Skokie Home for Sale: 5248 Madison Street

April 25, 2018

5248 Madison Street

Skokie Home for Sale
5248 Madison Street, Skokie, IL 60077

4 bedrooms | 3 baths | 3,140 square feet
MLS# 09925110

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Welcome home to this spectacular brick ranch on a double lot near downtown Skokie. Enter the gracious foyer into the spacious living room with wood burning fireplace leading to the separate dining area. Flooded with light, this space is open and airy. The kitchen has been updated with stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, full granite back splash, cherry cabinets and built-in wine rack. Hardwood floors, crown moldings and all replacement windows throughout. Two full marble baths with rain shower, body sprays and double sinks on the main floor with a third full bath on the lower level. Three generous bedrooms on the main floor with an additional large bedroom on the lower level. A lovely three season room overlooks the stamped brick patio and large fenced yard. The lower level is fully finished with a huge family room complete with a wet bar and refrigerator. A room sized walk in closet, laundry room and storage complete this exceptional home. Don’t miss it!

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Chicago Home for Sale: 525 N Ada Street, Unit 16

March 27, 2018

Chicago Home for Sale
525 N Ada Street, Unit 6, Chicago, IL 60642

1 bedroom | 1 bath | 888 square feet | West Town

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525 North Ada Street

Walker’s Paradise

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West Town Wonderful! Dramatic brick and heavy timber loft in great West Town location. Bright one bedroom plus den with lofted guest bedroom. White kitchen features stainless steel appliances and black granite counter tops. The great room has a wood burning fireplace and huge windows overlooking the stained glass of Santa Maria Addolorata Church. Soaring 13+’ ceilings and hardwood floors throughout. Luxury rehabbed bath with porcelain tile, granite and marble. Spacious master bedroom and abundant closet and storage space throughout as well as in unit laundry. A gated parking space is included, and the common areas are exceptional with two landscaped courtyards and beautiful skyline views from the roof top deck. Second adjacent parking space can be rented for $80 monthly. Walk to blue line el, Eckhart Park and all West town restaurants and shopping. Don’t miss this one!

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Chicago Home for Sale: 5013 S King Drive, Unit 4E

March 22, 2018

Chicago Home for Sale
5013 S King Drive, Unit 4E, Chicago, IL 60615

3 bedrooms | 2 baths | 1,976 square feet | Bronzeville

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5013 South King Drive

Very Walkable

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Bronzeville Beauty! Immaculate three bedroom penthouse at Thymbria condos in south Bronzeville/Grand Boulevard. This bright, airy home is a showcase of style and comfort. Enter the huge foyer to an open, flowing, bright and airy living space. A gas fireplace and bay window are highlights of the large living room. The huge kitchen features cherry cabinets, granite counter tops, pantry closet, stainless steel appliances, breakfast bar island plus table space. The dining area is separate but open to both the living room and kitchen. The master bedroom is spacious and leads to a custom organized walk in closet and marble and granite master bath with double sink vanity and whirlpool tub. Two other large bedrooms have generous closet space. 10+’ ceilings, Brazilian cherry floors and custom window treatments throughout. In-unit laundry, a private balcony and secured parking included. Additional parking is available onsite for rent. Steps to the green line el & Washington Park.

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Chicago Home for Sale: 2238 W Argyle Street

March 20, 2018

Chicago Home for Sale
2237 W Argyle Street, Unit 2S, Chicago, IL 60625

3 bedrooms | 1 bath | 1,500 square feet | Lincoln Square
MLS# 09889178

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2238 West Argyle Street

Very Walkable

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Fully rehabbed vintage perfection in Lincoln Square. Enjoy this bright, move-in ready three bedroom condo in an intimate two unit building in the perfect Lincoln Square location. Refinished hardwood floors, completely repainted, decorative fireplace, crown moldings and French doors add the charm. The granite countered kitchen has new cabinet doors, new stove and a walk in pantry with built ins. The bath was newly rehabbed as well. All newer replacement windows and GAFA/central air. There’s a heated sun room, and a private rec room/storage room in the basement. Newer washer & dryer, as well as plenty of common storage. There’s a yard and brick patio and one car garage parking included. Steps to Winnemac Park. Walk to the brown line el, Metra and all Lincoln Square restaurants, shops and summer festivals.

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Karen Breen Elia & Louis M. Elia, REALTORS®, are brokers for homes, condos, and multi-unit properties on Chicago’s North Side.

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Chicago Real Estate Market Trends-February 2018

March 19, 2018

Chicago Market Tends

Neighborhoods included in these statistics are: Avondale, Albany Park, Edgewater, Irving Park, Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Square, Logan Square, Loop, Near North Side, Near South Side, Near West Side, North Center, Uptown, West Town.

Chicago Real Estate Sales – Detached Single Homes

The number of Chicago detached single homes selling in February  2018 decreased by 10.00% compared to February  2017. The average selling price increased by 4.97% to $925,537 and the average market time increased by 8 days or 4.97%. Homes sold for 96% of the listed price.

Date

Sold Listings

Average
Sold Price

SP:LP

Average
Market Time

Feb 2018

81

$925,537

96%

169

Feb 2017

90

$881,726

97%

161


Chicago Real Estate Sales – Attached Single Homes

The number of Chicago attached single homes selling in February 2018 increased by 0.43% for the month when compared to February  2017. The average selling price increased 5.48% to $485,002 and the average market time increased by 5 days or 5.32%. Homes sold for 98% of the listed price.

Date

Sold Listings

Average
Sold Price

SP:LP

Average
Market Time

Feb 2018

705

$485,002

98%

99

Feb 2017

702

$459,792

98%

94


Chicago Real Estate Sales – 2-4 Flats

The number of Chicago multi-family properties selling in February  2018 increased by  1.85% when compared to February  2017. The average selling price increased 7.16% to $643,723 and the average market time increased by 5 days or 6.76%. Homes sold for 96% of the listed price.

Date

Sold Listings

Average
Sold Price

SP:LP

Average
Market Time

Feb 2018

55

$643,723

96%

79

Feb 2017

54

$600,733

97%

74


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Chicago Home for Sale: 5127 W. Warwick Avenue

March 12, 2018

Chicago Home for Sale
5127 W. Warwick Avenue, Chicago, IL 60641

3 bedrooms | 2 baths | 1,276 square feet | Portage Park
MLS# 09880580

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5127 West Warwick Avenue

Somewhat Walkable

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This charming and warm Portage Park bungalow welcomes you home! Spacious, light filled rooms include a sun room, living room, formal dining room with hardwood floors, and large updated kitchen. The second floor has a large master bedroom with a full wall of closets and master bath. There are two additional bedrooms, a full bath, and huge family room. The first floor includes a heated enclosed porch as well as a walk in pantry, enclosed front porch and foyer. The clean, dry basement is great for storage, playroom, exercise room, or craft room. Situated on an oversized Chicago lot, the yard has a patio, a magnificent magnolia tree and a two car garage. Walk to Gray Elementary and Thorpe Elementary. Walk to Portage Park with a pool, water park, ball fields, tennis courts, nature area, field house, dog park, playground and boxing center. Make this your home!

MAKING A POSITIVE DIFFERENCE IN PEOPLE’S LIVES.

Karen Breen Elia & Louis M. Elia, REALTORS®, are brokers for homes, condos, and multi-unit properties on Chicago’s North Side.

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Chicago Real Estate Market Trends for January 2018

February 19, 2018

Market TrendsNeighborhoods included in these statistics are: Avondale, Albany Park, Edgewater, Irving Park, Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Square, Logan Square, Loop, Near North Side, Near South Side, Near West Side, North Center, Uptown, West Town.

Chicago Real Estate Sales – Detached Single Homes

The number of Chicago detached single homes selling in January 2018 increased by 9.09% compared to January 2017. The average selling price increased by 14.97% to $1,069,775 and the average market time increased by 30 days or 25.42%. Homes sold for 95% of the listed price.

Date

Sold Listings

Average
Sold Price

SP:LP

Average
Market Time

Jan 2018

108

$1,069,775

95%

148

Jan 2017

99

$930,508

94%

118


Chicago Real Estate Sales – Attached Single Homes

The number of Chicago attached single homes selling in January 2018 decreased by 10.49% for the month when compared to January 2017. The average selling price increased 2.97% to $487,577 and the average market time dropped by 8 days or 8.33%. Homes sold for 98% of the listed price.

Date

Sold Listings

Average
Sold Price

SP:LP

Average
Market Time

Jan 2018

589

$487,577

98%

88

Jan 2017

658

$473,526

98%

96


Chicago Real Estate Sales – 2-4 Flats

The number of Chicago multi-family properties selling in January 2018 jumped 13.73% when compared to January 2017. The average selling price increased 4.64% to $646,620 and the average market time dropped by 22 days or 24.72%. Homes sold for 96% of the listed price.

Date

Sold Listings

Average
Sold Price

SP:LP

Average
Market Time

Jan 2018

58

$646,620

96%

67

Jan 2017

51

$617,962

96%

89


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Chicago Home for Sale: 3201 W Argyle Street, Unit 2S

January 28, 2018

Chicago Home for Sale
3201 W Argyle Street, Unit 2S, Chicago, IL 60625

2 Bedrooms | 1 bath | 900 SF | Albany Park
MLS# 09842565

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3201 West Argyle Street

Very Walkable

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Adorable two bedroom condo in hot Albany Park. FHA approved HOA makes this affordable living in a professionally managed, manicured courtyard rehabbed in 2002. This unit is artist owned with several custom finishes and wall frescos. Kitchen with Venetian plaster wall finish, stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. New carpet in both bedrooms. Master bedroom and hallway is freshly painted. The bath was gut rehabbed with designer finishes and steeping tub. Seller rents a parking space immediately across the street with a transferable lease. Storage locker in basement. Walk to brown line el, Albany Park shopping & restaurants and West River Park with pool, water playground, dog park, playground, baseball & volleyball fields. Secure grounds from North Park University private security. 2007: New roof, tuckpointing & parapet walls. 2014: New front gate, new hot water heater, new stairwells & porches, new front doors, new courtyard lights.

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Karen Breen Elia & Louis M. Elia, REALTORS®, are brokers for homes, condos, and multi-unit properties on Chicago’s North Side.

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Chicago Land for Sale: 3422 N Damen Avenue

January 27, 2018

Chicago Lane for Sale
3422 N Damen Avenue, Chicago, IL 60618

MLS# 09841405

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3422 North Damen Avenue

Walker’s Paradise

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Attention Rehabbers and Builders. Totally residential block in great Roscoe Village location. Frame single family on the front and legal coach house on the rear. Single family needs total rehab or tear down. RS-3 zoning. 25 x 124 lot. Audubon School district. Drive by and then call for a showing.

MAKING A POSITIVE DIFFERENCE IN PEOPLE’S LIVES.

Karen Breen Elia & Louis M. Elia, REALTORS®, are brokers for homes, condos, and multi-unit properties on Chicago’s North Side.

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Chicago Home for Sale: 3422 N Damen Avenue

January 27, 2018

Chicago Home for Sale

3422  N Damen Avenue

6 bedrooms | 3.5 baths | Roscoe Village/Lakeview

MLS# 09841429

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3422 North Damen Avenue

Walker’s Paradise

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Super Roscoe Village/ Lakeview location on an all residential block. Victorian frame single family home in the front with legal coach house at the back of the lot. 25×124 lot. RS-3 zoning in Audubon School district. Front building needs total rehab or tear down. Rear coach house was recently rented and has GAFA/CA. Front building is three floors with no basement. Ground floor in-law apartment is not legal and may NOT be rented. Front building has floor space heaters, some bulls-eye woodwork and a bath on each floor. Please drive by and then schedule an interior showing. Daylight showings only.

MAKING A POSITIVE DIFFERENCE IN PEOPLE’S LIVES.

Karen Breen Elia & Louis M. Elia, REALTORS®, are brokers for homes, condos, and multi-unit properties on Chicago’s North Side.

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