Tag: Single-family homes

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‘Exquisite’ Queen Anne in Old Town Triangle listed $455K below ’03 price

‘Exquisite’ Queen Anne in Old Town Triangle listed $455K below ’03 price

In November 2003, this vintage Queen Anne at 1935 N Lincoln Ave in the Old Town Triangle sold for $1.85 million. According to Zillow, the home was off ...
$1M off over seven months for a Howe Street home

$1M off over seven months for a Howe Street home

A $300,000 price cut over the weekend has brought this 5,400 square-foot, five-bedroom / 4.5-bath home at 1924 N Howe St in Lincoln Park down to $ ...
‘Home Alone’ house available for $2.4M

‘Home Alone’ house available for $2.4M

It's a little after 9:30 a.m., which means that everyone's already mined the good quotations and bad puns for this story. I'll keep it simple -- t ...
A single-family home with a townhome price, where Lincoln Park and North Center meet

A single-family home with a townhome price, where Lincoln Park and North Center meet

Yesterday afternoon I met up with Realtor Eric Rojas at Chi Che Wang Playlot Park, near the border of the Lincoln Park and North Center community ...
A 3,000 square-foot oddity in Oriole Park, priced at $539K

A 3,000 square-foot oddity in Oriole Park, priced at $539K

This squat stone turret of a home doesn't look like most of its Norwood Park neighbors, or anything other single-families that went on the market ...
An architect-built home on a quiet Ravenswood street

An architect-built home on a quiet Ravenswood street

When architect Pat FitzGerald set out to build a home for himself and his family, he had comfort and function, rather than architecture, as his pr ...
A model home checklist from J. Lawrence Homes

A model home checklist from J. Lawrence Homes

With mortgage interest rates at all-time lows and a great selection of quality new homes on the market, it’s an ideal time to get an outstanding v ...
Estate-sale home in Beverly awaits ‘your magical touch’

Estate-sale home in Beverly awaits ‘your magical touch’

The people of Beverly love the old mansions overlooking Longwood Drive, so don't be surprised if someone snatches up this hilltop home in short or ...
Checking in: $51K off a stylish West Bucktown single-family

Checking in: $51K off a stylish West Bucktown single-family

This four-bedroom / 3.5-bath single-family home at 1756 N Rockwell St in West Bucktown was priced at a surprisingly low $799,900 when Joe Zekas vi ...
Recent single-family short sale in River North returns as $9,500 rental

Recent single-family short sale in River North returns as $9,500 rental

Dennis Rodkin's recent writeup on the sale of a a foreclosed River North townhouse got me wondering about the other townhomes and single-families foun ...
You bought your first home — now learn to take care of it

You bought your first home — now learn to take care of it

Many of today's buyers are first-timers who will face the challenges of a home's upkeep for the very first time. The sales staff at Shodeen Reside ...
A $400K discount on a Northfield single-family

A $400K discount on a Northfield single-family

When Joe Zekas first visited the family-friendly six-bedroom / 4.5-bath home at 775 Sunset Ridge Rd in Northfield, it was priced at $1.95 million. ...
Two Tudors come to market in Oak Park

Two Tudors come to market in Oak Park

A couple of the newest single-family home listings in Oak Park are identically aged Tudor-style homes starting at similar prices. One, a 2,247 ...
Spacious Ravenswood home on a large lot, listed $105K below 2007 price

Spacious Ravenswood home on a large lot, listed $105K below 2007 price

This "fantastic and spacious" four-bedroom home at 4829 N Paulina St sold for $805,000 back in June 2007, according to Zillow. In February 2009, i ...
Slow times for Downers Grove’s upscale market

Slow times for Downers Grove’s upscale market

There are 15 homes listed for sale in Downers Grove in the $1 million and up range, but only two sales have closed in the last six months. Most ...
First quarter figures: Stuff that sells in Old Town

First quarter figures: Stuff that sells in Old Town

Here are four homes on the high end of the Old Town home market that closed between January 1 and March 31, according to Redfin's records: Cond ...
Rent for $3,500, buy for $625K in Bucktown

Rent for $3,500, buy for $625K in Bucktown

One of the newest rental listings in Bucktown is a Colonial-style single-family at 1637 N Honore St (between North and Wabansia avenues), priced at $3 ...
Touring three new homes in Chicago’s southwest suburbs

Touring three new homes in Chicago’s southwest suburbs

This year Michael Hampton has taken our own Chuck Gekas on tours through suburban communities developed by J. Lawrence Homes and Smykal Homes. Thr ...
Grand Boulevard ‘masterpiece’ dips to $835K

Grand Boulevard ‘masterpiece’ dips to $835K

This three-story greystone at 4018 S King Dr in Grand Boulevard may not have been much to look at in August, when it closed in a foreclosure sale ...
From $258K to $1.28M for a Kenwood Victorian

From $258K to $1.28M for a Kenwood Victorian

The title for this 1890s Victorian home at 5040 S Blackstone Ave in Kenwood bounced around a lot over the past decade. According to Blockshopper, ...
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