The Halbrooks paid $540,000 for the property in July 2002. The 2,544-square-foot house in the North Burr Ridge neighborhood was built in 1988. Todd Siegel of MLS Connect is the listing agent for the home.
Dr. Halbrook is a professor and the head of the agricultural economics and agribusiness department at the University of Arkansas Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural Food and Life Science. Previously, he served as vice president of the Farm Foundation in Oak Brook, he worked as an economist for two federal agencies and he served as an executive vice president for the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board.
He earned his B.A. in economics from the University of Arkansas, a Ph.D. in economics from Iowa State University and a J.D. from the Drake University School of Law.
According to BlockShopper.com, there were 67 home sales in Burr Ridge in 2008, with a median sales price of $606,250.
Address: 18 Tartan Road
Buyer(s): Diane R Halbrook and Steve A Halbrook
Seller(s): Roxanne M Martino and Rocco J Martino
Sale date: Jul. 15, 2002