Crystal Lake, IL Real Estate News

By Vicki Watzlawick, Illinois Foreclosure Expert, The Watz Team
(CORE Realty (The Watz Team) )
Community Special Events     America's Cardboard Cup Regatta    Crystal Lake Community Band & Choir Concert    Crystal Lake Gala Festival    Fireworks     Lakeside Festival      Parade  Area Libraries' Book Sales   Children's Developmental Evaluations   Children's Immunizations Developmental Screenings     Volunteers Needed     Crystal Lake Area Calendar of Events  Crystal Lake Park District Programs & Events Crystal Lake Public Library Programs & Events McHenry County Community Calendar Senior Events Calendar    Thursday, June 21st - Sunday, June 24thLive Music, Food, Carnival, & Beer/Wine/Tropical Drink GardensLakeside Legacy Arts ParkCrystal Lake  For more information, visit the Lakeside Legacy website or call 815.455.8000.       Saturday, June 23rd - high noonMain BeachCrystal Lake ...
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By Exit Platinum Realty
(EXIT PLATINUM REALTY)
Welcome to the City of Crystal Lake, Illinois. The City of Crystal Lake is committed to continuing the high quality of life enjoyed by the citizens and businesses of the Crystal Lake community. Our mission is to enhance and preserve this quality of life by providing fiscally sound and responsive services, programs, and facilities with the highest degree of professionalism, integrity, and efficiency so that Crystal Lake continues to be a great place to live and work.Crystal Lake, Illinois, located 50 miles northwest of Chicago, is a short drive from O'Hare International Airport, near several major highways and interstates. The Union Pacific rail line provides easy access to Chicago. As a result, Crystal Lake residents enjoy the many employment, cultural and recreational opportunities of ...
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By Stacy Harthan
(Exit Platinum Realty)
Big Woolly Adventure Race 2007The Big Woolly Adventure Race is back for its 5th year. The Big Woolly will take place in and around Crystal Lake and McHenry County on Sunday, June 10, 2007. A maximum of 50 Co-ed teams of three will race while biking, running, and canoeing. Each team will be required to navigate the course and reach several designated checkpoints.  Racers will be given maps and race booklets on race day that explain the rules and the details of the racecourse.  In addition, teams will be required to complete a series of challenges along the course that will test their team and individual skills.  This race is a sprint course and can be completed in 5 - 10 hours. Dinner is included in the race fee. For more information, please contact Joe Davison at (815) 459-0680 ext. 228...
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An Area Market Survey gives you the average, median, maximum and minimum statistics and sales in this specified area.I have gone back 3 months to give you an idea of what has been happening in this area, actives, under contract and sold properties.  To get an updated current list, please contact me at Properties@FindHomesWithTheresa.com or call me at 847-458-5525  Active ListingsList Price Range# ListingsAvg. Days on MktLess than $149,99938107$150,000 - $199,9995197$200,000 - $249,99950115$250,000 - $299,99921180$300,000 - $349,9997177$350,000 - $399,9992337$400,000 - $449,9992177  Active Listings Summary# UnitsAvg. MTMedian List PriceAvg. List PriceMax. List PriceMin. List PriceTotal Volume171122$197,875$201,923$414,900$108,900$34,528,764  Sold PropertiesSold Price Range# ListingsAvg. ...
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Active ListingsList Price Range# ListingsAvg. Days on MktLess than $149,9992122$150,000 - $199,99930130$200,000 - $249,99977125$250,000 - $299,99977110$300,000 - $349,99970141$350,000 - $399,99970194$400,000 - $449,9995092$450,000 - $499,99939158$500,000 - $549,99928165$550,000 - $599,99917133$600,000 - $699,99935235$700,000 - $799,99925220$800,000 - $899,99916251$900,000 - $999,9997105$1,000,000 - $1,999,99911195$2,000,000 - $2,999,9991767  Active Listings Summary# UnitsAvg. MTMedian List PriceAvg. List PriceMax. List PriceMin. List PriceTotal Volume555153$368,900$427,607$2,000,000$139,900$237,321,808  Sold PropertiesSold Price Range# ListingsAvg. Days on MktLess than $149,9993105$150,000 - $199,99910100$200,000 - $249,99919225$250,000 - $299,99918109$300,000 - $349,99912224$350,000 - ...
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By Exit Platinum Realty
(EXIT PLATINUM REALTY)
The Hollows is a great area to experience nature walking the dog, hiking, fishingbird watching. This park is tucked away right off rt 14. There are gromed hiking trails that offer small meadows, hills and woods, which make this an excellant place to enjoy natur and get a workout at the same time. Check with the park district for events and make sure you follow the rules of this fantastic place.www.georgelain.comEXIT Platinum Realty  
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By Exit Platinum Realty
(EXIT PLATINUM REALTY)
ParksBarbara Key ParkBig Sky ParkBraewood ParkBuffalo Park Forest PreserveCanterbury ParkCoventry ParkCrystal Lake ParkDepot ParkEcho Hill ParkEdgewater ParkExner Marsh Nature PreserveFeinburg ParkFetzner ParkFord School ParkFour Colonies ParkFox River Shores County Forest PreserveGaslight ParkHill Farm ParkHipskind ParkHolder Memorial ParkHollows ParkHorner ParkIndian Prairie ParkKen Bird ParkKillarney ParkKnaack ParkLadd ParkLake-In-The-Hills Fen Nature PreserveLappins ParkLippold ParkMcCormick ParkMorningside ParkPresidential ParkRiver Front ParkRobert Leathers PlaygroundRyder ParkSeminary ParkSnapper Field ParkSpoerl ParkTowne ParkTrout Valley ParkWest ParkWinding Creek ParkWindwood ParkYellowstone Park
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By Steve Dossing
(OwnACondo.com)
Ken Bird ParkBetween Village and Miller Roads - 15 AcresBird Park is a passive use recreation area offering tennis and basketball courts, walking and biking paths, a parking lot and a playground designed for children ages six to 12. Fetzner ParkAlexandra Boulevard and Shelton Lane - 22 AcresA playground, Winding Creek bike path, and parking facilities are just a few of the amenities at Fetzner Park. The site also offers a soccer practice field, basketball court and a ball diamond designed for neighborhood play. Four Colonies ParkSarasota Lane, South of Barlina Road - 19 AcresOffering year-round recreation opportunities, Four Colonies Park is home to a playground, ice skating pond, sled hill, two softball diamonds, a soccer field, basketball court, two tennis courts and parking facilitie...
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By Steve Dossing
(OwnACondo.com)
 The City of Crystal Lake has selected Marengo Disposal Company to be the solid waste contractor for the residents of the City of Crystal Lake for residents that utilize curbside collection. Marengo Disposal Company began service in the City on May 1, 2003.Marengo Disposal Company is providing unlimited weekly curbside collection of household garbage, recyclables, and landscape waste. The City of Crystal Lake will still collect leaves and branches as in previous years. They will also collect (1) bulk item per residence per week. Please contact their office 24 hours prior to your pickup day to arrange for pickup of additional bulk materials, white goods and special collections (see Rates below). Before putting your bulk items out on the curb to go to the landfill, check the Recycling Dir...
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By Steve Dossing
(OwnACondo.com)
 History of Crystal LakeThe Crystal Lake area's first European settlers, Beman and Polly Tuttle Crandall arrived in February 1836 with their six children, and discovered a sparkling clear lake, tall timber, and vast prairies. By August 1836, the U.S. government granted homestead rights to the Crandalls. An old trail, forged by the Sac and Fox tribes, extended from Fort Dearborn in Chicago to northwest Wisconsin, with the portion through Crystal Lake known as Route 14. A log cabin inn, the Lyman-King House, stood on Virginia Street near Pomeroy Avenue and served as a stage coach stop and trading post.The Village of Crystal Lake was platted in 1840 by Beman Crandall, Christopher Walkup, and Abner Beardsley. At the time, the surveyors determined the boundaries to be Virginia Street to the ...
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By Exit Platinum Realty
(EXIT PLATINUM REALTY)
Homes of Crystal Lake,Illinois With the warm weather finally starting to appear its time for yard work and spring cleaning, check with your local waste haulers to make sure that you meet the requirements for refuse disposal. It will save you extra work along the way and help the enviroment. Is it time to find a bigger home? Are you looking for the first time? Let me help you through the process. Give me a call or go to my website. I am a local area Real Estate Agent waiting to help.www.GEORGELAIN.com / www.lithtownhomes.com Direct  Line 847-354-9431GEORGE@EXITPLATINUMREALTY.COM
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