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Here is just a little follow up for all of us who participated in Earth Hour 2008 and information on the 2009 event-GREAT JOB! One Hour, One Planet "Congrats, Chicago! During Earth Hour, Chicago and Northern Illinois reduced their electricity consumption by 7 percent (or 818 megawatt hours)! That's the equivalent of eliminating 1.3 million pounds of carbon dioxide emissions; saving 72,000 gallons of gasoline; planting 158 acres of trees; or taking more than 1 million cars off the road for an hour (courtesy of ComEd). What an accomplishment!But we're not all that surprised.The city of Chicago has amazed us time and time (6 comments)
I love working with buyers, especially in this market! Here are a few helpful things for buyers to remember to bring along in your "Buyer's Toolkit" when shopping for a home: Your Buyer's Agent: In my opinion, nothing can be more valuable when shopping for your home than a great buyer's agent who is working on YOUR behalf. A Notebook: To keep detailed notes of the properties you visit. Trust me, if you start to see more than 4 that day, they will all start to run together! Measurements of any furniture that is definitely moving to the home with you: OK...this applies (15 comments)
Happy Earth Day! There are so many things we can do to live more "green" and in honor of Earth Day. I just came across a GREAT web site full of ideas that are easy to implement by the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. There is information on Energy Star rated appliances, lighting, rebates, appliances, common home problems, home electronics, tools and resources, green buildings.....the list goes on and on! Click here for a Energy Star podcast for simple ideas for every room in your home. Even if you do not have the time or resources to make this a priority today, do something quick (8 comments)
Last week a friend and I ventured out on a rainy, stormy afternoon spring afternoon in Northern Illinois to celebrate a birthday. We went to the Lakeside Inn in Wauconda and had a very nice lunch. The Lakeside Inn is a small local restaurant and bar in a historical building was built in 1847 and was supposedly a stop over for Al Capone when he would pass through on his way back from Lake Geneva (according to the story on the menu). After a tasty lunch (they have very good food!), we went over to the Lake County (9 comments)
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Lake In The Hills, McHenry County IL-How Is The Current Market? - 04/08/08 07:23 AM
How is the current market in Lake In The Hills, McHenry County IL? As of this morning, per MLSNI-MRED, for the past 3 months: We currently have 293 Single Family detached homes on the market in Lake In The Hills that are active and available. They have been on the market for an average of 175 days. The average list price in Lake In The Hills is $306,603. During the past 3 months, 35 Single Family homes have successfully closed with the help of their Realtors. This only represents 52% of the market that have had success. They took an average of 127 days (2 comments)
How is the current market in The McHenry Area, IL? - 04/03/08 11:12 AM
How is the current market in The McHenry Area, IL? This report also includes statistics for McHenry County Areas: Holiday Hills / Johnsburg / McHenry / Lakemoor / McCullom Lake / Sunnyside / Ringwood. As of this morning, per MLSNI, for the past 3 months: We currently have 648 Single Family homes on the market in The McHenry Area that are active and available.They have been on the market for an average of 226 days.The average list price in The McHenry Area is $326,893.During the past 3 months, 70 Single Family homes have successfully closed with the help of their Realtors. This only represents 48% of (0 comments)
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