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This Downers Grove, IL. home was built in 1949 by G. E. Steckmesser who studied under Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin in Spring Green Wisconsin. Designed as a Usonian Style home, this property features an open floor plan with a Limestone Fireplace as the focal point in the Living Room. Other speci...
Own a piece of Downers Grove History! Open house Sunday 7/3/2011 from 1-4pm 5228 Lyman Ave. $399,900 This charming home built in 1895 is looking for a new owner to make it shine! 4BRs, 2 Baths, Ten Foot Ceilings, Fireplace, Screened Porch, Original Doors and Millwork. Located in the quaint Randal...
Are you or one of your loved ones having trouble making your mortgage payments?   When your house is becoming a burden, many homeowners are considering a short sale to move the property. A Short Sale is a situation where the homeowners cannot sell the property for enough money to pay off the exis...
Have a look and see how the Village of Downers Grove coped with all of the snow this week! We had mail delivered to our door as early as Thursday and Garbage pick up just one day behind schedule! These Guys Rock! 
 Looking for a fun weekend with your    family and/or partner? Visit Downtown Downers Grove to see ice sculptures and enjoy a whole weekend worth of activities including a free scrrening of the movie "Happy Feet" at the Tivoli Theatre from 10-12 on Saturday Feb. 12th. Admission to the ice fest i...
It was a dark and stormy night on February 1, 2011. in Downers Grove. It started snowing heavily by mid afternoon. By 7pm it was a full fledged blizzard with 60 mile per hour winds, thunder and lightning. By 7:30 pm my electricity was off... Fortunately it was restored by 10:30 pm the same night....
Protect yourself when buying a foreclosed property! Over one million homes were seized by lenders in 2010, according to data recently published by Realty Trac, so chances are you may visit some of these homes in your house hunt. As the foreclosure documentation scandal grows, buyers who may be in...
Hurry and see this amazing home, priced to sell! Lender approved Short Sale at $540,000! This gorgeous 3014 square foot georgian in Fairview Pointe shows like a model! Granite Counter Tops and Upgraded Stainless Steel Appliances. First Floor Den and Full Bath on the First Floor. See the Virtual T...
Which houses are selling in Downers Grove? As of today, December 13, 2010, 364 Single Family Homes have closed in Downers Grove in the last 12 months with prices ranging from $54,400-$1,750,000. Of those 364 sales, 37 or 10.1% were foreclosed homes. The prices of the foreclosed homes were from $5...
Another great reason to live in Downers Grove... Our local hospital, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital is one of seven organizations in the country and the only one in health care to receive the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for 2010. This distinguished award symbolizes the c...


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