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By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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Schaumburg maintains more than 1,100 acres across 100 parks, including nearly 300 acres of preserved natural areas throughout it's park district.The Spring Valley Nature Sanctuary, is a prairie wild life preserve and an indoor and outdoor museum. This is the place to rent snow shoes & take them f...

By Scott Seaton Jr. Bourbonnais Kankakee IL Home Inspector, The Home Inspector With a Heart!
(SLS Home Inspections-Bradley Bourbonnais Kankakee Manteno)
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Perry Farm is a winning visit for the family.Bourbonnais Illinois is the home of the Perry Farm. Today it is listed by the National Park Service of the Dept of the Interior in the National Register of Historic Places. But it wasn't always like that.      In 1835, Thomas Durham moved his wife and ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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HUBBARD WOODS March 2021The Hubbard Woods area is down to inventory that would only last 1.9 months if no new inventory came on the market. That’s called an extreme seller’s market. If you have any thoughts of selling - why wait? However, if you sell, you’ll become a buyer . . .  7 NEW HUBBARD WO...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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What Sold in Your Village in March 2021?See the number of under-contract homes in the data below - it is much higher than available inventory. All North Shore villages are experiencing low inventory and a seller’s market. Wilmette, Winnetka, and Glencoe have the tightest markets. The spring marke...

By Eric L. Green, Your IRS Tax Litigator
(Tax Rep LLC)
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This week’s podcast is hosted by Guinevere Moore. Listen in as Gwen interviews immigration attorney Vivian Kalaf and civil rights attorney Lana Nassar regarding taxation issues that arise in immigration cases, as well as how they teamed up to fight for all United States Citizens to be able to rec...

By Randy Schulenburg, Schulenburg Realty, Inc.
(Schulenburg Realty, Inc.)
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Lake House w/Sunset Views over Candlewick Lake OverviewMapsPhotosDescription Candlewick Lake - Northern IL Best Value in Lakefront Living $250,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 Half Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 2,282 sqftLot: 0.28 acre(s)Year Built: 1976MLS #: 11033005 ...

By David Ratowitz, Tax, Real Estate and Bankruptcy Law Firm
(Ratowitz Law Group)
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Buying in short sale may offer the best opportunities in a decade because of the COVID-19 lockdowns.  The moratoriums on evictions and closures of small businesses have created a backlog of distressed property concealed by moratoriums on foreclosures.  As these moratoriums end with the easing of ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Real estate watcher and market predictor Keeping Current Matters has published some valuable graphs that will allay some fears that consumers have. Fears that the super hot Chicago North Shore market will create another bubble - like the pre-recession period leading up to 2007-8.Covid is one fact...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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In the olden days (maybe just a few years ago) homes for sale in the Chicago North Shore suburbs were plentiful and took a long time to sell. "Long time"meaning it was a buyer's market with homes generally taking longer than six months to sell. We are now experiencing a seller's market with the m...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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What Sold in Your Village in February 2021? Big storms and extreme chills kept buyers home - but just for a while. Now that March is here and we’re feeling the warmth, they are out pursuing their dreams of buying a home in the North Shore. Look at the current months-of-inventory shown below for e...

By Scott Seaton Jr. Bourbonnais Kankakee IL Home Inspector, The Home Inspector With a Heart!
(SLS Home Inspections-Bradley Bourbonnais Kankakee Manteno)
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See if you can guess which one of these things are fake. 1. Buyer shows up wearing bright blue, yellow, red, orange and purple fingernail polish. 2. Buyer has on a woman's diamond engagement ring on his ring finger. 3. A friend shows up and proceeds to pull a box of cards and dice and a clear pla...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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HUBBARD WOODS News February 2021 Inventory has been low - until February with the addition of 12 new homes for sale in Hubbard Woods. Good news: four are already under contract. And strangely, for those of us with devious minds, five of the homes are on Asbury. 12 (!) NEW HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS I...

By Scott Seaton Jr. Bourbonnais Kankakee IL Home Inspector, The Home Inspector With a Heart!
(SLS Home Inspections-Bradley Bourbonnais Kankakee Manteno)
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It's the Little Things     We have had a crazy amount of snow in Illinois this season. My snowblower has been running more this year that the past 3 years combined. Home inspections in Bourbonnais and surrounding areas have been a real challenge. Can't see the roof, huge drifts of snow to plow th...

By Terri Buseman, Downtown Chicago
(RE/MAX Premier Properties)
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Today’s real estate market is fast-paced. Agents, home buyers and sellers alike will have to be on the same page and practice excellent communication. To prepare for bidding on homes and accepting offers, let’s discuss real estate negotiation tactics.Factors Impacting Real Estate Negotiation Tact...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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WHAT IS A HOME WARRANTY AND HOW DOES IT WORK? WHAT WILL IT DO FOR ME AS A BUYER? A home warranty can give a purchaser peace of mind.  If anything catastrophic happens in the house, you are only financially liable for the deductible.  So if the furnace goes out one evening and you just can't get i...

By Cheryl Bowers, Plainfield, Naperville, IL. Real Estate
(Bowers Realty Group LLC)
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Homes for sale in Fairfield Ridge Plainfield, IL Fairfield Ridge Real Estate Statistics Average Home Size: 2836 Average Property Taxes: 8377 Homes Listed: 6 Homes Sold: 5 Average Number of Days To Sell: 69 The above real estate statistics were compiled by Bowers Realty Group based on homes for sa...

By Cheryl Bowers, Plainfield, Naperville, IL. Real Estate
(Bowers Realty Group LLC)
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Homes for sale in Enclave Plainfield, IL Enclave Real Estate Statistics Average Home Size: 2662 Average Property Taxes: 7975 Homes Listed: 4 Homes Sold: 2 Average Number of Days To Sell: 50 The above real estate statistics were compiled by Bowers Realty Group based on homes for sale in Plainfield...

By Evelyn Santiago, Managing Broker Heart Realty Group, Inc., Passionate About Real Estate & Our Clients!
(Heart Realty Group, Inc..)
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Despite continued pandemic restrictions and a new federal administration, many home buyers are jumping into the Spring market  before it's even Spring.  The following is the available homes for Naperville in the single family detached category: Active Single Family Homes - 191New - 27Reactivated ...

By Evelyn Santiago, Managing Broker Heart Realty Group, Inc., Passionate About Real Estate & Our Clients!
(Heart Realty Group, Inc..)
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Low inventory is the current cry as the spring market starts off despite the snow, ice and below zero temps here in Illinois' western suburbs.  The current inventory for IL's 2nd city is as follows: Total Available Single Family Homes:  60New Listings - 25Reactivated - 4Price Change - 1Active - 3...

By Cheryl Bowers, Plainfield, Naperville, IL. Real Estate
(Bowers Realty Group LLC)
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Homes for sale in Carillon Plainfield, IL Carillon Real Estate Statistics Average Home Size: 1621 Average Property Taxes: 4943 Homes Listed: 169 Homes Sold: 146 Average Number of Days To Sell: 88 The above real estate statistics were compiled by Bowers Realty Group based on homes for sale in Plai...

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