Archive for November, 2009

Get Your South Loop Penthouse for $283 a Square Foot: 1250 S. Michigan

This 4-bedroom penthouse unit at 1250 S. Michigan in the South Loop has been on the market a few months. It has been reduced by $140,000 since September 2009. The unit is now listed for $350,100 under the 2006 purchase price. The listing says it has a “spectacular” view from every room. It also has […]

Pricing to Sell in the ParkView: 505 N. McClurg in Streeterville

We last chattered about the ParkView at 505 N. McClurg in Streeterville in September 2009. See our prior chatter here. Back then, several investors were trying to flip 2-bedroom units in the building. Unit #2402 was one of the units we chattered about. It is still on the market and has been reduced by another $59,500. […]

“Deal of the Year” in Lincoln Park? 2665 N. Burling

This 5-bedroom new construction single family home at 2665 N. Burling in Lincoln Park has been reduced by over $1.2 million since it was first listed about 11 months ago. It is now in short sale. The listing calls it the “deal of the year” in Lincoln Park. The new owner will have to finish the interiors […]

Ravenswood Historic District Single Family Home Under Contract: 4337 N. Paulina

We chattered about this traditional looking 4-bedroom home with a contemporary interior at 4337 N. Paulina in the Ravenswood Historic District several times. See our August 2009 chatter and pictures here. It has now gone under contract 18 months after it was first listed. If you remember, the house was on an oversize 33×165 lot. It […]

2-Bedroom Duplex Just a Short Stroll to Lincoln Park Closes: 552 W. Armitage

We chattered about this 2-bedroom duplex at 552 W. Armitage in Lincoln Park several times. See our August 2009 chatter and pictures here. The unit had a good location close to Lincoln Park, Old Town and the shops and restaurants on Armitage. It had a townhouse feel with the two bedrooms on the second floor. The […]

$2 Million Ukranian Village Penthouse Under Contract: 1715 W. Ohio

We last chattered about this 3-bedroom luxury penthouse at 1715 W. Ohio in the Ukranian Village in May 2009. There was a heated discussion about the price of this property with some saying it shouldn’t sell for anything over $950,000 and others saying they would eat their words when it sold “in a few months” […]

The Non-Cookie Cutter Condo Sells in Lincoln Park: 1855 N. Halsted

We chattered about this unique 2-bedroom duplex at 1855 N. Halsted several times over the last few months including in September 2009 after it has recently been reduced. See our prior chatter and pictures here. In September, someone said it would sell for $450,000. Several others all thought it would sell quickly if priced in […]

Pre-War Lakeview Beauty Closes: 739 W. Brompton

We chattered about this 2-bedroom vintage unit at 739 W. Brompton in October 2009. See our chatter and pictures here. The unit went under contract quickly and recently closed. It was extra wide with a renovated kitchen. But it kept a lot of its vintage features including a wood burning fireplace with antique mantle. Mary […]

We Love Authentic Lofts: Glass Catwalk Still Available in River North: 758 N. Larrabee

We last chattered about this unique 2-bedroom penthouse loft at 758 N. Larrabee in March 2009. See our prior chatter here. It has now been reduced by $190,000 since it was originally listed in November 2008. It has 15-foot ceilings and a unique glass catwalk (be sure to check out the new pictures of the catwalk […]

Crib Chatter Holiday Schedule

There will be no new posts on Thanksgiving. I’ve decided to do some posts on Friday for those unlucky people who actually do have to work or who aren’t going to the shopping malls. I’ve been wanting to do some updates on properties that we’ve chattered about so look for those today and on Friday. Happy Thanksgiving […]