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Magnolia Pointe-Invest in South Barrington's Exclusive Development of Luxury Homes - 05/27/10 03:14 PM
Magnolia Pointe-Invest in South Barrington's Exclusive Development of Luxury Homes Magnolia Pointe is an exclusive development of exceptional architecturally designed luxury single family homes in South Barrington Illinois 60010. It is located just off Mundhank Rd, north of Higgins Rd. Magnolia Pointe is a no through subdivision and comprises of Star Lane, Saucer Circle and Blossom Court. This is not a gated community but does have a very pretty entrance way. Lot sizes are from 1.3 acres to about 2 and need to be this size because the homes on Magnolia Pointe have size-able square footage and therefore the home's footprint (0 comments)
Steve Smither-The reason I recommend him as a Barrington- Inverness-Palatine Mortgage-Senior Loan Officer - 05/27/10 01:31 PM
Steve Smither-The reason I recommend him as a Barrington- Inverness-Palatine Mortgage-Senior Loan Officer As a buyers agent it is important that my team is there to support me and my clients. My service extends beyond using skilled guidance to find buyers their dream home. I need a team I can trust to take our transaction from contract to the closing table. I need to know home inspectors, attorneys, general contractors and loan officers, amongst many others. One of the hardest things when choosing any one of these people, even your Realtor is that you have no experience with that person and (0 comments)
International Relocation to Barrington-Traveling with Pets - 05/25/10 06:49 PM
International Relocation to Barrington-Traveling with Pets To some moving across town is crazy enough, others that move from another state wonder if they'll ever get it all done. Would you ever consider moving country? Perhaps not especially if you have pets. For those of you that are new to my blog you don't know that I have moved internationally three times. From the UK to USA-USA to UK-UK back to USA. I'll add to that because when I was younger I went to live in Singapore for 2 and a half years with my family. Yes I can hear the question-why (5 comments)
Terra Vita Estates–South Barrington IL Luxury Properties - 05/25/10 02:25 PM
Terra Vita Estates–South Barrington IL Luxury Properties South Barrington Ilinois has many small subdivisions of luxury properties and one of the newer ones is Terra Vita Estates Terra Vita Drive is located off Barrington Road just north of Mundhank Road. Terra Vita Drive leads to Terra Vita Ct and this subdivision is home to only 18 property sites. There are a few lots that have not yet been built on with the developed ones having homes built from 2000. Terra Vita Estates in South Barrington IL currently offers 2 vacant lots for sale at $599,000 each for approximately 1.5 acres. (0 comments)
Homes in Biltmore Country Club North Barrington Illinois - 05/23/10 06:54 PM
Homes in Biltmore Country Club North Barrington Illinois North Barrington Illinois is just one of the Villages that make up the Barrington Illinois area. North Barrington has a land area of 4.39 square miles and has about 3000 residents. Two notable locations in North Barrington are Wynstone Gated Golf Course Community and Biltmore Country Club which was established in 1926. Sitting a top a hill is The Country Club and the Golf Course. With an 18 hole par 71 course you'll find narrow fairways, rolling hills, wetlands and meadows amongst towering trees. Biltmore Country Club offers much more than golf. This (1 comments)
Sunset Estates of Barrington Illinois Offers Custom Homes and Sites - 05/23/10 05:19 PM
Sunset Estates of Barrington Illinois Offers Custom Homes and Sites This post has been updated, read it here or visit our neighborhood information. It is easy to find lots available to build your custom home on in Barrington, we now have nearly 200 lots available for sale. In the Village of Barrington the lot sizes are much smaller usually 10,000 square feet, a little more or a little less. Located very close to the village is a small new subdivision called Sunset Estates. It is often surprising to find homes on the larger lots so close to the village. Sunset Estates (0 comments)
Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital-Barrington Illinois - 05/23/10 03:33 PM
Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital-Barrington Illinois Located in the northern part of Barrington Illinois-Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital has a level II trauma center with life flight helicopter facility. I live in the subdivision of Savannah in Lake Barrington which is directly opposite the hospital. On average I would estimate we only have the life flight arrive once or twice a week. Ambulances arrive throughout the day and night but they are very respectful of the residential areas here and if there are no cars in the way they only use their lights. So often they come and go and I never know. (0 comments)
Brinker Road Barrington Hills - Where Barrington Hills Real Estate Hides - 05/20/10 06:25 PM
Brinker Road Barrington Hills - Where Barrington Hills Real Estate Hides If you ever have the opportunity to drive along Brinker Road in Barrington Hills three things might come to mind. So here are the Hills! Where are the houses? What gorgeous countryside. Barrington Hills-Well they are not really very big hills. I think I'll call them "hillocks". Brinker Road is mostly a straight road and easy to see these little hills as you drive along up and down. The decent and ascent of our hills does not take very long but if you ride a bike around the area they (1 comments)
Barrington Illinois Schools-Elementary Schools - 05/20/10 05:45 PM
Barrington Illinois Schools-Elementary Schools Barrington Illinois is home to eight Elementary Schools. North Barrington Elementary School 310 N Highway 59, Barrington, IL, 60010 Phone: 847-381-4340 Roslyn Road Elementary School 224 Roslyn Road, Barrington, IL, 60010 Phone 847-381-4148 Arnett C Lines Elementary School 217 Eastern Ave, Barrington, IL, 60010 Phone 847-381-7850 Barbara Rose Elementary School 61W Penny Road, South Barrington, IL, 60010 Phone 847-844-1200 Countryside Elementary School 215W County Line Road (Lake-Cook Rd), Barrington, il, 60010. Phone 847-381-1162 Grove Avenue Elementary School 900 South Grove Avenue, Barrington, IL, 60010 Phone 847-304-3922 Hough Street Elementary School 310 S Hough St., Barrington, IL, 60010 (4 comments)
Barrington Illinois Middle Schools-Station Campus and Prairie Campus - 05/20/10 04:57 PM
Barrington Illinois Middle Schools-Station Campus and Prairie Campus Barrington Illinois has two middle schools. Barrington Middle School-Prairie Campus Barrington Middle School-Station Campus Both schools are centrally located on the outskirts of the village and serve much of the greater Barrington area. Both middle schools service 6th through 8th grades. Bus servies are provided for both schools with class starting at 7.55am and finishing at 2.50pm. Wednesday is a shorter day with class ending at 2.20. If you are buying a home in the Barrington area specifically for Barrington Schools make sure you check your new home is in the Barrington School (0 comments)
Barrington High School-Barrington Illinois - 05/20/10 04:35 PM
Barrington High School-Barrington Illinois Barrington High School is the only High School in the Barrington Zip code. It services students in grades 9 through 12 in the Barrington 220 school district. Home to approx. 3000 students Barrington High School is centrally located for Barrington students just to the west of The Village of Barrington. Students come from all areas of Barrington including The Village, Barrington Hills, Lake, South and North Barrington, Tower Lakes, parts of Inverness and Deer Park. Barrington High School has a very high graduation rate that exceeds 97% and is a very well thoguht of school with a (0 comments)
Selling Homes in North Barrington and Overcoming Objections - 05/19/10 07:08 PM
Selling Homes in North Barrington and Overcoming Objections It is a glorious day in North Barrington today. With tempratures in the mid 70's, a gentle breeze and not a cloud in the sky, what better day to show a new listing to a buyer client of mine. We set out at 11am to see a home in North Barrington on a large lot. The home has the right amount of space for my buyers-not too small and not too large. Many of the homes in the North Barrington are just too big for 2 empty nesters. A mental checklist told both (1 comments)
Waterfront Homes In South Barrington Illinois - 05/18/10 07:02 PM
Waterfront Homes In South Barrington Illinois South Barrington Illinois comprises many small subdivision of luxury homes. The entire village of South Barrington is home to about 3700 residents and has about 1000 homes. The subdivisions are small with many having only 20 or so homes situated on the 1 to 2 acre lots. Yet a surprising amount of homes are waterfront as there are numerous lakes and ponds throughout the village. The largest of the lakes with waterfront homes is The Coves of South Barrington. Homes situated on the shores of this 85 acre lake have gorgeous views all year round. (0 comments)
Flint Creek Lake Barrington - Instant Waterfront Property. - 05/14/10 06:25 PM
Flint Creek Lake Barrington - Instant Waterfront Property. May 12th to 13th 2010 saw a lot of rain here in Lake Barrington as did much of our area. O'Hare Airport had a ground stop due to all the storms and rain. We did not see violent storms just the usual spring thunder, lightening and rain, which did seem to go on and on. At the back of my house in Lake Barrington there is a creek called Flint Creek which meanders around the Barrington countryside. It is usually about 10 feet wide with some wider and deeper spots. It travels through (2 comments)
Barrington Hills-Algonquin-N River Road-Fox River Front Homes For Sale - 05/12/10 04:14 PM
Barrington Hills-Algonquin-N River Road-Fox River Front Homes For Sale N River Road runs alongside the Fox River in Barrington Hills and Algonquin. There does seem to be more than the usual amount of river front homes for sale on N River Rd but then I suppose that is true of all of Barrington Hills and Algonquin. The photo of Fox River taken from the north side in Algonquin today under gray skys is a little choppy. Homes on the other side are well hidden by the new spring growth on the trees and only a couple can be seen. This is (0 comments)
Barrington Hills Waterfront Homes - 05/11/10 03:29 PM
Barrington Hills Waterfront Homes Barrington Hills has plenty of waterfront homes but very little will be on a river. There are numerous lakes in Barrington Hills and some are fairly large.
The 3 largest lakes are: Hawley Lake Hawthorn Lake Keene Lake These 3 Barrington Hills lakes are all located together on either side of Route 59 in Cook County as you head south out of the Village of Barrington. Another well known lake in Barrington Hills is Goose Lake. Then we have Mirror Lake, Lacey Lake, Twin Lakes, Dana Lake, Spring Lake, Lake Melissa and Mud Lake. There (1 comments)
Barrington Realtors-Are You Looking For A Specialist Realtor or Will a General Barrington Realtor Do? - 05/10/10 05:56 PM
Barrington Realtors-Are You Looking For A Specialist Realtor or Will a General Barrington Realtor Do? If you are looking for Barrington Realtors then I guess you'll be wanting to buy or sell a home in Barrington at some time in the near future. There is no doubt that there are plenty of Barrington Illinois Realtors for you to choose from but how do you choose? General Barrington Realtors Past Barrington Realtors - A Good place to start if you have bought or sold a home in Barrington IL or the surroundng areas in the past and are still local. Search for (1 comments)
Barrington IL Commercial Real Estate Foreclosures - 05/08/10 06:44 PM
Barrington IL Commercial Real Estate Foreclosures Whilst I am not a specialist in Barrington commercial real estate, if you live or work in the Barrington IL area like I do, you have to be pretty blinkered not to see all the spaces available for sale or lease. You might be looking for an opportunity to buy some Barrington IL Commercial Real Estate at less than market rate. So should you turn to the Barrington Commercial Foreclosure Market? The market for commercial property in Barrington IL is not at a stand still but it certainly is not very active. Small businesses have (2 comments)
Contemporary Homes in Barrington Illinois - 05/07/10 05:22 PM
Contemporary Homes in Barrington Illinois Contemporary homes comes in all shapes and sizes and can be found in all of the Barrington areas including Deer Park and Tower Lakes IL. So what defines a contemporary home? The answer to this question will likely be different according to who you ask but a simple response would be a home design that has clean lines, smooth and polished surfaces and few intricate details. Usually spacious and comfortable contemporary homes in Barrington are not cluttered, will likely have a lot of very large windows to let the sun in and therefore they will be (0 comments)
It is pretty much understood, that if in foreclosure or going through a short-sale, credit scores are going to take a hit. What has not been clearly understood ... is just how much of a hit is felt? Until recently, there had not been much of a barometer or "method" known for calculating or determining how these delinquencies would affect a FICO score. Fair Isaac has recently revealed a little bit of information as to how they (1 comments)
The Careless Actions of a Vistor Could Have Burned My House Down Yesterday! - 05/06/10 11:42 AM
The Careless Actions of a Vistor Could Have Burned My House Down Yesterday! As I sat in my home office yesterday thinking about my next blog post a visitor arrived to see my car-a-holic son. He is busy re-building his Eagle Talon and often has friends over to watch progress. They are all part of the Chicago DSM movement. Diamond Star Motors. They are all addicted. All is well and I am composing my post when my son comes screaming through the door that the trees are on fire. At that precise moment I was talking to a new prospect on (4 comments)
Is a Seller Leveraging The Tax Credit To Get Out Of Radon Mitigation Costs? - 05/05/10 02:20 PM
Is a Seller Leveraging The Tax Credit To Get Out Of Radon Mitigation Costs? My buyer client is happy to be buying a new home in Lake Barrington and is able to qualify for the tax credit of $6500. In late April the Radon results came back as high at 6.7 and therefore Radon Mitigation is recommended. The cost for this property is $1200.00. Now we are in May the seller has decided he will refuse to bear the cost of this mitigation system. So my buyer now has to decide if they will bear the cost or back out of (7 comments)
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