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The Earth Thanks You! - 03/31/09 11:29 AM
Earth Hour 2009 was fun and such an easy thing to do to. Thanks to all who particapated! The event was BIG. I even got interviewed by RE/MAX international and the article was on page ONE of the RE/MAX site! Click Here to READ Earth Hour Article including Debra Kukulski Interview
From Earth Hour: "ON BEHALF OF THE PLANET, WE THANK YOU! Earth Hour 2009 was an amazing success and we wanted to thank you for your support. Lights went out in 4,085 cities in 88 countries in what is being described as the largest demonstration of public concern about (6 comments)
How is the current market in Fox Lake? The town of Fox Lake is in Lake County and is on the beautiful Chain of Lakes. Here are a couple of fall pictures I'd like to share with you that I took from my boat last season.
As of this morning, per MRED MLS, for the past 3 months: We currently have 84 Single Family homes on the market in Fox Lake that are active and available.
They have been on the market for an average of 542 days. When you look (2 comments)
As of this morning, per MRED MLS, for the past 3 months: We currently have 256 Single Family homes for sale in Algonquin that are active and available. They have been on the market for an average of 244 days. The average list price for a detached home for sale in Algonquin is $346,575. The available inventory of homes has decreased but market time has also increased.
Riverfront Park on Harrison Street by Port Edwards Restaurant the Fox River in Algonquin, IL Waterfront Homes For Sale in Algonquin, (0 comments)
Norge Ski Jump 2009 by the Fox River, Fox River Grove, McHenry County, IL As of this afternoon, per MRED MLS, for the past 3 months: We currently have 50 Single Family homes on the market in Fox River Grove that are active and available. They have been on the market for an average of 233 days. The average list price is $293,050. During the past 3 months, 5 Single Family homes have successfully closed with the help of their Realtors. They (0 comments)
How is the current real estate market in the beautiful Barrington areas of Northern Illinois? The Barrington Areas are located in McHenry County, Cook County and Lake Counties in Northern Illinois. The "Barrington Area" in MRED MLS includes: Tower Lakes, Barrington Village, South Barrington, Port Barrington, North Barrington, Deer Park, Lake Barrington, Barrington Hills, IL.
As of today, per MRED MLS, for the past 3 months:
We currently have 602 Single Family homes on the market in Barrington that are active and available.
•· They have been on the market for an average of 292 days. The average list price is $1,081,710. (2 comments)
How is the current market in Lake In The Hills, McHenry County IL?
As of this morning, per MRED MLS, for the past 3 months for Real Estate in Lake In The Hills: •· We currently have 229 Single Family detached homes on the market in Lake In The Hills that are active and available. The current inventory of available homes for sale in Lake In The Hills has slightly increased since my last market report. •· They have been on the market for an average of 239 days. Market time has increased since my last report. •· The average (0 comments)
If I can be of assistance to you, please do not hesitate to call or (18 comments)
Earth Hour TONIGHT 8:30-9:30 Lights OUT For One Hour! - 03/28/09 02:12 PM
Just a reminder....Earth Hour is TONIGHT! So get your candles or fireplace ready. Invite a few friends over, it will be fun and it is only for one hour! Can you turn off your lights TONIGHT for just one hour for the good of our planet?
Concerned and earth friendly citizans in cities all over the world are all participating by turning off their lights for an hour in the name of fighting global warming.
Earth Hour NEWS: Earth Hour Exceeds Target for Historic Event As of 3/12: "Currently 1,189 cities and towns across 80 countries are (4 comments)
Illinois Housing Stimulus and 8000. First Time Buyer Tax Credit Video - 03/27/09 08:05 AM
Good Morning! I just read though my Illinois Association of Realtors Newsletter and wanted to share this with you. IAR put together a short and very informative video regarding the Federal First Time Buyers Tax Credit and President's Housing Recovery Plan. Per the IAR video, the speakers discuss: -How about 1/2 of the home buyers in Illinois qualify for the 8000. home buyer tax credit! -New FHA loan limits -Why NOW is a GREAT time for first time home buyers! -Tax Credit Information for Energy Efficient Improvements for current home owners -and more!
Click Here for the IAR President's PODCAST:-) (3 comments)
Poisons In Your Home-Be Careful! - 03/23/09 10:00 AM
I was reading Chris Fisher's heartbreaking post about what recently happened with one of her beloved cats. Chris is a wonderful, kind person, a very talented stager and web designer, and definitely a lover of four legged furry friends. As an animal lover myself, it made quite an impression on me. "I lost my little Tommy today, and it could have been prevented." I admire her brevity in posting this information to help others. Her story brought tears to my eyes and it also motivated me to do a little more research on the subject in order to try to safe (8 comments)
How is the current real estate market in Crystal Lake, IL? We are still experiencing a Buyer's Market in Crystal Lake. It is a GREAT Time to buy! Crystal Lake is located in McHenry County in Northern Illinois.
As of this morning, per MRED MLS, for the past 3 months: We currently have 582 Single Family homes on the market in Crystal Lake that are active and available. ***47 of the 582 Active Single Family Homes on the market in Crystal Lake, IL are either Foreclosures, Pre-Foreclosures, Short Sales, REO's or Bank Sales. 15 of the 63 (2 comments)
Cary, IL Market Conditions: Cary is located in both McHenry and Lake Counties in Northern Illinois Kaper Park Cary IL:
As of this morning, per MRED MLS, for the past 3 months: We currently have 225 Single Family homes on the market in Cary that are active and available. •· They have been on the market for an average of 246 days. •· The average list price is $364,739. •· During the past 3 months, 16 Single Family homes have (0 comments)
Can you turn off your lights this Saturday for just one hour for the good of our planet? Hey, I just signed up on the new Earth Hour website for 2009 and I thought you might like to take a look and possibly sign up, too. Earth Hour is on March 28, 2009 at 8:30 pm, and it looks like it's going to be really big. As of today: "1,760 cities, towns and municipalities in 80 countries have already committed to VOTE EARTH for Earth Hour 2009, as part of the worlds first global election between Earth (8 comments)
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New Foreclosure Help Website - 03/12/09 10:14 AM
Freddie Mac just put up a NEW and very informative website called "Avoiding Foreclosure Resource Center". It is updated with all of the latest information for homeowners who are having a challenge keeping up with their mortgage payments. There are also sections dealing with working with foreclosure attorneys, information on loan modifications, fraud protection, buying foreclosures, and much more great info!
The government is also putting upa new site that is currently in the works, called FinancialStability.com.
The Treasury Department also has an interesting website, Emergency Economic Stabilization Act.
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685 Grove Lane, #104 Buffalo Grove, IL TO SEE MORE PICTURES, FLOOR PLAN, TOUR, CLICK HERE! Overlooks Park And Open Space Giving A Feeling Of Privacy. YOU MUST SEE TO BELIEVE THIS SHOWCASE HOME-MOVE RIGHT IN! It is a 10+! Recent Upgrades include: Complete Renovation And Re-Configuration Of Kitchen Floor Plan Adding More Storage And Counter Space, Also Including: New 42" Cabinets, Expanded New Counters Re-Located Refrigerator, Sink, Dishwasher. Newer Appliances: Stove And Dishwasher Are Less Than 3 Years Old, Refrigerator Is Less Than 1 Year OldComplete Renovation And Re-Configuration Of Bath, Including: Natural Limestone Mosaic In The Shower Surround, (0 comments)
Here is the address (link) to my March Real Estate Update newsletter: Debra Kukulski's March Real Estate Update
My Newsletter is full of interesting and useful information that I think you will enjoy whether you are a buyer, seller, homeowner, or renter.
This month's issue includes topics such as: "Details Of The Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009" "Why Buy a Home Now" "Mortgages That Survived The Credit Crunch" "The Ripple Effect of The Non-Repayable Tax Credit" "The Incentive for Greening American Homes" "Should You Use an IRA LLC or Solo 401(K) to Invest in (0 comments)
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