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By Debra Kukulski, Broker Associate, SRES;SFR,CDPE;GRI;ABR;e-PRO Realtor, Northern IL
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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I love this article from the National Association Of Realtors Magazine. So appropriate for October and DEFINITELY entertaining!    10 Most Horrifying Decorative Trends. Demons. Monsters. Zombies. … Your house? Click here for the full article    

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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  Trick-or-Treat Hours & Halloween  Safety Tips for New Lenox - 2019 The Halloween Season with all its outrageous costumes, fun parties, tasty treats, and outlandish decorations is finally here ...    Halloween Trick-or-Treat Hours for 2019 have been announced by the Village of New Lenox.  Hallow...

By Terri Buseman, Downtown Chicago
(RE/MAX Premier Properties)
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Say it isn’t so. Summer is coming to an end. While Labor Day typically signals the beginning of fall, we actually have a few more weeks to enjoy summer temps and maybe a few sultry evenings. Fall doesn’t officially begin till Sept. 23. So look away when you see the Halloween and Christmas decorat...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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  Are You a Millennial Hoping to Buy a Home?Solutions Exist to Address the Challenges You Face   It's no secret ...   Today's younger generation is finding it much more challenging to buy a home than their parents did.  That's troubling and sad, as 9 out of 10 millennials report they want to buy ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Winnetka/North Shore Chicago 3rd Quarter Real Estate  Below is a chart comparing home sales in the 3rd quarter of 2018 to 2019 for the villages of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, and Northfield. Even though these towns abut each other and are very similar, their home sale statistics vary...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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  HUBBARD WOODS SEPTEMBER  2019 NEW HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS IN SEPTEMBER 2019 There were five new home listings in Hubbard Woods in September, with one already under contract. 1367 Edgewood$629,000         1039 Pine$775,000 (under contract)         855 Boal Parkway$1,025,000          110 N.Sherida...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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Real Estate Market Update in Hoffman Estates - September 2019 What are Prices Doing?  Average sales price ($323,000) a decrease of 5% from September 2018.  Remember that every Hoffman Estates subdivision is responding & recovering differently. That means "if and when" a home in the area goes on t...

By Alan May, Helping you find your way home.
(Jameson Sotheby's International Realty)
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Allright.  I know it's not sexy, but every now and then I feel its necessary to post some local real estate statistics for my local readers.  These are the statistics for Evanston single-family homes, and attached homes (which would include condos and/or townhomes).

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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Real Estate Market Update in Schaumburg - September 2019 What are Prices Doing?  Average sales price ($341,500) a decrease of 6% from September 2018.  Remember that every Schaumburg subdivision is responding & recovering differently. That means "if and when" a home in the area goes on the market....

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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Cook County Property Taxes - Senior Exemption ChangeCook County has finally joined the Collar Counties in allowing the Senior Exemption to automatically renew.Previously, seniors had to reapply for the Senior Exemption every year, but now it will automatically rollover just like the Homeowners Ex...

By Debra Kukulski, Broker Associate, SRES;SFR,CDPE;GRI;ABR;e-PRO Realtor, Northern IL
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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4 Reasons to Sell This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: Buyers are active in the market and often competing with one another for available listings. Housing inventory is still under the 6-month supply found in a normal housing market. Homes are still selling relatively quickly, averaging 31 da...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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So is the Schaumburg Market up or down?More prospective home buyers across the country came out in August compared to the same time last year as U.S. showing traffic grew for the first time in 13 months, according to the latest ShowingTime Showing Index report. This tells us the buyer 'foot traf...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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  How Financing Options are Affected by the Rise & Fall of Federal Reserve Interest Rates    My phone is ringing off the hook these days ...The latest move by the Federal Reserve has garnered lots of attention and piqued the interest of many.  Many of my callers are wondering:   Have mortgage int...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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  Be Prepared & Safe for the Coming Winter: Perform These Chicagoland Fall Home Maintenance Measures Now  Seems like we were just talking about the beginning of warm weather and summer pursuits ...   But here we are ... already putting pumpkins, cornstalks, and fall mums out to decorate our homes...

By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max 10 New Lenox Illinois)
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Wow!  Who would have thought something good I have been doing quietly for 14 years would have garnered me so much media exposure.  Below, please see the links to the newspaper and radio articles.  I even made it into the Wall Street Journal!  I still need your votes early and often so I can do mo...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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You’re Invited! Winnetka Tocco Restaurant Street Party! Please join Chef Bruno Abate for a street party in front of his soon-to-be opened restaurant in Winnetka, Tocco.  Chef Bruno has many talents but his true passion has been to advocate for hundreds of Cook County Jail prisoners who need a bre...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 RESTAURANT TOCCO Bringing his passionate and inspiring vision of Italian food and culture to Winnetka, Bruno Abate plans to open his new restaurant  in mid-October. Tocco, named after his popular Wicker Park restaurant that he closed in February, is located at 507 Chestnut directly across from t...

By Evelyn Santiago, Managing Broker Heart Realty Group, Inc., Passionate About Real Estate & Our Clients!
(Heart Realty Group, Inc..)
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The luxury market in Naperville continues to hold basically the same level of inventory whether in a seller's market or buyer's market. usually there are about 100 homes plus or minus whenever I do a market report on the Million Dollar plus home category.Currently there are 95 homes listed for sa...

By Evelyn Santiago, Managing Broker Heart Realty Group, Inc., Passionate About Real Estate & Our Clients!
(Heart Realty Group, Inc..)
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As one of the few Fox River towns with homes in the lower $200K range, Montgomery is a great place to buy your first home. Home prices are holding steady despite a decrease in home sales.  Home sales in Montgomery, IL dropped 23.9% compared to 2018!  With only 35 closed sales in August, 2019 vs. ...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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  Considering the Purchase of a Condominium or Townhome as an Investment Property?   Have you been thinking about entering the real estate market as a first-time investor?   Could your investment purchase include a condominium or townhome?   It's something many are currently considering as each p...

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