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Vince Vaughn's Condo Back On The Market At Lower Price

Vince Vaughn's Condo Back On The Market At Lower Price
Vince Vaughn’s condo in Chicago went back on the market on Sunday at a much reduced price – a mere $13.9 MM. As a point of reference he paid $12 MM for it in 2006 but who knows how much he put into it since buying it. It’s also currently tied with another nearby condo... Read more »

Jerry Kleiner's West Town Villa Sells For $2.35 MM After 4 Years

Jerry Kleiner's West Town Villa Sells For $2.35 MM After 4 Years
About a year and a half ago I posted on restaurateur and designer Jerry Kleiner’s West Town Villa which was for sale at 1424 W Ohio. In fact, at the time, the house had already been on the market for quite a while. As I pointed out then the challenge was that the house was... Read more »

Chicago's Most Expensive Homes: Ann Lurie Lowers Prices On Mansion And Condo

Chicago's Most Expensive Homes: Ann Lurie Lowers Prices On Mansion And Condo
Ann Lurie owns two of Chicago’s most expensive homes – a mansion and a co-op – and has been trying to sell them for close to 2 years now, without success, which only further supports my mantra that it really doesn’t matter how you “market” a property or which realtor you use if the buyers... Read more »
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Ann Lurie's Gold Coast Condo Hits Market

Ann Lurie's Gold Coast Condo Hits Market
About a week ago I posted on Ann Lurie’s Mansion that had just gone back on the market and her plans to also sell her Gold coast condo on East Lake Shore Dr. Originally I was going to just update that post when the condo listed but that was a week ago and you’ve moved... Read more »

Ann Lurie Renews Efforts To Sell Chicago Homes

Ann Lurie Renews Efforts To Sell Chicago Homes
It looks like Ann Lurie is getting serious about selling her Chicago homes. She has two of them – a mansion at 1547 N Dearborn and a condo at 189 E Lake Shore Dr, unit 1 W – that she tried selling a little more than a year ago without much luck. Now they are... Read more »

Ferris Bueller Highland Park House Finally Sells After 5 Years

Ferris Bueller Highland Park House Finally Sells After 5 Years
It’s been a long 5 years for the famous Highland Park home at 370 Beech St. featured in the classic 1986 film (a work of art of this stature is called a film, not a movie) Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. That’s how long the owners have been trying to unload this very uniquely designed home,... Read more »
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Price Slashed On Chicago's Most Expensive Home: Ann Lurie Mansion

Price Slashed On Chicago's Most Expensive Home: Ann Lurie Mansion
Almost a year ago, when I originally posted on the listing of Ann Lurie’s mansion, it was the most expensive single family home ever listed in Chicago, priced at $18.75 MM. After sitting on the market for 316 days the house at 1547 N Dearborn finally had it’s price slashed on Friday – down to... Read more »

The Latest On Some Of Chicago's Famous Homes For Sale

The Latest On Some Of Chicago's Famous Homes For Sale
In the last week or so there have been several interesting developments with some of the more famous homes in the Chicago area. Oprah Winfrey put her duplex Water Tower condo on the market, the home made famous in the Ferris Bueller movie finally went under contract, and I finally saw a movie produced by... Read more »

Saga Of Michael Jordan's House Continues And Other Chicago Luxury Property News

Saga Of Michael Jordan's House Continues And Other Chicago Luxury Property News
I really don’t want to inundate you with news about Michael Jordan’s house that refuses to sell but it is a rather interesting story that continues to evolve. So I’m tossing in a few other recent stories today about some other Chicago luxury properties that got my attention over the last few days. Michael Jordan’s... Read more »
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Michael Jordan's House Apparently Not Worth $13 Million

Michael Jordan's House Apparently Not Worth $13 Million
It’s exactly as I expected. Back on November 22 when the auction of Michael Jordan’s house was postponed until yesterday, supposedly due to “interest stronger than anticipated”, I got suspicious. You don’t postpone a highly anticipated auction due to strong interest and then add on a $13 MM reserve price to boot. It was pretty... Read more »
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