December 2011

Found 2 blog entries for December 2011.

800 S. Wells #501 Price Hike After Short Sale

800 S Wells #501It’s not unusual for a downtown Chicago condo that just came onto the real estate market to catch my eye or grab my attention in some way. Usually, it’s either an upscale residence in the prominent Gold Coast neighborhood or a terrific deal in the neighborhood I happen to live in, which is Streeterville. Today was a little different, however. As I was scanning through the MLS, I noticed 800 S. Wells #501 was just put back on the market with a list price of $250,000. If you’re not familiar with the listing or the location, this particular condo is in the River City building in Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood. I’ll be the first to admit that the finishes in unit #501, which include granite countertops,

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4953 N. St. Louis Units 1 & 2: Let's Compare

4953-n-st-louis-unit-2-chicago-il-60625-01_512_014953 N. St. Louis in Chicago’s Albany Park neighborhood is a charming brick condo building with exceptional character and desirable modern upgrades. For those not as familiar with Albany Park, this section of St. Louis Avenue is a quiet, tree-lined street that dead-ends at the Chicago River to the north and runs through Lawrence Avenue to the south. Even better, if you’re a Chicago homebuyer needing nearby public transportation, the Kimball Brown Line Stop is only a short walk away, with the CTA 81 bus route conveniently running alongside Lawrence Avenue. If any of this information sounds even the slightest bit intriguing, keep reading; it gets MUCH better. Below, I’ve posted pictures of 2 different condos at

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