If you’re searching for some of the best real estate values in Chicago, Humboldt Park is where you want to be. The neighborhood features beautiful Spanish Colonial homes in the styles of Old San Juan, greystones that line the park, brick bungalows, two-flats, and contemporary condos.
Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood combines the best of the Windy City’s heritage with modern real estate for sale on the northwest side. Known for its tree-lined boulevards, Humboldt Park offers some of the Second City’s finest real estate with the most compelling details in Chicago.
As the years passed, architecture in Humboldt Park neighborhood changed, giving it an eclectic residential stew with a diverse selection of housing styles. The area began with a cluster of gorgeous graystones. Then in the early 1900s, the focus was on two-flat houses, which was followed by brick bungalows, one- and two-story frame dwellings, and finally, small apartment buildings.
The Humboldt Park neighborhood is so green and residential, sometimes it feels like you aren’t even in Chicago anymore (yet, the bustle of downtown is straight down Division Street, just minutes away). The completely comfortable vibe comes from perks like mature leafy trees, real backyards—the kind you have to mow—and lovely streets perfect for an evening stroll. The Humboldt Park neighborhood is packed with families, plus a few artists and the occasional young professional, drawn in by the real estate steals Humboldt Park has to offer.
This west side neighborhood was voted one of the hottest spots in the country for home buyers, taking into account the following metrics: median sale price, price per square foot, the number of homes sold, how quickly those homes sold and the percentage of homes that sold above list price.
If any of the above peaks your interest, I’d advise you to act now, before the rest of the world takes notice (wink). You can scroll below to view available real estate listings for Humboldt Park – give me a call today, and I’d love to chat further about all this great neighborhood has to offer. (It just might be your dream home!)
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Real Estate Market Stats
Home Size in Square Feet
|Zillow Home Value Index||$228,500||$202,700|
|Median Single Family Home Value||$162,100||$200,300|
|Median Condo Value||$304,400||$218,100|
|Median 2-Bedroom Home Value||$306,700||$158,700|
|Median 3-Bedroom Home Value||$332,300||$196,300|
|Percent Homes Decreasing||16.7%||17.9%|
|Median List Price Per Sq Ft||$167||$128|
|Median Sale Price||$289,100||$225,300|
|Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.)||5.8%||2.9%|
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