8540 South Colfax Avenue

Chicago - United States of America

Properties > 8540 South Colfax Avenue
4 years
Multi Family Home

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A fantastic investment opportunity, this multi-family property was originally constructed in 1905 and is comprised of two 2 bedroom - 1 bathroom units. The property offers a spacious total of 156,1m2 of living space and was fully refurbished in 2021.

About the area

Neighbourhood: South Chicago

Our real estate team have identified the South Chicago area, as one that is primed for real estate investment in 2021. South Chicago it is located 10 miles Southeast of the Loop and situated at the mouth of the Calumet River. This neighborhood is a residential area that offers mostly single-family homes and fewer multi-units and provide families with numerous amenities, great parks, spacious private yards and garage parking. The City of Chicago is sponsoring South Chicago redevelopment, representing one of the largest sustainable neighborhood revitalization development in the country and should serve as a guide to the City of Chicago for the next 25 years.


Voted by Condé Nast as the best city in the US for the fourth year in a row, Chicago, with its vast green spaces and world-renowned architecture, is now taking the culinary world by storm with multiple world-class restaurants as diverse as the city itself. Centrally located in the US, its airport hub at Midway is fuelling the cities renaissance and growth.

Chicago is the third-largest city in the U.S., right behind New York and Los Angeles, a major world financial centre and home to the second-largest central business district in the U.S. Key industry sectors in Chicago include business and professional services, food industry, transportation and logistics, life sciences and healthcare, technology, and manufacturing. Much of the Housing Stock in Chicago was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country. The architecture of Chicago have influenced and reflected the history of American architecture and Chicago’s buildings in a variety of styles by many important architects. Median household incomes in Chicago grew by 3% over the last year, while median property values increased by 11.9%. Median home sales prices in Chicago are projected to keep rising in 2021 and are forecasted to increase by 8.4% until 2022.

Selling points

Strong Market Fundamentals

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Excellent Condition

This property has undergone a detailed inspection and has recently been refurbished. This, in addition to a built-in reserve for pre-sale renovations, positions the property for capital gains on exit of the investment.

Solid Lease

The property is currently vacant and the area enjoys strong rental demand from families and professionals. It is expected a new Section 8 tenant will provide a long-term lease agreement. 

Investment Timeline
  • Funding started
    20th Dec. 2021
  • Funding complete
    24th Jan. 2022
  • Rental starts
    24th Feb. 2022
  • Returns start
    1st March 2022
  • Year 1 returns
    1st March 2023
  • Year 2 returns
    1st March 2024
  • Year 3 returns
    1st March 2025
  • Year 4 returns
    1st March 2026
  • Property sold

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