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MLS-listed Lincoln Park rentals up 72% year-over-year

Lincoln Park aerial view

At this time a year ago there were 138 homes and condos listed for rent in Lincoln Park ZIP Code 60614 in the local Multiple Listing Service. As of yesterday that number had soared to 237, nearly a 72% year-over-year increase. Available units in Lakeview ZIP Code 60657 increased 45% year-over-year, from 157 to 228. ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 1, 2014
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Video – a tour of Bucktown’s Holstein Park neighborhood

Holstein Park

The Holstein Park neighborhood in Bucktown is bordered on the east by Damen Ave (2000 W) and the Kennedy Expressway, on the south by Armitage Ave (2000 N), on the north by Fullerton Ave (2400 N) and on the west by Western Ave (2400 W). Holstein Park is the center of community activity. It boasts ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on September 29, 2014
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Up to 3 months free rent at new Lakeview East high-rise

Halsted Flats

Halsted Flats, the new luxury apartment tower in Lakeview, is nearing full occupancy after opening this past spring. Winter is also approaching, and that translates into fewer renters in the market, and great deals for those fortunate few. Halsted Flats is offering up to three months’ free rent for 15- to 18-month leases on select ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 26, 2014
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New Roscoe Village condos sell out before completion

1908 W Belmont

Three condos are nearing completion at 1908 W Belmont Ave in Roscoe Village, but they were sold months ago. Dolyva Development builds homes with a mix of modern and traditional elements that buyers find appealing. White kitchens with large islands and granite counters are a sharp contrast to dark-stained hardwood floors. One of the developer’s ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 25, 2014
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Is demolition near at Lincoln, Belmont and Ashland?

Lincoln Belmont Ashland

Six weeks ago Chicago Real Estate Daily reported that the “Target site” in Lakeview had been sold to Novak Construction in “a possible first step toward redevelopment…” A second step appears imminent. There’s construction fencing at the north end of the site and signage from a demolition company. We first reported on plans for development ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on September 24, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Sleek new Noble Square condos from Noah Properties

1404 W Chicago Ave

Two sleek contemporary condos from hot-selling Noah Properties are available at 1404 W Chicago Ave. The south-facing 2-bedroom, 2-bath units have good natural light, two balconies, garage parking. Noah Properties‘ distinctively-styled homes and all-inclusive approach to finishes have been popular with new home buyers. Unit 2 is priced at $429,900. Unit 3, which also has ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on September 22, 2014
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Deal of the week – 3 months free rent on new Lakeview apartments

Halsted Flats

Halsted Flats, the new luxury apartment tower in Lakeview, is nearing full occupancy after opening this past spring. Winter is also approaching. That translates into fewer renters in the market, and great deals for those fortunate few. Halsted Flats is offering three months’ free rent for a 15- to 18-month lease on three floor plans: ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 18, 2014
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Video – 14 new Noah Properties homes in Logan Square

2635 W Medill

A Logan Square block is about to be transformed by the construction of fourteen new single-family homes by hot-selling builder Noah Properties. The development, billed as the Artisan Collection, will have 12 homes fronting the 2600 block of tree-lined Medill St and 2 homes around the corner on Belden. The free-standing homes, pre-construction priced from ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 17, 2014
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Video – Flexhouse2 in Logan Square nears sellout, launches new phase

Flexhouse2

Ranquist Development has teamed with award-winning ISA Architects to develop Flexhouse2 in Logan Square. All but one of the rowhouses in the first two phases have been sold and Flexhouse2 has just launched its final phase of 16 homes. Flexhouse2 rowhouses are modest, efficient, urban, and cool — appealing to sustainable lifestyle choices. Rather than ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 17, 2014
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Video – party time at Planned Property apartments

Dave & Buster's

Planned Property hosts a series of “resident appreciation events” throughout the year. They’re a great way for people to meet their neighbors while enjoying good food, drinks and a good time. Last Sunday’s event was a Bears viewing party at Dave & Buster’s, a short walk from four of Planned Property’s

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Posted by sponsored post on September 17, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Two-bedrooms in East Village and Noble Square vie for buyers

1406 W Chicago

A newly-listed 2-bedroom, 2-bath condo at 855 N Paulina in East Village caught my eye because it’s listed at $415,000, a substantial premium over the $315,000 it sold for 3 years ago. The building is on a stretch of Chicago Ave, where retail development hasn’t kept pace with the changes in the neighborhood. Several blocks ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on September 15, 2014
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Lakeview deal of the day: Play volleyball for a rent credit

Planned Property

You’ll have to act quickly if you want a shot at winning the 3130 Lake Shore Drive volleyball tournament and winning the grand prize of a $1,000 rent credit for your team of four. The single-round elimination tournament takes place on Saturday, September 20. You don’t need to play volleyball to attend 3130′s resident appreciation ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 12, 2014
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Some wow-factor apartments still available at Halsted Flats

Halsted Flats

Halsted Flats, the first new luxury apartment tower built in Lakeview in nearly 30 years, is 87% leased but some “wow factor” units are still available. South-facing 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments on the 10th and 12th floors share the dramatic view you see above from all of the rooms and from a balcony that also serves ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 9, 2014
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Webster Square condo details emerging

Webster Square

An @properties webpage has begun surfacing details of the condo offerings at Webster Square, 550 W Webster in Lincoln Park. Residences at Webster Square, the condo portion of the development, will offer one-, two- and three-bedroom condos with 1 ½ to 3 ½ baths, priced from $480,000 to $2,000,000. South-facing units will have dramatic skyline ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on September 5, 2014
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Rental deal – a month free at Lakeview’s Halsted Flats

Halsted Flats deck

If you’re looking to be the first person to occupy a brand new apartment in a luxury Lakeview high-rise, you have only one choice: Halsted Flats. It’s a great choice – a full-amenity, high-service community in a steps-to-everything location at 3740 N Halsted St. Whole Foods, Wrigley Field, the CTA Red Line and a blizzard ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 4, 2014
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New Lakeview three-bedroom has two master suites, three full baths

Halsted Flats

There’s only one 3-bedroom apartment remaining for rent at Halsted Flats, the first new full-amenity high-rise built in Lakeview in nearly 30 years, and it’s special in a number of ways. For starters, all of the bedrooms are large, and two of them are master suites with walk-in closets and stall showers. There’s a third ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 28, 2014
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Condominium review, 2650 Lakeview, Lincoln Park

Sudler Property Management

2650 Lakeview is a 44-story, 398-unit full-amenity contemporary high-rise at 2650 N Lakeview in Lincoln Park. It’s easily recognizable by its strong vertical risers and bay windows. The building was built in 1972 as a rental building, and was converted to condominiums in 1979. The architect for the building was Loebl, Schlossman, Bennett & Dart ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 25, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Lakeview East apartments double down on dog-friendliness

515 W Briar

Dog-friendly apartments aren’t easy to find in the popular Lakeview East neighborhood. Planned Property owns and manages a range of dog-friendly Lakeview East buildings, from courtyards to high-rises, and is continually looking for ways to make the buildings more welcoming to pet owners. A private, gated dog run was recently added at 515 W Briar, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 25, 2014
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A wonderful Bucktown home that’s large yet cozy

1614 Leavitt

When you arrive at 1614 N Leavitt in Bucktown you’ll feel like you’re at a home built in the late 1800s. In fact, the home is less than 10 years old but is a wonderful recreation of an architecturally distinctive period piece. Every element in the home is of artisan quality and a high level ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 22, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Only one studio left at Lakeview’s new Halsted Flats

Halsted Flats studio

Halsted Flats is the first new full-amenity rental high-rise built in Lakeview in nearly 30 years, and it’s been renting rapidly since it opened in the spring. The studio apartments at Halsted Flats have been especially popular and only one remains available for rent. Unit 1118 offers 550 square feet of space and is priced ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 22, 2014