Tag: Hinsdale

Tour week – a drive through Clarendon Hills with Mike McCurry

While I’m away on vacation this week, I’m dipping into the archives to show you around parts of Chicago’s western suburbs we haven’t visited in a while. We begin with a drive around Clarendon Hills with Coldwell Banker’s Mike McCurry, whose office we visit in the above video. Mike is an agent with Coldwell Banker... Read more »

Two new Hinsdale 6-bedrooms, $2.2M apart

There’s hardly a home buyer alive who needs to be told that homes with similar bedroom and bath counts in the same community can vary widely in price. Location, lot size, the quality of finishes, square footage, school district, architecture and a host of other factors can account for differences in price. If you’re looking... Read more »

Is Hinsdale more fashion-conscious than Lake Forest?

Many home buyers are looking for a way to live in addition to a place to live, and that lifestyle choice often includes the personal tastes and appearance of their prospective fellow residents. Some of the well-dressed, in brief, want to live only among the well-dressed. A hat tip to Hinsdale Patch for alerting us... Read more »

Half price on a "divine location" in Hinsdale

Great locations, spectacular locations and unbeatable locations are all staples of real estate lingo. And now, compliments of Coldwell Banker agent Mike McCurry, you can add “divine location” to the Realtor lexicon. The location in question, 5801 S Grant St, is a block south of Hinsdale Central High School. It’s the site of a bank-owned... Read more »

A spate of superlatives in Hinsdale for $4,699,900

Start with an architecture firm with aspirations of being “the best design firm in the western suburbs.” Add a builder that touts itself as “one of the premier custom home builders in the Hinsdale area.” Produce a 9,010 square foot, 6-bedroom home with 6 full and 2 half baths in a walk-to-town Hinsdale location. Has... Read more »

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Unsold Hinsdale home becomes a dream house

If a home languishes on the market for more than a year without selling, can it still be called a “dream house?” If it didn’t sell at its most recent offering price of $1.1 million, can you still call it a $1.2 million home? The answer to both questions is “yes” if you’re buying a... Read more »

North Shore builder offers spec home in Hinsdale

George Adamczyk & Company, which bills itself as a “Builder of Finely Crafted Homes,” is better known for its work on Chicago’s North Shore, but is no stranger to Hinsdale. The company is currently offering a to-be-built 4,650 square foot 4-bedroom, 3 ½ bath home with a 2-car garage at 530 N Grant St in... Read more »

Name the architectural style of this Hinsdale home

The listing copy describes the home at 312 East 9th St in Hinsdale as a “Greek neo-classic villa of proportion & substance. Blending the gracious style of today w/uniquely bold grandeur & panache.” I’ll go (tongue in cheek) with the “uniquely bold grandeur” but I’m hard-pressed to discover the panache, the proportion or the substance,... Read more »

Hilltop Colonial for $6.5M in Hinsdale

One of the shocks for East Coasters relocating to Chicagoland is its generally flat topography. No familiar rock outcroppings; no streets winding up and down rolling terrain. Hinsdale has hills. They’re not hills that will completely satisfy an East Coast transferee, but they’re about as good as it gets in the Chicago area. Gazing up... Read more »