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Chicago Is Home To The "Hottest Affordable Neighborhood" In The Country

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1. McKinley Park, Chicago, IL

Median sale price: $270,000
Median sale price for metro area: $230,000
Average sale-to-list price ratio: 97.9%
Percent of homes that sold above list price: 35.1%

“Homebuyers are flocking to McKinley Park because it’s just south of Pilsen, which is one of the trendiest neighborhoods in the country, and it’s just west of long-established Bridgeport. People who are priced out of Pilsen are looking in McKinley Park,” said Redfin agent Niko Voutsinas. “People who live there have have excellent connectivity to downtown because it’s right off the L and the expressway. The neighborhood has a beautiful park with public amenities, a pond and an outdoor swimming pool.”

Hey NOW! Chicago, greatest city in the world, is home to the best most premium hotttest yet affordable neighborhood in America. Good ole McKinley Park!

Location: West 35th Street

Price: $99,000

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Got $100,000? Well then you can have the hottest piece of property in the hottest neighborhood because this 4 bedroom stunner burnt down.

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Open concept with grand bay windows over-looking W 35th street. Beautiful rustic style with beams on the ceiling. Window treatments done with reclaimed wood from a nearby liquor store.

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Modern and efficient light fixtures compliment a spacious dining area that is warm and inviting for friends and family. The perfect space for entertaining!

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Newly exposed brick lines the hallways as you enter the second bathroom.

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A bonus bedroom upstairs with gorgeous cathedral ceilings. Close your eyes and picture a basinet, changing table against the far wall. The perfect nursery space for your growing family.

You’ll need to move fast because this property won’t last on the market very long because it’ll likely be condemned by the city!

Location: S Ashland Ave

Price: $95,000

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I’m sorry, is this an episode of Cribs? How often do you see a property with a built in basketball court available. Truly a neighborhood for the rich and famous. Properties with outdoor entertaining like this are exceptionally rare in an urban setting.

Location: S Archer Ave

Price: $156,000

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Extensive landscaping makes this single-family home feel like an oasis admist the concrete desert. Fenced in property makes this Archer fixer-upper great for small children or a furry friend.

Location: S Bell Ave

Price: $425,000

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Welcome to the McKinley Park Mansion. Are you sitting down? Over 3000 square feet, 9 bedrooms, and EIGHT bathrooms. Prime location with easy access to downtown as you can hear the dull roar of Stevenson Expressway off in the distance.

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MASSIVE dining room with appliances included.

McKinley Park is turning over rapidl and will be a Southside destination in no time. They already have a beautiful park on the south part of the neighborhood

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And a wonderful public pool to escape the hot summer days

In all seriousness, there’s only so many more places Chicago can grow. Pilsen used to be a dump and now it’s got a few of my favorite places in the whole city. Take your girl to Dusek’s over by Thalia Hall. That place will blow your tits off. There’s nothing quite like that in McKinley Park, but those things are coming. If you actually go to the Redfin site there’s some newer construction options that I’m sure will be worth like a bazillion dollars in 10-15 years.