Chicago Real Estate Update

Here you'll find Anne's most recent posts...

Graceland West Real Estate Update

This month, 1422 W Berteau closed.  Originally listed at $1,395,000 , it closed this week at $ 1,019,000 after 202 days on market. The 20's brick and stucco 3 bedroom home was situated on a 30' lot. This is the only home that closed this month -- the following homes...

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Ugly Bathrooms

DIY is having an ugliest bath contest... The funny thing is - as a Realtor, I've seen all these and worse! As of this writing, the pink bath is in the lead.  Personally, I think the silver foil wallpaper is frightening. What do you think? To see pretty baths in...

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Lakewood Balmoral Real Estate Update

Lakewood Balmoral has been quiet this month.  The entry property (lowest price) is 5323 N Wayne, reduced to $ 595,000.  It's situated on a 33' wide lot, and  the neighborhood resales are high enough to support a lovely rehab on this property. The top end of the market...

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Edgewater Home Sales – 2009

Single Family Home Sales were up in 2009 -- 44 houses sold this year vs 40 in 2008.  During this time, median home prices dropped.  The average home price was $ 547,500 -- a 6.5 % drop from the previous year. See Homes for sale in Edgewater To see homes for sale in...

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Historic Homes for Sale in Chicago

Interested in old - vintage houses?  This tour of historic homes for sale on Chicago's north side gives a glimpse into the  landmark treasures which are currently available from the Chicago Multiple Listing Service. They're not my listings -- I present them to you so...

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1422 W Berteau – Under Contract

This lovely home at 1422 W Berteau, in Graceland West, is now under contract.   Originally listed at $ 1,395,000, it was most recently available for sale at $ 1,195,000.  After 202 days, it is now sold and waiting for closing.  The sales price will be public record at...

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Lakewood Balmoral Real Estate Update

Yes!  You can get into a single family in historic Lakewood Balmoral for under $ 560,000! Currently for sale is 5537 N Magnolia, a 4 bedroom 2 bath with fantastic woodwork. 5537 N Magnolia $ 559,000 Status Price RMS BR BA ACTV 5537 N Magnolia $559,000 10 4 2 ACTV 5323...

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4605 N Hermitage – Abbott House

Abbott House is now available at a lower price - $ 2,338,000. Once the home of Dr Wallace C. Abbott, founder of Abbott Laboratories, this  1891 Queen Anne victorian home was named a Chicago landmark in 2006. The home sits on a 92 x 165 ' lot -- nearly half an acre! ...

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3 Ways to Thank a Vet on Veterans Day

Let's mark the graves and decorate with flags. But let's also honor the vets who are among us today. Here are three ways to thank a Vet on Veterans Day... 1.  Donate to Honor Flight Chicago 2.  Put November 19, 2009 on your calendar... Attend the Welcome Home ceremony...

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