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Emma, Home Buyer in Chicago, IL

Barrington Hills, 147 Old Dundee Road sold for 137,000 but was listed for 848,000. I don't think it went to a

Asked by Emma, Chicago, IL Thu Jul 17, 2008

family member because it was listed by B&W. Could anybody explain the huge difference to me. I don't understand how this is possible. Thanks in advance.

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It was first listed for $1,200,000. I looked through the Cook County Recorders files at and can not give you an exact answer. 5 acres and a nice house in the Hills is obviously worth a lot more. I used to ride my motorcycle near there, as I grew up around the corner. My folks still have the farm there. Where did you see it? Could it have been a TYPO? Or else someone got an outstanding deal. I show the listing was cancelled on 6/11/08. There have been some low sales, but not that drastic....Are you looking for a home near there? I can show/send you homes that meet your needs and dreams....
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I have info that says it was canceled----where did you see that sales price? It was originally listed at 1.2M and reduced to 848K on the market 262 days-- canceled as of 11-June-2008
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it is still listed for 599,900
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If you choose to live there you will be enjoying one of the most beautiful places in the country. The 5 acre zoning keeps the estates and horse farms from being encroached on. The forest preserves, network of ring trails, huge 100+ acre estates/farms/ranches, beautiful older contemporaries and reasonable prices make it a great option that many overlook. My parents have our family farm and houses there and they have had all the animals and a great life there for 40 years. I could probably arrange for you to get a free African Pygmy Goat to keep your horses company.
If you want to look at some areas and homes, just give me a buzz.
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Jul 18, 2008
Emma. Tell them 750k and you will put a contract on it today. I bet they take it.

Sean Cochran
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My guess---typo----probably 837K
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You guys are fast. Thanks a lot for the answers. I saw it on trulia, you can see the price by going over the red pin on the map. Not sure how reliable that is. Here is the link :…

I am observing the area for now but would like to move there in the future. Regards, Emma
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