Chicago People

Bears QB buys $950,000 suburban home

Chicago Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky shelled out nearly 1 million dollars for a six-bedroom, 5,577-square-foot home in Gurnee. According to Chicago Tribune, Trubisky made the purchase through a land trust this past fall and interestingly: The home was once owned by former Bears wide receiver Muhsin Muhammad.

Trubisky’s new home at 6562 Persimmon Way is part of the Merit Club area of Gurnee, which uses a Libertyville mailing address. Built in 2005, the house has 6½ baths, two fireplaces, a grand foyer, a two-story family room, with a second floor featuring three en suite bedrooms, and downstairs: a finished walk-out basement. Outside, the home has an outdoor kitchen, a brick patio, a fire pit and a hot tub.


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Celebrity Homes

Ex-Bears Star Lists $5 Million Penthouse

Former Chicago Bears player Brandon Marshall has re-listed his Michigan Avenue penthouse, for a cool $5 million. Located at 6 N. Michigan Avenue, the property sits atop the 1898 building that once served as Montgomery Ward’s headquarters. The home sprawls 6,400 square feet, including four bedrooms, multiple outdoor terraces, and breathtaking views of Lake Michigan and Millennium Park. The grand great room is the historic building’s original observation tower.

The condo was formerly listed last summer, asking $6 million. A few months later, the home was made available to rent for $20,000 per month, according to Crain’s. Marshall originally purchased the unit in March 2014 for $3.9 million. The 33-year-old NFL player was with the Chicago Bears from 2012 to 2015.


Step inside the luxury penthouse at 6 N. Michigan Ave…


For details, contact Phil Skowron (@properties)


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Celebrity Homes

SOLD: Cutler & Cavallari take a loss

Jay Cutler has another loss to his name. The former Chicago Bears quarterback said goodbye to his Lake Forest home on Friday — selling for $3.6 million. The home was purchased by Cutler in 2014 for $4.25 million.

The quarterback was released by the Bears in March after eight seasons with the team and now plays with the Miami Dolphins. Cavallari is a reality TV star turned fashion designer, and mother of three, with Cutler.

Cutler and Cavallari initially listed the seven-bedroom home in May at $4.75 million, then reduced their asking price to just below $4.5 million in September. They cut their asking price further to $3.99 million in late October, according to Chicago Tribune.

Located at 561 Circle Lane in Lake Forest, their former Chicago home is nearly 11,000 square feet located on 1.6 acres of land near Lake Michigan. Over the years, Cavallari took to Instagram to share photos inside their home…







See inside the former home of Cutler and Cavallari…



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