Tag: Burr Ridge

Rent or buy on a pond in Burr Ridge?

The 4,200 square foot, 5-bedroom, 4 ½ bath home at 28 Dougshire Ct in Burr Ridge abuts a spring-fed pond. It’s described in the listing as “country French,” but I’d go with “1980s Oak Brook / Burr Ridge.” That moniker can be applied to a hard-to-define style of home that you’ll frequently find in those... Read more »

Celebrity real estate – does anyone care where Jennifer Hudson buys?

Members of the media care about the real estate doings of celebrities, or at least think that their readers care. What else could account for the high proportion of local real estate coverage devoted to the comings and goings of Cubs and Blackhawks and American Idols and such? Last week there was a mad rush... Read more »

A Prairie-style pond-front home in Burr Ridge

The listing copy for this home encourages you to “embrace nature and enjoy the serenity of the pond and waterfall.” On days like today, with the temperature scaling well into the 90s, I think many of us would attach higher value to the home’s “extensive windows” that “provide spectacular seasonal views bringing outside into every... Read more »
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A seriously under water Burr Ridge mansion

The term “underwater” refers to sellers who owe more on their mortgage than the market value of their home. And then there are homes that are literally under water, as reported in The Doings. When a real estate agent showed up with a client to tour a 30,000 square foot mansion known locally as Villa... Read more »

Price cuts at Burr Ridge Village Center

The Burr Ridge Village Center, which bills itself as a “mixed-use outdoor lifestyle center,” has attracted an enviable roster of retailers, restaurants and services. A major draw has been its location at a major interchange off the Stevenson Expy (I-55) near its intersection with the Tri-State Tollway (I-294). The economic downturn has had more of... Read more »