Explore Aurora, IL

By Joe Graham, Naperville Real Estate Marketing Specialist
(Graham Real Estate Group)
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I came across this great offer from the City of Aurora I thought I would share!     City offers Free CFL bulbs to residents  - source Aurora-il.org Residents who stop by City Hall at 44 E. Downer Place or the Customer Service Center/Fire Station No. 8 at 3770 McCoy Drive on Aurora’s far east sid...

By LaNita Cates
(REMAX of Joliet)
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An opportunity like this does not come around too often. With the recent signing of a major housing stimulus bill, it's now a great time to close on your first home. On July 30, 2008, the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 was passed, which includes a new, temporary tax credit as an incent...

By Joe Graham, Naperville Real Estate Marketing Specialist
(Graham Real Estate Group)
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  What's happening with Home Sales in Aurora Illinois you Ask?  Here's the real story.  The graph below illustrates where the local home sales are for the month of September, 2008.    So what does this graph actually tell me?  This graph is only one of the tools I use to illustrate current transa...

By LaNita Cates
(REMAX of Joliet)
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The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe will be playing at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora on Thursday, October 20 at 7:00pm. Tichets start at only $10. Children will gasp and applaud while adults will be captivated by a classic as TheatreworksUSA presents this enchanting musical based on C.S. Lewis...

By Eric Rogers
(Century 21 Pro-Team)
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Golden Oaks is a subdivisions of nearly 400 homes located in the Northwest section of the City of Aurora. It was built by Pulte Homes between 1990 and 1994 and consists of small to medium-sized homes ranging from around 1200 to 2300 square feet. Golden Oaks homes are popular with both first-time ...

By Ken Tracy, Helping clients buy and sell since 2005
(Keller Williams Realty Infinity)
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I have noticed recently that the foreclosure market is starting to heat up. The banks are starting to price their homes properly and they are selling.   In the last week alone, two new foreclosures were taken off the market by bargain hunters in subdivisions I watch closely. One was in River Bend...

By LaNita Cates
(REMAX of Joliet)
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The most obvious way to mess your credit score up is to make a late payment.  Did you know that even if you have a solid credit score, a single missed payment could cost you as much as 100 points? According to the Fair Isaac, the company that calculates your FICO score, payment history accounts f...

By Joe Graham, Naperville Real Estate Marketing Specialist
(Graham Real Estate Group)
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No Surprises that Aurora, the second largest city in Illinois made the annual list published by Money Magazine, citing the Nations "Best Places To Live".  Aurora ranked #74 on the prestigeous list.  Only 5 cities made the list for the entire state of Illinois - including neighboring Naperville (#...

By Eric Rogers
(Century 21 Pro-Team)
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On the evening of July 4th, the sky on the west side of Aurora was once again ablaze with color. In 2008, for the second year in a row, the City of Aurora fireworks were held on the grounds of the Illinois Math and Science Academy near the corner of Sullivan and Edgelawn. I have to say, of all th...

By LaNita Cates
(REMAX of Joliet)
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Obtain the Best Rates & Lowest Closing Costs When you are ready to purchase a home, it makes sense to negotiate from the strongest position possible. In a strong real estate market, sellers can be more selective in the final buyer they choose to negotiate with. In such a crazed seller's market, i...

By Bo Buchanan
(Kettley Realtors)
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I've been blogging a lot about short sales lately.  It seems everywhere I turn I am meeting people who have lost a job, fell ill or just can't afford their home anymore. Everyone has an opinion about why we are in this situation.  It's the lenders fault.  It's the homeowners fault.  It's the Feds...

By Jeff Coros
(Century 21 Team Ltd.)
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Aurora is a fast growing city that continues to reinvent itself. With an estimated population of over 166,000, Aurora occupies about 38 square miles. Aurora consists of a wide variety of housing opportunities. With, single family homes, townhomes, condos, duplexes, and rentals. The median sales p...

By Eric Rogers
(Century 21 Pro-Team)
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In Fox Valley, the latest talk is of the new Matea Valley High School scheduled to begin construction soon and to open in 2009. Matea Valley High School is scheduled to be built on Eola Road several blocks north of North Aurora Road. For the residents of the Concord Valley Subdivision this will b...

By LaNita Cates
(REMAX of Joliet)
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This year alone I have either closed or have on the books more FHA loans than I did all of last year. FHA is the way to go for a lot of buyers.Not all buyers can come up with the 5% for conventional and many buyers can't get approved conventional. So, FHA comes to the rescue! FHA has been helping...

By Eric Rogers
(Century 21 Pro-Team)
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If you are searching for a beautiful townhome near shopping with a great school district, you should be looking at the Abington Trace Townhomes. Most of them are brick-fronted and offer between 2 and three bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and many offer the option of a finished lower level "basement". Abi...

By Eric Rogers
(Century 21 Pro-Team)
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Of all the townhomes available in the Fox Valley, perhaps one of the most popular complexes remains the Legacy Fields Townhomes. Located on Aurora's far east side near the Fox Valley Mall, Legacy Fields was constructed at the beginning of the millenium and features a lot of modern amenities that ...

By Joe Graham, Naperville Real Estate Marketing Specialist
(Graham Real Estate Group)
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Hello Area Home Shoppers! As the weather improves and the sun once again makes an appearance, often the local Housing Market gets re-energized. For those who are looking to BUY or SELL in the coming weeks, take a look at the latest numbers you need to know located just below. Extracted directly ...

By Santiago Walsh-Sanchez
(Tus Casas en Chicago)
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Queria comentar la gran diferencia que hace el comprar una casa reposeida en Aurora , illinois  , Hay varias casas de Citi Bank vendiendo entre $40,000 a $100,000 una bajada de precio de mas del 50%El pago mensual por una casa de 100,000 Estimado , por supuesto todavia hay que checkear credito et...

By Joe Graham, Naperville Real Estate Marketing Specialist
(Graham Real Estate Group)
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 A little about living in Aurora Aurora really is a terrific city to live in, and may be one of the most diverse cities in the area – economically and socially.  The home prices in Aurora range from under $100-thousand to over $1 million and can be purchased in new master planned communities and ...

By Joe Graham, Naperville Real Estate Marketing Specialist
(Graham Real Estate Group)
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A little about living in Aurora Aurora really is a terrific city to live in, and may be one of the most diverse cities in the area – economically and socially.  The home prices in Aurora range from under $100-thousand to over $1 million and can be purchased in new master planned communities and ...

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