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Short Sales 101 - Episode 3 - How to Prepare for a Short Sale

December 20th, 2011

If you're considering a short sale, you've probably been emotionally drained. If you're in default, you have most likely been receiving daily phone calls and numerous letters from your lender. Maybe you've had third party purchasers (with access to public data regarding pre-foreclosure status) reaching out to you, and you maybe have been contacted by real estate agents scanning thos ...

1801 W Diversey Pkwy Unit 19, Chicago, IL

December 20th, 2011

I just finished uploading this Townhome for sale, 1801 W Diversey Pkwy Unit 19, Chicago, IL

This high-end, Lincoln Park townhome is within the development, and features three bedrooms on the same level. The professional kitchen features SubZero, Wolf, Dacor, and Bosch stainless steel appliances, and has a custom tile backsplash. There are vaulted ceilings in the enormous master bedroom, and th ...

Pricing Correctly - Booth Hansen Designed Townhome Closes in Lincoln Park

December 9th, 2011
Pricing Correctly - Booth Hansen Designed Townhome Sold in Lincoln Park

Booth Hansen?


If you don't know Booth Hansen, you have most definitely seen some of their work. They're commissioned to work on Virgin Hotels' first North American hotel, scheduled to open in 2013 at 203 N Wabash. They're currently involved in a study on the restoration of the legendary Uptown Theatre, they designed the Jof ...

242 W Scott St, Chicago, IL

December 8th, 2011

I just finished uploading this Townhome for sale, 242 W Scott St, Chicago, IL

This brick townhouse, in highly desirable Old Town Square, has three bedrooms, two of which have en-suite baths, and a half-bath. The kitchen has plentiful cabinet space, and the unfinished lower level space could be used as a family, bath and extra bedroom. Two parking spaces are included, and there is a 12x12 deck ...

4021 N Kimball Ave, Chicago, IL

December 6th, 2011

I just finished uploading this Townhome for sale, 4021 N Kimball Ave, Chicago, IL

Vintage building, but modern on the inside, this Old Irving townhome is flooded with sunlight. The full basement allows expansion for a third bedroom. Both bedrooms on the second level have en-suite bathrooms, with the master bedroom generously sized. The kitchen has eat-in space, but the townhouse also features ...

5115 N Damen Ave Unit A, Chicago, IL

December 6th, 2011

I just finished uploading this Townhome for sale, 5115 N Damen Ave Unit A, Chicago, IL

This fantastic Ravenswood townhome, with four floors of living space, is west-facing and an end unit. The large kitchen features stainless steel appliances, granite counters, and an enormous breakfast bar that seats four. There are two outdoor spaces with a balcony off of the kitchen and a deck on the top le ...

Kinzie Park Townhome Sells for $1.3M

December 6th, 2011
A Kinzie Park Chicago Townhome, at 437 N Canal, closed at $1,325,000 in October, 2011. The property was listed at $1,395,000 at the time of the sale.

Kinzie Park is a 6.5 acre luxury community located on the Chicago River between Grand Avenue and Kinzie Street. The development features townhomes, as well as mid-rise and high-rise condos. The community's website states that there are over 300 h ...

3006 W Cornelia Ave, Chicago, IL

December 3rd, 2011

I just finished uploading this Townhome for sale, 3006 W Cornelia Ave, Chicago, IL

Newer construction, turnkey townhome close to shopping, expressway and transportation. This three bedroom, two and one-half bath townhouse has a marble entry into the foyer, nine foot ceilings, and extra-wide, open floorplan. This home features hardwood flooring throuhout the living areas, skylights in both full ...

5306 W Hanson Ave, Chicago, IL

December 3rd, 2011

I just finished uploading this Townhome for sale, 5306 W Hanson Ave, Chicago, IL

This newer construction, four bedroom, three bedroom, fee simple townhome is in the gated Galewood Crossing community. The master bedroom and two others are on the second level, with a full bath and fourth bedroom on the first floor - perfect for guests! Brazilian cherry hardwood floors through the living areas, a ...

"Patient and Supportive"

December 1st, 2011
Kevin Van Eck was amazing! He was one of the most professional and amazing people I have ever worked with. I would recommend Kevin to anyone, he was so patient and supportive that I never felt stressed about the short sale, I felt very confident that Kevin would take care of everything, and he did!

- Darrin and Laura M
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