Tag: CondoShark

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"Not your typical 2/2" near Wrigley Field

"Not your typical 2/2" near Wrigley Field

I know what you're thinking, hockey fans: "What do we do for the next four months?" Maybe you've heard tales of a little place on the North Side, loca ...
Shark bites: Four-bedroom duplexes available for under $300K in Irving Park

Shark bites: Four-bedroom duplexes available for under $300K in Irving Park

Buyers are coming around on a new-construction six-flat at 3500 W Irving Park Rd on the Irving Park / Albany Park border, where the Matt Garrison ...
Shark bites: "Devastation" in West Rogers Park's condo conversions

Shark bites: "Devastation" in West Rogers Park's condo conversions

Yesterday afternoon I received an e-mail from CondoShark.com's Matt Garrison focusing on two topics: the types of buyers who are active in the post- ...
Shark bites: Landmark luxury on Lake Shore

Shark bites: Landmark luxury on Lake Shore

A Lake Shore Drive address in the Gold Coast rarely comes cheap (unless you're buying at auction this weekend, perhaps), but it's especially pricey wh ...
Shark bites: Deals on investment properties

Shark bites: Deals on investment properties

You know that Matt Garrison tracks big price reductions on condos and single-family homes at CondoShark.com. But did you know he also keeps an eye on ...
Shark bites: Finding the perfect REO for a determined first-time buyer

Shark bites: Finding the perfect REO for a determined first-time buyer

By mid-2009, Max knew his search for distressed properties wasn't going as planned. "I was working with an agent for a while and wasn't seeing anythi ...
Shark bites: What's driving 1400 Lake Shore Drive's auction?

Shark bites: What's driving 1400 Lake Shore Drive's auction?

The size and pace of price reductions among 1400 Lake Shore Drive's resales haven't made things any easier for RDM Development, which still has about ...
Shark bites: Top reductions in Winnetka

Shark bites: Top reductions in Winnetka

Matt Garrison's ShoreShark.com tracks price reductions, short sales, and foreclosures in eight northern suburbs: Deerfield, Glencoe, Glenview, Highl ...

Shark bites: Lake Shore Drive deals, from Streeterville to Lake View

View CondoShark.com: Deals on Lake Shore Drive in a larger map This afternoon I plotted out all of the top Lake Shore Drive price reductions, foreclo ...
Hunt down your own deals with CondoShark's Deal Alert

Hunt down your own deals with CondoShark's Deal Alert

It's easy to keep up with price reductions by visiting CondoShark.com regularly, but it isn't a comprehensive view of the market. For that reason, Mat ...
Shark bites: Single-family savings of 25% in Bucktown and Lake View

Shark bites: Single-family savings of 25% in Bucktown and Lake View

Matt Garrison's CondoShark.com tracks more than discounts on downtown condos -- it also keeps tabs on the city's single-family home market. If you kno ...
Shark bites: Looking for lofts in all the right places

Shark bites: Looking for lofts in all the right places

Due to their neighborhoods' old industrial and warehousing natures, many of the discounted homes, short sales, and foreclosures in River North, the ...

Shark bites: Top reductions in seven 'hoods

CondoShark.com tracks price cuts on homes in seven Chicago neighborhoods: Bucktown, Gold Coast, Lake View, Lincoln Park, River North, South Loop, and ...
Shark bites: Top five North Shore discounts

Shark bites: Top five North Shore discounts

Matt Garrison's CondoShark.com tracks the biggest discounts on homes in seven Chicago neighborhoods and eight suburbs. This morning I browsed the su ...
Shark bites: Short-selling a Trump studio

Shark bites: Short-selling a Trump studio

Unit #2414 at Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago may be one of the high-rise's smaller spaces, but when it comes to short sale discounts in Riv ...
Shark bites: Big discounts at 2000 North Lincoln Park West Private Residences

Shark bites: Big discounts at 2000 North Lincoln Park West Private Residences

Four of the top ten homes on CondoShark.com's list of foreclosures and short sales in Lincoln Park are located inside the 16-story, 120-unit 2000 Nort ...
Shark bites: Tasty treats near Lincoln Park's North Pond

Shark bites: Tasty treats near Lincoln Park's North Pond

CondoShark slipped into Diversey Harbor the other day with plans to grab a bite at the Lincoln Park Zoo. Before he got there, however, the unmistaka ...
Shark bites: 43 percent off a River City short sale

Shark bites: 43 percent off a River City short sale

The CondoShark normally checks in on Fridays, but we gave him some time off for the New Year. He's back to the grind today and has already found a t ...

The 2010 market: sunny or stagnant?

If the average rate of a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rises to 6 percent by the end of 2010, how will the market react? The National Assoc ...
Shark bites: 45 percent off in Kenilworth

Shark bites: 45 percent off in Kenilworth

When you sink underwater, the ShoreShark's sure to get you! Earlier this week, we pulled a few quotes from a Bloomberg article about the rise of de ...
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