Accountant settles in Lake Bluff

Medium 30b4d5e78e400da13c6fa27ba90a923f Songmei Cheng and Yanbin Lao bought a five-bedroom, 3.5-bath home at 29578 N. Birch Ave. in Lake Bluff from Lake Forest Bk-Tr Co. for $380,000 on June 16.

The 2,682-square-foot home, which was built in 1996, is in the Lake Bluff West neighborhood.

Cheng has been a senior tax accountant at ev3 Inc., a medical device company headquartered in Plymouth, Minn.

Cheng attended the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.

There were 55 sales in Lake Bluff in 2008, with a median sales price of $570,000.

Address: 29578 North Birch Avenue
Buyer(s): Lao Yanbin and Cheng Songmei
Seller(s): Lake Forest Bk-Tr Co
Sale date: Jun. 16, 2009