Elite Street: Chicago luxury real estate

Elite Street: Chicago luxury real estate

Bob Goldsborough on Chicago's upper-bracket buyers and sellers.

Cubs TV broadcaster Jim Deshaies buys $1.35 million River North condo

July 3, 2014

Cubs TV broadcaster Jim Deshaies buys $1.35 million River North condo

Chicago Cubs TV broadcaster Jim Deshaies and his wife have paid the full $1.35 million listing price for a two-bedroom, 2,212-square-foot condominium unit on the 40th floor of a tower in the River North neighborhood.

'Saturday Night Live' alum Nora Dunn sells Chicago condo for $258K

July 10, 2014

'Saturday Night Live' alum Nora Dunn sells Chicago condo for $258K

Chicago-born actress and comedian Nora Dunn, one of the few alums of TV's "Saturday Night Live" based in the Chicago area, has sold her two-bedroom vintage condominium unit in Ukrainian Village for $258,500 and paid $185,000 for a condo in Evanston.

WLS' Roe Conn buys North Side home

June 26, 2014

WLS' Roe Conn buys North Side home

WLS-AM afternoon co-host Roe Conn has paid more than $1.4 million for a four-bedroom home on Chicago's North Side.

 Channel 5's Rob Stafford lists Hinsdale house for $1.7 million

June 12, 2014

Channel 5's Rob Stafford lists Hinsdale house for $1.7 million

WMAQ-Ch. 5 co-anchor Rob Stafford has listed his five-bedroom house in Hinsdale for $1.7 million.

Ex-Blackhawks player lists Lincoln Park loft

January 16, 2014

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Ex-Blackhawks player lists Lincoln Park loft

Former Chicago Blackhawks left winger Daniel Carcillo last week listed his two-bedroom, 2,500-square-foot loft condominium in Lincoln Park for $649,000.

 Jenny McCarthy's onetime rental house for sale

June 19, 2014

Jenny McCarthy's onetime rental house for sale

A five-bedroom, 6,700-square-foot ranch home on 2.5 acres near downtown Geneva that actress, model and comedian Jenny McCarthy had rented for the past few years is on the market for $2.28 million.

Cubs coach scores home in Evanston

December 26, 2013

Cubs coach scores home in Evanston

New Chicago Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde has paid $625,000 for a four-bedroom, 4,500-square-foot house in Evanston.

January 9, 2014

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WBBM anchor sells Hinsdale home

WBBM-Ch. 2 weekday news anchor Rob Johnson has sold his six-bedroom house in Hinsdale for $1.08 million.

Elite Street: Michael Jordan relists mansion

December 19, 2013

Elite Street: Michael Jordan relists mansion

Despite a recent failed auction of his 56,000-square-foot Highland Park mansion at a minimum reserve price of $13 million, basketball legend Michael Jordan is undeterred. On Wednesday, he relisted the mansion and 7-acre property for $16 million.

Elite Street: Jose Contreras lists Gold Coast condo

December 12, 2013

Elite Street: Jose Contreras lists Gold Coast condo

Former Chicago White Sox pitcher Jose Contreras on Dec. 2 listed his seven-room condominium unit on Lake Shore Drive on the Gold Coast for $849,900.

 Elite Street: Jan Jeffcoat sells Roscoe Village house

January 2, 2014

Elite Street: Jan Jeffcoat sells Roscoe Village house

Former WFLD-Ch. 32 news anchor Jan Jeffcoat has sold her three-bedroom, single-family house in the Roscoe Village neighborhood for $725,000.

Former Bear sells Highland Park home

November 7, 2013

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Former Bear sells Highland Park home

Former Chicago Bears offensive tackle Gabe Carimi, who was traded in June to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, has sold his renovated, five-bedroom, ranch-style house in Highland Park for $942,500.

Former Bears punter sells house

October 17, 2013

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Former Bears punter sells house

Former Chicago Bears punter Brad Maynard has sold his five-bedroom, 5,971-square-foot house in Long Grove for $1.25 million.

Former Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano selling his penthouse condo

September 19, 2013

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Former Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano selling his penthouse condo

Former Chicago Cubs left fielder Alfonso Soriano on Friday listed his three-bedroom, 3,828-square-foot penthouse condominium in River North for $2.95 million.

Golfer Jeff Sluman sells Gold Coast condo

November 14, 2013

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Golfer Jeff Sluman sells Gold Coast condo

Golfer Jeff Sluman last month sold his four-bedroom condo in a North Lake Shore Drive high-rise on the Gold Coast for $1.2 million.

News anchor Rob Johnson lists Hinsdale home for $1.19 million

October 31, 2013

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News anchor Rob Johnson lists Hinsdale home for $1.19 million

WBBM-Ch. 2 weekday news anchor Rob Johnson has listed his six-bedroom house in Hinsdale for $1.19 million.

WLS-AM afternoon co-host Roe Conn lists mansion

8:52 PM EDT, September 25, 2013

WLS-AM afternoon co-host Roe Conn lists mansion

WLS-AM afternoon co-host Roe Conn on Sept. 9 listed his five-bedroom, Lincoln Park neighborhood mansion for $2.88 million.

TV weather forecaster Jerry Taft sells home

11:34 PM EDT, October 2, 2013

TV weather forecaster Jerry Taft sells home

WLS-Ch. 7 principal meteorologist Jerry Taft has sold his five-bedroom, 4,000-square-foot house in a Lemont gated community for $627,000.

Northwestern coach closes on new home in Winnetka

September 12, 2013

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Northwestern coach closes on new home in Winnetka

New Northwestern University head basketball coach Chris Collins paid $2.55 million for a newly built seven-bedroom house in Winnetka.

ADM exec buys $2.62 million Lincoln Park condo

October 10, 2013

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ADM exec buys $2.62 million Lincoln Park condo

D. Cameron Findlay, ADM's recently hired senior vice president and general counsel, last month paid $2.62 million for a 21st-floor condo in a new tower in Chicago's Lincoln Park community.

 Ex-Blackhawk lists home for $1.9 million

September 5, 2013

Ex-Blackhawk lists home for $1.9 million

Former Chicago Blackhawks center Dave Bolland, who scored the game-winning goal in the final game of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final, on Tuesday listed his seven-bedroom, 6,100-square-foot mansion in west Lincoln Park for $1.9 million.

Former Bears tackle James Williams lists home for $1.75M

August 29, 2013

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Former Bears tackle James Williams lists home for $1.75M

Retired Chicago Bears offensive tackle James "Big Cat" Williams has listed his 9,170-square-foot house in Lake Forest for $1.75 million.

Sylvia Perez lists Hinsdale mansion for $2.4 million

August 8, 2013

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Sylvia Perez lists Hinsdale mansion for $2.4 million

Former WLS-Ch. 7 anchor and Healthbeat reporter Sylvia Perez, whose 24-year run ended when her contract was not renewed, has listed her five-bedroom, 4,195-square-foot mansion in Hinsdale for $2.4 million.

Home of Cubs legend Ron Santo nears closing on sale

August 22, 2013

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Home of Cubs legend Ron Santo nears closing on sale

The longtime ranch-style home of Chicago Cubs legend Ron Santo recently came on the market in Bannockburn for $719,000.

David Axelrod puts Lake Point Tower condo on market

July 4, 2013

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David Axelrod puts Lake Point Tower condo on market

Longtime political strategist and NBC News political analyst David Axelrod, who has advised President Barack Obama in both of his successful presidential election campaigns, has listed his three-bedroom condominium unit in Lake Point Tower on Lake Shore Drive for $1.25 million.

Kiss FM personality pays $865,000 for condo

August 1, 2013

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Kiss FM personality pays $865,000 for condo

WKSC-FM morning personality Christopher "Brotha' Fred" Frederick, who in early 2011 replaced Kevin "DreX" Buchar as the voice of the Top 40 station known as Kiss FM, late last month paid $865,000 for a two-bedroom, 53rd-floor unit in a new condominium building in downtown Chicago.

Bears tackle Jermon Bushrod buys house in Vernon Hills

August 15, 2013

Bears tackle Jermon Bushrod buys house in Vernon Hills

Chicago Bears offensive tackle Jermon Bushrod, who joined the team in March after signing a five-year, $35 million deal, has paid $790,000 for a four-bedroom, 3,500-square-foot house in Vernon Hills.

WGN-Ch. 9's Julie Unruh selling house in Winnetka

June 13, 2013

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WGN-Ch. 9's Julie Unruh selling house in Winnetka

WGN-Ch. 9 reporter Julie Unruh has a contract pending to sell her three-bedroom vintage house in east Winnetka, which is listed for $819,000.

Former NFL QB Mark Malone sells Greektown condo

May 30, 2013

Former NFL QB Mark Malone sells Greektown condo

Former WBBM-Ch. 2 sports director Mark Malone, who played quarterback for a decade in the NFL, has sold his two-bedroom, 2,200-square-foot condo in a Greektown loft building for $557,500.

Former weather forecaster Mark Bishop sells Bourbonnais home

June 20, 2013

Former weather forecaster Mark Bishop sells Bourbonnais home

Former WLS-Ch. 7 weekend weather forecaster Mark Bishop on Friday sold his four-bedroom house in far south suburban Bourbonnais for $295,000. He has moved to Nashville, Tenn., where he will be a professor at Trevecca Nazarene University.

Former Blackhawks coach lists Park Ridge home for $1.1 million

May 16, 2013

Former Blackhawks coach lists Park Ridge home for $1.1 million

Former Blackhawks coach Trent Yawney has listed his five-bedroom, 4,000-square-foot home in Park Ridge for $1.1 million.

Hawks player buys condo downtown

July 30, 2010

Hawks player buys condo downtown

Chicago Blackhawks right winger Marian Hossa has paid $2.35 million for a three-bedroom, 3,940-square-foot condo unit in a Streeterville high-rise.

Chicago Bears'  Matt Forte buys Mettawa home for $1.47 million

May 2, 2013

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Chicago Bears' Matt Forte buys Mettawa home for $1.47 million

Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte has paid $1.47 million for a five-bedroom, French Normandy-style house on nearly 5 acres in Mettawa, about 35 miles northwest of the city.

Ex-Blackhawk Aucoin cuts asking price of Hinsdale home

5:31 PM EDT, June 11, 2010

Ex-Blackhawk Aucoin cuts asking price of Hinsdale home

Former Chicago Blackhawks defenseman and team captain Adrian Aucoin, who now skates for the Phoenix Coyotes, has cut the asking price of his six-bedroom house in Hinsdale, which first came on the market in February, to $1.995 million from $2.099 million.

Bears’ Idonije gets tackled on sale of Vernon Hills house

March 28, 2010

Bears’ Idonije gets tackled on sale of Vernon Hills house

Chicago Bears defensive tackle Israel Idonije has taken a significant loss on his three-bedroom house in Vernon Hills, selling it for $480,000.

Bears' Tillman puts home on market

August 20, 2010

Bears' Tillman puts home on market

Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman has listed his five-bedroom house in far north suburban Green Oaks for $1.399 million.

Former Bull unloads condo, lists town home

July 16, 2010

Former Bull unloads condo, lists town home

Having just agreed in early July to a five-year, $40 million contract with the Charlotte Bobcats, former Chicago Bulls forward Tyrus Thomas is moving to cut some remaining ties with the Chicago area, taking a huge loss on his two-bedroom condo in Northbrook.

Former Blackhawks player lists River North condo

August 27, 2010

Former Blackhawks player lists River North condo

Dallas Stars winger Adam Burish, who last month left the Blackhawks just three weeks after helping the team win the Stanley Cup, has listed his two-bedroom duplex penthouse condo unit in River North for $1.05 million.

Ryan Dempster: Chicago Cubs starter pitching his Lakeview mansion

December 13, 2009

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Ryan Dempster: Chicago Cubs starter pitching his Lakeview mansion

In a move that will help to thin out what may be the heftiest local residential real estate portfolio of any Chicago Cubs player, starting pitcher ace Ryan Dempster has placed a 13-room mansion in Lakeview on the market for $2.25 million.

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