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  Lakeview Estates is located between Rt. 71 and Grove Rd. in Oswego, IL behind the Ace Hardware strip mall.  This subdivision was built by Property Concepts Inc. starting in 1997. In the single family category there are 5 active listings currently.  Year to date we have had 7 sold homes and the...
We have been having some cold weather here in the Oswego, IL area.  Luckily we did not get as much snow as our neighbors to the north but we have bone chilling cold and winds bringing the temperature to single digits. I was on my way to my mailbox which is at the end of the driveway - mailing an ...
I just read an article that had the top 10 states where people are leaving and IL is number 2!  Right behind the Big Apple, Illinois is projected to lose 27,000 people per year.  That is almost as many people in my town of Oswego, iL.  Apparently this has been the average in the last 5 years. The...
If you need additional living space due to elder parents, grown children returning to the nest (yours) or you want to rent out part of your home to help with the mortgage this home would probably fill the bill. Situated on a 2 acre site on 34th St. (Steger Rd.) you can hardly see it from the road...
It's funny how death will make one think of life.  The passing of a love one allows one to wonder not only how we live our lives but the choices we make to keep that life.   Although my uncle, Quintin Santiago, had been seriously ill for several weeks the actual announcement of his passing still ...
Buyer's - If you are thinking of buying a home as a present to your family this holiday season make sure you follow the advise of your mortgage/loan person. Continue paying all your bills on time every time - NO EXCUSES! Don't add to your credit cards, get a new credit card -  if at all possible...
The year is almost over and the numbers for my local area are in.  With both Naperville (5th largest city in IL) and Aurora (2nd largest city in IL) the small towns surrounding these two major cities still face some of the same issues.    Town NOVEMBER 2010 NOVEMBER 2009   DE NM AT NM DE NM AT NM...
If you were wondering how your realtor gets paid this blog explains it.  Although each individual realtor may have a different scenario depending if they are the broker or work for a broker so that commission that the seller pays is split between the listing agent and the buyer's agent.  They the...
I have just come in from shoveling my driveway.  We have just had our first significant snow storm here in the Midwest somewhere in the vicinity of 3 to 6 inches will fall.  I have to do my driveway in sessions especially when its as heavy as it is today. I have also had some showings scheduled t...
J. D. Powers is the powerhouse of survey companies.  Getting rated by this company is generally used in major advertising campaigns when you are the winner such as car of the year.  Unfortunately, for a lot of the mortgage servicers when you are at the bottom of the satisfaction scale you just do...

Evelyn Santiago, Managing Broker Heart Realty Group, Inc.

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