Friday, March 22, 2013
Comparing and contrasting properties currently listed for sale at similar price points in Glen Ellyn and Wheaton. This week's homes are listed at $249,000.
A four-bedroom, two-bath home build in 1973 and located at 1019 E. Lowden Ave. is an option for buyers looking for a home in Wheaton in the $249,000 range. The home features and updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances and cherry cabinets. It also has a dining area adjacent to the kitchen. In addition, the home has some wood floors. Outdoors, the home has a deck for entertaining. The home has been on the market 135 days. Broker: ERA Naper Realty; 630-961-1776 A two-bedroom, two-bath home at 315 S. Park Blvd. is one option for buyers wanting to spend $249,000. The home built in 1927 has an updated kitchen, recreation and game rooms and a large yard. It also has newer bath and powder rooms, a stamped concrete patio and hardwood floors…
Monday, March 18, 2013
Every week Patch profiles a luxury home for sale in either Glen Ellyn or Wheaton.
Address: 376 Forest Ave., Glen Ellyn Cost: $1,785,000 Bedrooms: 5 Baths: 7 Square footage: 6,460 square feet Built: 2005 Details: This home has looks, style and taste. From the approach to the home and its wraparound porch, perfect for sitting, to the light bright interior, the home offers modern comforts in a traditional living space. The home at 376 Forest Ave., Glen Ellyn, features four floors of living space including a well-appointed kitchen, luxury bath and an exercise room. In addition, the home has a formal dining room, a dedicated office space and a recreation room, with space for a pool table. Situated on a corner lot, the home is walking distance to downtown and the Prairie Path. Represented by: Berg Properties; Presented by: …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
A look at properties that have sold recently in Glen Ellyn.
A 4-bedroom house spent 72 days on the market before it was purchased for $380,000, according to real estate records. The home at 525 Ahlstrand Road was built in 1955 and featured a wood burning stove, landscaped yard and koi pond. Along with large bedrooms, the home had 2.5 baths, a utility/work room and 2.5 car garage, according to real estate information. The following property sales were recorded between Nov. 30 and Dec. 5, 2012. $104,000: 1038 Swift Road, 2A $110,000: 1 N 591 Glenrise Ave. $355,000: 226 Regent St. $137,000: 1141 Londonberry Lane $195,000: 152 Tanglewood Dr. $580,000: 724 Euclid Ave. $240,000: 1 N 704 Forest Ave. $400,000: 574 Prairie Ave. $106,000: 1032 Swift Road, 2E For more information on local real estate visit …
Monday, March 4, 2013
Every week Glen Ellyn Patch profiles a luxury home currently for sale in town.
Cost: $1,175,000 Bedrooms: 5 Baths: 5 Square footage: 4,000 square feet Built: 2007 Details: Back on the market. This home at 850 Revere Road was featured in House Wow last summer. The home is being offered at a slightly lower price than the $1,245,000 it was listed at last August. The home features a cook’s kitchen with Carrera marble, stainless steel and a butler’s pantry. Lots of windows add to the home’s ambiance, which offers a sophisticated, yet not stuffy, elegance. The home also has plantation shutters, 9-foot ceilings and hard wood floors. A sale appears to be pending, according to the listing information. Represented by: Kathy Quaid and Maureen Rooney of Quaid & Rooney, Distinctive Real Estate. Source: AOL Real Estate What …
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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: …
Monday, February 25, 2013
A look at luxury properties for sale in Glen Ellyn
Cost: $925,000 Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 4 Square footage: 3,434 square feet Built: 1952 Details: This ranch home, located at 600 Forest Ave. offers the best of indoor and outdoor living. The home is situated on a lot that is more than 19,000 square feet. It offers a paved patio and a sunroom with views. The home also features two fireplaces, wood floors and wood beams. The master suite also includes a spa-like tub and walk-in closet, according to the listing. In addition, there is a finished basement and kids can enjoy a game room. Represented by: Keller Williams Premiere Properties; Presented by: Joe Champagne Team Source: AOL Real Estate What features would you want in a high-end home? Tell us in comments? For more Glen Ellyn real estate …
Friday, February 22, 2013
A look at homes for sale in Glen Ellyn at different price points.
A ranch home with two bedrooms and one bath, in need of updates and possible renovations is currently listed for sale at $289,900. The home, which is located at 534 Elm St., has a wood burning stove and a screened-in porch, according to the listing. Listing information does not state when the home was built, but it features a lot of wood paneling inside and wood floors throughout. The home is located on a wooded lot of about 1/3-acre. 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 21, 2013
In January, Glen Ellyn saw the largest increase in home sales among Patch towns in DuPage County.
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Thursday, February 21
The 33 detached, single-family homes sold in Glen Ellyn during January 2013 represented a 312.5 percent increase over January 2012, when 18 homes were sold, according to the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors (MORe). There were 27 homes sold in Glen Ellyn during December. While the number of home sales was up, the median price of homes sold in January was down in Glen Ellyn. The median price fell 4.2 percent to $307,500 from $321,000 in January 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. Glen Ellyn saw the largest percent increase in DuPage County, with 312.5 percent more homes sold year over year in …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
According to RE/MAX walkable communities with vibrant downtowns are drawing more homebuyers who have lived in the city.
House hunters searching for properties are more interested in living in walkable communities like Glen Ellyn. A growing real estate trend is for homebuyers to seek out those communities with vibrant downtown areas with shops, restaurants and public transportation, according to RE/MAX. "We are seeing many people returning to the suburbs after having lived in Chicago as young adults. In the city, they could walk to the El and restaurants," Carrie Kenna, a RE/MAX agent serving the Western suburbs, including Clarendon Hills said in a news release. "When they come back to the suburbs, they are looking for the same convenience. They want to be able to walk to public transportation and restaurants." Public transportation is important to …