microwave apparently in a sink (not sure I see that in the current pictures however.) I think this coach house has been under contract in the […]

Are The Banks Still The Problem? The 4-Bedroom Penthouse At 6101 N. Sheridan In Edgewater

We last chattered about this 4-bedroom duplex penthouse in the Park Edgewater at 6101 N. Sheridan in Edgewater all the way back in July 2010. See our prior chatter here. At that time it was a short sale listed for $799,000. Over 2 years later, it is still listed and is still a short sale only […]