Criminal justice professor lists La Grange 5BD

Medium ca502fc1d6d3329e4b9195a147eeb9f8 Douglas W. Kieso and Amy R. Carlson have listed for sale a five-bedroom, 3.5-bath home at 141 S. Waiola Ave. in La Grange for $950,000.

Kieso and Carlson paid $1.07 million for the property in Nov. 2005. The 2,447-square-foot house in the Central La Grange neighborhood was built in 1898. Catherine Bier of Smothers Realty Group is the listing agent for the home.

Kieso is an associate professor of criminal justice at Aurora University. Prior to that, he also taught accounting at the school. He also worked as a accountant at Arthur Andersen & Co. and as a corporate attorney with a Chicago law firm.

He earned his Ph.D. from the University of California-Irvine and his J.D. from the University of Illinois. He also holds a B.S. and an M.A.S. in accountancy from Northern Illinois University.

According to, there have been 185 home sales in La Grange during the past 12 months, with a median sales price of $390,000.

Address: 141 South Waiola Avenue
Buyer(s): Amy R Carlson and Douglas W Kieso
Seller(s): Margaret H Dye and Gregory Dye
Sale date: Nov. 18, 2005