Monthly ArchiveAugust 2007

chicago-condos Stephen on 30 Aug 2007

South Loop condos add modern flair to neighborhood

The South Loop continues to see heavy development in the area despite a recent downturn in the local real estate market. 

This neighborhood in downtown Chicago is currently seeing a drop in sales and prices in the area, with many new condos and lofts coming on the market. 

According to the Chicago Association of Realtors, there were a total of 211 condominiums sold during the second quarter of 2007 in the Loop section of Chicago.  This is down 20 percent from the second quarter of 2006. 

Turnover times in the neighborhood are up to 108 days, more than 30 percent more than during the same period in 2006. 

There are many new condo projects underway in the neighborhood that will add to the existing supply of properties. 

Azure Tower is a luxury development under construction in the South Loop.  Located at 1330 South Michigan Avenue, this modern tower will add another 130 units to the market, ranging in size from 700 square feet to over 1,600 square feet. 

Buyers can choose from one and two bedroom units, all with excellent views of the downtown Chicago skyline and Lake Michigan. 

The South Loop offers many Luxury Chicago Condominiums for young professionals and families looking to live close to downtown.  

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chicago-condos Stephen on 29 Aug 2007

Irving Park Condo Conversion

Irving Park is one of the most popular neighborhoods in Chicago. The area is home to residents from all over the world. Irving Park’s tree lined streets feels more like a distant suburb than one of the most vibrant neighborhoods in the city.

One of the newest developments on the real estate market in Irving Park is found at 4253 N. Mozart St. This condominium conversion offers two bedroom units with floor plans ranging from 900 to 1,700 square feet.

Amenities in the building include a chef’s kitchen with stainless steel appliances and the best fixtures throughout the property. Extra storage space and parking is available to residents.

This historic building has been restored to its former glory, adding to the beauty of the neighborhood. There are many restaurants and shops within just blocks. Commuters will love the easy access via Metra and other public transportation connections to the downtown Chicago business district.

Irving Park is one of many Chicago neighborhoods offering condominium conversions and new condos. There is something for every budget on the Chicago Real Estate market.

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chicago-condos Stephen on 27 Aug 2007

New Luxury Condos in Evanston

Evanston continues to attract many new developments as more people look to this suburb of Chicago as an affordable choice.  Evanston offers lakefront urban living at prices below what buyers can find on the real estate market closer to downtown Chicago. 

One of the newest luxury condominium developments underway in Evanston is the Grand Bend at Green Bay.  This project, started in 2006, will offer one, two, and three bedroom units.  One bedroom units will start at just over 2,000 square feet. 

Amenities include a large terrace, designer appliances, and many other features that come standard with new luxury condo developments.  A fireplace is included with most of the condominiums.  Each condo will come with indoor parking included in the purchase price. 

Buyers will enjoy the convenient location of the Grand Bend.  Residents will be just blocks from the Lake Michigan shoreline, public transportation to downtown Chicago, and many of the best restaurants, bars, and shopping centers in Evanston.  

Evanston also offers many other condo and loft projects that are renewing downtown.  The greater Chicago area has many properties available on the real estate market, ranging from condos to single family homes. 

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