Posts tagged "West Town"

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 »

Ukranian Village: Gonnella Baking Building Gives Way For New Homes

Ukranian Village: Gonnella Baking Building Gives Way For New Homes
You’ve seen their trucks and their bread around town. Gonnella Baking used to have their corporate headquarters at 2002 – 2014 W Erie, just west of Damen, in Chicago’s Ukranian Village neighborhood. Parts of their Web site still show that address as the corporate headquarters but employees who haven’t yet gotten the memo (e.g. the... Read more »

You Can Buy The West Town Home I Wanted: 1516 W Erie

You Can Buy The West Town Home I Wanted: 1516 W Erie
Last year when we were shopping for homes in West Town (we ultimately did buy one there) we ran across this home at 1516 W Erie, which we really loved except for the location. At the time it was listed at $849,000. The home was built in 2005 and originally sold for $930,000 in October... Read more »
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Please Buy This House

Please Buy This House
No, this is not one of our listings (I have a policy of not writing about our own listings) but I want you to buy this house and you need to pay at least $800K for it. Why? Because I’m experiencing a bit of buyer’s remorse this morning. This is EXACTLY the kind of house... Read more »

What Would You Pay For This Formerly Mold Infested Home?

What Would You Pay For This Formerly Mold Infested Home?
My wife and I have been curious about this 4 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath West Town home at 1844 W Huron ever since we walked by and noticed that it was vacant several months ago. It was a couple of doors down from another home we were seriously interested in for ourselves and we noticed... Read more »

New Construction Continues To Spur Housing Demand In Chicago

New Construction Continues To Spur Housing Demand In Chicago
As bad as the Chicago housing market appears to be certain ultra modern, new construction homes continue to sell briskly – even at the slowest time of the year for real estate. I’ve seen this pattern play out for a while now and I’ve previously written about the spate of new home sales in West... 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 »

Is The Spec Home Making A Comeback In Chicago?

Is The Spec Home Making A Comeback In Chicago?
I’ve been rather surprised over the last few months to find that not only are Chicago builders building spec homes once again but they are actually succeeding in selling them – and fast. Given the condition of the real estate market in Chicago – slow sales, declining prices, and lots of distressed properties – I’ve... Read more »

Near West Side's Coolest Condo: 4700 Square Feet For $899,000

I see a lot of condos and lofts and usually they all fall into one of 3 or 4 cookie cutter molds. However, occasionally I come across one that actually excites me. Such was the case on Thursday when I went with some clients to this very cool and very unique 4700 square foot condo... Read more »
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