Tag: Chicago expensive homes

Chicago's Most Expensive Single Family Home Sales Of 2019

Chicago's Most Expensive Single Family Home Sales Of 2019
If I thought the high end of the Chicago single family real estate market was tepid in 2018 then 2019 was actually pretty cold. I define the high end as anything over $4 MM and there were only 9 of those sales last year compared to 14 in 2018. And Chicago’s most expensive home sold... Read more »

Chicago's Most Expensive Condo Sales Of 2018

Chicago's Most Expensive Condo Sales Of 2018
Last week I looked at Chicago’s most expensive single family home sales of 2018 and last year was a bit stronger at the high end than 2017 – 14 homes sold above $4 MM vs. 11 the year before. However, now I’m turning my attention to the most expensive condo sales of 2018 and last... Read more »

Chicago's Most Expensive Single Family Home Sales Of 2018

Chicago's Most Expensive Single Family Home Sales Of 2018
You may have heard that the high end of the Chicago real estate market was really smoking hot in 2018 but the reality was a bit more tepid. Don’t get me wrong. 2018 appears to have had more uber-expensive activity than 2017 with 14 home sales above $4 MM (my arbitrary cutoff) compared to 2017’s... Read more »
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Chicago's Most Expensive Home Sales Of 2017: Condos

Chicago's Most Expensive Home Sales Of 2017: Condos
As a follow up to Tuesday’s post on Chicago’s most expensive single family home sales of 2017 I’m looking at the most expensive condo sales today. In both 2015 and 2016 the most expensive condos actually sold at higher prices than the most expensive single family homes. Technically that’s still true for 2017 thanks to... Read more »

Chicago's Most Expensive Home Sales Of 2017: Single Family Homes

Chicago's Most Expensive Home Sales Of 2017: Single Family Homes
At the beginning of each year I look back at Chicago’s most expensive home sales from the previous year to provide a sense of the high end housing market, starting with the sale of single family homes. Somewhat surprisingly, despite a booming economy and stock market, it doesn’t look like the high end was really... Read more »

Citadel's Ken Griffin Buys Most Expensive Chicago Area Home Ever

Citadel's Ken Griffin Buys Most Expensive Chicago Area Home Ever
I was clearly born too early. 15 – 20 years later and I could have gone into the hedge fund business with my physics and math background and my interest in the financial markets. Then maybe today I would be plopping down $58.75 MM for the top 4 floors of 9 W Walton like Ken... Read more »
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Can This Monster West Town Mansion Sell For $7.78 MM?

Can This Monster West Town Mansion Sell For $7.78 MM?
On Friday this incredible Chicago mansion hit the market with a list price of approximately $7.78 MM. However, by Saturday afternoon it had been taken Temporarily Off The Market but the virtual tour is still out there and I’ve embedded it below. Aside from the fact that the home is absolutely spectacular what makes this... Read more »

Chicago's Most Expensive Homes: Converted Substation Still For Sale After 838 Days

Chicago's Most Expensive Homes: Converted Substation Still For Sale After 838 Days
I first wrote about the ComEd substation at 924 N Clark St that had been converted into one of Chicago’s most expensive homes – a way cool luxury mansion – back in November of 2014. Since then I’ve also written a few follow ups about the price changes that followed the initial listing – the last... Read more »

Chicago's Most Expensive Home Sales Of 2016: Condos

Chicago's Most Expensive Home Sales Of 2016: Condos
Last week I posted on Chicago’s most expensive single family home sales of 2016 but in reality several condo sales actually set the record last year for the overall most expensive Chicago home sales just like in 2015.  In total there were 16 condos that sold above $4 MM compared to 18 in 2015, which... Read more »
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Chicago's Most Expensive Home Sales Of 2016: Single Family Homes

Chicago's Most Expensive Home Sales Of 2016: Single Family Homes
At the beginning of the year it’s always fun to look back vicariously at the previous year and see how the richest Chicagoans spent their money on homes. 2016 was not quite as strong as 2015 for Chicago’s most expensive homes but it still turned in a decent performance. In 2015 there were 12 sales... Read more »