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Real Estate Agent - Century 21 Pro-Team
OK - so I understand when you have a client that is purchasing a bank owned property, there are hoops you have to sometimes jump through. Often, one of these is the requirement that buyers get approved by a lender chosen by the seller. We've all seen it. Personally, I don't really like this requi...
I mentioned in one of my other blog posts that I was making some major changes to my websites. I have just completed the biggest revamp at my Illinois real estate website. I had earlier revamped my local Batavia real estate website and was using that as a test bed to see what it would do to my se...
Dear fellow bloggers, I have been blogging around 4.5 years now (probably making me like a grandfather in blogging age), making my first blog post back in December of 2006. I'm not modest in saying that my Illinois Real Estate Blog is pretty cool. Well, at least I think it is. I've had people fin...
Over the past couple days, I've been working on revamping one of my local websites - Batavia Real Estate. The main reason is that I'm thinking of porting over to the Wordpress platform so I can more easily manage the creation of new pages without having to mess with the coding. Up until now, all ...
I just completed my analysis of the first quarter results for the Indian Trail West Subdivision located on the west side of Aurora. This large-ish subdivision of single family homes built in the 1960's and 1970's is located on the SW corner of Indian Trail and Edgelawn. It's surrounded by several...
Just a reminder that tomorrow is the Consolidated General Election for much of Illinois. The polls will be open from 6am until 7pm so get out there and vote. There are a few important issues up on the ballot tomorrow - the first is somewhat related to real estate in Kane County and regards the Ka...
The numbers are in for the Foxcroft subdivision on the west side of aurora for the first quarter of 2011. Foxcroft is located on the corner of Sullivan and Edgelawn and backs up to some open space on the west side. Foxcroft is a master-planned community and contains a mix of detached single-famil...
I was talking with a client the other day who I helped buy a nice home in Yorkville. One of the things that happened to come up was property taxes. This client mentioned that he found out his home had been assessed at $274,000. Since he paid $175,000 for the home in foreclosure and had an apprais...
I happened to be driving around the west side of Aurora today and noticed that many of the home improvement, hardware and large retailers have their outdoor garden centers ready to go. Yes, it's that time again everyone. Time to dust off those shovels and rakes and start planning the spring plant...
McCarty's Mill subdivision is located on the corner of Indian Trail and Randall Road. McCarty's Mill is located right next to Arrow Wood. Many of the homes are of a similar style but the homes in McCarty's Mill tend to be somewhat smaller. McCarty's Mill is one of the first areas I became familia...

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