These Chicago Loft Buildings are Perfect for First Time Buyers

Posted by Helaine Cohen on Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 at 11:17am.

Chicago Lofts For First Time Home BuyersLooking for an affordable, entry-level loft? These Chicago loft buildings are perfect for today's first-time home buyer. 

Catalpa Gardens

With 126 units to choose from, Catalpa Gardens truly stands out in Edgewater. First time buyers are sure to enjoy the property’s rooftop deck, party room and fitness center. It’s also possible to find a one-bedroom unit for well under $200,000.

1430 S. Michigan

For high ceilings and private terraces, considering looking at 1430 S. Michigan. New condo buyers will find a location that’s close to everything in South Loop, plus the convenience of included garage parking. 

University Commons

Once a series of warehouses, University Commons now includes dozens of different floor plans for condo buyers to choose from. Options start with a one-bedroom plus a den in the historic building, plus access to amenities including a movie theater, outdoor swimming pool and gym.

60657 Lofts

60657 Lofts, in comparison, offers options for first time buyers starting in the $200,000s. The Lakeview property is also close to dining, shopping and nightlife. 

Helaine Cohen, Chicago Real Estate Broker

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