Buffalo Grove, IL Real Estate News

By Sharron Kelley, CRS, ABR,CDPE,CIAS
(Coldwell Banker-Buffalo Grove-Long Grove-Vernon Hills-Deer Park-Barrington-Mundelein)
Blood Drive Being Hosted By Coldwell Banker in Buffalo Grove Coldwell Banker in Buffalo Grove and The Sharron Kelley Team are hosting the 2nd annual Life Source Blood Drive.  The blood drive will be on February 11th from 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. Please join us in giving the gift of life to others by coming and giving a donation. It is highly suggested that you call the Coldwell Banker office and make an appointment at 847-541-5000. The Sharron Kelley team dontates a portion of every one of our transaction to the Coldwell Banker Charitable Foundation. We work hard everyday to be active in our community by making a difference through the foundation and by participating in things such as the blood drive. We not only believe in helping people find the home of their dreams in Buffalo Grove and the ...
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By Judy Greenberg, Compass- Long Grove -Buffalo Grove
(Compass)
Buffalo Grove Orthodontist- Lucas Orthodontics Are you moving to the Buffalo Grove, Long Grove, Vernon Hills or Arlington Heights Area?  Or do you already live in the Buffalo Grove area and need a recommendation for a great Orthodontist?  I mean Great!   I could write paragraphs about a Buffalo Grove Orthodontist, Dr Kevin Lucas simply because I am so impressed with the excellent orthodontic care my family has received over the pasts 5 years.   If you would like to read more about  Dr Lucas' orthodontist practice please read my recent blog post on my Buffalo Grove website  or visit the Lucas Orthodontics Website www.lucasortho.com  The above post regarding Buffalo Gove Orthodontist  Lucas Orthodontist was written by Judy Greenberg, Realtor with the Buffalo Grove Coldwell Banker Office  ...
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By Sharron Kelley, CRS, ABR,CDPE,CIAS
(Coldwell Banker-Buffalo Grove-Long Grove-Vernon Hills-Deer Park-Barrington-Mundelein)
How To Sell Your Buffalo Grove Short Sale The Sharron Kelley Team has just closed on 501 Arborgate in Buffalo Grove. This was a great Buffalo Grove short sale, priced right, and with the help of our team this home sold and closed quickly! Sharron Kelley and her team members are certified distressed property experts and can walk you through the short sale process. Selling a short sale in Buffalo Grove is not the same process as a typical home sale transaction. There are many complicated steps involved and other parties involved in the process also. When we list a Buffalo Grove Short Sale we always work with an attorney who is experienced in short sales and we also work with a short sale negotiator. For further information on selling a Buffalo Grove short sale you can visit our Short Sale...
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By Judy Greenberg, Compass- Long Grove -Buffalo Grove
(Compass)
Buffalo Grove Condos for Sale November 2010 When is it time to buy a Buffalo Grove Condo... There can't be a better time than the present.  Your Buffalo Grove condo options are excellent and prices are very affordable.  See below for the Buffalo Grove November 2010 Statistics.     4 Buffalo Grove condos sold in November.  There were 108 condos available for sale in Buffalo Grove.  The November median list price of a Buffalo Grove condo was $138,950.  One of my featured Buffalo Grove Condos is located in Grove Terrace at 400 E. Dundee. If you would like to search for a Buffalo Grove condo, click here Sellers are very motivated to sell, so if you know of anyone looking to purchase a Buffalo Grove condo I would be happy to help. Buffalo Grove Condos for Sale- Just the facts by Buffalo Grov...
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Cherbourg in Buffalo Grove Cherbourg is a Buffalo Grove townhome community built in 1988 by Pulte. Cherbourg features 210 town homes with floor plans from 1,353 to 2,258 square feet of living space. Cherbourg is located off of Route 83 just North of Lake Cook Road and South of Buffalo Grove Road in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. Activity in Cherbourg for the past 6 months Homes Sold Lowest Price Highest Price Average Price 4 $290,000 $323,000 $302,500 4 homes sold in Cherbourg in Buffalo Grove from $290,000-$323,000 with an average price of $302,500 within the last 6 months. -Buffalo Grove- Address City Beds Baths Model List Price Status 830 Marseilles Cir Buffalo Grove 3 2.1 Maison End $339,900 Active 722 Alsace Cir Buffalo Grove 3 2.1 Dijon $319,000 Active 602 Marseilles Cir Buffalo Grove ...
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By Judy Greenberg, Compass- Long Grove -Buffalo Grove
(Compass)
Here are three great ideas to take your children to do in Buffalo Grove this Winter Vacation....I mean besides, the computer, the electronic games and the Television.  Buffalo Grove- So much time... so little to do....  What should you do with your children during the Winter vacation  Outdoor Ice Skating and Sledding  in Buffalo Grove   Willow Stream Park in Buffalo Grove, 600 Farrington Road, has a large, lighted skating area which is located at the end of the park as well as  a large sledding Hill.   Both the ice skating and sledding rinks are lighted until 10:30 pm. There are also  two non-lighted smaller, skating areas in Buffalo grove at Mill Creek, 1350 Radcliffe Road, and Twin Creeks, 401 Aptakisic Road.   There are no warming houses, or skate rentals at any of these locations.  ...
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By Sharron Kelley, CRS, ABR,CDPE,CIAS
(Coldwell Banker-Buffalo Grove-Long Grove-Vernon Hills-Deer Park-Barrington-Mundelein)
Buffalo Grove Residents Should Visit the Vernon Area Public Library If you are a resident of Buffalo Grove, IL make sure to add a visit to the Vernon Area Public Library to your to do list. Located at 300 Olde Half Day Road in Lincolnshire, IL, the 42,000 sq ft library is paked with books, music, movies, and more! This Sunday make sure to take the kids to attend the Youth Services Winter Reading Club - Blizzard Bingo. Before the snow falls, get started with "Blizzard Bingo" at home or in the library. Enter weekly raffles and collect prizes as you participate in a variety of reading-related activities for six weeks. New this year-enjoy a spectacular finale at the Adlai Stevenson High School Performing Arts Center. Also this weekend the Vernon Area Public Library will be kicking off winte...
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By Judy Greenberg, Compass- Long Grove -Buffalo Grove
(Compass)
Buffalo Grove Real Estate Selling? As a Buffalo Grove Realtor, I receive calls and emails  constantly as to whether homes are selling in Buffalo Grove and when the best time to put your home on the market.  Yes- homes are selling in Buffalo Grove!  Since November 1,2010  21 homes went under contract!    I just closed on a Buffalo Grove home that went under contract in 17 days and closed in less than 2 months.  Buffalo Grove homes properly positioned are selling!  Here are a few other questions I receive by Buffalo Grove residents Will I take a loss on the sale of my Buffalo Grove home?  It all depends on when you bought the home.  Unfortunately, the Buffalo Grove market declined for the past few years, so if you bought your home recently, yes you probably will take a loss.  What about a...
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By Sharron Kelley, CRS, ABR,CDPE,CIAS
(Coldwell Banker-Buffalo Grove-Long Grove-Vernon Hills-Deer Park-Barrington-Mundelein)
The new reports are in for November of 2010 for Buffalo Grove Home Owners.  The market continues to remain steady as we enter into winter.  For full details on the Buffalo Grove Market visit my blog at www.BuffaloGroveILAreaHomes.com and read Buffalo Grove Real Estate: Housing Market Report for November 2010. Single Family Homes Condos and Townhomes For More Information on Buffalo Grove Real Estate visit my website at www.NorthernIllinoisHomes.com
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By Judy Greenberg, Compass- Long Grove -Buffalo Grove
(Compass)
Burdeens Jewelry in Buffalo Grove is a Gem for Holiday Gifts. If you are looking for the perfect Holiday Gift for someone special on your list, Burdeens Jewelry Store in Buffalo Grove just might have that perfect something.  From diamonds to watches to the most unique bracelet or earrings, Burdeens has the special piece for everyone.  Since my husband hasn't bought my Chanukah gift yet, someone please forward this post to him. I really dislike the pushy salesmen atmosphere and Burdeens Jewelry store is just the opposite.  It is a relaxed shop where you can browse and look at all the spectacular pieces. Additionally they are able to design exquisite jewelry using your own diamonds or gems to fit your tastes and your budget Burdeens' mission is to provide the most discriminating client th...
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By Judy Greenberg, Compass- Long Grove -Buffalo Grove
(Compass)
Buffalo Grove November 2010 Real Estate Market Report by Judy Greenberg, Buffalo Grove Realtor. If you want to know how the real estate market is doing in Buffalo Grove, I have provided you with a detailed Buffalo Grove Real estate Market analysis.  If you want to sit down in person with me to discuss the Real Estate Market or the value of your Buffalo Grove home, let's meet for coffee. I specialize in the Buffalo Grove area and have a pulse on the Buffalo Grove real estate market, which can help you whether you are a Buffalo Grove buyer or seller.  Buffalo Grove's November 2010 average sales price(including homes, condos and townhomes was $242,553}, down 2 percent from last November.  There were 22 Buffalo Grove property sales in November 2010 down 19% from last November's sales.  The ...
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By Judy Greenberg, Compass- Long Grove -Buffalo Grove
(Compass)
Relocating to the Buffalo Grove area- Search the Buffalo Grove area by subdivision.  Click the Buffalo Grove subdivsions below to find homes current homes available for sale .  If you are searching for homes in Buffalo Grove, you can either click the Buffalo Grove subdivisions below or search the entire Buffalo Grove area Arbors of Buffalo Grove Astor Place Ballantrae Bentley Place Cambridge of Buffalo Grove Cambridge on the Lake Canterbury Fields Carlyle Chatham Chatham East Chatham Place Checker Place Cherbourg Churchill Lane Concord Glen Concord Place Covington Manor Delacourte Condominiums Devonshire Fireside Terrace Green Knolls Grove Terrace Heritage Place Hidden Lake Village Highland Grove Highland Point Horatio Gardens     Indian Creek  Kings Terrace Le Parc Lexington in the Par...
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By Judy Greenberg, Compass- Long Grove -Buffalo Grove
(Compass)
Don't miss the 2nd annual Buffalo Grove Turkey Trot Thanksgiving morning commencing at  8:00 . The Buffalo Grove Thanksgiving Turkey Trot  race will start and finish at Willow Stream Park, which is located on Old Checker Road, between Arlington Heights Road and Buffalo Grove Road.  Plan to park in the lot near the soccer fields off of Checker Road.  Packet pick-up and race day registration will take place in the pavilion near the playgrounds and baseball diamonds.This year after the race, there will also be a Frozen Turkey Costume Contest Race Proceeds will benefit the Northern Illinois Food Bank.  Last year the race donated $3000 to this great cause.  Registration for the 2nd annual Frozen Turkey 5k is now open!Click HERE to register online . Judy Greenberg's websites, www.buffalogrov...
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By Rick Hauser, ABR, CNC, CNE, GRI, SFR, Exclusive Buyer Agent-Cov
(Buyer Broker Chicagoland - CHICAGO IL AND SUBURBS)
Buffalo Grove Illinois Real Estate - Bank Owned Foreclosure and Short Sale Properties  46 out of 143 homes - closed in Buffalo Grove - during the past three months (12 in the past month)As an Exclusive Buyer Broker (ALWAYS on the buyer's side), and Certified Negotiation Expert - I can help you purchase a home in Buffalo Grove for a very good price.  That of course - includes bank owned foreclosures / short sales etc.Here is a map-based search of some moderately priced homes in Buffalo Grove - some of which are foreclosure and short sale properties. Prior to starting this "home buyer only" company many years ago - I worked in high-end research, analysis and negotiation at a couple of Fortune 500 companies.   That specialized expertise allows me to find out so much more about the seller's...
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By Judy Greenberg, Compass- Long Grove -Buffalo Grove
(Compass)
Buffalo Grove Baseball  BGRA  Did you miss baseball signups during the summer?  Did you just relocate to the Buffalo Grove area and your children enjoy baseball? This Saturday November 6th and next month on December 4th, the Buffalo Grove Recreation Association is accepting registration for the 2011 season.  The Buffalo Grove walk in registration will be held both days from 9 am to noon at the BGRA building in the Emmerich Complex. Players entering the program for the first time or returning after an absence must bring acceptable PROOF OF AGE; a birth certificate, baptismal certificate or equivalent religious or legal document; Photosat copies are acceptable if they are legible and bear the signature of anauthorized official on the issuing agency.    If you would like more information r...
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By Judy Greenberg, Compass- Long Grove -Buffalo Grove
(Compass)
Buffalo Grove Homes for sale-   What's available in the Buffalo Grove real estate market today?   Why do I ask this question?  I really think that now is the time to buy in Buffalo Grove.  With very low interest rates, and great deals this fall, consider this a great time to buy.  Buffalo Grove Detached Homes for sale Currently there are 176 detached homes for Sale in Buffalo Grove Illinois.  The prices range from $174,500 to $1399,000.  The average price of a Buffalo Grove detached home is $375,136.  Buffalo Grove Attached Homes for Sale Currently there are 271 attached homes for sale in Buffalo Grove.  The prices range from$39,900 to $399,000.   The average price of a Buffalo Grove detached home is $163,340 If you would like any information about the available detached and attached ho...
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By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
Amberleigh - Amberleigh is a single family home neighborhood built in the late 80's and early 90's. Amberleigh is located in Buffalo Grove on Weiland north of Lake Cook Road. Arbors - The Arbors is a condo community located in Buffalo Grove,Illinois. The Arbors is on Dundee west of Buffalo Grove Road. Astor Place - Astor Place is a single family home neighborhood. Astor Place is located just South of Deerfield Parkway and West off of Weiland Road in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. Ballantrae - Ballantrae is a single family home neighborhood built in the late 60's and early 70's. Ballantrae is located in Buffalo Grove on Arlington Heights Road north of Dundee. Bentley Place - Bentley Place is a townhome community built in the early 90's. Bentley Place is located in Buffalo Grove on Weiland nor...
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By Judy Greenberg, Compass- Long Grove -Buffalo Grove
(Compass)
Buffalo Grove Real Estate - Sterling Green Subdivision Real Estate is very local in Buffalo Grove Illinois.  When you are looking to buy a home in the Sterling Green Subdivision in Buffalo Grove it is important to know what has sold in the subdivision or subdivisions that compare to the Sterling Green Subdivision in the last 6 months.   There were no homes that sold in 2010 in the Sterling Green neighborhood.  Due to the limited sales, local Buffalo Grove realtors know the comparable subdivisions in order to determine the relevant pricing.  There are actually only two homes for sale at the present time.   If you would like to view the available homes in the Sterling Green Subdivision or in all of Buffalo Grove Illinois, click on the website form below.     Judy Greenberg's websites www....
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By Judy Greenberg, Compass- Long Grove -Buffalo Grove
(Compass)
Buffalo Grove Real Estate - Rolling Hills Subdivision Real Estate is very local in Buffalo Grove Illinois.  When you are looking to buy a home in the Rolling Hills Subdivison, it is important to know what has sold in the subdivision or subdivisions that compare to it in the last 9 months.  7 homes have sold in 2010  with an average selling price of $604,214.              There is actually only one home for sale at the present time.  If you would like to view the available homes in the Rolling Hills Subdivision or in all of Buffalo Grove Illinois, click on the website form below.   Judy Greenberg's websites www.buffalogrovehomes.com and www.buffalogroveareahomes.com provide all the information regardless as to whether you are a potential buyer or seller.  If you are a first time home buy...
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By Judy Greenberg, Compass- Long Grove -Buffalo Grove
(Compass)
Buffalo Grove Activities on Halloween including Trick or treat times!  Everyone in Buffalo Grove loves Halloween- Children, Teens and even adults.  Although many people this year will celebrate Halloween all weekend, October 31, 2010 shall be known as TRICK-OR-TREAT DAY in Buffalo Grove. The official time for trick - or- treating will be between 2:00 p.m and 7:00 p.m.   On Halloween, residents who wish to welcome trick-or-treaters to their homes are requested to turn on their porch light or exterior lights. Children are encouraged to call only at the lighted homes of neighbors whom they know. Buffalo Grove is also sponsoring a very fun Halloween night on October 29th at the Alcott Center at 5:30 Bernard Drive in Buffalo Grove Friendly characters will treat costumed kids, ages 1 to 12, ...
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