Property sales in Evanston, as reported by the city’s real estate transfer tax receipts, slipped last month with the value of sales down sharply and the number of transactions down slightly.
The transfer tax raised $95,260 last month, compared to $120,280 in January. The February figure was also below the five-year average for the month of $106,464.
Fifty-one properties changed hands in non-exempt transactions last month, compared to 52 in January and 57 in February a year ago.
Only three properties brought sales prices of more than $1 million last month.
- The property at 1901 Dempster St., recently renovated from a Kentucky Fried Chicken to a Starbucks, sold for $1.78 million.
- A five-bedroom colonial built in 2010 at 2806 Lincoln St., sold for $1.35 million
- An Ernest Mayo-designed landmark home at 1225 Forest Ave. sold fro $1.05 million.