Posts tagged "East Village"

Real Estate Bargains In Chicago's Ukrainian And East Village Still Exist

Real Estate Bargains In Chicago's Ukrainian And East Village Still Exist
On numerous occasions I’ve written about the smoking hot real estate market in Chicago’s Ukrainian and East Village. That blog post I just linked to was written just a year and a half ago and already the average sales prices shown in that first graph have moved up from around $850,000 to right around $1... Read more »

1951 W Huron: East Village Home Sells $630,000 Above 2013 Price

1951 W Huron: East Village Home Sells $630,000 Above 2013 Price
A couple of weeks ago the home at 1951 W Huron in Chicago’s East Village sold for the second time in 3 years. However, this time the sales price of $1,345,000 was $630,000 above what the sellers paid for it in 2013, which really got my attention since it’s right around the corner from me.... Read more »

Record Home Price Appreciation In Chicago's Ukrainian And East Village

Record Home Price Appreciation In Chicago's Ukrainian And East Village
We knew that home prices were skyrocketing in Chicago’s Ukrainian Village and East Village neighborhoods ever since I moved here (I do believe there is a direct cause and effect relationship) but in the past week there were a couple of closings that really drove the point home. And while poking around I discovered another... Read more »
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Are Chicago's Ukrainian/ East Village Really America's Hottest Neighborhoods?

Are Chicago's Ukrainian/ East Village Really America's Hottest Neighborhoods?
Ever since I moved to Chicago’s East Village almost 4 years ago I’ve been writing about how hot the neighborhood (including Ukrainian Village) is: Hot Chicago Real Estate Markets: East Village And Ukrainian Village. The way I demonstrated it back then was by looking at the trend in median sales prices and also the amount... Read more »

Land Values Soaring In Chicago's East Village

Land Values Soaring In Chicago's East Village
When I moved to Chicago’s East Village neighborhood a little more than 3 years ago teardowns and vacant land were still relatively cheap compared to the higher income areas of the city. But since then I’ve seen land values skyrocket as ever more expensive new construction homes are being built here. The rise in prices... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

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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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 »