Home Buying

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By Marco Amidei
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Farmbrook Terrace is a single family home subdivision built between the late 1980s and early 1990s. Farmbrook Terrace is located in Frankfort, Illinois north of North Avenue and west of Harlem Avenue. Average taxes in Farmbrook Terrace $7,394 Average association fees in Farmbrook Terrace $0 Avera...

By Marco Amidei
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Winding Meadows is a subdivision of single family homes built in the 1990s. Winding Meadows features six floorplans with 1,550 to 2,700 square feet and 3 or 4 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths. Winding Meadows is located south of Boughton Road and west of Weber Road in Bolingbrook, Illinois. Average taxes...

By Marco Amidei
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Cary Woods is a townhouse community built in 2003 by Concord Homes. Cary Woods features 144 town houses with floor plans ranging from 1,646 to 1,763 square feet of living space. Cary Woods is located on Cary Woods Circle, one mile south of Spring in Cary, Illinois. Average taxes in Cary Woods $5,...

By Marco Amidei
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Weathersfield West is a single family community built in the 1980s. Weathersfield West is located in in Schaumburg, Illinois east of Barrington Road and north of Weathersfield Way. Average taxes in Weathersfield West $7,925 Average association fees in Weathersfield West $0 Average home size in We...

By Marco Amidei
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Blackberry Creek is a single family home neighborhood built in the early 2000's, a newer section was built by Taylor Morrison and Shodeen Homes starting in 2015. Blackberry Creek is located in Elburn, Illinois on Liberty West of Keslinger. Average taxes in Blackberry Creek $8,363 Average associat...

By Marco Amidei
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Arrowhead is a single family home neighborhood located in Northbrook, Illinois. Arrowhead is on Landwehr south Walters. Average taxes in Arrowhead $12,308 Average association fees in Arrowhead $0 Average home size in Arrowhead 2,895 ft2 Average lot size in Arrowhead 0.25 acres Average year built ...

By Marco Amidei
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About Whittier Elementary School Whittier Elementary School is a K,1-6 school in District 58, and is located at 536 Hill Street in Downers Grove, IL. It services homes in Downers Grove. Average taxes $7,622 Average year built 1973 Photos of Whittier Elementary School Homes for sale that attend W...

By Marco Amidei
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Cherry Hill is a single family home neighborhood. Cherry Hill is located in Joliet, Illinois north of Washington Street and east of Cherry Hill Road. Average taxes in Cherry Hill $4,544 Average association fees in Cherry Hill $0 Average home size in Cherry Hill 1,759 ft2 Average lot size in Cherr...

By Marco Amidei
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About Wayne Elementary School Wayne Elementary School is a P-6 school in District 46, and is located at 5n443 School Street in Wayne, IL. It services homes in Bartlett, St. Charles, Wayne, and West Chicago. Average taxes $10,041 Average year built 1984 Homes for sale that attend Wayne Elementary...

By Marco Amidei
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Country Club Highlands is a subdivision of single family homes built in the 1950s and 1960s. Country Club Highlands is located in Elmhurst, Illinois south of Grand Avenue and east of York Road. Average taxes in Country Club Highlands $5,311 Average association fees in Country Club Highlands $0 Av...

By Marco Amidei
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University Commons is a 128 unit condo building built in the 1920's. University Commons is located in the University Village/Little Italy neighborhood of Chicago. Average taxes in University Commons $3,727 Average association fees in University Commons $409 ($260 - $733) Average home size in Univ...

By Marco Amidei
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About Lowrie Elementary School Lowrie Elementary School is a K,1-6 school in District 46, and is located at 264 Oak Street in Elgin, IL. It services homes in Elgin. Average taxes $4,031 Average year built 1909 Photos of Lowrie Elementary School Homes for sale that attend Lowrie Elementary School...

By Marco Amidei
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Kings Terrace is a single family home neighborhood in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. Kings Terrace is located on Arlington Heights Road north of Dundee. Average taxes in Kings Terrace $7,021 Average association fees in Kings Terrace $0 Average home size in Kings Terrace 1,756 ft2 Average lot size in Ki...

By Marco Amidei
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Fox Chase of Oswego is a subdivision of single family homes built in the late 1990s. Fox Chase of Oswego is located in Oswego, Illinois east of Orchard Road and north of Mill Road. Average taxes in Fox Chase of Oswego $6,122 Average association fees in Fox Chase of Oswego $15 ($15 - $15) Average ...

By Marco Amidei
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Four Pointes is a single family home neighborhood built in the mid 1990s. Four Pointes is located in Aurora, Illinois on Ogden west of Montgomery. Average taxes in Four Pointes $7,115 Average association fees in Four Pointes $0 Average home size in Four Pointes 1,760 ft2 Average lot size in Four ...

By Marco Amidei
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Steeplechase is a single family home subdivision built in the 1980s. Steeplechase is located in Barrington, Illinois east of Hough and south of Providence Road. Average taxes in Steeplechase $11,551 Average association fees in Steeplechase $29 ($27 - $29) Average home size in Steeplechase 3,229 f...

By Marco Amidei
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About L J Hauser Junior High School L J Hauser Junior High School is a 6-8 school in District 96, and is located at 65 Woodside Road in Riverside, IL. It services homes in Brookfield, North Riverside, and Riverside. Average taxes $11,633 Average year built 1940 Homes for sale that attend L J Hau...

By Marco Amidei
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Burlington Meadows is a subdivision of single family homes built starting in 2015 by M/I Homes. Burlington Meadows is located in Naperville, Illinois south of Ogden Avenue (Route 34) and west of Naperville-Wheaton Rd. Average taxes in Burlington Meadows $7,477 Average association fees in Burlingt...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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By Marco Amidei
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About Tripp School Tripp School is a P-4 school in District 102, and is located at 850 Highland Grove Drive in Buffalo Grove, IL. It services homes in Buffalo Grove, Deerfield, Lincolnshire, and Prairie View. Average taxes $9,006 Average year built 1987 Photos of Tripp School Homes for sale that...