Monday, April 22, 2013
Every week Patch profiles a luxury property currently listed for sale in our community. This week's featured home is located on East Prairie Avenue in Wheaton.
Address: 1557 E. Prairie Ave., Wheaton Cost: $1,350,000 Bedrooms: 5 Baths: 7 Square footage: 5,097 Built: 2003 Details: Whether formal or causal entertaining is on tap, this home delivers for any situation. From the spacious kitchen with a custom island to the formal dining room, to the theater for movie viewing and the wine cellar — capable of storing quite a few vintages, the home is designed for a family that likes to entertain. The home has hardwood floors throughout, design details and a cozy fireplace in the family room. The lower-level features a bar, game room and comfortable movie room. The spacious master include a spa-like master bath with spa tub and walk-in shower. Represented by: Keller Williams Premiere Properties; Presented…
Friday, April 19, 2013
Find out what homes have sold recently in Glen Ellyn and Wheaton. This week's featured home is located on Bryant Avenue in Glen Ellyn.
A two-story single-family home with 2,432 square feet of living space recently sold in Glen Ellyn for $610,000. The home, built in 1925, and located at 351 Bryant Ave. features an updated kitchen and bathroom. The home also has a large master suite. In addition, the home has a finished basement for relaxing or entertaining. The following Glen Ellyn property sales were recorded between Jan. 9-14, 2013, according to real estate records. $184,500: 820 2nd St. $235,500: 22 W 261 Hackberry Drive $241,000: 23 W 080 Sidney Ave. $225,000: 3 S 135 Park Blvd. $370,000: 235 Bryant Ave. $375,000: 379 Hillside Ave. $215,000: 239 Bryant Ave. $315,000: 851 Ellynwood Dr. $99,000: 439 Hill Ave. The following Wheaton property sales were recorded Jan. 3-9, …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Wheaton saw a moderate increase in the number of homes sold, with the median home price making some gains as well, according to the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors.
The 44 homes sold in Wheaton during March 2013 represented a 25.7 percent increase over March 2012, when 35 homes were sold, according to the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors (MORe). There were 28 homes sold in Wheaton during February. As the number of homes sold increased, the median price of homes sold in March also increased in Wheaton. The median price rose 13.5 percent to $324,000 from $285,500 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. Glen Ellyn was the only community in DuPage County, to see no change year-over-year in March. Elmurst had the highest percent …
Monday, April 15, 2013
Every week Patch profiles a luxury home currently for sale in our community. This week's home is located on Camden Place in Wheaton.
Address: 1602 Camden Place, Wheaton Cost: $1,050,000 Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 4 Square footage: 4,685 Built: 2003 Details: This all-brick home, which has been on the market 219 days, has custom details throughout, including a catwalk, wood floors, tray ceilings and a dual staircase. In the spacious kitchen the cabinets are made of cherry, counters are topped in granite and there is a large island perfect for dining in. Also, there is an eat-in area. The home also features formal dining and living spaces. The two-story family room has a brick fireplace and offers great views from a catwalk overlook, which also adds to the home’s design elements. The master suite features a large master bath with a spacious vanity, spa tub and custom tilework. …
Friday, April 12, 2013
Comparing and contrasting properties currently listed for sale at similar price points in Glen Ellyn and Wheaton. This week's homes are listed in the $898,000 range.
With four bedrooms and four full baths, this Wheaton home has 5,000 square feet of living space, with an addition outdoor entertaining area. The home at 1265 Academy Lane is listed at $898,000. The home features four fireplaces, tray ceilings and vaulted ceilings and granite in all of the bathrooms, according to listing information. The outdoor area has a paver patio for dining al fresco and inside there is a sunroom with a wall of windows. In addition, the home has sprinkler and security systems. Presented by: Jerry Williams, Coldwell Banker Residential; 630-752-2900 Built in 2008, this custom home has four bedrooms and five bathrooms in 3,974 square feet of space. The home located at 301 Spring Ave. is an option for buyers seeking to …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Find out which homes have sold recently in Glen Ellyn and Wheaton. This week's featured home in Glen Ellyn sold for $950,000.
A custom built home in Glen Ellyn sold before it even hit the market, according to the property listing. The home at 256 Van Damin Ave. sold for $950,000. The 3,300 square-foot home has five bedrooms, four full and one half bath. The kitchen included Viking appliances and cherry cabinets, along with a butler’s pantry with a wet bar. The home also features a large backyard deck and a landscaped yard. The following Glen Ellyn property sales were recorded between Dec. 31, 2012 to Jan. 9, 2013, according to real estate records. $279,000: 1 S 526 Route 53 $350,000: 22 W 100 McCormick Ave. $295,000: 226 Orchard Lane $105,000: 22 W 324 2nd St. $460,000: 276 Hill Ave. $265,000: 846 Hill Ave. $410,000: 614 Roger Road $78,000: 464 Raintree Court, …
Monday, April 8, 2013
Every week we profile a luxury home currently listed for sale. This week's featured property is located on West Street in Wheaton.
Address: 304 N. West St., Wheaton Cost: $1,499,900 Bedrooms: 6 Baths: 6.1 Square footage: 5,700+ Built: 1893 Details: With classic charm, this home features a wrap-around porch perfect for sitting out on a warm summer’s night. Inside the landmark home, which was the Wheaton founder’s, it has undergone significant renovations and an expansion, according to the broker. Among its amenities are a custom kitchen with high-end appliances a custom island, farmers sink, chandeliers and breakfast bar. A formal dining room with custom crown moulding, wainscoting and fine finishes. The home has fireplaces, wood floors, cherry doors and an in-law suite. The master suite includes a sitting room, custom master bath with heated floors. A study/library …
Friday, April 5, 2013
Comparing and contrasting properties currently listed for sale at similar price points in Glen Ellyn and Wheaton. This week's homes are listed in the $949,000 range.
A home built in 1929 with 3,462 square-feet of living space and a large backyard with a paver patio is an option for buyers looking for a Glen Ellyn home in the $949,000 range. The 4-bedroom, 2.2 bath Tudor home is located at 864 Woodland Drive and features architectural details throughout the home including arched doorways, wood floors, vaulted ceilings, leaded glass windows and restored light fixtures. The updated kitchen features a large island with breakfast bar, granite and stainless steel appliances. The living and dining rooms both have wood burning fireplaces. Presented by: Tina White, Baird & Warner; 630-363-0594 A 5-bedroom, 5-bath home with 4,750 square-feet on more than 1-acre of land is an option for buyers wanting to spend $…
Crain's Chicago Business reports 27 percent of Wheaton homeowners own their homes outright.
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Friday, April 5
By Ryan Fitzpatrick, Mokena Patch Chicago suburbs with a large senior citizen propulation or high median incomes tend to have the highest percentages of mortgage-free homes, according toCrain's Chicago Business. According to a Crain's analysis, 13,936 Wheaton homeowners, or 27 percent, are mortgage-free. Crain's reports nearly 26 percent of all homeowners in the Chicago area are mortgage-free. If you own a home, are you still paying off your mortgage? When will you be mortgage-free?
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
See what Wheaton homes are listed in foreclosure on AOL Real Estate.
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Tuesday, April 2
By Angela Sykora and Morgan Delack Illinois home foreclosure activity is four times the national average, reports Chicago Real Estate Daily. Data reflects nearly 138,000 homes in Illinios were in "foreclosure inventory" at the end of the first quarter, 36 percent higher than the same period last year, according to the story. The highest increase was in the number of pre-foreclosure homes pending repossession, reported Chicago Real Estate Daily. Area home foreclosures listed on AOL Real Estate include: There are plenty of ways to keep up with Wheaton news: