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By Eileen Landau, ABR, CRS, e-PRO
(BAIRD & WARNER, NAPERVILLE)
Comments 10
Last April or May, I received a letter from Illinois Deed Provider suggesting that I needed a certified deed.I've been selling homes for 30 years and in all my years, I've never seen a certified deed. So, at my next closing I asked the attorneys: Have you ever seen a certified deed? The short ans...

By Eileen Landau, ABR, CRS, e-PRO
(BAIRD & WARNER, NAPERVILLE)
Comments 1
Illinois Senate Bill 571 has some very important changes for agents and brokers.  I've highlighted parts which I believe are very important.Increases the coursework requirement for an initial salesperson's license from 45 hours to 90 hours, 15 of which must be in practicum/situational coursework....

By Eileen Landau, ABR, CRS, e-PRO
(BAIRD & WARNER, NAPERVILLE)
Comments 0
  Service Company Phone   Electricity/Gas ComEd 1-800-334-7661 web site Electricity/Gas NICOR 1-888-642-6748 web site Electricity/Gas City of Naperville (630) 420-6059 web site Water City of Naperville (630) 420-6059 web site Garbage Public Works (630) 420-4190 web site TV Cable Comcast (866) 594...

By Eileen Landau, ABR, CRS, e-PRO
(BAIRD & WARNER, NAPERVILLE)
Comments 4
For many years all I did was list, list and list. I was in a new, small office (15 people, more or less) with a new manager and almost everyone in the office was a real estate newbie.I listed a condo and we received an offer from one of the agents in our office who was getting divorced. In those ...

By Daniel Firks
(Re/Max Of Naperville)
Comments 0
Don't know about you guys.  I'm so ready for spring.  The weather this winter has been a real joy!!  Pring on Summer!We have had over 20" of snow throough out Chicagoland!  WOW  Dan 

By Daniel Firks
(Re/Max Of Naperville)
Comments 0
WHEATON, IL - DuPage County announced on Friday that the Department of Community Services has received a Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) to fund scholarships for disadvantaged students.  The grant was secured from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.   Over 17 years...

By Daniel Firks
(Re/Max Of Naperville)
Comments 0
 After the rousing early morning success on June 21, 2006--- and in tradition of celebrating the famed Naperville Riverwalk every season of the year ----The Eric & Kathy Show of WTMX Chicago will kick off the official first day of summer from 6 to 9AM, Thursday, June 21, 2007, with a special live...

By Daniel Firks
(Re/Max Of Naperville)
Comments 0
The Riverwalk Foundation will premiere a documentary titled "Naperville Riverwalk: The First 25 Years" from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, March 1, in City Council Chambers at the Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle Street. Produced by NCTV17, and funded, in part, with a grant from the City of Naperville, the...

By Daniel Firks
(Re/Max Of Naperville)
Comments 0
radel, Krause to duel in April for mayor title Ellingson says she will put support behind Krause February 28, 2007 By KATE R. HOULIHAN Staff Writer With the unofficial results in, veteran city councilman Doug Krause will face incumbent Mayor George Pradel in the April 17 consolidated election.In ...

By Eileen Landau, ABR, CRS, e-PRO
(BAIRD & WARNER, NAPERVILLE)
Comments 3
You'd best be wearing a smile as you go thru that red light! After much heming and hawing, the City has decided to set up cameras to catch those drivers who go thru a red light without stopping when making a right hand turn.The first installations will be at several of the busiest intersections i...

By Eileen Landau, ABR, CRS, e-PRO
(BAIRD & WARNER, NAPERVILLE)
Comments 0
Ashwood Creek and Ashwood Park are new sub-divisions in the south west side of Naperville.Ashwood Creek has more moderately priced homes: Starting around $600,000 going up to $900,000. These homes have all the bells and whistles. Brick fronts; landscaped yards; 3 car garages; full deep basements;...

By Eileen Landau, ABR, CRS, e-PRO
(BAIRD & WARNER, NAPERVILLE)
Comments 0
As of 2/22/07, there was a total of 1010 single family homes on the market.  Average list price: $715,953 Average days on market: 193 The breakdown:There are 177 3 bedroom homes on the market; average price: $430,758. Market time: 152 daysThere are 689 4 bedroom homes on the market; average price...

By Eileen Landau, ABR, CRS, e-PRO
(BAIRD & WARNER, NAPERVILLE)
Comments 3
"Toll Brothers said Thursday, February 22, 2007, that its first-quarter profit fell 67% from a year ago, and the company lowered its full-year outlook amid continued weak housing sales.  New home orders fell 33% to 1,544 units." This is from a TheStreet.com story today.   Toll Brothers is a high-...

By Eileen Landau, ABR, CRS, e-PRO
(BAIRD & WARNER, NAPERVILLE)
Comments 4
This closing took place around 1978. I was the listing agent and the closing was scheduled for a Friday afternoon at a title company off of Route 53.I got there at 1 pm...and the buyers walk in lugging shopping bags filled with jars of coins! Well, the house sold for less than $50,000.So, the att...

By Ann deVane, Naperville Real Estate, GRI, CNC, CSC, ePRO
(john greene, Realtor)
Comments 0
 Did you know that the inspiration for the Century Walk in downtown Naperville was inspired by a small town in Canada? (I'm not a proud Canadian at all, eh?)What is the Century Walk, you might be asking yourself?  It's the brain child of Brand Bobosky.  He had seen a town in Canada that had mural...

By Ann deVane, Naperville Real Estate, GRI, CNC, CSC, ePRO
(john greene, Realtor)
Comments 0
The entry level market in Napervile continues to creep higher. 

By Scott Your Naperville Number1 Expert
(Real Time Realty,LLC.)
Comments 1
When you decide to buy a home, you may feel resistance to fulfilling the many practical requirements that are necessary to turn your dream into a reality. An important part of a professional real estate agent's job is to help you overcome such resistance.You will need to handle a multitude of det...

By Scott Your Naperville Number1 Expert
(Real Time Realty,LLC.)
Comments 0
Many homebuyers have experienced the alternating waves of excitement and regret that can occur when the real estate agent presents your offer to the sellers and they accept it. At first you will probably feel ecstatic--unless you wake up the next morning, covered with a rash and asking yourself, ...

By Scott Gerami, Helping people find their place in the world!
(Compass Real Estate)
Comments 0
Many states require the seller of a home to fill out a real estate disclosure statement when transferring the title. The disclosure is designed to reveal any material defects in the home to the new owner. When buying a home, take the time to read the fine print of the disclosure form. Look for a ...

By Eileen Landau, ABR, CRS, e-PRO
(BAIRD & WARNER, NAPERVILLE)
Comments 2
So, you're going to be moving and here's some items that require special ways to get rid of it.1) Paint. Just make sure that your latex paint is hard and dry. If it is, then it can go out in the trash.2) Oil based paint. If you happen to have some oil based paint then you have a Household Hazardo...

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