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  • Kitchen: Roscoe Village $499K

    Published 04/30/13 in Houses
    Kitchen: Roscoe Village $499K

    Kitchen of 2007 West Addison Street. When the home has 2,400-square-feet to play with the rooms are sized accordingly. We wanted to do cart-wheels or a Risky Business slide across the…   See the Image

  • Lake Bluff $509,000

    Published 04/30/13 in Houses
    Kitchen: Lake Bluff $509,000, Chicago

    Kitchen of 308 Signe Court. The two-story has a formal “L” shaped dining room for big splashy eight-course dinners and this eat-in kitchen has a weekend get-away-to-the-country vibe. Utilities are…   See the Image

  • Exterior: $500K Home in Lakeview, Chicago

    Front of 1039 West Grace Street. Taxes on this pretty thing are just over $9,000 a year. Built in 2006, you have two stories in a hip neighborhood (the median age is 33) with an 88/100 walkscore.…   See the Image

  • Exterior: $500K Home in Chicago, Roscoe Village

    Front of 2007 West Addison Street in Roscoe Village. Lovely brick façade of the two-story residence. Built in 2009, taxes will run about $8,215.    See the Image

  • Exterior: $500K Home in Lake Bluff, Chicago

    Front of 308 Signe Court in Lake Bluff. The agent lists this as an investment property. If rental property is your business, or you’re inclined to become a landlord, you’ll have a tenant until June…   See the Image

  • 5 Chicago Homes for $250K

    Published 04/26/13 in Houses
    Building Exterior: $250K Home in Logan Square, Chicago

    From Logan Square to Grand Boulevard, see how much house you can buy for about $250,000 in and around the Windy City.   See the Gallery

  • Living Area: $250K Home in Logan Square, Chicago

    Last week we toured houses, condos and rehabs from Hyde Park to Pullman to the Oak Park ‘burbs in the $150,000 price range. In part two of our four-part series we move the needle by $100,000 to a…   Read the Article

  • Open Living Area: $150K Home in the Chicago Loop

    Prices have dropped and inventory has climbed. Right? But what's a dollar worth in Chicago real estate? The median home price here is now around $140,000. What can we get? Well, it depends. Price…   Read the Article

  • 5 Chicago Homes for $150K

    Published 04/19/13 in Houses
    Living Room: $150K Home in Chicago's Hyde Park Neighborhood

    We contacted real estate pros to round up five homes – from condos to bungalows to DIY rehabs – to show dollar-for-dollar what around $150,000 buys you in the Windy City.   See the Gallery

  • Bathroom: Soak All Worries Away

    This stunning Arizona home—and its spa-like sanctuary of a bathroom—is luxury living at its finest.   See the Gallery

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