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There is more to Lake Barrington than Lake Barrington Shores - 10/30/11 03:22 PM
Lake Barrington Real Estate Has Lots to Offer Sometimes I have to chuckle to myself and today was one of those days. I have just helped some buyers make a succesful offer on an Arlington Heights home and the Realtor and I were working out logistics of delivering paperwork and checks. Sometimes it's easier for us to go to an agents home rather than an office but when I told her I lived in Lake Barrington she instantly assumed I live in Lake Barrington Shores. She is not alone. I can count on more than the fingers on both hands how (1 comments)
Inverness Homes For Sale and Sold - Market Report from Your Buyers Agent - 10/25/11 10:53 AM
I haven't forgotten the Inverness homes for sale and sold market report due at the beginning of October and I do apologize for the delay. Sometimes things just get in the way, I am sad to say our family suffered a loss and we have all been dealing with that in our own way. Edward Guest was my Father in Law and his passing in England was not unexpected but always a timely reminder of how important both family and life is. Back to business and I hope to give you more information this time, but if there is anything you (0 comments)
Wynstone Home Sales North Barrington - Quarterly Market Update - 10/21/11 05:20 PM
As I start this post I almost wonder before I do my research what the results will show me. Why, well I guess it's because I watch the Barrington real estate sales and new listings every day and in my mind I have a note to self about how many homes there are for sale in Wynstone in the price around $800,000. My recall tells me it's a lot. Let's take a look. In fact there are 13 homes for sale between $700,000 and $900,000 with prices from $745,000 to $894,000. All are 4 or 5 bedroom homes. In one subdivision (0 comments)
Lake Barrington Shores - 3rd Quarter Market Report; Ticking Along. - 10/21/11 12:54 PM
It's high time I published the third quarterly report for Lake Barrington Shores. We are more than half way through October and if I don't get it done today I might miss it completely. So here goes. Let's first take a look at rentals. If you recall last quarter I mentioned that rentals in Lake Barrington Shores were hot properties. At the time of writing last quarters end there were only 2 available. As of today there are now 10 available. That's still under average but at least there is a little more choice. Now for sales. It's exciting to see more sales (1 comments)
As Realtors we tell you to keep your listed house clean and tidy. If you don't know by now it's, curb appeal, location, price. A well presented and positioned house in the market will attract buyers and bring you an offer, maybe two. As a buyers agent I show a lot of homes. Most of the time the listing agent has a key available in the lock-box for me to open your door and show my buyers your home. What could be easier? For me it makes my scheduling simpler, I don't have to stick to an exact time, for (3 comments)
Terramere Arlington Heights - 10/11/11 07:05 PM
Terramere Arlington Heights is an established neighborhood at the north of the city just south of Lake Cook Road and on the west side of North Arlington Heights Road. A subdivision of larger homes, Terramere is close to schools with children attending Longfellow Elementary, Cooper Middle and Buffalo Grove High School.
Terramere's real estate is single family homes and offers many different styles, Georgian, Colonial, Federal, Ranches most of which were built in the early 1980's. Brick front elevations are common in these 4 and 5 bedroom homes, you'll even find waterfront homes here in Terramere as some of the properties have Lake Terramere in their back yard. The lake (5 comments)
Taking a Walk Down Memory Lane in Arlington Heights - 10/11/11 02:58 PM
The sun was shining, the temperature perfect and all in all a great day to go for a walk down memory lane in Arlington Heights this morning. When my family arrived in the USA back in 1996 we came on a visa and needed a home to rent for the first 2 years. We found the perfect home for our family in Creekside Arlington Heights, a subdivision close to Nichol Knoll Park and 9 hole golf course.
We lived on Nichols Road directly in front of the golf course and every now and then a ball used to pop over (1 comments)
Northern Illinois Real Estate - Why rinse and repeat seller mistakes. - 10/10/11 09:46 AM
In a time of uncertainty where property values have been falling for a number of years now, we all look to data to see how our market is fairing. You can read my market reports, they are always being updated and more Northern Illinois real estate areas are added every month. You can also ask me any specific questions you might have, I am happy to answer, unless it needs a crystal ball, they don't give those out in licensing classes or continuing education. One piece of data everyone wants to know is the value of their home. Owners want to (1 comments)
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