Chicago Homes With a Basement
A Chicago basement house is a general term for a home that has a basement-living space that is located underground. Homes without a basement are typically constructed on a ground level foundation. A basement can be thought of, then, as a below-ground story. In addition, the house might also include a ground-level floor, a second story, and even a third story. A basement may be unfinished or finished. A finished basement certainly adds more value to the house; however, a home with an unfinished basement may be left as such or the homeowner can finish the basement (i.e. add carpeting, plaster, etc…) if they choose.
Often, basements contain some of the home's essential mechanical equipment like its furnace or boiler. Many basement houses feature laundry rooms or recreational rooms located in the basement. This space may also be ideal for locating a wine cellar, family room, or even additional bedrooms. Basement homes are popular with people who require the additional storage space that a basement affords.
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Chicago Basement Homes Search
To locate the latest Chicago basement homes listed on the market, be sure to bookmark this page. This listing is updated throughout the day to provide home shoppers with the latest real estate information from the most extensive Chicago MLS.
Each basement homes listing you see here will include a wide range of general information such as subdivision, the home's year of construction, its size (in square footage), the size of the lot, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, number of garage space, and, of course, price. Other information like interior features, exterior features, special features like swimming pools, or outbuildings may also be included in the home's description. Be sure to take note of the MLS number and the house's status (i.e. active or pending) when considering it. These listings will also include the list date and the number of days (DOM) the home has spent on the market.
When reading through each description, you may also find listings for features like heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, appliances, or other types of property that the seller is including in the sale of the home. Although not always available, many descriptions may also include information about area schools and special neighborhood features like parks, libraries and public transportation stops.
When viewing, keep in mind that you can click a button that says “Schedule A Showing”, to schedule a time and date to see the property in question. You can also use the available filters to sort the listings by their various features like price, number of bedrooms, etc…
Chicago Basement Homes Real Estate Agents
If you are planning to buy or sell a basement style home, it's ideal to work with a local Chicago basement homes real estate agent who not only understands the type of home and property you're looking for, but also has intimate knowledge of area neighborhoods and their specific features. As local real estate agents, we can provide each client with the specific information they're looking for. If you are planning to sell your basement homes, let us provide you with some update information about what similar homes in the area have sold for. We specialize in helping our clients strategize to achieve a successful real estate transaction.