Archive for May, 2009

Reduction on 3-Bedroom Soda Pop Factory Loft: 1001 W. Altgeld in Lincoln Park

We last chattered about this 3-bedroom brick and timber multi-level authentic loft in the Soda Pop Factory at 1001 W. Altgeld in March. See our prior chatter and pictures here. It has since been reduced $16,000. Joseph Siciliano at @Properties still has the listing. See more pictures here. Unit #1: 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 1800 […]

Condo Alternative in Lakeview Sold: 3652 N. Hermitage

We recently chattered about this cute vintage house with the retro kitchen at 3652 N. Hermitage in Lakeview. See our prior chatter and pictures here. It sold quickly at the newly reduced price. Here’s it’s history again: 3652 N. Hermitage: 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 car garage, no square footage listed Sold in November 2002 […]

Picture Perfect Tudor in Edison Park: 6902 N. Owen

This 4-bedroom brick tudor at 6902 N. Owen in Edison Park looks picture perfect in the pictures. The listing says it has been totally renovated with “custom kitchen cabinets,  granite counters, GE Stainless appliances, and stone and slate baths.” It has a fenced-in backyard with a 2-car garage. The house has also been reduced by […]

Selling 9 Months Later in Lincoln Park: 2663 N. Ashland

2663 N. Ashland is an 8-unit new construction building in Lincoln Park with higher-end finishes that came on the market in spring of 2008. Public records show that 5 out of the 8 sold in 2008. This 4-bedroom duplex unit sold last August and is now back on the market and the listing says it’s “barely […]

Developer Cuts Prices by $50K in Lakeview: 2936 N. Lincoln

The developer of this 8-unit new construction building at 2936 N. Lincoln in Lakeview has sold 4 out of the 8 units in 3 years. 2 sold in 2007 and 2 sold in 2008. The last sale was in July 2008. To move units, the developer recently cut prices by $50,000 on all remaining units calling it […]

Flipper Alert: First Resales Appear in 110 W. Superior in River North

It only took 3 months for the first resale to appear in the 58-unit new construction high rise at 110 W. Superior in River North. This is the building with the blue windows. This 1350 square foot 2-bedroom recently came on the market for $137,000 more than the March 2009 purchase price. The listing says […]

The $2 Million West Town Penthouse Condo: 1715 W. Ohio

The expensive luxury penthouse condo isn’t limited to only the downtown Chicago market. This 3-bedroom, 6000 square foot penthouse at 1715 W. Ohio in West Town,  near the Ukranian Village neighborhood, just came on the market priced at nearly $2 million. The listing says it has a high-speed elevator to whisk you directly to your […]

Living in the Heart of the Southport Corridor: 3250 N. Southport

You can live in the middle of all the Southport action by living right on Southport in this 3-bedroom duplex up at 3250 N. Southport in Lakeview. This condo building only has 2 units and each has a private entrance. The top floor duplex has four decks, 2 garage parking spaces and a full-sized family room. Igor […]

Market Conditions: April Sales Down 26.9% Year Over Year

Sales continued to decline in Chicago in April while prices are also down sharply from the year ago period. From the Illinois Association of Realtors: In the city of Chicago, April total home sales (single-family and condominiums) were up 16.7 percent to 1,378 sales compared to March 2009 sales of 1,181; sales were down 26.9 […]

13 Months Later and Still Looking for a Buyer: 2620 N. Clybourn

Over a year ago we chattered about some units in the Riverbend Lofts at 2620 N. Clybourn in far west Lincoln Park. See our prior chatter and pictures here. In April 2008, Unit #205, a 3-bedroom duplex loft, was on the market and competing with a unit in short sale. Unit #205 is still on the market and […]