Archive for DeKalb County

Illinois Homeowners Affected By Severe Weather Receive Recovery Aid

Following the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Agency’s announcement that federal disaster aid is now available to the State of Illinois, it has ordered federal aid to enhance recovery efforts made by state and local governments in areas affected by the severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred from April 16 to [Read More]

Illinois and Chicago Housing Markets Improve in February

According to new data from the Illinois Association of REALTORS®, Illinois home sales increase 16.2 percent and median prices increased 5.1 percent to $125,000 since the same time last year. In February, statewide home and condominium sales totaled 8,213, an increase of more than 1,100 from February 2012. This is the 19th straight month in [Read More]

Ryland Offering Quick Move-In Chicago New Homes

For those looking for a quick move-in home, Ryland Homes is offering more than 50 different models of Chicago new homes! Ryland quick move-in homes are great for growing families because they offer the safety and modern convenience of a brand new home plus the ease of a hassle-free move-in process. We recently featured a [Read More]

Home Sales Increase in DeKalb County

Earlier in September, we reported that more Chicago area homes were sold in August than in any other month over the past five years. To follow up on the good news for real estate in Chicago, it turns out that DeKalb county had one of the largest percentage increase of home sales in the entire [Read More]

Incentives and Fewer Fees Lure Illinois Builders and Buyers

Since the 2010 census proclaimed Kendall County as the fastest growing county in the nation, optimism has slowly caught the attention of new developers, builders and new residents in the Chicago area. With local governments slashing large building fees for new-home construction and offering as much as $10,000 in cash to buyers, more and more [Read More]

Save the Date: 40th Annual HBAGC Key & SAMMY Awards

Attention all Chicago area builders and remodelers! Save the date for this year’s Key and SAMMY awards on Saturday, December 1. The Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago’s (HBAGC) prestigious Key and SAMMY Awards will celebrate its 40th year in 2012. You will want to make sure to enter so that you can take part [Read More]

Lawsuit Approves Illinois Landowner’s Right of Way to Collect

Current and former owners of land located next to or under railroad Rights of Way in Illinois may be eligible for a cash payment thanks to a class action settlement. The case of McDaniel v. Qwest Communications Corp. involves fiber-optic cable and related telecommunications equipment installed in railroad Rights of Way throughout Illinois. The suit [Read More]