The Scoop on Real Estate from Aurora, Montgomery, Naperville, Oswego, to Yorkville, IL

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Although my main selling and buying market is in the Chicago uber suburbs I have sold in the Windy City in the past and showing homes in Chicago is a totally different experience.  Some "city" agents look down on those "suburban" agents that venture to sell in Chicago.   My experience has been mo...
It takes a "team" to get you to the closing table when you purchase a home.  So when your real estate broker/agent recommends somone from their "preferred" vendor list there is a reason.  My company policy is to send my "buyer's and seller's that become "buyers" a list of "preferred vendors" that...
The days are getting shorter and there is a definite nip in the air.  Winds are picking up, leaves are dropping and the local farmers are harvesting their crops.  As I drive around town especially the back country roads that I prefer to the main roads, you can see the farmers bringing in the corn...
Nothing is as exciting as buying something new!  Whether its a new car, new furniture or new clothes, it's always fun to buy NEW!  When it comes to new home buying the question you need to ask is "Do I need a Real Estate Agent?"As a former new home sales consultant I can tell you from experience ...
Kendall county despite it's growth during the early part of the century is basically a rural county full of farms for mostly corn and soybeans.  The equestrian lifestyle though is another choice for many of its citizens and currently there are 30 properties in Kendall that are horse friendly. Fro...
Montgomery, IL has a population of less than 20,000 people, sits along the banks of the Fox River and is showing strong home sales in 2015.  Compared to the 104 sales in 2014 - 2015 3rd Quarter sales stand at 124 closed transactions in the single family detached category. The average sales price ...
Unlike it's close neighbor - Naperville - both Oswego and Yorkville, IL have only 5 available homes in the Million Plus category.These 5 homes have a lot in common  - besides price - 4 of them allow horses!  As fits the semi-rural character of both Oswego & Yorkville - only 1 of the homes is insi...
Known for its busy downtown, corporate headquarters, tons of restaurants, Riverwalk  and many shopping options, Naperville, IL continues to be at the top nationwide of favorite towns to "live in", "raise your family" and "commute to Chicago" from.  With two Metra train stops within its borders, c...
Despite an 12.2% increase in total homes sold in Naperville, IL  in the  3rd Qtr. 2015 from 2014 sales, the average sales price for single family detached homes dropped 4.6% to  $451,639 from 2014's $473,444!  The median sales price also suffered with a drop of 3.6% to $417,250 from 2014's median...
One of the most affordable cities in the Chicago Metro area - Aurora, IL 3rd Quarter results shows that the median price for single family detached homes has increased to 15.8% from 2014's prices.  In 2014 the median price was $155,413 and the same period in 2015 its $179,900! The average sales p...

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