Archive for the 'Humboldt Park' Category

Not Everything Is Selling in a Day: Smart Tech Home in West Town Reduces: 900 N. Richmond

We last chattered about this 4-bedroom “Smart Tech” home at 900 N. Richmond in West Town (East Humboldt Park???) in February 2016. You can see our chatter here. If you recall, this is one of several dozen similar homes that have been built in West Town, Avondale, Logan Square and other gentrifying neighborhoods since the bust. These houses were […]

Looking for a Deal? Buy a 2-Flat in Humboldt Park for Under $35,000: 3278 W. Wabansia

This 4-bedroom 2-flat at 3278 W. Wabansia in Humboldt Park recently came on the market. It is HUD-owned. Built in 1886, it is a frame house on a standard 25×125 lot with a 2-car garage. The units are configured as the following: Unit #1: 2 bedrooms, 1 bath Unit #2: 2 bedrooms, 1 bath The […]

Is $400,000 the New Price for an East Humboldt Park Single Family Home? 1441 N. Campbell

We last chattered about this 3-bedroom cottage at 1441 N. Campbell in East Humboldt Park in March 2013. See our chatter here. If you recall, it was on the market for 5 months in 2012 during the peak spring/summer buying season and didn’t sell. It returned to the market at the same time of the […]

We Love Churches! Buy This One In East Humboldt Park For Just $500K: 1300 N. Artesian

We’ve chattered about a bunch of churches over the years. Some of them had already been converted into condos, some of them were the raw church which was awaiting someone with vision. This church at 1300 N. Artesian in East Humboldt Park falls into the “raw” category. The listing says it’s currently being used as […]

Get A 3-Bedroom East Humboldt Park Cottage For Under $400K: 1441 N. Campbell

This 3-bedroom cottage at 1441 N. Campbell in East Humboldt Park recently came on the market. Built on a standard 25×125 lot, it has a 2-car garage. Some upgrades have been made to the home. The kitchen has white Kraftsmaid cabinets with stainless steel appliances and a red vintage refrigerator. There is some exposed brick. […]

The Second Biggest Story Of 2013: East Humboldt Park Becomes The New “It” Neighborhood

I know some of you wanted to chatter about Bowmanville, but the level of activity there doesn’t come close to what is happening in East Humboldt Park. By “East Humboldt Park”, I’m talking about the area that is west of Western Avenue- all the way west to Humboldt Boulevard. It is north of Division and south of […]

Buy A 2-Flat in East Humboldt Park For Just $95,000: 923 N. Francisco

This 2-flat at 923 N. Francisco in East Humboldt Park just came on the market. It is a short sale and is listed at just $95,000. Both units are rented for the following: Unit #1: 2/1 with rent of $800 a month Unit #2: 2/1 with rent of $800 a month The building is on […]

Fixing Up the 4-Bedroom Formerly Bank Owned Ranch in Humboldt Park: 936 N. Saint Louis

This 4-bedroom 1960s ranch at 936 N. Saint Louis in Humboldt Park is one of the houses that was bought as a foreclosure, renovated, and put back on the market. Built in 1963, the brick ranch is on a standard Chicago lot of 25×125. The listing says it has new electric, plumbing and heat. There […]

80% Off the 2007 Price in East Humboldt Park: 1216 N. Rockwell

This bank-owned 3-flat at 1216 N. Rockwell in East Humboldt Park (also known as West Town in the MLS) is currently listed for 80% under the 2007 purchase price. There are no interior pictures so we don’t know the condition of the units. The building was built in 1878. Here are the unit sizes: Unit […]

Renovators Can Make Money in This Market: 1135 N. Spaulding in Humboldt Park

We’ve chattered a lot about flippers. But what about true renovators? Those who dare to take a beaten up property, restore it and then re-list it? Such is the case with this 4-bedroom brick single family home at 1135 N. Spaulding in Humboldt Park. Bought in June 2009, the listing says it was stripped down to the bricks […]