The Dobbs Group welcomes you to West Town!West Town is a thriving community that has gone through rapid transformative development throughout the last decade. Perhaps you’re searching for your first home, or considering a relocation to this wonderful city, either from the suburbs or out of state and West Town is on your short list of neighborhoods to explore? Or you live in West Town or nearby and want more space? Are you on the selling side and you need a Realtor that specializes in West Town to sell your beautiful home? Whatever your real estate needs may be, I am confident we can be your thoughtful and knowledgeable guide in exploring West Town and the many housing styles this wonderful neighborhood offers.
Neighborhood OverviewSitting just a couple of miles northwest of the Loop lies the West Town neighborhood. West Town is known for its unique mix of wide open green spaces, coupled with hipster cafes and record stores, live music venues, art galleries, independent bookstores, and more. More and more retail and ‘foodie’ destinations have been popping up all over West Town over the last couple of years. West Town features a handsome mix of condominiums and single-family homes. The condominiums in West Town are a blend of vintage walk-ups, rustic lofts, and new-construction three-flats and mid-rises. The single-family homes in the area range from smaller cottages and bungalows to gut-rehabbed greystones, historic mansions, and top of the line multimillion-dollar new construction. The completion of daily errands in West Town typically doesn’t require the use of a car, and many residents enjoy biking down the wide streets during the warmer seasons in order to commute to their day-to-day activities.The median property value for single family homes in the West Town area lands around $521K, and has surged rapidly over the past 5-10 years. The residents of West Town are privileged with admittance to the prestigious Skinner North Elementary School as their default public neighborhood school.
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Our Favorite Places
Yuzu is one of the Dobbs Group’s most beloved sushi spots in the city. The amazing chefs at Yuzu create a work of art of every roll offered on the menu, with individual and unique plating and creative designs drawn on each dish with dipping sauce.
On the corner of West Division Street and North Wolcott Avenue is Penelope’s boutique. They offer unique pieces for all men, women, and children. Their selection is impressive for a small business and independently-owned boutique, which makes Penelope’s stand out as our favorite shop in West Town.
Kai Zan is another magnificent sushi option in the neighborhood that differs slightly in style and format than its neighbor, Yuzu. Kai Zan is known for its ten course Omakase menu that includes both raw and cooked dishes. The sushi and small Japanese delicacies offered at Kai Zan and is considered a fine dining experience in an upscale environment.
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What people are saying about working with Debra?
“Debra is an absolute joy to work with; she makes a process that can be overwhelming and frustrating relatively painless…when it came time for us to negotiate it was clear that Debra was our advocate. Debra has a strong intuition and is a great reader of people.” HOLLY WISNIEWSKI HAWES
“I can’t recommend Debra Dobbs enough for a buyer who needs a trustworthy, knowledgeable and professional real estate agent. She is more than an agent – she’s a well-respected consultant in her field and one of the best I have ever worked with.” KATIE SHANNON
“I have always found Debra to be professional, fair and sensitive to the needs of her clients. She puts her clients’ interests and needs first and foremost.” ELISSA SCRAFANO
“We never felt rushed to make a decision as Debra would routinely say: ‘I want you to get the property that’s right for you, and I’ll show you as many properties as it takes until you do’.” MITCH WALSH
“Debra was professional, knowledgeable and fought for us to get the deal closed when issues arose. Great job, Debra!” MICHAEL FEINGLASS