oswego: A Hidden Jem in the Farm Fields of Oswego, IL - Emerson Creek Pottery & Tea Room - 08/15/11 10:36 AM
We all have dreams but few of us are able to make our dreams a reality.  For those of us who live in the Oswego, IL area we can see the results of someone actually making their dreams a reality.  Many of us may be unaware that just off Grove Road, lies a wonderful small business that is making not only their dreams a realtity but helping others to have their dream weddings, family get togethers and other special events.  So follow me to this little hidden gem in the cornfields of Oswego.

Just off Grove Road, I drove down a … (0 comments)

oswego: Dairy Hut - A Standing Summer Tradition in Oswego, IL - 08/10/10 05:22 AM
Childhood memories in the summer always remind me of one of my favorite treats...ice cream!  In my small town the favorite place for a cone is the Dairy Hut on Main Street.  Although their menu has expanded beyond ice cream it has been known since the 50's as the place to get a great ice cream treat.  Originally a trailer it has now has a permanent place on Main Street.  The current owner, Jeff Smkal, has owned it for the last 3 years and has kept the tradition alive.

When I stopped by last month it was obvious why it's a … (2 comments)

oswego: Where toTake a Coffee Break in Oswego, IL - 07/04/10 08:54 AM
Since moving my real estate office to my home I have found that I end up working longer hours.  Without an actual commute to another "physical site", sometimes it's hard to draw the line on when to stop working.  So lately, I have been forcing myself to "take a break".
When you live in a small village/town like I do, if you want to go to a well known coffee spot you will have to drive at least 10 to 30 minutes.  We all develop certain habits and one of mine is a cup of coffee - I usually brew my own … (0 comments)

oswego: Oswego, IL March Market Activity - Attached Single Family Homes - 04/02/10 08:58 AM
As March is behind us and April brings us much warmer weather let's take a minute to breakdown the latest market activity for our wonderful village.  We are lucky to have a diverse housing stock.  From condo's to 20 acre farmettes and everything in between, you can find a home that suits your needs in our town.
Although Oswego has a downtown reminiscent of times gone by we also have the latest in strip malls with everything from Home Depot to your favorite franchise restaurant or fast food.  With our more prominent neighbors - Aurora and Naperville garnering more news we … (2 comments)

oswego: Oswego, IL March Market Activity - Detached Single Family Homes - 04/02/10 07:51 AM
Since I am now officially in Oswego I decided to add the local market activity for this past month.  I can't believe we are already in April!  If you look at the chart below you will understand the following numbers:
 
Currently we have 257 Active Listings - Out of those we have 172 market listings, 6 Foreclosures/REO, 41 short sales and 38 new construction.  We currently have 67% regular market listings, 16% short sales, 2% foreclosures and 15% new home construction for those of you who like a different perspective.
 
In March there were 19 sales in the single … (0 comments)

oswego: Hard Way to Get A Listing - 02/03/10 06:37 AM
Life is always full of surprises but I was not expecting one when I opened the door a couple of weeks ago and there stood 2 of my village's local police.  They were doing a wellness call on my next door neighbor and wanted to know if I had seen her lately.
My heart jumped as I tried to remember when was the last time I had seen her.  I am always leaving and going at odd hours because of my profession.  I would normally talk to her as one of us was either leaving or coming home.  We would always … (5 comments)

oswego: Along the Winding Trail....A Stable Neighborhood in Oswego, IL - 09/14/09 06:58 AM

Late in August I decided to set a goal of 30 bike rides before September 30th.  Well, yesterday I passed my halfway point.  I live in a duplex in the Lakeview subidivision in Oswego, IL.  It's a mix of single family homes with duplexes.  We have some wetlands with ponds and some great biking trails that run through the subdivisions and along some country roads. 
The journey of getting to my 30 rides has been interesting.  I have been going to a health club of one sort or another for over 25 years so am not someone new to staying … (2 comments)

 
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