Posts tagged "Single Family Homes"

Chicago's Invisible Wall That Million Dollar Homes Can't Seem To Penetrate - Yet

Chicago's Invisible Wall That Million Dollar Homes Can't Seem To Penetrate - Yet
It’s as if there is an invisible wall running through the middle of Chicago, along Western Avenue all the way south of Montrose. When buyers of million dollar homes specify their search criteria they will often specify that they want to stay east of Western Avenue – or if they specify Ukrainian Village, Bucktown, Wicker... Read more »

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 »

The Single Family Homes Of University Village

The Single Family Homes Of University Village
You could drive through University Village and never even realize that they have 36 really nice single family homes. That’s because they are hidden on Emerald Street on the east side of Halsted behind the usual walk-up condos. This stretch of Emerald is like a mini boulevard with a small park at the north end,... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

How "They" Measure The Square Footage Of Your Home

How "They" Measure The Square Footage Of Your Home
You would think that measuring the square footage of your home would be pretty straight forward – get out the tape measure, break the home up into rectangles, and add up the area of the rectangles. Seems logical right? But coming up with a square footage number is kind of like the old joke about... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

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 »
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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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