Lyn Sims

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Schaumburg Homes and Schaumburg IL Real Estate - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago

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2009 

Links at Poplar Creek Subdivision I just sold and closed a St. Andrew Model in the neighborhood!  2BR 2.5BA, Loft, Full finished basement and 2 car garage.  Great upgrades from the hardwood floors thruout, full wall brick fireplace, deck, whirlpool in Master Bath. Very nice updates and condition ...
11/29/2009
Briar Pointe SubdivisionI just sold and closed a Barrington Model 2BR 2.5BA 2-story townhome in the neighborhood!  It had the best location on the nature sanctuary!  Fireplace, newer appliances, newer carpet, BA's remodeled with granite, 1 car garage, skylite.Interested in selling or purchasing a...
11/28/2009
Castle Rock Subdivision I just sold and closed a foreclosure in the neighborhood!  2BR 1.5BA, no basement and no garage.  Definitely needed work with new kitchen and all appliances and mechanicals.  Buyer did the 203K FHA rehab program thru me.Interested in selling or purchasing a home in Castle ...
11/28/2009
Schaumburg say it ain't so - imposing property taxes? One of the last village hold outs for communities with no property taxes in the area include Schaumburg.  But recently in this down turned economy, the revenue to keep the village moving forward might have to come from possible property taxes....
11/25/2009
Business Week's Best Places to Raise your Kids 2010 Schaumburg just missed out and was a noted 'runner up' for 2010.  Last year for 2009, Mt. Prospect cinched the title.  We'll get 'em next year!So here is the full article for BusinessWeek's annual ranking of the best places to raise your kids.  ...
11/24/2009
Santa Is Coming To Town on November 27th The Schaumburg Fire Department will officially escort Santa Claus to town on Friday, November 27, 2009 to join village officials in the annual tree lighting ceremony and welcome the holiday season from 6 to 8:30 pm at the Prairie Center for the Arts. Villa...
11/24/2009
FHA Appraisals and the Rules Lately in my area there has been a tremendous amount of miscommunication and misinformation with FHA appraisals.  It is so rampant in our area that I've decided to post the drama.Schaumburg IL - Townhouse listing of mine does not appraise out and is $5000 under contra...
11/20/2009
Heating and cooling adjustments on a forced air furnace - Winter and Summer SettingsWarm air rises; cooler air sinks. Keep this principle in mind, and you’ll realize why opening the correct air returns in winter and summer will provide better air distribution-which, in turn, allows more even temp...
11/18/2009
Well here's a kick in the head ...... I recently cancelled a listing that I had for some time because the seller just would not lower the price.  All the signs were that since she didn't have a fireplace, she was being overlooked at her price.  Townhomes with fireplaces were getting regular showi...
11/17/2009
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Congress has passed new legislation that extends the First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit of up to $8,000 to first-time home buyers until April 30, 2010.  Also expands the credit to grant up to $6,500 credit to current home owners purchasing a new or existing home between November 7, 2009 and April 3...
11/16/2009
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