Discounted duplex in Lincoln Park listed below ’02, ’04, and ’06 prices

Unit 3S at 823 W Lill Ave, Chicago

Unit 3S at 823 W Lill Ave in Lincoln Park bounced around among owners throughout the 2000s. In March 2002, the 2,200 square-foot duplex sold for $540,000. Two years later, it sold again for $605,000; two years after that, it sold for $585,000.

In March 2010, the home’s owner listed the home for an undetermined price, lowered that price a couple times throughout the spring and summer, and almost found a buyer by August — Redfin’s records show it as a pending sale in mid-August. And then…nothing. Until today, when it was listed for $450,000, or $205 a square foot.

The three-bedroom / three-bath home, listed by Roger Lautt of RE/MAX Vision 212, is an “xtra wide & sunny” unit featuring an island kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, 42-inch maple cabinets, and an adjacent laundry room with porcelain tile flooring; a master bedroom with a double-bath vanity, separate shower and jacuzzi, and a linen closet; a mix of hardwood and carpet flooring throughout; a gas fireplace in the living room; and decks on both levels.

The home comes with one garage space, and the seller may be willing to offer financing.

2009 taxes are $8,274 with a homeowner exemption, and monthly assessments are $382, covering common insurance and exterior maintenance. The home’s location gets a 92 (“Walker’s Paradise”) walk score and an 83 (“Excellent Transit”) transit score from

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