Archive for March, 2013

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 […]

Looking For That East Lakeview Vintage 3-Bedroom With Parking? 506 W. Oakdale

This 3-bedroom vintage unit at 506 W. Oakdale in East Lakeview just came on the market. It’s on the third floor and has both a front, south facing balcony and a large deck over the backyard garage. It has crown molding throughout along with a marble fireplace in the living room and a bonus marble […]

Get a 3-Bedroom in the Gold Coast for $55,000 Under the 2002 Price: 1234 N. Dearborn

This 3-bedroom at 1234 N. Dearborn in the Gold Coast has been on the market since January 2013. It’s the top floor unit in the front building of a 6-unit association. (Remember the coach house in back that was bank owned back in 2008? See the pictures of it here.) It appears to be on […]

Get A Vintage 3-Bedroom With Parking In Logan Square For Under $310K: 3634 W. Wrightwood

This top floor 3-bedroom at 3634 W. Wrightwood in Logan Square has been on the market since October 2012. It is a 4-unit building that appears to have been converted into condos in 2003. This unit has 3 exposures: North, South and East. It has some of its vintage features still intact including the original […]

It Was a 3-Bedroom and Now is a 2-Bedroom With a Study and is Reduced: 3808 N. Pine Grove In Lakeview

We last chattered about this 2-bedroom at 3808 N. Pine Grove in East Lakeview in December 2012. See our prior chatter here. Back then, it was listed as a 3-bedroom and was priced at $314,900. Now, is has come back on the market as a 2-bedroom with a study and a new list price of […]

Crib Chatter Going On Vacation This Week!

I just can’t take this yucky weather another minute. Where’s spring? Even the housing market is lame right now. I booked a last minute deal on so I’m jetting off to Jamaica for the next week. (Can you even believe how cheaply you can get some of those deals?) At this point, I really don’t […]

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. […]

Who Could Forget This Master Bathroom? A 2-Bedroom Loft At 1000 W. Diversey In Lakeview

It’s back! We last chattered about this 2-bedroom top floor triplex loft at 1000 W. Diversey in Lakeview in October 2011. See our prior chatter here. Many of you were taken by its uniqueness back in 2011 and thought that it could be cool.  But you also thought it would take too much money to renovate. […]

This 2-Bedroom Townhouse Wouldn’t Sell In 2011 But In 2013 It Will: 1732 N. Mohawk In Lincoln Park

Many of you will remember this 2-bedroom townhouse at 1732 N. Mohawk in Lincoln Park because we chattered about it several times in 2011. We last asked if it would sell in 2011. The answer was “no.” See our December 2011 chatter here. It was reduced down to $375,000 or $2,500 under the 2002 purchase […]

We Love Triplex Penthouses With Private Decks: 221 E. Walton In The Gold Coast

This 3-bedroom triplex penthouse at 221 E. Walton in the Gold Coast may look familiar to some of you. We’ve previously chattered about its sister unit, #20PE, which had the same layout but also had a jacuzzi out on its private deck. See our chatter about that unit here. I’m not sure if that unit […]