If you’ve been scanning the Chicago real estate market in search of a new place to call home, then we have great news! Home sales in the city are down by 7% from September 2018, so this might be the perfect time to invest in a new property.
The median price for homes sold in Chicago in September was $292,750; however, you can find nicely equipped properties with quite convenient locations for half the price. Check out a few examples of what you can get in Chicago for less than $150K:
#1 3425 West Hollywood Avenue 3D, Chicago: 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom – $119,000
Kickstarting our list is this fabulous, top floor condo, situated in the Hollywood Park real estate market on the far north side of Chicago. Part of a well-maintained, vintage building with a decade-old history, the 700-square-foot apartment offers scenic street views and receives plenty of natural light throughout the day. It’s also close to North Park University, bike trails, public transportation and a variety of restaurants.
Clearly, the unit was well-cared-for by its previous owners. Upgraded not long ago, the condo includes solid, red oak floors; skylights in the living area; and newer kitchen furniture. The sliding Pella door leads to the outdoor patio and grilling area, which are just a few of the many recent renovations. The move-in ready condo also comes with an abundance of storage space and a clever layout that you can use to your advantage.
#2 8023 South Euclid Avenue, Chicago 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom – $139,900
This charming, historic piece of South Chicago real estate is quite a rare find. Located on a generous, private lot on a quiet, peaceful street, this 1,365-square-foot home could be the perfect base for a family with children.
A two-level home, it comes with a large living and dining area with oversized windows and plenty of space to entertain guests. The kitchen includes oak cabinets, granite countertops, tile backsplash, and newer appliances. What’s more, the bedrooms are also quite generous in size and the bathroom has been recently upgraded. Additional space for home entertainment is also available in the basement, and the property’s proximity to important amenities is a bonus.
#3 1450 North Fairfield Avenue, Chicago: 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom – $149,900
Concluding our list is this impressive condo that’s part of the Humboldt Park real estate market on the West Side of Chicago. The unit lies merely one block away from the lush Humboldt Park and offers easy access to public transportation, restaurants, shops, and other important amenities.
The unit boasts high ceilings; spacious rooms; stained, oak hardwood floors; and tasteful finishes throughout. In the kitchen, you’ll find granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances, while the bathroom boasts marble and stone decorative elements. There’s also an in-unit washer and dryer. For such a low price, this gorgeous condo likely won’t be on the market for too long; schedule a showing while it’s still available!
If you don’t want to leave your beloved neighborhood behind, you can always check out the homes for sale near you and see what’s available in the surrounding area.