Chicago offers plenty of opportunities for buyers looking to take the sometimes daunting dive into homeownership. Chicago is considerably more affordable than some of its coastal counterparts, and it provides shoppers with a wide array of housing options as diverse as the city’s 77 neighborhoods.
“Starter home” can be a relative term, but for the purpose of this comparison we set out to find properties priced in the low $200,000 to mid $300,000 range. A handful of outlier properties ended higher or lower due to their respective size, condition, or location.
From stylish but cozy downtown one-bedrooms to larger family-friendly neighborhood house, here’s a look at 11 starter homes available around Chicago right now.
Note: Map points are numbered from north to south.Read More