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Real Estate Agent - Kettley Realtors
Okay, I have to shamelessly plug this house as both a new listing and the WebHomeOfTheWeek - it's my sisters house! 502 61st street, Lisle IL. is now on the market. This property is located in an unincorporated area of Lisle and sits on over 3/4 of an acre. What makes it the web home of the week ...
A new feature I'm offering home sellers is a website just for your home! Everyone I list a house for always asks me "When are the photos going to be online, can you send me a link?". Well, wouldn't it be easier if I could just tell you to look up your address on the web? Now you can. I'm creating...
I just created a virtual flyer with and I love it.  I also bought a custom domain somewhere else.  Check it out at There are so many things I liked about the process and the site that I'll list them here.  1. It was incredibly easy to create my flyer.  2.  After cre...
Two new properties coming up for sale.  These are foreclosures being offered by Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac.  They are not yet listed but I get notified before they come on the market.  Contact me for more details: Harbor Drive, Oswego Illinos.  4 Bedroom, 4 bathroom.  Not yet priced. Cascade Ridge Dr...
If you've ever listed your home for sale or looked at a home for sale, you've seen a lock box on the front door. A lock box contains a key to your home that will allow Realtors to show your home to prospective buyers. Every now and then I run into someone who just doesn't want a lock box on the f...
Today it's more and more common to provide a Home Warranty when you sell your home. On the west coast, Home warranties are commonplace and almost required. Here in Illinois they are fairly common - especially on older homes. And you always get a warranty when you purchase new construction.A typic...
Since I started my Real Estate, I've been surprised to discover that the number one section on my site has been the Tax Center (click here to visit Tax Center at I receive more visitors to those pages than any others. Good to know - because I spent a lot of time compilin...
If you bought your home a year or two ago - you might be in the situation many homeowners are. You owe more than your house is worth. Because of the market slowdown, homeowners are seeing houses in their neighborhood sell for less than they did a couple years ago. This can become a scary prospect...
I was out showing rental houses today to a client who is moving to the area from Pennsylvania. Last week he had the whole family out and I showed them around different areas and tried to give them a feel of neighborhoods. They are truly a great group of people and I really want to do whatever I c...
I finally got a chance to tour the new Boulder Hill Condos off Boulder Hill Pass - down behind the shopping Center at the Rt. 25 Entrance. These apartment buildings are being converted to condos as they are sold. Prices start at $75,900 for a one bedroom unit and go up to $120,900 for a 3 bedroom...

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