Thursday, April 24, 2008

'Will You Bid $77,000 for This 2-Bedroom?'

Want to buy a condo for perhaps two-thirds of its appraised value?

Three Chicago condos are among 17 properties to be sold at auction by the Cook County Public Administrator's office, representing owners who died without a will. The auction will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 30, in Room 569 of the County Building at 118 N. Clark.

The condo units going on the block are:

• 2747 W. Pratt, 1W. This two-bedroom is appraised at $115,000; opening bid $76,667. Open house was 1 to 3 p.m., Sunday, April 27.

607 W. Wrightwood, 310. One-bedroom appraised at $160,000; opening bid $106,667. Viewing: 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 26.

6101 N. Sheridan, 36-A. Three-bedroom appraised at $415,000; opening bid $276,667. Monthly assessment: $856. Viewing: 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 26.

For details, call the real-estate department of the Public Administrator's office at (312) 603-0100 or visit There, you can sign up to receive notifications of future auctions.

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