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By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Sherman Oaks, Poplar Grove, Illinois About Sherman Oaks Sherman Oaks is a single family home subdivision built between the mid to late 2010's. Sherman Oaks is located in Poplar Grove, Illinois west of State Street and south of Route 173. Average taxes in Sherman Oaks $4,924 Average association f...

By Patti A. Puckett
(Broker Associate/Realtor/ISA with Nouveau Riche)
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FINALLY here in Illinois we are entering the season for outdoor enjoyment and pleasure. For those of us (in particular) in my neck of the woods; this time seems so long in the waiting that I want to immerse myself in every moment I can OUTDOORS, for fear tomorrow snow will be here again and I wil...

By Patti A. Puckett
(Broker Associate/Realtor/ISA with Nouveau Riche)
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FIRST HAND EXPERIENCE EMPHASIZING the HUGE IMPORTANCE OF CURB APPEAL        This is our home (that we currently live in, while we are rehabbing it.) As you can see when we purchased this 4 bdrm,2 ba,3 car garage in July of 2006; it was not a "vision" in the least bit.  As a seasoned broker/realto...

By Patti A. Puckett
(Broker Associate/Realtor/ISA with Nouveau Riche)
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                                Every Day We THANK GOD for our soldier: SSG Brandon S McCall                                  Who Has Survived 2 Tours of Iraq and though he has lost many                               of his cherished comrades; he has been spared..we THANK GOD! and                ...

By Patti A. Puckett
(Broker Associate/Realtor/ISA with Nouveau Riche)
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Would love to thank all of you on ACTIVE RAIN for reminding me of something that WORKS!!!  I responded to a post from a "rainer"; hoping for suggestions on yard/garage sale-ing; and how to pull off a really successful one for her mom Well; I was delighted to share a system that I had done earlier...

By Patti A. Puckett
(Broker Associate/Realtor/ISA with Nouveau Riche)
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IF IT'S GOING TO BE..............IT'S UP TO ME!                                  l    The American Dream . . . REALIZED! Nouveau Riche offers world-class, real- estate-investing education, tailored to meet the needs of students with various backgrounds and experience levels. If you want to learn ...

By Patti A. Puckett
(Broker Associate/Realtor/ISA with Nouveau Riche)
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Well, here's the newest experience for my Brokers Book O' Events!  We all know how lendors/underwriters must do their final verification of employment in the few days surrounding our buyers closing date. Being the good little Broker that I am; I am sure to cover this part of the process in our in...

By Patti A. Puckett
(Broker Associate/Realtor/ISA with Nouveau Riche)
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The Northern Counties of Boone and Winnebago are two of the HOTTEST growth corridors in Illinois.  There is no arguing with stats and the stats show that while overall sales were down a bit in 2007; the average value of a single family home has risen. Communities such as Belvidere, Poplar Grove, ...

By Patti A. Puckett
(Broker Associate/Realtor/ISA with Nouveau Riche)
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WOW, what a task indeed.  I decided that it was time to really practice what I preach, by that I mean I need to fine tune all the technology resources I have at hand to really step up my prospecting.I was chatting with a dear friend of mine the other night, whom is an incredible wizard at web des...

By Jeff Hill
(Realtor)
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Last night I was working at our local park district for “safe night”. Safe Night, which runs 3 or 4 times a year, is a Friday night event for our local children where parents do not have to worry about things like drugs and alcohol, weapons, or violence.  Our safe nights are open to any child in ...

By Jeff Hill
(Realtor)
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The time is near for Ghosts, Ghouls, and Goblins.  When the Northern Illinois weather starts taking the dive into the 50's that means the best time of the year is approaching......HALLOWEEN!Halloween is my personal favorite holiday of the year.  We get to dress up and go to parties, decorate our ...

By Jeff Hill
(Realtor)
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Boone County consists of 147,059 acres. 81% of this land is classified as Prime Farmland.  In addition, large amounts of high quality gravel, sand and limestone deposits have been identified.  The landscape in the northern part of the County is hilly and rolling, gradually becoming flat as you go...

By Jeff Hill
(Realtor)
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Belvidere is located in north central Illinois and is 75 miles from downtown Chicago on Routes 20, 76 and the Northern Illinois Toll road, with the Kishwaukee River (one of Illinois' few Class A rivers) dividing the town.  Belvidere is an industrial community surrounded by prosperous farms.  It i...

By Jeff Hill
(Realtor)
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2007 Fair ScheduleTIMEEVENTLOCATIONTUESDAY, AUGUST 7th- Merchant's DayFree with Merchant's coupon until 4:00pm Without coupon $4.00 AdmissionNon-Livestock Building Closed for Judging7:30AMOpen-Junior Show PoultryPoultry Building8:30am4-H Horse ShowOutside Horse Arena12:00pmFlag Raising - VFWGrand...

By Jeff Hill
(Realtor)
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86th Fastest Growing County In the NationBoone County, IllinoisBoone County is the 86th fastest growing county in the US based on rate of growth between January 2000 and July 2006 for all counties that began the century with more than ten thousand inhabitants, according to recent U.S. Census Bure...

By Jeff Hill
(Realtor)
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Here are some basic market statistics for Boone County Illinois for June of 2007  Total Active Listings = 522Total listings added in June = 138Total listings sold = 66Average Days on the Market = 89Average Sale Price = 212,817.00

By Jeff Hill
(Realtor)
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The new Sweetery Company in down town Belvidere is a busy buzzing place with not just the little people visiting. The old fashioned colorful candy and ice cream store has something to offer for everyone. Midge McCaffrey (shown in the photo) and her husband are the proud owners of the Sweetery whi...

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