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Expensive New Construction Homes In Ravenswood

Expensive New Construction Homes In Ravenswood
Last week, when I posted my ultimate guide to new construction homes in Chicago, I remarked on how unusual I thought it was that Uptown came in only 3rd, behind Lincoln Park and Lake View, in a ranking of the price of new single family homes. So I dug into the details a bit further... Read more »

The Hottest Neighborhoods For New Construction In Chicago

The Hottest Neighborhoods For New Construction In Chicago
There’s been a fair amount of new construction in Chicago over the last 12 months and it has been concentrated in a few really hot areas. Also, as you might expect, the character of this new construction is very different depending upon the area. So I decided to create a quick overview of the hottest... Read more »

The Challenge Of Buying New Construction Homes In Chicago

The Challenge Of Buying New Construction Homes In Chicago
Buying a home is challenging enough but if you are buying a new construction home in Chicago before it’s completed you have a special challenge on your hands. I would imagine that this is a problem everywhere but I can only speak to what the market is like in Chicago, given the conventions for builders... Read more »
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Chicago's Newest Mansions For $1,500,000 And Above

Chicago's Newest Mansions For $1,500,000 And Above
This is the last in my series on new construction single family homes in Chicago, focusing this time on homes priced above $1.5 MM. In the last year there have been 52 such homes listed for sale/ sold and as you can see in the map below they are positioned much closer to downtown than... Read more »

New Construction in Chicago A Far Cry From It's Peak Levels

New Construction in Chicago A Far Cry From It's Peak Levels
I’ve been doing a series of posts lately on new home construction in Chicago and just based upon the level of activity I’ve been seeing while driving around I thought for sure things were pretty hot. A client of mine even contacted me to tell me that he was having trouble finding contractors to do... Read more »

Chicago's New Construction Single Family Homes $1,000,000 - $1,500,000

Chicago's New Construction Single Family Homes $1,000,000 - $1,500,000
I’m picking up where I left off on the new construction single family homes sold in Chicago during the last year, this time focusing on homes listed in the $1,000,000 – $1,500,000 price range that were sold or marketed in the 12 month period ending around July 25 of this year. I plotted the 57... Read more »
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Chicago's New Construction Single Family Homes $600,000 - $1,000,000

Chicago's New Construction Single Family Homes $600,000 - $1,000,000
Continuing my series on where to find new construction single family homes in Chicago I’m turning my attention to the next rung up the ladder – new homes priced between $600,000 – $1,000,000. Not that the homes below this price range are anything to turn your nose up at – as I’ve shown previously you... Read more »

Chicago's New Construction Single Family Homes $400,000 - $600,000

Chicago's New Construction Single Family Homes $400,000 - $600,000
As a follow up to my earlier post on where to find single family homes in Chicago under $400,000 I’m looking at the next tier of homes – up to $600,000. As you look at the map of this group below and compare it the lower tier you see, not surprisingly, that this new development... Read more »

Teardowns And New Development Booming In Chicago's East And Ukrainian Village

Teardowns And New Development Booming In Chicago's East And Ukrainian Village
The welcome sight next door to my house of that POS being torn down to make way for new construction of a single family home is very common these days in Chicago’s East and Ukrainian Village neighborhoods. In fact, when I went out to talk to the 72 year old owner/ operator of that backhoe... Read more »
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Where To Find New Construction Single Family Homes In Chicago Under $400,000

Where To Find New Construction Single Family Homes In Chicago Under $400,000
I started to poke around the other day on the MLS trying to figure out a better way to track new construction of single family homes in Chicago. After all it’s a big city and it’s hard for buyers to keep track of what is going on everywhere. Well, I think I finally hit on... Read more »
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