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Home prices in Illinois inched up over last year's June prices. The average price, according to the IAR, for June 2007 was $215,000 that is compared to an average sales price of $212,600 in June of 2006. Inventory was down in June as compared to May. The total number of homes that sold fell t...
It could happen. The "search" engine giant google is thought to be the spot on the web for everything. Hold on just a second, they are definitely the largest search engine almost doubling the number 2, Yahoo but as far as where people spend their time on the web. It is a social networki...
$192,900 4 Bedroom home in Plano, Illinois Please take a look at our newest listing.This cape cod home is at the end of the street and overlooks a hay field and rolling Fox River valley.The kitchen is new and has custom pantry and rollout double shelves. The cabinets are a light oak color.You can...
Tomorrow is the Heartland Blood Bank community blood drive. I am a little anxious having never given blood before. I know it is a good thing to do but have always been a little squeamish about it. Especially if it is my blood. I will update after the drive to let everyone know how it went.
The real estate market today has cooled. The local builders in the area are scaling back but for a myriad of reasons they are continuing onward and upward. The idea of owning a new home is in the mind of all of us. The reality is if you are opting for new construction you should contact your loca...
Have you ever heard the saying "Today is a good day because I learned something"? Then today must be a good day. The RTA (Regioinal Transportation Authority) is trying to get a tort tax bill pushed through the Illinois legislature.Taxes are the sacrifice we pay for living in the greate...
The quickest way yo increase your homes value would be to paint and update. Colors come and colors go. The color that was old and gaudy inthe 60s and 70s has made its way back into the remodeling market. A clean and fresh paint job immediately makes a home look and feel newer. The seccond way to...
The gas prices and rising tax prices have adversely affected the market in La Salle county this year. The 2007 over 2005 sales stats show homes are down $28,500 for the period of June '05 to June '07. That is in a market where sales prices have dropped from $142000 in June of '05 to $...
The LaSalle County Board and it's chairman have relieved one of its members from his committee duties. In a closed door meeting the La Salle County Board under the direction of chairman Jerry Hicks and the county attorney Troy Holland relieved Board member Stephen Carlson (Mendota) from his c...
The first minimum wage increase in ten years went into effect at midnight last night. The new $5.85 per hour is an increase of .70 cents. I would like to know how Relibbers feel this will impact the economy. So I am posing my questions to you for your considerations. How will this effect the hous...