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2011 

Wayne, IL has been known since the early 19th Century and 20th Century as a hose breeding center and farming research area.  It was especially known for the French Percheron breed (draft horse) which is similar to a Clysdale.  Usually gray or black (more variations with today breeds) they were kn...
06/29/2011
As this old farming community changes to another bedroom community of Aurora/Chicago the number of properties that allow horses that are not actually farms continue to dwindle in Yorkville, IL.   As a horse lover this is sad but those that are left are truly unique.  I found 7 properties that ind...
06/19/2011
  If you did not read my mini rant about Summit Valuations, a BPO company that is slow in paying their vendors - in this case me! for doing a BPO read this here   Well this morning I was mildly surprised to have an email from Summit Valuations CEO, Jim Clark.  Mr Clark was kind enough to tell me ...
06/19/2011
Although I don't ride, I love watching horse riding, horses and the various variations of horsemanship.  On my daily trips around Oswego, IL I pass by many farms, stables and other properties where horses are grazing, romping around or being ridden along the back roads. Some of my earliest memori...
06/18/2011
There is nothing like the smell of a new car...new upholstery, clean carpet and no dings!  Being the first whether buying a new car, finishing a race or graduating at the top of your class, is a great feeling! If you love that feeling, then buying a brand new house will give you the same thrill. ...
06/15/2011
My year started off with a bang...and I thought, Wow! Finally things are looking up and my hard work is paying off. But that initial burst of business has trickled down and it gets harder to keep up my positive attitude.  When I was in the "corporate" world Monday's were always hard.  A new start...
06/13/2011
In 2010 housing was helped by the 1st time and move up housing credit which gave home buyers and added reason besides low home prices and interest rates to make a commitment and buy a home. In 2011 we have no added bonuses, just high inventory, low interest rates, low down payment and even more a...
06/12/2011
I sit and wait hoping that you will call.  My rooms are nice, my carpets clean, yet you don't call.  Summer is here and my large deck wants to know when friends and family will be out enjoying the view.  What can I tell the deck?  You don't call to explain why you are not here. The kitchen awaits...
06/11/2011
We are at the halfway point of the year and just for fun on a overcast cool Friday afternoon I decided to breakdown the numbers on the contigent listings in the single family category for Oswego, IL.  I originally wanted to do a blog on new construction vs existing homes. With 3 strong new constr...
06/10/2011
With six months already gone in 2011, Lakeview Estates like most of Oswego has plenty of homes for sale.  Currently we have 7 active single family listings, 1 short sale pending and only 2 closed transactions in the last 6 months.  Prices range from a high of $269,900 to a low of $169,900 for the...
06/10/2011
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