illinois: Kombrink Team Ranked #2 Realtor in Kane County - 04/24/19 10:27 AM
Chicago Agent Magazine Releases 1st Quarter 2019 Realtor Rankings 
The Kombrink Team at RE/MAX All Pro in St Charles was recently ranked as a top real estate team in Kane County, Illinois by Chicago Agent Magazine.  Out of thousands of Chicagoland Realtors, they came in #2 for closed sales in Kane County and #4 for sales volume.
Matt Kombrink, Team Leader for The Kombrink Team had this to say.
"It's been a busy year for us so far and our local market is red hot!  We're humbled to have so many home buyers and sellers put their trust in us to help them achieve their … (1 comments)

illinois: Dwindling Foreclosures Raise Home Prices - 01/06/17 07:44 AM
Foreclosures are falling as home prices rise 
 
The number of bank-owned properties on the market has dropped 31.1% year-over-year.  Illinois is right in line with a 29.7% decrease in foreclosures.  Does this have a correlation with rising home prices?
 
After the real estate crash, bank-owned properties flooded the market.  Good news for those home buyers looking for a bargain, bad news for sellers watching their property value fall.
 
Over the last couple of years, foreclosure numbers have been dropping and as a result, we've seen home prices rise.
 
 
Now you can't expect prices to increase to pre-crash levels as that's likely what caused problems in the first place.  However, homeowners … (0 comments)

illinois: Fox Valley Real Estate Review November 2016 - 11/18/16 10:27 PM
Real Estate Indicators for the Fox Valley MarketThanks to continuing high employment rates and low mortgage rates, the Fox Valley has enjoyed a comfortable pace this year.  Market acceleration has been dampened though due to a decline in housing inventory.  Unfortunately, there's not much indication this inventory shortage will resolve itself in the near future.
There was a 7.8% decrease in new listings in the Fox Valley year-over-year.  We currently stand at 3,630 homes on the market which is also down 23.3% year-over-year.
 
Historical Months Supply of Housing Inventory (click to enlarge)  
Pending home sales were up 13.9% year-over-year and 7.7% YTD with 1,038 homes pending in the … (0 comments)

illinois: Latest Homes for Sale in St Charles - 07/06/15 05:46 AM
These St Charles IL Homes Just ListedWith home prices on the rise, and interest rates on the uptick, home buyers are out in force and trying to find something fast.
Savvy home sellers know this and inventory is increasing.  We've even started to experience multiple offer situations.
If you're looking to move, make sure you get a head start on finding the latest homes for sale!
 
Did you know you might not be seeing every home that's out there?  Every site; Zillow, Realtor.com, Trulia, they all have different rules on how and when they update, even which homes they can display.
 
Through our website at … (0 comments)

illinois: Kombrink Lobrillo Team Recognized by Wall Street Journal - 06/11/15 10:44 AM
The Kombrink Lobrillo Team in St Charles Ranks 96th in Nation!
Each year, Real Trends, a trusted source for real estate statistics releases their Top 1,000 agents and teams for both transactions and sales volume.  These rankings are published in The Wall Street Journal.
The Kombrink Lobrillo Team at RE/MAX Great American North in St Charles was once again recognized for their leadership in both homes sold and sales volume.
SIDES
With 361 closed home sales in 2014, The Kombrink Lobrillo Team ranked 8th in Illinois and 96th in the entire nation.  This represents a home being sold almost every day and is a real achievement to have placed in the TOP 100!
SALES VOLUME
The … (0 comments)

illinois: Kane County New Construction Up 81% - 03/04/15 03:21 AM
 
Chicago Agent Magazine unveiled a great infographic today detailing new home sales in the Chicagoland area.
Did you know Kane County ranks #2 for the most new home sales?
Sales of new construction homes have remained stagnant throughout the Chicago area since 2012.  There have only been two counties with substantial growth in this market since 2009, Will and Kane counties.
The new construction real estate market has seen slow increases in ALL Chicagoland counties since 2012 but Will county saw a 95% increase and Kane increased 81%.
Check out this infographic from Chicago Agent Magazine.

As this part of our market … (0 comments)

illinois: Rise in Tri-Cities Townhouse Market Signals Sales Boom - 02/18/15 01:49 AM

Last month saw a 62% increase in the number of attached homes (condos & townhouses) for sale in the tri-cities of St Charles, Geneva and Batavia Illinois.
This could be a signal of increased sales in the months to come.
The majority of homeowners getting off the fence and deciding to put their townhouse on the market are looking to move up to a larger home.  Growing families, a more stable job market and a positive economic outlook are unleashing these pent up sellers.  They realize that now is the time to make the move.
Batavia is seeing the strongest increase with 17 … (0 comments)

illinois: Home Prices Continue to Rise in Fox Valley - 01/28/15 03:52 AM
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 December of 2013.  That's a 3.86% gain since December, 2012!  Currently, the average sales price for a home in the tri-cities is $348,364.
Let's take a look at how that breaks down by city.
ST CHARLES
As you can see, the average sales price in St Charles is at $389,140, a 1.2% gain for the year.  Since 2012 home … (2 comments)

illinois: Fox Valley Real Estate Starts Year Strong - 01/09/15 08:54 AM
The Fox Valley real estate market started 2015 strong with over one hundred new listings coming on the market!

One sure sign of consumer confidence in our local real estate market is the number of sellers putting their home on the market this week.  Here's a breakdown of activity by city;
St Charles 38 South Elgin 13 Geneva 12 Batavia 10 North Aurora 9 Sugar Grove 6 Elburn 4 Click on any of the city links above to view the newest homes on the market.
As we've been posting for the last month, winter is a prime time to sell your home, and if you're in the market to buy now … (0 comments)

illinois: New Construction Homes For Sale in the Fox Valley - 04/21/14 03:06 AM
New Construction Homes For Sale in the Fox Valley
The new construction market is on the rebound!  New construction homes in the Fox Valley are on the rise and those looking to treat themselves to a brand new home without the worries sometimes associated with an older home have plenty of options!
Home builders are once again breaking ground and crafting some beautiful homes in Geneva, Batavia, St Charles IL and surrounding areas.  The Fox Valley offers many areas where new construction homes are being built. 
Take advantage of the advances in green building technology!  New homes are less expensive to maintain due … (1 comments)

illinois: Real Estate Open Houses in The Fox Valley for 2/22/14 - 02/21/14 02:38 AM
Geneva, St Charles and Batavia IL Real Estate Open Houses

The following is a list of all homes with a real estate open house scheduled for Saturday, February 22nd and Sunday, February 23rd, 2014.  This list was pulled from Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) on Friday, February 21st, 2014.
 
BATAVIA IL
1653 Naperville Ln  4BR/3.1BA home priced at $529,000.  Open Sunday from 1pm-4pm. 1535 Barkei Dr  4BR/3.1BA home priced at $529,900.  Open Sunday from 1pm-2pm.
2292 Bird Ln  5BR/4.1BA home priced at $565,000.  Open Sunday from 1pm-3pm. 629 Lusted Ln  4BR/5.1BA home priced at $974,900.  Open Saturday from 12pm-2pm.  
GENEVA
2345 Vanderbilt Dr  2BR/2BA … (0 comments)

illinois: Real Estate Open Houses in The Fox Valley for 2/8/14 - 02/06/14 11:47 PM
Geneva, St Charles and Batavia IL Real Estate Open Houses

The following is a list of all homes with an open house scheduled for Saturday, February 8th and Sunday, February 9th, 2014.  This list was pulled from Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) on Friday, February 7th, 2014.
 
BATAVIA IL
808 Viking Dr  4BR/3.1BA home priced at $282,000.  Open Sunday from 12pm-2pm. 2404 Hunt Ln  5BR/3.1BA home priced at $535,000.  Open Sunday from 1pm-3pm.
 
GENEVA
2345 Vanderbilt Dr  2BR/2BA home priced at $175,000.  Open Sunday from 1pm-4pm. 2244 Pepper Valley Dr  4BR/4BA home priced at $359,000.  Open Saturday from … (0 comments)

illinois: Home For Sale in Mill Creek, Geneva IL - 02/05/14 11:23 PM
Luxury Home for Sale on Fenced Lot
39W110 Shannon Sq, Geneva Illinois
4BR/3.1BA Two Story priced at $374,900

 
View video of Home For Sale in Mill Creek, Geneva IL

 
True luxury is what you'll find in this light & bright Mill Creek home.  Sitting on a gorgeous fenced lot backing to open space you'll spend time relaxing on the front porch, the large tiered deck and paver patio as you enjoy the peaceful setting and professional landscaping.  Step inside the soaring two-story foyer with hardwood flooring that carries through the entire first floor.  Catch up with friends and family … (4 comments)

illinois: Home For Sale in Stonebridge, Aurora IL - 02/05/14 08:32 AM
Mint Condition Home Backing to Pond
2094 Brookside Ln, Aurora Illinois
3BR/2.1BA Traditional priced at $310,000

 
Take a video tour of this home for sale in Stonebridge, Aurora IL

 
This mint condition 3BR/2.1BA cedar Traditional in the desirable Stonebridge subdivision is the home you've been searching for!  This gorgeous home sits on a landscaped lot backing to a pond offering peaceful surroundings.  Step inside to find neutral decor and a bright, open floor plan.  The two-story living room is sure to impress and offers a cozy raised hearth gas log fireplace with tile surround along with pleasing backyard views. … (5 comments)

illinois: How's the real estate market in Cambridge, St Charles IL [INFOGRAPHIC] - 02/04/14 08:42 AM
Real Estate Market Snapshot for the Cambridge Subdivision in St Charles, Illinois
Located on the east side of St Charles is the popular Cambridge subdivision.  Around 25-30 families move into or out of this subdivision every single year.  Let's take a look at what the real estate market is doing here.
We've prepared an infographic to go over some of the major points, but before we get to that, let's look at a few smaller things of note...
The average home in Cambridge, according to the last 12 months of data pulled from Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED), offers 4 bedrooms … (0 comments)

illinois: Home For Sale in Cambridge, St Charles IL - 01/31/14 07:13 AM
Gorgeous Updated Colonial Home For Sale

1010 Banbury Ct, St Charles IL
4BR/1.1BA Colonial priced at $264,900
 

Video of Home For Sale in Cambridge, St Charles IL
 
This gorgeous updated Cambridge Colonial home sits on a large fenced cul-de-sac lot and is sure to please!  Fabulous curb appeal is provided by the beautiful landscaping and brick & vinyl exterior.  Step inside to find an inviting living room with ventless gas log fireplace flanked by solid oak bookcases.  The adjacent formal dining room is the perfect place for those special meals with friends and family.  Wait until you see the … (1 comments)

illinois: Home For Sale in Woodland Hills, Batavia IL - 01/29/14 04:34 AM
Updated Woodland Hills Home For Sale
854 Mandrake Dr, Batavia Illinois
3BR/2BA split level priced at $239,000

There's a lot to love in this updated Woodland Hills beauty!  Sitting on a wooded lot on the convenient east side of town, this home offers plenty of room and all the amenities.  Step inside to find fresh interior paint, new carpeting, new blinds and more.  The large and inviting living room boasts hardwood flooring which flows into the formal dining room with pleasing backyard views.  The eat-in kitchen has been completely updated to include granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, new flooring, tile backsplash … (3 comments)

illinois: Real Estate Open Houses in The Fox Valley for 1/25/14 - 01/24/14 05:24 AM
Geneva, St Charles and Batavia IL Real Estate Open Houses

The following is a list of all homes with an open house scheduled for Saturday, January 25th and Sunday, January 26th, 2014.  This list was pulled from Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) on Friday, January 24th, 2014.
 
BATAVIA IL
2404 Hunt Ln  5BR/3.1BA home priced at $535,000.  Open Sunday from 1pm-3pm. 2752 Lusted Ln  4BR/5BA home priced at $900,000.  Open Sunday from 1pm-3pm. 629 Lusted Ln  4BR/5.1BA home priced at $1,099,000.  Open Sunday from 1pm-3pm. 1052 Schonback Ct  4BR/5.1BA home priced at $1,375,000.  Open Sunday from 1pm-3pm.  
CAMPTON … (0 comments)

illinois: How's the real estate market in Mill Creek, Geneva? [INFOGRAPHIC] - 01/23/14 01:05 AM
2013 Real Estate Year in Review for the Mill Creek Subdivision in Geneva, Illinois
Perhaps the most dynamic subdivision in Geneva is Mill Creek.  Over 100 families move into or out of this subdivision every single year.  Let's take a look back at what the real estate market did in 2013.
We've prepared an infographic to go over some of the major points, but before we get to that, let's look at a few smaller things of note...
The average home in Mill Creek, according to the last 12 months of data pulled from Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED), offers 4 … (0 comments)

illinois: Where's your favorite Fox Valley sledding spot? - 01/22/14 01:27 AM
There's sleds in them there hills!
With a snowy winter upon us now, it's past time to break out the toboggans, sleds and tubes and head for the slopes!
It seems like it started snowing the day after Christmas and hasn't let up.  Every day or two there are snowflakes in the air.  Let's not even mention this polar vortex thing...  We've had a few warm-ish days now.  Have you had a chance to get out with the family and go sledding?
I know the folks up north (and I mean those in Wisconsin) like to refer to us in Illinois as "flat … (0 comments)

 
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