Tag: New listings

Is this the best front porch in La Grange?

If it isn’t, it’s hard to imagine a better one. Some might contend, however, that the deep setback from the street of this two-level porch and balcony detracts from one of a porch’s primary functions, inviting impromptu conversations with passersby. Others might quibble with its location at 327 S La Grange Rd, a main thoroughfare... Read more »

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A tale of two new listings in Maywood

The 5-bedroom, 3-bath home pictured above in Maywood sold for $53,000 in April of this year and just came back on the market for $199,900. Two of the bedrooms are in a fully-finished walk-out basement which also has a family room. The listing copy describes the home, at 1627 S 16th Ave, as completely remodeled... Read more »

A classic front porch in Hinsdale

If you’re a sucker for a great front porch you’ll want to take a close look at 444 S Madison St in Hinsdale. The newly-listed 4,535 square foot, 6-bedroom, 6-bath home is on a quarter-acre corner lot diagonally across from the K-5 Madison School. The broad, covered front porch faces west, affording a shaded afternoon... Read more »

Arches on the march in Oak Brook

The procession of arches at the pictured home has absolutely nothing to do with McDonald’s corporate headquarters being in Oak Brook. It doesn’t, does it? Did a fast-food exec once live here? If you’re parched for an arch and refuse to go near a Mickey D’s, you can slake your thirst by walking out your... Read more »

New listings in La Grange's higher range

The over $1M price range in La Grange has seen only two sales in the last six months, but that may change as four new $1M+ listings have come to market within the last 60 days. An expanded Victorian farmhouse on a 75-foot wide lot at 217 S Ashland Ave was listed for sale 4... Read more »

This week's new listing high, median and low prices

There is, as you would expect, a substantial gap between the highest and lowest priced new listings in Chicago’s near-west suburbs. At the high end of the price range is 335 East First St in Hinsdale, priced at $4,199,000. The listing description touts the 6-bedroom ,7 ½ bath,7,350 square foot home as “The finest of... Read more »

A busy week for new listings in Berwyn

Forty-six new condo and single-family home listings came on the market in Berwyn during the past 7 days. The new listings range from a 1-bedroom condo priced at $29,900 to oa 4-bedroom, 2 bath home on a double lot priced at $309,900. The median price among the newly listed homes is $144,900, which will get... Read more »

Oak Park single-families under $150K

New listings are still coming to market in Oak Park despite the fact that the holiday season is upon us. Two of the new listings in Oak Park in the past 7 days were single-family homes priced under $150,000.k The 3-bedroom, 2-bath home at 1160 S Scoville Ave quickly went into contingent status, despite being... Read more »