will county: January Should Make You Think "Taxes" ... both Income & Real Estate ... in Will County & Elsewhere - 01/24/20 10:01 AM
  January Should Make You Think "Taxes" ... both Income & Real Estate ... in Will County & Elsewhere  For those that are property owners in Will County, January 15th, 2020 was a day of great importance ...  That day marked the release and publication of the Will County Board of Review decisions regarding property assessment changes for the County.  
It also marked the beginning of the 30-day window for filing an appeal for those property owners that might be dissatisfied with their property's value assessment. (Note:  Appeal Deadline is February 14, 2020)
This information is timely and important to anyone that is a property owner within Will County.  Why?
With the … (6 comments)

will county: Herald News 2019 Readers' Choice Award Winner "Best Will County Mortgage Broker" - Gene Mundt - 01/08/20 11:26 AM
 Herald News 2019 Readers' Choice Award Winner "Best Will County Mortgage Broker" -  Gene Mundt     Each year The Herald-News hosts a "Readers' Choice Award" contest ...
This year's voting took place between the dates of September 10th to September 30th.    The winners in each of the award categories were published in the paper on Sunday, December 8, 2019. I am proud to say that this year's Herald-News "Readers' Choice Award" for "Best Will County Mortgage Broker" was bestowed upon me.     My entire career ... over 40 years ... has been spent serving those in Will County and the entire Chicagoland - IL/WI region in need of reliable, experienced and trustworthy lending information … (10 comments)

will county: Will County Fall Festivals, Pumpkin Farms, Corn Mazes, Hayrides - 2019 - 09/10/19 03:17 PM
 
Will County Fall Festivals, Pumpkin Farms,
Corn Mazes, Hayrides - 2019
 
 
Fall is right around the corner in Will County, IL ... 
 
You can feel it in the air at night.  There's a new "crispness" to it.  The hours of sunlight are fewer.  Leaves are turning in color and already beginning to fall to the ground.
 
Yes ... Fall in Will County means many wonderful things ...  
 
Pumpkin farms are opening.  Fall festivals are already being held in many Will County communities.  Corn stalks are cropping-up on front porches, lamp posts, and mailbox posts.  
 
Scarecrows, ghosts, witches, and goblins of all shapes and sizes will soon be revealed … (6 comments)

will county: Present & Future Will County Property Owners: What You Need to Know About Property Assessments - 07/25/19 02:14 PM
 
 
Present & Future Will County Property Owners:
What You Need to Know About Property Assessments
 
 
Are you presently ... or are you considering becoming a homeowner in Will County, IL?  
Then the WHEN, WHAT, WHERE, and HOW of taxes and property assessments are ... and should be ... very important to you.  
Property owners (and those looking to buy a home) need to know the following:
 
How much their property taxes are (or will be) When tax installments are due How taxes are calculated What tax rates are Where and how to pay taxes  If  a Tax Escrow should-or-is required in a monthly mortgage payment   How real estate is assessed  … (4 comments)

will county: March 1st and 2nd - "Manhattan Irish Fest" 2019 - 02/20/19 12:25 PM
  March 1st and 2nd - "Manhattan Irish Fest" 2019   Manhattan, IL is my hometown ...   Located in the heart of Will County, IL, it's a town proud of its long history, its present vibrancy, and its bright future.     It's also VERY proud of its deep Irish roots ...
Manhattan residents will proudly tell you that their beautiful town is the home of the "Manhattan Irish Fest", an acclaimed festival and parade that's been running since 1995. 
The dates for this year's Manhattan Irish Fest are Friday, March 1st and Saturday, March 2nd.     The renowned and well-attended Manhattan Irish Fest Parade will be held on Saturday, March … (5 comments)

will county: Fall Festivals, Pumpkin Farms, Corn Mazes, Hayrides in Will County - 2018 - 10/05/18 10:06 AM
 
Fall Festivals, Pumpkin Farms, Corn Mazes,
Hayrides in Will County - 2018
 
Fall in all its glory has arrived in Will County ...  
 
There's a new crispness to the air, especially at night now. The hours of sunlight are fewer.  Leaves are turning in color and falling to the ground.
 
 
 
Fall in Will County means many wonderful things ...  
 
Pumpkin farms have opened.  Fall festivals are being held in many of our communities.  You see corn mazes decorating front porches, lamp posts, and mailbox posts.
 
Scarecrows, ghosts, witches, and goblins of all shapes and sizes are revealed by car lights at night. Spooky creatures of all shapes and size … (7 comments)

will county: 2018 Forest Preserve District of Will County "Food Truck Fridays" - 04/18/18 09:55 AM
 
 
2018 Forest Preserve District of Will County
"Food Truck Fridays"
 
Visit the Forest Preserve District of Will County, either in person or online, and you'll quickly find out that the benefits and services offered by the Forest Preserve District go way beyond the trails, animals, preserves, and beauty to be found within its borders.
 
Residents and visitors to Will County, IL have access to over 21,000 acres of land/water on which boating, wildlife, camping, fishing, picnicking, educational programs ... dog parks, a variety of winter activities,  and even weddings ... can be enjoyed.  There is truly something for everyone to enjoy when visiting Will County's preserves.
One of the most popular … (10 comments)

will county: Fall Festivals, Pumpkin Farms, Corn Mazes, Hayrides - Will County 2017 - 09/13/17 02:09 PM
 
Fall Festivals, Pumpkin Farms, Corn Mazes, Hayrides -
Will County 2017
 
The look of Fall has arrived in Will County and the rest of Chicagoland ...  
There's a new crispness to the air.  The hours of sunlight are fewer.  The night temperatures are cooler. 
And of course, that means wonderful things like pumpkin farms, fall festivals, corn mazes, haunted houses, scarecrows, spooky ghosts, witches, and goblins of all shapes and sizes are cropping up everywhere. 
Just who doesn't LOVE Fall? 
 
Here in Will County, we're lucky to have many wonderful venues offering spectacular opportunities to enjoy all things Fall.  In order to help you plan your visits and Fall fun, I've provided … (15 comments)

will county: Sound the Alarm! Tornado Season Just Arrived in Will County - Chicagoland - 03/01/17 11:15 AM
 
Sound the Alarm!
Tornado Season Just Arrived in Will County - Chicagoland
 
 
As I write this ... the temperatures outside are warm .. and it's very humid.  Unusual weather to be having in Chicagoland as we head into the beginning of March. 
Most years, the odds of tornadoes occurring in Will County, IL and the Chicagoland region, are highest during the months of April through June.  Yet, this afternoon's weather forecast for the area predicts severe weather, possible tornadoes appearing, with hail and high winds.  
This year's Will County - Chicagoland winter weather has been somewhat unusual (2017).  We've already experienced days of spring-like weather … (8 comments)

will county: Declare Yourself a Great 4th! - 06/29/16 07:25 AM

Friend!
Our country will be celebrating its independence over the upcoming weekend. Monday is the 4th of July!
 
Where will you enjoy fireworks?  If in the Will County area, I hope you'll consider viewing from one of the county's many communities hosting this year.  Click HERE to view a list of options available to you.
 
If you're enjoying a 4th get-together:  My wife has been pouring through magazines/internet to find some fun foods and ideas to add to our family's celebration.  I thought I'd share some of the great ideas she's found.  Ideas and links are included below.  
Fireworks of a different nature:  Last week's BREXIT vote.  As I write this, interest rates … (8 comments)

will county: Will County Farmers Markets - Summer 2016 - 06/13/16 09:06 AM
Will County Farmers Markets - Summer 2016
 
     I married a farm girl ... a very proud "Farmer's Daughter" ...
  
    Because of that fact, each year I share current info regarding all the many Farmer's Markets held throughout the growing season in Will County, IL.   
     Many residents (and visitors to Will County) love gardening ... and the "fruits" of a farmer's and gardener's labors.  The fresh vegetables, fruits, seasonings, flowers, jams, jellies, being sold at these markets are tasty, but also economical to buy and healthy to eat. 
     Also, when foods are purchased at local fresh Markets, it helps to support local farmers and … (5 comments)

will county: Will County’s Pools, Splash Parks, and Waterparks - Summer 2016 - 06/07/16 08:01 AM
Will County’s Pools, Splash Parks,
and Waterparks - Summer 2016
 
Kids in Will County and across our nation are out of school for the summer and that finds many parents dealing with the age-old problem of "how to keep 'em busy" in healthy and positive ways.
      
Swimming classes, waterparks, and splash parks can be a great answer to a parents' dilemma.
Will County, IL has many such facilities located within its borders.  Some of the facilities are affiliated with local park districts.  
 
Others are run strictly as businesses.  Both offer a great variety of activities and hours of fun for all kids (no matter their age) throughout the summer and … (4 comments)

will county: Will County, IL - 2016 Easter Activities - 03/08/16 06:52 AM
 
Will County, IL - 2016 Easter Activities
 
  
     The Easter Bunny is one busy little fellow in Will County this year!   He's
showing up at a large variety of events: 
Egg hunts, Flashlight hunts, Hunts for Hounds Pancake Breakfasts  Photo opportunities  Entertainment  Crafting  Parades And More …   
     So especially if you have little ones, are Bunny fanatics, or have hounds, you won't want to miss out on any of the fun being planned.
 
     I've put together a list of some of the Easter Bunny Activities being held throughout Will County this year.  I hope it provides you many great ideas for fun with … (11 comments)

will county: 2015 - Joliet Park District's Summer "Concerts in the Park" - 06/08/15 04:48 AM
2015 - Joliet Park District's Summer "Concerts in the Park"
 
     The Joliet Park District is once again hosting its annual "Concerts in the Park" during the summer of 2015 ...      Each "Concerts in the Park" is held on the 3rd Friday of the month at: Preservation Park  710 Taylor Street  Joliet        Concert hours are:  6:30 pm to 8:00 pm         The 2015 year line-up includes the following bands:      Friday, June 19th      Tumbleweed                                                   (Eagles Tribute Band)     Friday, July 17th     … (10 comments)

will county: 2015 - Egg Hunts for Hounds in Will County, IL - 03/20/15 12:40 PM
 
2015 - Egg Hunts for Hounds  in Will County, IL  
     The Easter Bunny is going to be one busy little fellow in Will County, IL this year ... and NOT just for humans!

     2015 Easter Bunny activities include Egg Hunts and fun for your doggie family members to enjoy.  Multiple canine events are being held across Will County.
    Check each event's informational link out prior to attending for specific details regarding time, weather, attendance, and more.  Most venues ask you bring a camera and leash.  Adult dog-owners must accompany their pet during the festivities.

  … (15 comments)

will county: Will County Residents to Receive Discount For Pets Spayed/Neutered During February 2015 - 01/06/15 02:55 AM
Will County Residents to Receive Discount For Pets Spayed/Neutered During February 2015  
    
    
 
     Will County residents that have their family pets spayed or neutered during the month of February 2015, can receive a $40 savings discount courtesy of the County of Will.  
     The discount ... good for up to 2 animals per household ... is for animals spayed or neutered between the dates of February 1st and February 28th, 2015.
      
    
     Eligibility for the discount(s) is based upon:
Owners must show proof of Will County residency Pets must reside with their Will … (11 comments)

will county: Historic Preservation: Don’t be Caught with your Pants Down - 03/08/14 12:52 AM

 
Noah Seidenberg, Coldwell Banker Evanston, Broker - Real Estate Specialist, offers information within his post that could prove especially helpful to Home Buyers considering a sale within Will County, as well as other Chicagoland areas. 
Will County, and the City of Joliet in particular, has many historic areas within it ... the Upper Bluff area (National Register), the East Side National Register), and the Cathedral Area (Preservation Area) ... each is filled with beautiful and historic properties.  Special concerns and regulations accompany the purchase of these homes and potential Home Buyers should be aware of them prior to entering into a transaction.  … (11 comments)

will county: Village of New Lenox, IL: "The Home of Proud Americans" - 05/07/13 07:28 AM
    Village of New Lenox, IL:   "The Home of Proud Americans"
     New Lenox, IL is known as "The Home of Proud Americans" ...  
     The  Village of New Lenox  is found approximately 36 miles southwest of the Chicago Loop, is located in the center of New Lenox Township and the east-central portion of  Will County.  It encompasses an area of 15.68 square miles and now showcases a population of approximately 24, 500 people within its midst.
       New Lenox was incorporated as a Village in 1946. It remained a small community surrounded by vast amounts of … (14 comments)

will county: Donations to Melissa's Closet & Crystal's Jewelry to be Held Now Through February 28th at 4 Whitmore Ace Hardware Locations in IL - 01/11/13 01:54 AM
 
Donations to Melissa's Closet & Crystal's Jewelry to be Held  Now Through February 28th at  4 Whitmore Ace Hardware Locations in IL  


     In honor of a former employee, Melissa Michalowski, and her friend Crystal Carr, 2 young girls lost too soon,  Whitmore Ace Hardware  is collecting new and gently-used prom dresses and formal attire for boys/men at their four (4) Whitmore Ace Hardware locations.

     Their Mission:  Make sure that all those teens hoping to attend their prom are not held back from doing so because of the monetary constraints of buying the appropriate … (10 comments)

will county: The Appraisal Process ... Chances to Learn More, Share, and Be Happy When the Stars All Align - 01/23/12 05:18 AM
 
 
The Appraisal Process ...
Chances to Learn More, Share, and
Be Happy When the Stars All Align
 
 
 
     This last week, I attended my local  Three Rivers' Association of Realtors (Serving Will and Grundy Counties, IL) Learning Lunch.  I was very impressed by the great turnout for this particular event.
 
     I believe the topic being highlighted at this luncheon greatly influenced members' decision to attend ... as it was a topic that touches upon all of us within our industry frequently.  The topic in question??
 
    
          Appraisals!
 
  … (4 comments)

 
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