Lakeview Two and Three-flat Sales in 2012
|West Newport Ave east of the Brown Line (photo, Eric Rojas)|
91 properties listed as two and three-flat buildings in MREDLLC.com (our MLS) sold in Lakeview in 2012. This is up 35% over 2011 unit sales. The median price for this type of property was about $570,000 over 2012. The highest sale was $980,000 for a renovated three-flat building at 3345 N Lakewood with a duplex-up "owners unit". The lowest sale was $228,375 for 1436 W Irving Park Road...a frame two-flat on a busy four lane street. The foreclosure was sold by auction.
11 of the 91 (12%) properties were sold as a foreclosure or short-sale according to MLS records.
|Lakeview two-flat. Photo, Eric Rojas|
Lakeview is a fairly large and fairly dense Chicago Community Area. It's popular, relatively expensive and has a lot of small multi-unit building stock (a good percentage of which has been torn-down for new homes or converted to single family homes). However, a large stock of two and three-flats remain as evidenced by the large stock of Big Ten college graduates living in the neighborhood (wink). Walking the streets you can still imagine infinite amount of development and renovation possibilities.
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