Archive for May, 2017

Market Conditions: Is Tight Inventory Keeping Sales Depressed? April Sales Fall YOY

The Illinois Association of Realtors is out with the April sales data: The city of Chicago saw a 4.4 percent year-over-year home sales decline in April 2017 with 2,586 sales, down from 2,706 in April 2016. The median price of a home in the city of Chicago in April 2017 was $297,150, up 3.9 percent […]

Love Views? SoNo Still Has Them at 860 W. Blackhawk in Lincoln Park

This 2-bedroom on the 20th floor of SoNo at 860 W. Blackhawk in Lincoln Park recently came on the market. Built in 2009, SoNo has 198 units and is in the North/Clybourn neighborhood. The building was closing on units just as the recession hit. This unit has south and west views which includes views of […]

What You Can Buy in River North for $475,000: A 2/2 Loft at 333 W. Hubbard

This 2-bedroom loft in the Union Square Lofts at 333 W. Hubbard in River North just came on the market. It’s on the 8th floor and faces south with views of the Merchandise Mart. This is the “old” part of the building. This unit has 13 foot concrete ceilings and what looks like some exposed […]

Is the Loop Now One of the Top Residential Neighborhoods? 200 N. Dearborn

This 3-bedroom at 200 N. Dearborn in the Theater District in the Loop recently came on the market. Built in 1989 as apartments, it has 308 units and a parking garage. This building was owned by American Invsco and was one of the last apartment buildings converted into condos before the bust. This unit is two […]

Live in the Oakdale Avenue District in this 5-Bedroom SFH: 826 W. Oakdale in Lakeview

This 5-bedroom single family home at 826 W. Oakdale in Lakeview came on the market in February 2017. Built in 1890 on a standard Chicago lot of 25×125, it’s located in the Oakdale Avenue District, which is a Chicago landmark district. It lasts just a block, from Halsted to Mildred on Oakdale. The street is […]

Moorish Revival Stained Glass and Pocket Doors in the Gold Coast: 1325 N. Dearborn Parkway

This 2-bedroom at 1325 N. Dearborn Parkway in the Gold Coast recently came on the market. Built in 1890, this building has 3 units and outside parking behind the building. If you like vintage features, you’ll get plenty of those with this top floor unit. It has Moorish Revival stained glass windows, high ceilings with […]

What a Million Dollar Condo Looks Like in Lakeview: A 4-Bedroom at 2922 N. Sheffield

This 4-bedroom duplex up condo at 2922 N. Sheffield in Lakeview recently came on the market. This building was constructed in 2015 and has 3 units and garage parking. The unit is on the top floor and has dark espresso floors and a glass paneled staircase. 3 of the 4 bedrooms are on the second […]

You’ll Be “Peerless” in This New Construction 3-Bedroom in West Lakeview: 3026 N. Lincoln

This 3-bedroom in The Peerless at 3026 N. Lincoln in West Lakeview came on the market in February 2017. This is a new construction 9-unit brick and steel building with an elevator and garage parking. All of the units in the building are 3-bedrooms, which is somewhat rare for Lakeview, but this was a massive […]

A 6-Bedroom Greystone With All the Bells and Whistles in Southport: 1334 W. Newport

This 6-bedroom greystone at 1334 W. Newport in Southport came on the market in April 2016. Built in 2010 on a larger than standard Chicago lot of 30 x 125, it has a 3-car garage. The house has 10 foot ceilings, custom millwork, crown moldings and a Control 4 with fully integrated lighting, climate, music, […]

Want New Construction in Southport? It’ll Cost You $3.695 Million: 3531 N. Janssen

This 6-bedroom single family home at 3531 N. Janssen in Southport came on the market in May 2015. This is a custom new construction home on an oversized Chicago lot measuring 37.5 x 125. It has the layout most buyers prefer, with 4 out of the 6 bedrooms, including the master suite, on the second […]