Famous Homes

Sept. 14, 2010

Retired Chicago White Sox slugger Dan Pasqua lists his house in Orland Park, IL for $1.595M

Check out Bob's weekly real estate column from yesterday's Chicago Tribune, in which he wrote about retired Chicago White Sox slugger Dan Pasqua having his 17-room, 9,554-square-foot mansion in Orland Park, Ill. on the market for $1,595,000.

Also featured: Bob writes about the exclusive story ...

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Sept. 5, 2010

JP Morgan Chase Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon slashes the asking price of his 13,500-square-foot Chicago mansion from $9.5M to $6.95M

Check out Bob's breaking-news alert from the Chicago Tribune's Chicago Breaking Business site on Friday, where he broke the story of JP Morgan Chase & Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon slashing the askng price of his 18-room, 13,500-square-foot mansion on Chicago's Gold Coast ...

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Sept. 5, 2010

Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman lists his 5BR house in Green Oaks, IL for $1.399M

Check out Bob's weekly real estate column in the Chicago Tribune from two weeks back, when he broke the news of Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman listing his five-bedroom house in Green Oaks, Ill. for $1,399,000.

Also featured: Bob wrote about a mansion in Chicago's Lincoln ...

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Aug. 4, 2010

Chicago Blackhawks right winger Marian Hossa pays $2.35M for a condo in Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood

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Aug. 4, 2010

Chicago TV reporter Sarah Schulte reduces the asking price of her condo in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood to $659,900; also, Naperville, IL gets its highest listing ever at $5.19M

Check out Bob's July 25 weekly real-estate column in the Chicago Tribune, where Bob breaks the news of Chicago TV reporter Sarah Schulte cutting the asking price of her condominium unit in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood to $659,900.

Also featured: Bob exclusively reports on a 19-room, French ...

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July 7, 2010

Chicago TV reporter Leah Hope has her Chicago condo under contract after it was listed for $549K; meanwhile former WLS-TV political reporter Andy Shaw cuts the asking price of his B&B in Chicago from

Check out Bob's real estate column in the Chicago Tribune from this past Sunday, where he broke the news of current WLS-TV reporter Leah Hope having her three-bedroom, Chicago condo under contract to sell after it was listed for $549,000.

Also featured: Bob reports on former WLS-TV political ...

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June 9, 2010

Chicago sportscaster Bruce Wolf moves to a farm after selling a town home in Deerfield, IL for $365K

Check out Bob's weekly column in this past Sunday's Chicago Tribune, where he broke the news of Chicago sportscaster Bruce Wolf selling his town home in Deerfield, Ill. at a huge loss (he bought it for $550,000 and 2007 and sold it in 2010 for $365,000 ...

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May 27, 2010

Former Cook County Board President Dick Phelan lists his Streeterville condo in Chicago for $2.4M

Check out Bob's weekly column in this coming Sunday's Chicago Tribune (but available online now!), where he breaks the news of former Cook County Board President Richard J. "Dick" Phelan having condo in Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood on the market for $2,400,000. Phelan, who is moving ...

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May 13, 2010

Pro golfer Jeff Sluman lists his mansion in Hinsdale, IL for $5.45M; also, noted "castle" in Chicago comes on market for $1.89M

Check out Bob's weekly column in Sunday's Chicago Tribune (but available online now), where he breaks the news of professional golfer Jeff Sluman listing his mansion in Hinsdale, Ill. for $5,450,000.

Also featured: Bob breaks the story of a noted "castle" in Chicago coming on the ...

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April 5, 2010

Cyclist Christian Vande Velde pays $775K to purchase a five-bedroom house on 4.75 acres in Lemont, IL; his town home in Lemont is on the market for $375K

Check out Bob's story that ran in Sunday's Chicago Tribune in which Bob broke the story of cyclist Christian Vande Velde paying $775,000 for a five-bedroom house on 4.75 acres in Lemont, Ill., a southwest suburb of Chicago. Bob also notes that a town home owned ...

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