8240 S Houston Ave, Chicago, IL 60617
8240 S Houston Ave, Chicago, IL 60617
8240 S Houston Ave, Chicago, IL 60617
SOLDMAY 24, 2021

8240 S Houston Ave
Chicago, IL 60617

South Chicago

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Description

This property is no longer available to rent or to buy. This description is from May 24, 2021
Rare opportunity for ownership/investment with such low price and taxes! Great neighborhood feel with A+ Epic Academy across the street from the building, 83rd st. Metra Electric line one block away and walking distance to Lake Michigan. All new roof and new enclosed porch with new stairs, electric and drywall. One unit is currently occupied and eviction has been filed and paid for, pending referendum restrictions-drive by only. 4-meter service already in place (zoned for 5+ units), half of demolition already completed- awaiting new owner ideas! No violations whatsoever, Utility and tax liens have all been satisfied. This is a clean sale!

Home Details for 8240 S Houston Ave

Year Built
1890
Parking
Open Parking
Price/Sqft
No Info
HOA
None
Heating
Yes
Cooling
No Info
Outdoor
No Info
Laundry
No Info

Active Status

MLS Status: Closed

Interior Features

Interior Details
Basement: None,Slab
Beds & Baths
Number of Bedrooms: 6Number of Bathrooms: 4Number of Bathrooms (full): 4
Heating & Cooling
Heating: Natural GasHas Heating
Fireplace & Spa
No Fireplace

Exterior Features

Parking & Garage
Other Parking: On Site, OwnedHas Open ParkingParking Spaces: 2Parking: Driveway
Frontage
Not on Waterfront
Water & Sewer
Sewer: Public Sewer

Property Information

Year Built
Year Built: 1890
Property Type / Style
Property Type: Residential IncomeProperty Subtype: Multi FamilyStructure Type: 4 FlatArchitecture: 4 Flat
Building
Not a New Construction
Property Information
Parcel Number: 21312300390000

Price & Status

Status Change & Dates
Possession Timing: Close Of Escrow

Location

School Information
Elementary School District: 299Jr High / Middle School District: 299High School District: 299

Lot Information

Lot Size: 0 sqft

Listing Info

Special Conditions: Corporate Relo

Offer

Listing Terms: Cash

Tax Information

Annual Tax Amount: $2,382

Business

Business Information
Ownership: Fee Simple

Additional Information

Mlg Can View
Last check for updates: about 2 months ago
Listed by Lefter Tasho
Kale Realty
Bought with: Edrick Salomon, Select a Fee RE System
Source: MRED as distributed by MLS GRID, MLS#11027931

Price History for 8240 S Houston Ave

Event DetailsPrice
11/21/2021
ListingRemoved
MRED as distributed by MLS GRID #11160159
$100K

09/10/2021
PriceChange
MRED as distributed by MLS GRID #11160159
$100K

07/31/2021
PriceChange
MRED as distributed by MLS GRID #11160159
$110K

07/18/2021
Listed For Sale
MRED as distributed by MLS GRID #11160159
$115K

05/24/2021
Sold
MRED as distributed by MLS GRID #11027931
$100K

05/21/2021
Pending
MRED as distributed by MLS GRID #11027931
$130K

05/21/2021
PendingToActive
MRED as distributed by MLS GRID #11027931
$130K

04/20/2021
Pending
MRED as distributed by MLS GRID #11027931
$130K

03/23/2021
PendingToActive
MRED as distributed by MLS GRID #11027931
$130K

03/22/2021
Pending
MRED as distributed by MLS GRID #11027931
$130K

03/21/2021
Listed For Sale
MRED as distributed by MLS GRID #11027931
$130K

Price Trends

For homes in 60617
*Based on the
Trulia Estimate
$169,109
Typical home value
This home: $100,000 69% below*
$152
Typical Home Value by sqft
Price trends provided by third party data sources.

Neighborhood Overview

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Neighborhood stats provided by third party data sources.

What Locals Say about South Chicago

At least 238 Trulia users voted on each feature.
  • 93%
    There are sidewalks
  • 73%
    Yards are well-kept
  • 72%
    Car is needed
  • 71%
    Parking is easy
  • 70%
    It's dog friendly
  • 65%
    Streets are well-lit
  • 61%
    There's holiday spirit
  • 59%
    It's walkable to restaurants
  • 57%
    Kids play outside
  • 53%
    It's walkable to grocery stores
  • 46%
    They plan to stay for at least 5 years
  • 41%
    It's quiet
  • 41%
    There's wildlife
  • 38%
    Neighbors are friendly
  • 29%
    There are community events
  • 25%
    People would walk alone at night
Learn more about our methodology.
  • Trulia User
    "My neighborhood has a decent commute. The buses run every 30 mins it seems. It’s whatever. It’s better to have a car but don’t leave your doors unlocked because they will steal your stuff. "
    6
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  • Trulia User
    "The community does an outreach program to give meals to the community and the homeless. I love this sooooo much ! Let’s keep being intentional and loving on our people !"
    3
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  • Trulia User
    "Just stay to yourself. Mind your business and don't be too friendly. Depending on the area you can hear constant shooting especially in the summer. "
    27
    Flag
  • Trulia User
    "It’s safe I don’t have any problems around here they could pick up the paper and bottles on the ground though. And also quit with the loud sound systems on residential streets ."
    9
    Flag
  • Trulia User
    "The senior citizen events as well as the summer youth events. They’re always doing some event for the youth in the summer "
    1
    Flag
  • Trulia User
    "Excess to downtown,quiet blocks ,and kids are safe . And over all good neighborhood to raise a family in ."
    4
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  • Trulia User
    "I’ve lived here my whole life but primarily the South Shore area and I love living over here. It’s just a very long commute to downtown"
    10
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  • Trulia User
    "my neighborhood is quiet and friendly neighbors everyone looks out for each other children and property. Respect is a must in our community. "
    4
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  • Trulia User
    "Too many busy streets. Not enough light at night. Need more street lights and police cars around the area. "
    1
    Flag
  • Trulia User
    "Most of my neighbors are friendly and very concerned about our community,they are very aware whom are visiting "
    2
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  • Trulia User
    "Public transportation is very convenient from the commute home to downtown.. The commute is very expediate "
    0
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  • Trulia User
    "They would not like there are no dog parks. They would not like that dogs are more than likely not trained and are more than likely used as guard dogs. They also would not like I have never seen a vet in the area. "
    1
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  • Trulia User
    "Dogs are not trained here and there are no dog parks. Lots of loose dogs and killer dogs here. Must carry a stick for protection. "
    1
    Flag
  • Trulia User
    "There are very few events. Most of them are from the neighborhood churches having their own neighborhood gospel fest"
    1
    Flag
  • Trulia User
    "It is a lot of senseless violence going on and kids or adults shouldn’t be out alone or late at night because bullets have no aim or name."
    3
    Flag
  • Trulia User
    "Lots of traffic when I go to downtown or west loop area. All hours of the day traffic is busy and the streets have plenty of potholes."
    1
    Flag
  • Trulia User
    "no we don't but we have block party every year in August and the kid enjoy there selfs they get a chance to play in the street for day out the year good food and games"
    0
    Flag
  • Trulia User
    "There are great parks and beaches in this area i like the school my kidz attendant. great for dog walking in parks."
    1
    Flag
  • Trulia User
    "The neighborhood is clean and tidy for the most part, so it’s usually a nice walk.....................::"
    2
    Flag
  • Trulia User
    "I drive to wherever I need to go. It’s convenient to get downtown. Busses run frequently and the South Shore train is another convenient way to get downtown "
    0
    Flag
  • Trulia User
    "Dog owners appear to be happy with living in the area because most of the neighbors in the area has concerns and respect for one another"
    0
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  • Trulia User
    "Easy access to public transportation. The neighborhood is usually quiet and is becoming more diverse. Many vacant buildings but a nice opportunity to invest. "
    0
    Flag
  • Trulia User
    "I've had no issues over here, I do know stuff goes down but what community in Chicago doesn't have issues"
    53
    Flag
  • Trulia User
    "Man idk this area gets worse by the minute. If your not from around here and looking for an apartment in a non criminal, quiet area. Look elsewhere. Seriously "
    50
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  • Trulia User
    "I’ve lived in this neighborhood for three years. There’s some violence, and some drive-by shootings, however, police presence is getting better. Neighborhood is quiet except for all of the kids outside playing and screaming until very late at night "
    16
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  • Trulia User
    "it is so quiet. it has nice mixture of young and mature neighbors. People are friendly! I also love that I am really close to the lake, golf courses and museums. I can get downtown in about 20 minutes and Indiana shopping in about 10 minutes. "
    3
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  • Trulia User
    "It's peaceful,clean, great police presents, neighbors are friendly, kind the houses and apartments are up to date well kept I recommend this area"
    3
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  • Trulia User
    "its ok, could be better we need too work on the violence in our community and bring more productive programs"
    9
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LGBT Local Legal Protections

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Off Market Homes Near 8240 S Houston Ave

8240 S Houston Ave, Chicago, IL 60617 is a 6 bedroom, 4 bathroom multi-family built in 1890. 8240 S Houston Ave is located in South Chicago, Chicago. This property is not currently available for sale. 8240 S Houston Ave was last sold on May 24, 2021 for $100,000 (23% lower than the asking price of $129,800).