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A Race To The Winning Line in Eastings Mere South Barrington - 06/29/10 07:15 PM
A Race To The Winning Line in Eastings Mere South Barrington My clients were in town to look at homes. The plan was to come back to live Illinois from Florida to be with the family. This was to be our first outing to look at homes and so I lined up about 21 luxury homes in Barrington Hills and South Barrington to look at. My client did not expect to find a house on their first visit, let alone the first house. Monday and Tuesday we set to work on a planned route to make the best use of time (6 comments)
Lake Barrington Shores – Please Welcome Your New Neighbors at 215 Club Circle - 06/29/10 04:47 PM
Lake Barrington Shores – Please Welcome Your New Neighbors at 215 Club Circle John & Holly have been looking for a duplex in Lake Barrington Shores for a while. They knew exactly what they wanted but the perfect unit seemed very elusive. John & Holly wanted a lifestyle change. No more high rise living in down town Chicago - they were drawn to Lake Barrington Shores for many reasons: Gated Community Golf Course Club House Waterfront Natural Beauty Gym & Pools Low Maintenance Countryside Feel of Lake Barrington Wildlife Now they are the owners of 215 Club Circle - Lake Barrington, (0 comments)
There Comes a Time When You Want Your Template Website To Look Like A Pro - 06/25/10 02:28 PM
There Comes a Time When You Want Your Template Website To Look Like A Pro Since 2006 when I first launched my target market web site I have used Point 2 Agent as my provider. Although a template provider the things you can do are much better than most template sites. You can even have a blog attached to it on the premium or professional versions and some of the blogs I post on it rank on Google page 1. As is typical most templates offer you a choice of style with some customization available. For example you can choose a (3 comments)
Young Adults Having a Mid Life Crisis-All At Once! - 06/23/10 05:16 PM
Young Adults Having a Mid Life Crisis-All At Once! We are proud to have 2 young men in our family that are growing up at lightening speed. I cannot believe it has been 3 years since my eldest left school and my youngest just finished his first year of college. Both had plans. Eldest is car mad and wants to own his own car shop. Since leaving school he has spent much of his spare time modifying his own and friends cars. My youngest wanted to join the Army. At 17 he asked me to sign his papers, I refused. I (3 comments)
Barrington Houses For Sale - Don't Add Square Footage To Your Search Criteria - 06/23/10 03:16 PM
Barrington Houses For Sale - Don't Add Square Footage To Your Search Criteria Are you in the market to buy a house in Barrington Illinois? If so you'll probably start by searching online at a web site that has all the Barrington Houses For Sale. There are a myriad of tools available for buyers to find their new home, some tools are basic other more detailed. Typically if you are searching for Barrington Houses For Sale you'll have a price range in mind, probably at a minimum you'll want a set amount of bedrooms and maybe bathrooms. You might also have (2 comments)
Take The Time To Interview Your Barrington IL Realtor & Buyers Agent - 06/23/10 11:54 AM
Take The Time To Interview Your Barrington IL Realtor & Buyers Agent You've decided to buy a home and have settled on Barrington Illinois. Whether you are moving from a nearby suburb, across the country or even internationally, the Internet makes it easy for you to view available Homes for sale in Barrington IL. It's simple, type in homes for sale or real estate followed by Barrington IL or Barrington Illinois and you'll find plenty of Barrington IL Realtor web sites to look at. Some will have all the homes, others will have no home listings. You'll settle on the information (1 comments)
Abandoned Barrington Homes - The Neighbors Were Thrilled About This One - 06/18/10 01:13 PM
Abandoned Barrington Homes - The Neighbors Were Thrilled About This One Although Barrington has a much lower foreclosure rate than other parts of the Chicago suburbs, we have not escaped it totally. Our foreclosure rate is still relatively low but that is of no consolation to the neighbors that live next to an abandoned property for months on end until finally it is sold. Illinois is a judicial state which means that foreclosures must go through the courts. A typically time-frame from start to finish is 10 months but in the last few years with the increased foreclosures in northern Illinois (3 comments)
Barrington Illinois Village Floods - Distressed Home-Owners Not Getting Resolutions - 06/15/10 12:37 PM
Barrington Illinois Village Floods - Distressed Home-Owners Not Getting Resolutions If like me you live in the outer areas of Barrington away from the village you may not be aware of the flooding problems occurring in our village especially in the rainy seasons of spring and fall. Like me you may have a 1 or more acre lot with swales along the side or front of your yard which you marvel at when we get torrential downpours. The heavens open and the rain comes pouring down and before you know it you have little rivers in your swales moving large quantities (2 comments)
Selling in Barrington Illinois-Stop Decreasing Your Price-Start Upgrading Your Home - 06/09/10 12:20 PM
Selling in Barrington Illinois-Stop Decreasing Your Price-Start Upgrading Your Home Current Marketing Time for Barrington. The current average marketing time for homes in Barrington based on the entire zip code-all residential homes-over the last six months is 253 days. The same number for homes in the median price band of $500,000 to $700,000 is 278 days. It increases because there is more inventory in the median price range available-currently 151 homes with only 41 closings in the last 6 months. Price Reductions. In the last 30 days in Barrington there have been 156 new properties listed for sale. In that same (4 comments)
South Barrington Lakes-South Barringto Luxury Homes in Illinois - 06/08/10 04:28 PM
South Barrington Lakes-South Barringto Luxury Homes in Illinois South Barrington is known for it's luxury homes however there are older subdivisions that now offer more afffordable homes. South Barrington Lakes is one of those. With homes built in the late 70' to 90's prices now range from $599,000 to $1,275,000 for older homes. There is always an opportuntiy in South Barrington to buy a new home. South Barrington Lakes also offers a new home with over 7000 square feet of finished living space for just under $2 million.
South Barrington Lakes name is born of the lakes in the neighborhood, (0 comments)
Why Are There So Many Homes For Sale In Wynstone North Barrington? - 06/08/10 03:06 PM
Why Are There So Many Homes For Sale In Wynstone North Barrington? Wynstone of North Barrington is a gated community of homes situated on a golf course. There are about 400 homes most of them single family, with a few lots remaining to be built. As I write this post there are 60 single family homes available for sale, 2 half duplexes, 7 vacant lots and 8 homes for rent. Taking the homes for sale of 62 that amounts to about 15% of the homes in Wynstone on the market. So why are there so many? Do I have a specific (1 comments)
Is a 20 year old guy even capable of dealing with his medical issues. - 06/03/10 09:35 PM
Is a 20 year old guy even capable of dealing with his medical issues. According to the law of the land once you have reached the grand old age of 18 you are now in charge of your health. Your Doctors no longer require a parent to attend doctors visits and all decisions are yours. You go to the doctor alone, have a frank an honest discussion with your doctor, get resolutions to your health issues, agree to treatment options and sign consent forms. Really! This Mom begs to differ. I have 2 sons the youngest of whom is relatively healthy (4 comments)
Choosing Your Barrington Buyer's Agent-Tips & Thoughts - 06/01/10 05:32 PM
Choosing Your Barrington Buyer's Agent-Tips & Thoughts If you are considering buying a home now or in the future, whether in Barrington or not, here are a few tips and thoughts about how you could select your buyers agent. Let's assume you do not have anyone in mind. Some Thoughts If you walk into a real estate office with multiple agents you will likely be allocated the next agent in-line to take a new client-even if they are not present at the time. Even if you are prepared to wait for a call from that agent..... Does your allocated buyers agent: (1 comments)
Please Do Not Use My Wordpress Blog To Build Your Inbound Links - 06/01/10 02:16 PM
Please Do Not Use My Wordpress Blog To Build Your Inbound Links Whilst Active Rain is my main blogging platform and Point 2 Agent is what I use for my primary web site, I also have a Wordpress site/blog that I am using for one of my niche markets. Why did I pick Wordpress? Simply because there is a WP plugin provided by Diverse Solutions that allows me to showcase all broker reciprocated listings on the blog and which is showing good results for SEO-my blog is new so I cannot report success yet but others have.
One of the (1 comments)
Fox Point Barrington Illinois-Still a Popular Subdivision - 06/01/10 01:55 PM
Fox Point Barrington Illinois-Still a Popular Subdivision Fox Point is a subdivision in Barrington Illinois that is very close to the village and remains popular with buyers. Homes here were built in the late 1960's and early 1970's and with trees and shrubs planted that long ago the landscaping is very well established as you can see from the photo below. Just imagine a scorching hot summers day walking the dog and you'll certainly appreciate to cooler temps under the trees. Summer is just around the corner, school is out in just a few days time. There is a wide variety (1 comments)
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