Monday, April 22, 2013
Every week Patch shares a profile of a luxury property listed for sale in our community. This week's home is located on Carpenter Street in Downers Grove.
Address: 5525 Carpenter St., Downers Grove Cost: $995,000 Bedrooms: 5 Baths: 5 Square footage: 4,000 Built: 2005 Details: This home offers comfortable living with formal and casual dining and living rooms and a kitchen perfect for entertaining. The kitchen features a large 7-foot island, granite counters, stainless steel appliances and an eat-in dining area. The kitchen opens to a large family room with a fireplace and a wet bar, according to the listing. The home also has a large mud room, with built ins and storage galore. The bathrooms all have radiant heated floors. The master bath features a spacious walk-in shower and a separate tub. In addition the master bath has dual sinks and a lot of cabinet space for storage. The finished …
Friday, April 19, 2013
Find out what homes have sold recently in the Darien, Downers Grove, Lemont and Woodridge areas. This week's featured home is located on Sean Circle in Darien.
A Darien five-bedroom home sold recently for $625,000, according to real estate records. The home at 1029 Sean Circle was built in 2003 and has 3,600 square feet. The home also have three full baths and one half bathroom. In early January, the home was listed for $669,000 and sold after 53 days on the market. The home has a three-car garage, gas fireplace, eat-in kitchen and living room and family room. The following home recently sold according to real estate records. $92,000: 502 Redondo Dr., Apt. 511 $220,000: 529 Gierz St. $520,000: 8046 Washington St. $216,000: 439 Davis St. $290,000: 5727 Main St. $28,500: 2800 Maple Ave., Apt. 10A $49,000: 4225 Saratoga Ave., Apt. 307B $70,000: 7300 Fairview Ave., Apt. 103 $89,000: 7359 …
Year-over-year, Lemont saw a slight increase in the number of homes sold. The median home price rose significantly, according to the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors.
The 16 homes sold in Lemont during March 2013 represented a 23 percent increase over March 2012, when 13 homes were sold, according to the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors (MORe). While the number of homes sold increased slightly, the median price of homes sold in March rose significantly in Lemont. The median price increased 69.9 percent to $326,250 from $192,000 in March 2012. The market for detached, single-family homes in suburbs throughout DuPage County experienced notable sales gains in March, MORe reported. MORe gets its statistics from Midwest Real Estate Data. Hinsdale had the biggest percentage drop in the number of homes sold, with -37.9 percent fewer homes sold year over year. That adds up to 18 homes sold during March 2013 …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
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Monday, April 15, 2013
Every week Patch profiles a luxury home currently listed for sale in our community. This week's home is located on Chicago Avenue in Downers Grove.
Address: 612 Chicago Ave., Downers Grove Cost: $1,169,000 Bedrooms: 5 Baths: 5 Square footage: 4,700 Built: 2010 Details: On the market 12 days, this home features traditional styling with neutral colors throughout. The kitchen has an island perfect for dining in, but also has an adjacent eat-in area. The kitchen has high-end stainless steel appliances along with its custom finishes. Throughout the home are custom wood finishes including custom wainscoting, crown moulding, built-ins and wood floors. The master suite features walk-in closets along with a large master bath with a walk-in steam shower. The home also has a newly finished sunroom and outdoor there is a paver patio for entertaining. The yard is fenced, according to the listing. …
Friday, April 12, 2013
Comparing and contrasting homes currently for sale. This week's homes are $289,900. The featured homes are from Lemont and Woodridge.
A three-bedroom, three-bath home built in 2012 and on the market more than 400 days is one option for buyers in Woodridge seeking to spend about $289,900. The home at 2567 Cedar Hill Lane has nearly 3,000 square feet of living space and features an open floor plan. In addition, the home has ceramic tile, 9-foot ceilings and a finished basement. The master suite has a walk-in closet, master bath with a soaker tub and walk-in shower. Presented by: The Hall Group, Coldwell Banker Residential-Hinsdale in the Village; 630-789-8280 A two-bedroom, three-bath townhome built in 2008 and in the process of interior updates is an option for buyers with a budget of $289,900 in Lemont. Once complete, the home at 1213 Prairie Lane will have granite …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Find out which homes sold recently in Downers Grove, Darien, Lemont and Woodridge. This week's featured home is located on Durand Drive in Downers Grove.
A model home and new construction sold after nearly 250 days on the Downers Grove real estate market. The townhome at 5601 Durand Dr. sold for $620,000 recently, according to real estate records. The home has three bedrooms, two full baths and one half bath. In addition, it has a finished lower level with a fireplace, according to listing information. The following home recently sold according to real estate records. $257,000: 929 Chicago Ave. $365,000: 2231 Tamarack Dr. $205,000: 4915 Douglas Road $324,000: 324 Shady Lane $70,500: 548 73rd St., Apt. 104 $325,000: 13524 Spruce Court $360,000: 1029 119th St. $335,000: 14758 Ashford Dr. $254,000: 7202 Richard Road $75,000: 1501 Darien lake Dr. $100,000: 7901 Knottingham Circle, Apt. A $65,…
Monday, April 8, 2013
Every week we feature a luxury home currently listed for sale. This week's featured home is located on Douglas Road in Downers Grove.
Address: 3964 Douglas Road, Downers Grove Cost: $1,375,000 Bedrooms: 7 Baths: 5 Square footage: 5,273 Built: 2007 Details: This home features a vaulted ceiling in the living room with a stone fireplace. The lower-level has a handcrafted pub-style bar with room for entertaining and additional space for a game room. According to the listing, the home underwent $200,000 in upgrades. The master suite features a large walk-in closet, a fireplace and a master bath with a spa-like bathroom. The listing also says the home has a sauna. The kitchen has high-end appliances, a breakfast bar and adjoining dining area. In addition, the home has a formal dining room, with details including wainscoting and a tray celing. Outdoors the home has a deck and …
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Crain's Chicago Business reports 29.7 percent of homeowners in Lemont own their homes outright.
Communities with a large segment of senior citizens or high median incomes tend to have the highest percentage mortgage-free homes, according to Crain’s Chicago Business. According to the Crain's analysis, of 4,697 Lemont homeowners, 29.7 percent are mortgage-free. These numbers are higher than the Chicagoland average of 26 percent of homeowners being mortgage-free. If you own a home, are you still paying off your mortgage? When will you be mortgage-free? Editor's Note: An earlier version of this story misstated the number of mortgage-free homes in Lemont. We regret the error. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - There are plenty of ways to keep up on Lemont news:
A look at recent home sales in the Darien, Downers Grove, Lemont and Woodridge area. This week's featured home is located on Lake Avenue in Downers Grove.
A two-story home built in 2012 and completely new inside with more than 3,000 square feet recently sold in Downers Grove for $612,500. The home at 407 Lake Ave., was listed at $599,500, according to listing information. The home has four-bedrooms, three bathrooms and one half-bath. The master bedroom has a luxury master bath and dual walk-in closets. The following home recently sold according to real estate records. $45,000: 4220 Saratoga Ave., Apt. 1309 $70,000: 4033 Williams St. $380,000: 5820 Bunning Dr. $53,000: 4248 Saratoga Ave., Apt. 315 $230,000: 4829 Oakwood Ave. $200,000: 6513 Kensington Place $215,000: 800 Houston St. $236,000: 41 Lahinch Drive $267,000: 80 Tamaszewski St. $121:000: 1055 Ripple Rdg. $180,000: 1029 Ripple Rdg…