Realtor buys Old Town single-family

William and Catherine Mertes bought a three-bedroom, two bath at 318 W. Concord Pl. for $560,725 on July 24 from a trust at Park National Bank.

The single-family home on a 24 X 94 city lot was originally listed for $748,000. It was on the market for 176 days.

Formerly an environmental engineer, Mrs. Mertes is a real estate broker with Rubloff in Chicago. She has a B.S. in engineering from Lehigh University and an M.P.M. from Northwestern.

Mr. Mertes is vice president of marketing at Schaumburg-based USFilter Corp., a division of the Siemens Company. He has a B.A. in marketing from the University of Wisconsin and a M.A. in marketing from Northwestern.

The Mertes also own a condo at 1500 N. LaSalle, Unit #2B.

Address: 318 West Concord Place
Buyer(s): William Mertes and Catherine Mertes
Seller(s): Park National Bank (Trustee)
Sale date: Jul. 24, 2006

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