More affordable areas around Lincoln Park

Asked by Jen, North Barrington, IL Mon Jun 30, 2008

Im looking to move to the city in about a year, and was considering Lincoln Park...

But sadly my budget is really no higher than 200,000. And in L.P. all i could find were studios...

and being from the suburbs, im not very well familiar with surrounding areas to Lincoln Park.

So, if you help me with giving me suggestions on what neighborhood i could possibly find a one bedroom(around L.P) that would be GREAT!


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Riccardo War…, Agent, Bolingbrook, IL
Thu Jan 10, 2013
I suggest you talk to a licensed real estate agent. I know a great one I can refer you to if need be.

Sean Cochran
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Ivan Sagel, Agent, Chicago, IL
Wed Jan 9, 2013
Hi Jen,

Condos in Lincoln Park are more affordable now, you can get a nice one bedroom for under $200k. Contact me to get started.

All the best,

Ivan Sagel
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Ken Dooley, Agent, Chicago, IL
Mon Jun 30, 2008

You should consider Wicker Park, Bucktown, East Village and Ukranian Village when conducting your search but these areas are still difficult to find a 1 Br for $200,000. North Lakeview, Uptown and Edgewater will open up more options but you're now well out of Lincoln Park. Having said that, the city is great for getting around and no neighborhood is too far away either via the El or Lake Shore Drive.

Good luck, Ken.
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Jeffrey Kropp, Agent, Chicago, IL
Mon Jun 30, 2008
The honest truth is that it is nearly impossible to find a one bedroom around Lincoln Park for under $200,000. There are some high rises along the lake, but those carry high assessments so in the end you might as well be paying 300,000 with normal assessments ($250 or less). You will have to travel far from Lincoln Park to get a one bedroom in that range- the neighborhoods will not resemble LP if that is what you are used to. Sorry.
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Mon Jun 30, 2008

I am a Mortgage Banker and I can assist you with your financing needs. There are several home buyer programs in the city that you may be eligible for:) If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at I know that you said you were going to be in the market in about a year, but it's not too soon to know your options.


Tino Muratore
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Kale Realty, Agent, Chicago, IL
Mon Jun 30, 2008
You can get a nice 1 bedroom in Lakeview for under $200K and even farther north like Buena Park-
Contact me and I'll send you some great properties
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