Archive for April, 2011

Still Waiting for a Buyer for this 2/2 in Lincoln Park: 2714 N. Lehmann

We last chattered about this 2-bedroom at 2714 N. Lehmann in East Lincoln Park in January 2011. At that time, it had just been reduced to $499,000, and was listed 18% under its 2006 purchase price. See our prior chatter here. Back in January, some of you thought it would sell in the $300,000s. It’s […]

Get a 3-Bedroom Bucktown Townhouse for $45K Under the 2005 Price: 1842 N. Wilmot

There seem to be plenty of 2 bedroom townhouses on the market but finding a 3-bedroom townhouse like this one at 1842 N. Wilmot in Bucktown isn’t quite as easy. Off and on the market since August 2009, the townhouse has been reduced $140,000. It is now listed about $45,000 under the 2005 purchase price. […]

21 Months Later This Ukranian Village Cottage Finally Sells: 953 N. Leavitt

We chattered about this vintage 3-bedroom Ukranian Village house at 953 N. Leavitt several times over the last 21 months. See our August 2010 chatter here. Originally listed at $749,000, it had been reduced to the upper-$600,000s. Some of you thought it would sell in the $500,000s. It recently closed for $617,500. The cottage has […]

The 3-Bedroom Single Family Home Under $500K in Roscoe Village: 2030 W. Fletcher

This 3-bedroom frame single family home at 2030 W. Fletcher in the Roscoe Village neighborhood of North Center has been on the market since October 2010. In that time, it has been reduced $150,000 and is now listed at $499,000. The house was built in the early 1900s and has retained some of its vintage […]

Rehabbing a 4-Bedroom Vintage Bungalow in Albany Park: 4701 N. Whipple

Thanks to Roma for pointing out this 4-bedroom bungalow at 4701 N. Whipple in Albany Park which just came on the market. It was previously bank owned and sold in October 2010. It has now been rehabbed and the listing says it has an all new kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances and […]

3 1/2 Years Later, The Lakeview Tuscan Villa Is Still Available: 2965 N. Sheridan

We’ve chattered about this 4-bedroom mediterranean style home nicknamed the “Tuscan Villa” at 2965 N. Sheridan in Lakeview since November 2007. We last last chattered about it in October 2008, after a lis pendens had been filed on the property. See our October 2008 chatter here. The house has some unique features, including an interior atrium […]

Trying To Sell a Loft 19 Years Later in Lincoln Park: 1445 W. Belden

This Thomas School 2-bedroom loft at 1445 W. Belden in Clybourn Corridor neighborhood of Lincoln Park has been on the market since September 2010. In that time it has been reduced $51,500. The loft has 14 foot ceilings and both bedrooms appear to have windows. It doesn’t have authentic loft features of exposed brick or […]

The 3-Bedroom Family Home in the Sky: 3500 N. Lake Shore Drive in Lakeview

This vintage 3-bedroom at 3500 N. Lake Shore Drive in Lakeview recently came on the market. The listing says its a short sale but because it’s a co-op I don’t have the prior sales price. At 2500 square feet it is larger than many single family homes. The listing says it has an updated kitchen […]

Get a 3-Bedroom in a Silver Leed-Certified Building: 1322 N. Clybourn on the Near North Side

We last chattered about this new(er) construction silver leed-certified building at 1322 N. Clybourn on the Near North Side in December 2009. See our prior chatter here. We last chattered about Unit #3N, a 3-bedroom unit, which was originally listed in July 2009 for $499,000 and which finally sold in June 2010 for $422,000. Some of you were surprised […]

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 […]