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Barb Van Stensel brings her 3rd Generation experience to the table when Selling or Buying Your Chicago Home.

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2011 

OPEN HOUSE:: short sale opportunity4007 N. Leamington #3, Chicago, IL  60641 Sunday, April 17th, 2011 from 12:00 to 2:30 p.m.           Take a peek Selling Price:  $119,000 Monthly Assessment:  $147.00 Features:  2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath                 Forced Air Heat/Central Air                 Aweso...
04/16/2011
    I am originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan and this past week, a father and his 6 month old son died because of two elements:  (a) the home didn't have smoke detectors that worked; and (b) there appears to have been an electrical fire in the basement.  His wife and their two daughters were ...
04/16/2011
Mom told me a lot when I was four and pretty much left it at that because I told the entire neighborhood.  What I didn't realize today is reflective of a conversation I had yesterday with a Condominium Board President about a complex here in Chicago.  Never in my wildest dream would I ever think ...
04/14/2011
Doing Short Sales is not easy and takes an Realtor with tenacity, knowledge and experience as well as certification to effect the best chance of a Chicago Short Sale.  One of the issues that we see, as written by Elizabeth Weintraub, is there are still holes in the system such as with Bank of Ame...
04/14/2011
7046 N. Damen #G CHICAGO, IL DEVELOPERS CLOSE OUT! 6% COOP COMMISSION ON REMAINING UNITS! 1BR/1BA Condo $119,900 Year Built 1920 Sq Footage Unspecified Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms 1 full, 0 partial Floors 1 Parking Unspecified Lot Size Unspecified HOA/Maint $105 per month Description This 1br/1bth corn...
04/13/2011
4007 Leamington Avenue #3 CHICAGO, IL SHORT SALE OPPORTUNITY - FHA Approval in process as well as HAFA Short Sale Approval 2BR/1BA Condo $119,000 Year Built 1910 Sq Footage 800 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1 full, 0 partial Floors Unspecified Parking None Lot Size Unspecified HOA/Maint $147 per month De...
04/12/2011
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      I saw this sign the other day while I was taking my morning walk in Chicago Andersonville's neighborhood.  Today, I just read that 300 homeowners reached out to certified counselors to save their homes.  My question to those of you today, who do not have to worry about if you are going to ...
04/09/2011
CHICAGO GARAGE SALE:  2236 W. Giddings is hold a Super Lincoln Square Garage Sale on Saturday and Sunday, April 9th and 10th, 2011.  They are selling a variety of stuff including cook books (which I just might need to venture over and finally apply); CD's, clothing, etc.ST. MATTHIAS TRANSFIGURATI...
04/09/2011
Lincoln Square's March 2011 Market Report is getting more specific for the consumer to really understand where their house may be sitting in today's buyer's market.  We have had to break it down even further due to the fact that CORELogic just came out with some blazing report stating that Illin...
04/05/2011
There have been times where I have gone to Alderman Stone's office for advice regarding real estate issues.  He has always been available and has always stood firm where the boundaries and guidelines were.  I appreciate his frankness and honesty.  While Alderman Stone has been in office and some ...
04/05/2011
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