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Edwardsville Illinois Real Estate Market Update - 03/30/09 11:36 PM
As I write this blog post, there are 245 new and resale residential properties listed for sale in Edwardsville, Illinois, the county seat of Madison County, site of Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and -- not coincidentally -- the location of Just Ducky Homes. The homes for sale range from a low of $29,900 for a two-bedroom handyperson special to $3,000,000 for a luxurious four-bedroom beauty with more than 8,500 square feet of living space. Clearly it's a diverse market with something for everyone. Throwing out the low and the high, the average home in Edwardsville is listed for $271,478 and the median home (0 comments)
Madison County Illinois Geneology Links - 03/29/09 06:31 PM
Are you researching your ancestry or your family's history in Madison County, Illinois? If so, you'll want to click on this link: http://www.kindredtrails.com/IL_Madison.html Our region -- known as The Land of Goshen -- has a long and interesting history. At one time, the county stretched northward to the Canadian border and several governors hailed from the county seat of Edwardsville. Kindred Trails provides users with some amazing pathways into the past in our county's cities including Edwardsville, Glen Carbon, Collinsville, Maryville, Troy and many others. The site can link you to the state's vital records database, Madison County birth and death certificates and (0 comments)
Goshen Gourmet: A Barbecue Shout-Out to De's - 03/29/09 05:30 PM
Sometimes when I get a free Saturday (hard to do in the real estate biz), my husband and I take a "penny hike." The name comes from the old Girl Scout practice of walking to an intersection, flipping a penny and deciding to go left or right depending on whether the coin lands on heads or tails. Yesterday the penny led us to the Missouri side of our bi-state metropolitan area. One of the stops we made was at De's Best Bar-B-Que. (Their cook trailer is pictured here). De's is currently located at 5186 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. between North (2 comments)
Amusing Yourself With Real Estate. The Scavenger Hunt - 03/27/09 08:41 AM
Sometimes, when you've been helping many, many buyers look through many, many houses over many, many years, you have to find a way to amuse yourself. It's a very serious business making sure your customers get a fair deal on their new home and a little humor can help calm jittery nerves and make the process more fun for everyone. So, one of the things I do when my buyers and I enter a house of, let's say, a certain "vintage," is create a scavenger hunt of sorts. I'll tell them that as they're checking out the room sizes and floor (0 comments)
Via Kristina Pratt, Realtor - JustDuckyHomes.com (St. Louis' Illinois Suburbs - Coldwell Banker Brown Realtors): Introducing the Top Ten Deals in Edwardsville and Glen Carbon Every other week, we'll update this list highlighting the best deals in the area listed by Just Ducky Homes and Coldwell Banker Brown Realtors. These homes are priced to sell, and with summer just around the corner they will go fast. Here they are...
Top Ten Deals For 3/26 - 4/9 1. 11 Sadlewood Lane, Glen Carbon 4 bed/2 bath 1,722 square feet. $123,000 2. 820 Holyoake, Edwardsville 2 bed/1 bath $92,500 3. 1036 West High (0 comments)
Via Kristina Pratt, Realtor - JustDuckyHomes.com (St. Louis' Illinois Suburbs - Coldwell Banker Brown Realtors): Introducing the Top Ten Deals in Collinsville Every other week, we'll update this list highlighting the best deals in the area listed by Just Ducky Homes and Coldwell Banker Brown Realtors. These homes are priced to sell, and with summer just around the corner they will go fast. Here they are...
Top Ten Deals For 3/26 - 4/9 1. 714 Watt Street 1 bed/1 bath $64,900 2. 1037 Lafayette Court 2 bed/2 bath $68,000 3. 635 Greenwood Place 2 bed/1 bath $87,000 4. 894 Lester 2 bed/2 bath $92,900 5. (0 comments)
JUST LISTED: 11 Saddlewood, Glen Carbon, IL. Affordable at $123,000 - 03/26/09 10:29 PM
Dad bought this four-bedroom home for the college students. Now they're graduating and it's time to sell. This is your rare chance to get into a large home in desirable Glen Carbon in good condition at a price under $125,000. This affordable four-bedroom bi-level is located near Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. It's in the Edwardsville school district and is close to shopping, dining and everything the Glen Carbon and Edwardsville area has to offer. At more than 1,700 square feet, the home features a living room and a large eat-in kitchen, plus two bedrooms and a full bath on the upper level. (0 comments)
FOR SALE: Charming Country Bungalow in Edwardsville IL School District - 03/23/09 08:39 PM
Priced at $154,000 and located on an acre and a half along the main street in the village of Prairietown, Illinois, this charming country bungalow offers four bedrooms, two full baths and 1,860 square feet. Original woodwork and built-ins --including a china cabinet, storage bench and French doors in the formal dining room -- add to the charm. Some of the original hardwood floors have been exposed and others are waiting under the main level carpets. The huge kitchen includes a room-sized pantry and leads to a mud room porch. The home, located in the Edwardsville school district, includes a barn and (0 comments)
Via Kristina Pratt, Realtor - JustDuckyHomes.com (St. Louis' Illinois Suburbs - Coldwell Banker Brown Realtors): First, we would like to thank Danielle Daniels for being the inspiration of this fabulous idea. Danielle is a fellow Realtor in Marion, Ohio. You can read her blog here. Danielle recently wrote a blog post called "Cans For Comments". For each comment Danielle received on Active Rain she donated a can of food to her local food pantry. It's no secret that our fellow residents here in Madison County are having a tough time making ends meet. We asked Danielle if we could borrow her idea and she graciously said (0 comments)
March Events at the Glen Carbon Centennial Library - 03/03/09 01:28 PM
March is coming in like a lion at the award-winning Glen Carbon Centennial Library. Get ready to release your tensions at a series of free yoga classes. Bring your own mat and enjoy the sessions held at 6:30 p.m. tonight, March 3, and again on the 17th and 31st. Would you like to join the Library's Book Club? The next meeting is March 10 at 6:30 p.m. This month's title is Loving Frank by Nancy Horan. New members are always welcome. If you have a soon-to-be-college-aged child you know what FAFSA means and you know it can be a daunting process to apply for (0 comments)
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