Posts tagged "East Village"

East Village Home Appreciates 30% In 4 Years

East Village Home Appreciates 30% In 4 Years
In the interest of full disclosure, yeah I live in Chicago’s East Village, so I’m a cheerleader for the neighborhood. I also keep a close eye on the real estate market here so when a transaction like 1703 W Huron comes along it gets my attention. Not only was this transaction at the upper end... Read more »

In A Nutshell...Why The Ashland Bus Rapid Transit Plan Is Insane

In A Nutshell...Why The Ashland Bus Rapid Transit Plan Is Insane
I’ve been ignoring this whole Ashland Avenue Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) plan up until now since I was pretty sure that this was never going to get off the ground. But now I’m worried as it seems like the city is determined to make this happen come hell or high water or traffic jams of... Read more »

I Told You Chicago's East Village Real Estate Market Was Hot

I Told You Chicago's East Village Real Estate Market Was Hot
In the interest of full disclosure: I purchased a single family home in Chicago’s East Village neighborhood a bit over one year ago so one could argue that I have a vested interest in promoting the neighborhood’s real estate market. You can interpret that information however you would like but, as you know, I’m a... Read more »
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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 »

Strong Police Presence To Remain In East Village

Strong Police Presence To Remain In East Village
Since moving to East Village a short while ago I have always gotten some degree of comfort from driving past the 13th district police station at 937 N Wood, right smack dab in the middle of the neighborhood. There were always a ton of police cars around, which meant they had to drive back and... Read more »

Hot Chicago Real Estate Markets: East Village And Ukrainian Village

Hot Chicago Real Estate Markets: East Village And Ukrainian Village
I’ve previously written about all the new development in Chicago’s East Village and Ukrainian Village but until last night I hadn’t figured out how to succinctly demonstrate exactly what has been going on in those West Town neighborhoods and what the impact on the real estate market is. Finally I decided to look at the... Read more »
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Noah Properties Single Family Homes Continue To Sell Briskly In East Village

Noah Properties Single Family Homes Continue To Sell Briskly In East Village
As you know I’ve been following the Noah Properties construction boom in my new East Village neighborhood. These guys have it down to a science, having quickly built 3 homes almost next to each other in the 1800 block of West Erie. They recently completed and sold a 4th one just a couple of doors... Read more »

East Village Home Prices Much Stronger Than Chicago Average

East Village Home Prices Much Stronger Than Chicago Average
Last week I wrote about all the new construction in Chicago’s East Village. The other interesting thing I noticed about my new neighborhood when we were doing our search was that the prices in East Village really haven’t fallen that much over the last few years. A lot of home buyers will look at the... Read more »

Chicago's East Village A Mecca For New Construction Homes

Chicago's East Village A Mecca For New Construction Homes
About 5 years ago I got really intrigued by the strange land west of the Kennedy between Grand and Division. I noticed quite a few new construction homes going up there and thought for sure this was some kind of misguided construction boom – the wrong homes in the wrong neighborhood at the wrong time.... Read more »
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New Homes Selling Fast In Chicago's West Town Neighborhood

New Homes Selling Fast In Chicago's West Town Neighborhood
As a follow up to yesterday’s post on the comeback in spec homes in Chicago I wanted to highlight the success that one builder in particular has had in the West Town (East Village) neighborhood. Noah Properties (the builder formerly known as Ultimate Homes) built 3 new single family homes almost right next to each... Read more »
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