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Find out what's going on in the St Charles IL real estate market, local news and general advice for homeowners. Our St Charles Real Estate Blog provides fresh perspective on our market activity. Be sure to check it out!

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2015 

Sale prices on single family homes rose in all three of the tri-cities this past month. The average sales price in December was up again for homes in St Charles, Geneva and Batavia.  Find out how much they rose... The tri-cities experienced a 1.57% increase in the average sales price over Decembe...
01/28/2015
Home prices are normalizing but appreciation and interest rates are projected to rise in 2015. This chart shows the cost of waiting if you were to buy a $500,000 home.  Waiting just 12 months would raise the price of the home and with projected rates you would be looking at paying almost $5,000 m...
01/25/2015
There have been several headlines recently stating that home prices are falling.  Well friends, that's not true. The fact is, home appreciation is slowing down compared to last year. Back in January of 2014, home prices were up 13.2% as compared to January 2013.  What happened through last year w...
01/22/2015
Freddie Mac just came out with a survey in which they asked people whether or not they were financially comfortable.  The results may surprise you. The definition of financial comfort was "having extra money to go beyond each payday and spend money on things they want."  Being able to pay your bi...
01/18/2015
As of this posting, there are 13 luxury homes for sale in Geneva, Illinois.  Luxury homes are defined as being priced at $700,000 and above. As you can see by the map above, the majority of these homes are located close to the Fox River with a few on the outskirts of town. Luxury home sales in th...
01/16/2015
Face the facts, renting just doesn't make sense...  National rent prices are through the roof with no end in sight. A lot of people out there are facing a tough decision.  Should you sign a lease, or sign a contract to buy a home?  There are options, and there are definite consequences to your de...
01/15/2015
Good news for home sellers in the Fox Valley, not so good news for home buyers. According to recent figures from the National Association of Realtors, distressed property sales are down.  In fact, they're dropping like a rock.  The chart above shows national figures.  How are things in our local ...
01/14/2015
Did the new year bring you a new bundle of joy?  Is your family outgrowing your current home? Now is an excellent time to buy a home in St Charles and there are plenty to choose from. If you're looking for a little more space to help make your family more comfortable, why not move up while prices...
01/13/2015
OPEN HOUSE, January 18, Sunday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM 3809 Grand View Ct, St Charles, IL Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Virtual Tour Complete Details $ Click for current price 4 BEDROOMS 4 BATHROOMS (3 full, 1 half) 3900 Square Feet A quiet cul-de-sac location and a...
01/13/2015
Are you thinking of selling your house? Are you dreading having to deal with strangers walking through the house? Are you concerned about getting the paperwork correct? Hiring a professional real estate agent can take away most of the challenges of selling. A great agent is always worth more tha...
01/12/2015
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