In the market for something nearly new in Avondale? Here are the low, median, and high price points for homes built between 2004 and 2007 that are now up for resale. I tossed in a little lagniappe for you, too: the home with the biggest price drop, not counting the neighborhood’s foreclosures and short sales.
- Low: $200,000 for Unit #243 at Shoemaker Lofts, 3963 W Belmont Ave. This two-year-old two-bedroom / one-bath loft sold in August 2007 for $281,500, according to Cook County sales records. It has 975 square feet and features 11-foot ceiling heights, 9-foot-high windows, exposed brick walls, hardwood floors, 42-inch oak kitchen cabinets, granite countertops, stainless-steel appliances, and in-unit washer / dryer. Building amenities include a 24-hour door staff, an elevator, a rooftop deck, a fitness room, and a business center. Monthly assessments of $248. Marketed by RE/MAX Experts.
- Median: $399,000 for Unit #1S at 3242 N California Ave. This four-bedroom / three-bath duplex sold in June 2006 for $450,000, according to Cook County sales records.
It has cherry floors and kitchen cabinets, granite countertops, stainless-steel appliances, and baths with marble finishes, jet tubs, and steam showers with body sprays. Monthly assessments of $195. Marketed by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.
- High: $749,000 for 3423 N Kedzie Ave. This 4,680 square-foot six-bedroom / 3.5-bath single-family home, built in 2007, features cathedral ceilings, Velux skylights, and oak floors. Marketed by 4 Sale Realty.
- Biggest reduction: $100,900, or 25 percent, off Unit #304 at 2505 W George St. This four-year-old three-bedroom / two-bath condo has dropped from $399,900 to $299,000 since going on the market last year. The home has 10-foot ceiling heights, a fireplace, a balcony, and heated garage parking. Monthly assessments of $200. Marketed by Prudential Rubloff.