Posts tagged "New listing"

A restored walk-to-train catalog home in Brookfield

Brookfield is one of the close-in western suburbs that doesn’t garner as much attention as Riverside, La Grange, Western Springs and its other, pricier neighbors. Except, that is, for its zoo. It’s been nearly a year since we looked in on what was then the highest-priced home in Brookfield, listed at $449,900. It sold shortly... Read more »

A lakefront home in Downers Grove

Most people who are familiar with Downers Grove would find themselves in head-scratching mode when contemplating the possibility of lakefront property in the village. There are a few ponds in Downers Grove that, with a bit of stretching, you might be able to call a lake. What about fish-rich Bruce Lake, where there’s a home... Read more »

More home for the bucks in West Chicago

The basics: 6,000 square feet, 5 bedrooms, all with full private baths, 2 additional half-baths, a 4-car garage, a custom home on a 1.6-acre site in a small subdivision surrounded by forest preserve. We’re talking serious money, no? Not really. The asking price for 1N546 Burr Oak Rd in West Chicago is just $425,000, and... 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 »

Weekend open house pick – Oak Park 4-bedroom for $529,000

The 4-bedroom, 2 ½ bath home at 800 North Columbian Ave in Oak Park surfaces as a “new listing.” Like many “new” listings of late it’s been on the market since last year and gone through a series of delistings, relistings and price changes. This is a charming home on a 50 x 124 corner... Read more »

Western Springs traditional on the market nearly 4 years

And wouldn’t you just know it? It’s showing up as a new listing. Eleven of the twelve “new” listings that I’ve sampled in the last half hour in Chicago’s near-western suburbs have been on and off the market for two or more years. The 4-bedroom, 6–bath home at 5228 Lawn Ave in Western Springs begin... Read more »