Archive for DeKalb County

Single-Family Home Sales Provide Positive Chicago Real Estate News

The Chicago real estate market posted an increase in sales and median price for the month of February, due mostly to the single-family home sector. Total home sales last month rose 2.1 percent from January in the city of Chicago, according to the Illinois Association of REALTORS latest report. The median home price saw an [Read More]

President Declares Chicago a Disaster Area Thanks to the Blizzard of 2011

This weekend marks something very important to Chicago: Sunday is the first day of Spring. Since temperatures have risen above 35 degrees it seems like most Chicago residents have stripped their bodies of winter coats in anticipation of warmer weather. And, we deserve those warmer temps. This winter was brutal. So brutal that President Barack [Read More]

Cook Among Counties on Storm-Aid List

The snow may have melted, but Chicago-area residents won’t soon forget the Blizzard of 2011. The storm is on the mind of our president, too, and not just because his Chicago home was buried in snow like the rest of us. President Barack Obama on Monday received a formal request from Governor Pat Quinn asking [Read More]

National, Chicago Real Estate Numbers for January

Nationwide, the housing market posted an unexpected increase in sales last month. Chicago real estate did not fare as well, but some of its surrounding suburbs saw a rise. Let’s start locally. According to the Illinois Association of REALTORS, total home sales in the city of Chicago for January 2011 were down 14 percent compared [Read More]

Shodeen Buyers Appreciate Well-Stocked Design Center and Expert Assistance

Oftentimes when you purchase a new home, you can plan on racking up mileage on the car and filling up extra slots on your calendar. That’s because when it’s time to make important selections like cabinetry, flooring and lighting fixtures, you’ll likely have to make several trips to various home improvement stores, suppliers and builder [Read More]

August 29, 2010 | Author: Walsh Communications | Comments: (0) | Categories: Chicago Real Estate News, DeKalb County, Kane County

Tornado-Affected Homeowners to Get Aid from SBA, Not FEMA

Residents in north central Illinois whose real estate was affected by tornadoes that touched down on June 5 are eligible to apply for a low-interest loan to clean up the mess. Governor Pat Quinn on Tuesday announced that the state has been granted a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster declaration, which will provide homeowners, [Read More]

July 07, 2010 | Author: Tracey | Comments: (0) | Categories: DeKalb County, Grundy County, Kane County, Kendall County

Home Prices in Illinois Finally Inching Up

Good news about the Illinois and Chicago real estate market is so nice, isn’t it? Well, here is some more, and it happens to be the news we’ve been waiting for. Each month this year we’ve reported on an increase in sales, and April was no different. According to the Illinois Association of REALTORS, 10,323 [Read More]