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By MICHAEL SORENSEN, 300 Deals Closed, #1 Chicago RE/MAX (773) 987-8224
(REMAX CITY CHICAGO)
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Chicago Glenlake Condominiums Market Update/ Sales Report as of August 2, 2015:2015 Highest Sale: 210,000 (2/2 condo)2015 Lowest Sale: $170,000 (2/2 condo)       Address Price Beds/Baths     SOLD 6400 W Berteau Ave Unit 307 $170,000 2/2       SOLD 6400 W Berteau Ave Unit 208 $173,000 2/2       AC...
By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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There is a lot of discussion about plastic bags right now - the city of Chicago joins other cities in banning those thin ones that we use to bag our produce.  The Chicago Tribune published a good article on this on Friday, July 31:  "Plastic bags a headache for recyclers."While I use canvas bags ...
By Jack Lewitz
(IL Real Estate Specialists)
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Berger Park Cultural CenterThe Downey Mansion built in 1906 at a cost of $20,000 was designed by Architect W.C Zimmerman and is a perfect example of a Prairie Style home.The Downey’s who came for Ireland in 1856 and was on the Board of Education and Work for Public Works lived in the mansion unti...
By Jack Lewitz
(IL Real Estate Specialists)
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I want to personally thank Praful Thakkar for writing about the Blue Moon and the meaning behind it. It inspired me to go out last night and enjoy the lakefront in Chicago.Last night I went to Berger Park in Edgewater/Rogers Park and had dinner at the Waterfront Cafe. It was a beautiful evening t...
By Anne West, Your Guide to Real Estate on Chicago's North Shore
(Coldwell Banker)
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 Is it me or is there is something about dining outdoors that makes everything taste better and drinks go down smoother? While many restaurants on the North Shore can claim they have outdoor seating, with such a limited to time to enjoy the pleasure of dining outdoors, this list highlights those ...
By Corinne Guest, Managing Broker - Barrington Realty Company, Northern IL, The Choice of Professionals
(Barrington Realty Company)
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What is EIFS and should you buy a home in Barrington with EIFS?Disclaimer: I am not an EIFS specialist, I am not an EIFS inspector, I am not an EIFS installer. I come across EIFS in my daily life as a real estate agent. If you need expert advice and opinions I can direct you to the experts.What i...
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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 7 Ingredients for a Happy Life1. Decide to let go of worry and “what ifs”2. Work on developing your self-confidence 3. Forgive yourself, and others, and let go of grievances 4. Be open and warm in your relationships 5. Don’t compare yourself with other people 6. Define own success 7. Be optimist...
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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 How to Overcome Apathy1. We often feel apathetic when we’ve picked the wrong goals or when have no goals, or direction for our life. So, look at what inspires you, or makes you feel alive.2. Stop listening to others, and their views on success. Success really is doing what’s important to YOU.3. ...
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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 Another sparkling customer celebrating with their new home purchase. With their home buying team. Their realtor, Bob, helped them find there family's perfect home and their experienced loan originator, William, helped them find the perfect fit for there home buying needs.Stop in to see me in the...
By Jim Starwalt, Real Estate Agent - Grayslake
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Star Homes)
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Grayslake Summer Days 2015When - Friday August 14, 2015 from 5:00 pm to Midnight and Saturday August 15, 2015 from 11:00 am to Midnight. Where - Municipal Parking Lot at Center Street and Seymour Avenue in Dowtown Grayslake. Grayslake Summer Days features a family friendly event with music and ac...
By Ron and Kat Becker, #1 Top Selling Team in our Market
(The Becker Group ~ Real Estate Agents)
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Our seller of this gorgeous home was happy to know the buyer would still be able to enjoy the rest of this boating season on The Chain O' Lakes! If you are planning on selling your home, call The Becker Group at 847-489-0236. We have 100's of buyers and YOUR home might be just exactly what they'r...
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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By Anne West, Your Guide to Real Estate on Chicago's North Shore
(Coldwell Banker)
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It's hard to believe that we're already heading into August. But there's still so much summertime fun to be had. This weekend's highlights include a night of Shakespeare, a few art festivals, a pool party, beach camp out and cooking demonstrations at the Botanic Garden! What fun!"As You Like It"J...
By Jack Lewitz
(IL Real Estate Specialists)
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East Wilmette French Provincial Custom Home! Live In Style! List Price $1,449,900.Home Features:  16  Rooms /6 BR /5.5 BathsVaulted Cathedral Ceilings, Media Room, Exercise Room, Game Room, 2 Kitchens, Dog Shower   Walking Distance to Wilmette Beach and Harbor, Linden L Stop and accross the stree...
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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  How to be Amazing- Give more than is required- Learn as much as you can- Be strong and courageous- Speak and live your truth- Be true to your values- Resist mediocrity- Seek to inspire others- Love wholeheartedly. 
By John Herman, Licensed Illinois Managing Broker- Property up Inc
(Property Up Inc.)
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Enjoy living on Bangs Lake with your own beach and dock in this 2 story home at 300 N. Main St., Wauconda, IL 60084. $349,900 Almost 3000 square feet Two story on Bangs Lake Dock and Beach Skylights and vaulted ceilings New Paint New carpet Newer roof and siding Nice deck with beautiful vies of t...
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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7 Ingredients for a Happy Life1. Decide to let go of worry and “what ifs”2. Work on developing your self-confidence 3. Forgive yourself, and others, and let go of grievances 4. Be open and warm in your relationships 5. Don’t compare yourself with other people 6. Define own success 7. Be optimisti...
By Jim Starwalt, Real Estate Agent - Grayslake
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Star Homes)
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24th Annual Grayslake Chamber of Commerce 5K Race and Fun Run will be held this year on Saturday August 8, 2015. Kids Fun Run Start Time: 7:30 am for the Kids Fun Run 5K Race and Fun Run Start Time: 8:00 am Click here for more information on the Grayslake 5K Race and Fun Run. From the Grayslake ...
By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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In today's Chicago Tribune, the author writes that homes prices across the 7-county Chicago area have risen 1.3% from April to May.  From 2014 to 2015 they have risen 2.2%.How does that compare more locally to our market here in Winnetka, Wilmette, Northfield, Kenilworth, and Glencoe? April 2015 ...
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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 8 Pointers to Power Your Marketing Copy Marketing copy is the writing that goes into your website, emails, mailers and letters, brochures, and other printed and online sales materials. It’s key to your marketing, because it keeps you in contact with clients and prospects. The goal is to get the ...

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