Tuesday, March 19, 2013
In February, Glen Ellyn saw a 6.7 percent drop in home sales, according to the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors.
The 14 detached, single-family homes sold in Glen Ellyn during February 2013 represented a 6.7 percent drop over February 2012, when 15 homes were sold, according to the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors (MORe). There were 33 homes sold in Glen Ellyn during January. The median price of a home climbed 33 percent to $366,000 from $275,000 in February 2012. The market for detached, single-family homes in suburbs throughout DuPage County saw growth in January, MORe reported. MORe gets its statistics from Midwest Real Estate Data. Wheaton saw the second largest percent increase in DuPage County. Burr Ridge had the largest percent increase, with 11 homes sold, a 175 percent increase from February 2012. Downers Grove had the smallest percent …
Friday, March 1, 2013
A look at homes for sale in Glen Ellyn at various price points.
A home that underwent a gut renovation was updated keeping green ideas in mind. The home offers the potential owner sustainable floors, a tankless water heater and solar panels among its amenities. Located at 65 N. Main St., the 4-bedroom, 3-bath home, is listed at $565,000. The property sold in April 2012 for $215,000. The ranch home has 2,400 square-feet of living space. It is staged to sell and shows off the stainless steel and granite kitchen. In addition, the home has two fireplaces, a recreation room and a laundry room. Do you have a home you'd like featured in this column? Contact Local Editor Mary Ann Lopez at email@example.com. Find out what properties recently sold in Glen Ellyn.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
A look at recent property sales in Glen Ellyn.
A two-story brick home built in 1925 was among the properties that recently sold in Glen Ellyn. The 3-bedroom, 3.5 bath home, located at 335 N. Main St., sold for $585,000, according to real estate information. The home spent 33 days on the market before it was sold for $14,900 less than the original asking price. The home features an updated kitchen and bathrooms and also has hardwood floors throughout, according to listing information. The following property sales were recorded between Nov. 27 - Nov. 30, 2012. $93,000: 448 Raintree Court, 5A $279,000: 23 W 255 Cambridge Court $105,500: 1032 Swift Road, 2A $385,000: 161 Carleton Ave. $362,500: 21 W 746 Clifford Road $95,000: 39 N. Main St., 43 $575,000: 172 Braeburn Court $130,000: …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
A look at recent property sales in Glen Ellyn.
A four-bedroom home with a total of 13 rooms recently sold for $927,000, according to real estate records. The home at 206 Taylor Ave., which was on the market 117 days, was originally listed at $1,049,000. A cedar home, it features two fireplaces, a master suite with a luxury bathroom and walk in closets. The home also featured granite counters and cherry cabinets in the kitchen, along with a butler’s pantry. Among the home’s amenities are a finished basement with a recreation room and a backyard with lush landscaping, according to listing information. The following property sales were recorded between Nov. 20 - Nov. 27, 2012. $108,500: 450 Raintree Court 2K $205,000: 221 S. Park Boulevard $510,000: 807 Abbey Drive $585,000: 1 N 271 …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
A look at recent Glen Ellyn home and property sales.
A green home overlooking Perry’s Pond sold recently for $1.1 million, according to real estate records. Located at 705 Riford Road, the home was entirely energy efficient. The home was built in 2011 and was more than 5,000 square feet. Originally listed at $1.275 million, the 4-bedroom, 5.5-bath home was on the market at total of 252 days before it sold, according to records. The home features a sunroom, three fireplaces, a breakfast room and a bonus room. The following property sales were recorded between Nov. 13 and Nov. 20, 2012. $335,000: 406 Oak St. $167,500: 441 N. Park Blvd. 3G $73,000: 460 Raintree Court, 1M $320,000: 22 W 155 Buena Vista Dr. $510,000: 817 Crescent Blvd. $298,000: 21 W 655 Huntington Road $623,500: 346 Marion Ave…
Friday, February 8, 2013
A look at homes for sale in Glen Ellyn at different price points.
Built in 1977 and featuring a family room with a fireplace, this home at 49 N. Ott Ave. is just one example of what a buyer might find in Glen Ellyn at $224,900. The home features four-bedrooms and two-baths in 1,142 square feet. According to the listing, the home is light and bright and within walking distance to the nearby elementary school. The backyard is fenced and has a large deck for entertaining. It also features a large two-car garage. Inside, the home has fresh paint and new carpet. No open houses are scheduled. Do you have a home you'd like featured in this column? Contact Local Editor Mary Ann Lopez at firstname.lastname@example.org. Find out what properties recently sold in Glen Ellyn. Stay up to date on Glen Ellyn News. Sign up and begin …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
A look at homes, which have recently sold in Glen Ellyn.
A home that was completely renovated sold after 55 days on the Glen Ellyn real estate market. The home at 173 S. Montclair Ave. sold for $425,000, according to real estate records. The 4-bedroom, 2.5 bath, was built in 1984. It featured a gas-starting fireplace, newly renovated bathrooms, stainless steel appliances and granite countertops in the gourmet kitchen. A newer roof, new siding and a new paver porch also updated the home. The following homes were recorded as sold in DuPage County between Oct. 26 and 31, 2012. $127,500: 404 Melrose Ave., #304 $390,500: 22 W 222 Glen Valley Dr. $210,000: 40 Tanglewood Dr. $880,000: 705 Chidester Ave. $360,000: 22 W 659 Ahlstrand Road $149,000: 292 Elm St. $200,000: 128 Tanglewood Dr. $50,000: 37 N…
Friday, January 18, 2013
A Sears Catalog Home built in 1922 is one option for buyers with a budget of $209,900.
A Sears Catalog Home built in Glen Ellyn in 1922 is one option available for $209,900. The homes were sold as a kit through the retailer. More than 370 designs of catalog homes were offered during the 32-year history of the program, according to Wikipedia. The home has 3-bedrooms and 2-baths in 1,204 square feet. It features original built-ins and a master bedroom with private bathroom. The home has a newer roof, a new furnace and a new cedar fence, according to the listing. It features landscaping with a brick paver walkway. In addition, the home has a full basement with a recreation room, storage and laundry room. Do you have a home you'd like featured in this column? Contact Local Editor Mary Ann Lopez at email@example.com. Find out …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
A home with more than 7,200 square feet is among recent Glen Ellyn home sales.
A home described as “Beverly Hills” style in Glen Ellyn sold recently for $1.5 million, according to records. The home, at 846 Valley Ave., has 5-bedrooms and 6-full baths, along with 2-half baths. The home sits on three in-town lots and is 7,264 square feet. Among the features of the home are a gourmet kitchen with high-end Wolf appliances and Sub-Zero refrigerator. The following homes were sold between Oct. 11 and 18, 2012, according to DuPage County Real Estate records. $220,000: 22 W 441 Tamarack Dr. $196,000: 488 Carleton Ave. $201,000: 2 N 321 Diane Ave. $385,000: 1 S 701 Taylor Road $108,000: 1038 Swift Road, 1F $75,500: 1038 Swift Road, 1A $360,000: 118 N Parkside Ave. $80,000: 448 Raintree Court, 4 J $221,000: 22 W 571 Arbor Lane …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
A look at some of the recent real estate sales in Glen Ellyn.
A 5-bedroom, 4.5-bath home sold for $1,000 under asking price recently. The home, built in 1895 was originally listed at $697,500 and sold for $696,500, according to real estate records. The home featured a master “retreat” with a large walk-in closet, a craft room and a home office. Located at 600 Hickory Road, the home is in the Lake Ellyn area. The following homes and properties were sold between Sept. 24 and Oct. 2, according to DuPage County sales records. $462,000: 1 N 606 Eastern Ave. $231,500: 63 Woodview Dr. $454,000: 22 W 047 Glen Park Road $109,500: 3 S 220 Arboretum Road $520,000: 22 W 150 2nd St. $238,500: 23 W 105 Woodcroft Dr. $590,000: 321 Anthony St. $240,000: 21 W 561 Buckingham Road $350,000: 31 Chancel Lane For more …