Fox Valley Real Estate

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Real Estate Agent - Kettley and Company
Real Estate views, news and personal thoughts and opinions pertaining to Fox Valley Illinois.

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2007 

Home warranties today range in price from $375 to $500. When paying out fees for title, attorney, loan app, flood certification do I really need a home warranty? The answer is yes. The average home buyer is usually pressed to make their payments and have enough money to live. The last thing a you...
09/25/2007
The Yorkville real estate market continues to ease amidst fed loweering prime rate and imploding mortgae market. The average home price in Yorkville is 3.28% below last years mark and is just under $241,000. The market peaked back in August of 2005 when home sale prices average $280,000. That is ...
09/22/2007
The Oswego Illinois real estate market is back to normal. The price of  an average priced home in Oswego Illiniois has skyrocketed this month to 15% higher than a year ago this time. Granted a year ago the market was in the tubes. The numbers this month are 1% below where the market was back in A...
09/22/2007
 Click picture for more photos and virtual tour of 2755 Lahinch. Broker tour 10-3 September 20th. On Supra.Leava a card for a gas card drawing. Price reduced to $249,000. three bedroom 2 full and 1 half bath. full basement brick paver patio and a wooden playset from Menard's. Thanks for showing.
09/19/2007
The reduction in the amont of FSBO (for sale by owners) on the market today is an indication of the seriousness of the declining housing market. The seller would like to cut out the fees realtors work hard to earn. I do not blame them for wanting to save money and when the market is hot they have...
09/18/2007
The 12 Governors of the Federal Reserve Bank will meet today. They are meeting amidst a gone crazy media hype which has caused fear in the housing industry. This was followed by a market adjustment which has caught anxious buyers/sellers to lose their vehicle for moving up to larger/better housin...
09/18/2007
 As we go into the fall season you may want to know what the housing market has done this spring and summer in Earlville, Illinois. There have been 10 homes enter into contract since March. These numbers have been calculated from the information available through the MLS of Northern Illinois. Sin...
09/12/2007
The numbers are in and the Sandwich real estate market is showing signs of life. There are 95 homes currently listed for sale and 5 under contract. There were 5 homes that closed in the month of August with an average sales price of $261,100. The low was $165,000 and the high was $336,000. The mo...
09/07/2007
The month of July in the Fox Valley has been good. The market conditions have upturned in the Valley. We had 911 properties sold in July that is a surprising 21% increase from the same period in 2006. That puts the total number of homes sold in 2007 at almost 5300 properties. That is an increase ...
09/04/2007
The required disclosure list continues to grow in Illinois. We have the lead based paint disclosure and pamphlet, the seller's property disclosure, and now we will be required to include the Radon Awareness disclosure form. The seller of any homes listed after January 1, 2008 will now be required...
09/04/2007
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