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5538 S Lafayette Ave
Chicago, IL 60621 (Washington Park)
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5538 S Lafayette Ave Chicago, IL 60621

(Washington Park)
  • 4 beds
  • 2 baths
  • 2,068 sqft
  • 2,450 sqft lot size
  • Multi-Family
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  • 86 Elementary Schools

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Property Details for 5538 S Lafayette Ave


Description provided by Trulia
This is a Multi-Family Home located at 5538 South Lafayette Avenue, Chicago, IL. 5538 S Lafayette Ave has 4 beds, 2 baths, and approximately 2,068 square feet. The property has a lot size of 2,450 sqft and was built in 1893. 5538 S Lafayette Ave is in the Washington Park neighborhood in Chicago, IL.

5538 S Lafayette Ave Public Records


Official property, sales, and tax information from county (public) records as of 12/2016:
    • Multi-Family Dwellings (Generic, any combination 2+)
    • 2,068 sqft
    • Stories: 2 story with attic and basement
    • Roof: Shingle (Not Wood)
    • Basement: Unfinished Basement
    • County: Cook
    • 4 Bedrooms
    • Lot Size: 2,450 sqft
    • Parking: Detached Garage
    • 2 Units
    • Foundation: Slab
    • Tax Rate Code Area: 72192
    • 2 Bathrooms
    • Built In 1893
    • Parking Spaces: 1
    • Construction: Frame
    • Subdivision: HENRY BOTSFORDS SUB OF LTS 1 & 2 LYING
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Additional Costs For 5538 S Lafayette Ave


Property Taxes and Assessment of 5538 S Lafayette Ave


Land
Improvement
Total
$1,470
+
$10,449
=
$11,919
Year Tax Assessment Market
2015 $2,184 $11,919  N/A
Source: Public Records

Price History & Trends


Price History for 5538 S Lafayette Ave


Date Event Price Source Agents
09/11/2008 Sold view detail $360,000 Public records Public records  
  • Recording Date
    09/11/2008
  • Contract Date
    06/19/2008
  • Sale Price
    $360,000
  • Price Type
    Full amount computed from Transfer Tax or Excise Tax.
  • City Transfer Tax
    $3,780
  • County Transfer Tax
    $180
  • Total Transfer Tax
    $360
  • Transaction Type
    Purchase/Resale Arm's Length Residential Transaction
  • Document Type
    Warranty Deed
05/19/2004 Sold view detail $140,000 Public records Public records  
  • Recording Date
    05/19/2004
  • Contract Date
    04/28/2004
  • Sale Price
    $140,000
  • Price Type
    Full amount computed from Transfer Tax or Excise Tax.
  • City Transfer Tax
    $1,050
  • County Transfer Tax
    $70
  • Total Transfer Tax
    $140
  • Transaction Type
    Purchase/Resale Arm's Length Residential Transaction
  • Document Type
    Warranty Deed
05/03/2001 Sold view detail $114,000 Public records Public records  
  • Recording Date
    05/03/2001
  • Contract Date
    04/18/2001
  • Sale Price
    $114,000
  • Price Type
    Full amount computed from Transfer Tax or Excise Tax.
  • City Transfer Tax
    $855
  • County Transfer Tax
    $57
  • Total Transfer Tax
    $114
  • Transaction Type
    Purchase/Resale Arm's Length Residential Transaction
  • Document Type
    Corporation Deed
12/21/2000 Sold view detail $20,500 Public records Public records  
  • Recording Date
    12/21/2000
  • Contract Date
    12/13/2000
  • Sale Price
    $20,500
  • Price Type
    Full amount computed from Transfer Tax or Excise Tax.
  • City Transfer Tax
    $154
  • County Transfer Tax
    $10
  • Total Transfer Tax
    $21
  • Transaction Type
    Insured Non-Residential Grant Deed
  • Document Type
    REO Resale

Real Estate Trends in this area

Median sale price for all homes in this area $57,500 0% below listing price

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