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First, not my listing, it has a very interesting history and looks like a good deal:   1514 Tecumseh Dr   Original listed in 2005 for 475,000, spent 276 days on the market, canceled 11/15/05 Relisted 12/27/05 with new Realtor at 525,000, went 151 days and price drop to 469,00 then canceled again ...
12/31/2008
First, it's not my listing, but looks like it could be a real good deal.   A 5 bedroom and 3.1 bank owned home in McHenry hit the market yesterday.  It has 2 master suites and a finished basement.  Starting at 239,900, how low will it go...   Pics to follow.
12/31/2008
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Both properties did not sell (39 surrey and 211 Huntington) , but were rented out within a couple of weeks (even with the holidays).  I guess we will wait until 2010 or later to sell.  It will give the market a couple more years to recover and the value of the properties to appreciate.        
12/31/2008
Anyone seen "From House to Home"  magizine around?  I got one from my local realtor association office last year, but I have not seen any placed out and about.  There website is www.fromhousetohome.com which is very slow to load.    I'm trying to get a list together of all current publications th...
12/29/2008
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  * Make the $7500 first-time homebuyer tax credit available to all buyers and eliminate repayment requirements. The credit's limited availability and repayment requirement severely limit the credit's use and effectiveness. * Make the 2008 FHA, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loan limits permanent. Ne...
12/17/2008
Dawn Zurick | O.K. & Assoc., Realty Plus | 847-287-1148 Golfview Rd, Spring Grove, IL Ranch Style home with a View 3BR/2BA Single Family House offered at $309,990 Year Built 2007 Sq Footage Unspecified Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 full, 0 partial Floors 1 Parking 2 Car garage Lot Size 0 sqft HOA/Maint...
12/16/2008
I've be looking into a team collaboration tool called Backpack by a company called 37 signals.   http://www.backpackit.com/   It seems like it would fit very well with a distributed company like a real estate brokerage.  With some people working in the office, some at home, and some at both, a we...
12/16/2008
Dawn Zurick | O.K. & Assoc., Realty Plus | 847-287-1148 W. Golf View Dr., Spring Grove, IL Remodeled Ranch Style Home with Basement & Awesome Views of Golf Course & State Park 3BR/2BA Single Family House offered at $230,000 Year Built 1938 Sq Footage Unspecified Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 full, 0 pa...
12/16/2008
Dawn Zurick | O.K. & Assoc., Realty Plus | 847-287-1148 Huntington, Mchenry, IL UPDATED inside! Oak Cabinets with new counter tops & appliances in kitchen. Newer furnace, water heater and softener. New interior paint, carpet 3BR/1.5BA Single Family House offered at $229,000 Year Built 1984 Sq Fo...
12/15/2008
Dawn Zurick | O.K. & Assoc., Realty Plus | 847-287-1148 39 Surrey, Crystal Lake, IL Recently Remodeled! Open Floor Plan** You have to see it to believe it! Most everything new! Heat efficient w/new roof, insulation, windows & furn 4BR/3BA Single Family House offered at $237,500 Year Built 1970 S...
12/15/2008
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