Near West Side Real Estate – Chicago, Illinois Real Estate


The best place to search for properties for sale on the Near West Side is right here at the Near West Side MLS. You can search al of the neighborhoods including the West Loop/ Greektown, University Village/ Little Italy, Tri-Taylor, Westhaven and the Near West Side. To start searching the Near West Side MLS search click on one of the links below:

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Contact a Near West Side Real Estate Expert

Ideal Location Real Estate, located at 1127 W. Madison in the West Loop, is your best source for buying and selling Real Estate on the Near West Side. We have been located in the West Loop for over 8 years and are experts that have seen the neighborhoods change. If you would like to put one of our Near West Side agents to work for you please call: 312-433-9300 Ext. 40 or send us an e-mail at:

The Near West Side Community

300-400N (Fulton)
2800W (California)
400-500W (Clinton)
1400S ()

The Near West Side community is made up of different distinct neighborhoods. Most of the neighborhoods in this community have seen a dramatic change in the values of properties over the last few years. Because the area is so large and encompasses so many neighborhoods the statistics below may not paint the best picture.
The West Loop and Greektown have seen the number of condos more than double in the last five years. Many existing loft building have been converted to condos while new condo buildings seem to be popping up everywhere.

The planned developments at University Village and now Roosevelt Square have transformed the neighborhood surrounding UIC.
Tri-Taylor and Westhaven(United Center) have also seen a surge in development and rehabs.

Near West Side Real Estate Data

Type of Housing # of Units sold in 2005 # of units % change 1 year # of Units % change 5 year 2005 Average Sales Price % change of Avg. SP 1 year % change of Avg. SP 5 year
Single Family 21 -36% -9% $346,423 -3% -5%
Attached (condos & townhomes) 1685 15% 126% $345,498 10% 32%
Multi-Unit (2-4 units) 73 40% 1% $398,673 1% 58%