KEN'S STORY...Naperville Illinois Real Estate Blog

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Real Estate Agent - Charles Rutenberg Realty - Naperville

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2010 

                                 Sunday 1 to 4 PM 2 BEDROOM CONDO IN DOWNTOWN LA GRANGE.  STEPS FROM TRAIN AND SHOPPING.  2 FULL BATHS.    OPEN KITCHEN WITH BREAKFAST BAR. HARDWOOD. BALCONY OVER QUIET STREET. GARAGE PARKING WITH EXTRA STORAGE SPACE, ELEVATOR BUILDING WITH SECURITY ENTRANCE. $299,...
Posted about 4 years ago
"Ewwww," said my doctor as she looked at the back of my throat yesterday morning.  Swollen and filled with white spots, my throat certainly wasn't attractive.  I had, however, expected a different response from my doctor. "Yep.  You've got strep," she concluded... Strep throat sucks.  I used to g...
Posted about 4 years ago
"Don't give up on me," asked my friend over the phone.  We were talking a few weeks back.  He has been keeping his eyes on the real estate market in Lisle for the last few years.  He is hoping to move into a bigger place, but there are some issues... Issue #1 is selling his current house at the r...
Posted about 4 years ago
"I will never ask you to buy a house," I said to a young couple the other day.  They were my new buyers looking for a condo in Lincoln Park, Chicago... I received a confused stare followed by a look of calm understanding... This is the reaction I get from most of my buyers.  I will never ask you ...
Posted about 4 years ago
I just read Bob Haywood's featured post on Active Rain titled, "How to research a neighborhood or subdivision for a blog." The post is a series of steps Bob uses BEFORE writing a market report for a neighborhood. Honestly, it seems like a ridiculous amount of work... By the time one is done "rese...
Posted about 4 years ago
The Coves of Harbor Springs Market Report:  Aurora Illinois Real Estate -townhomes in the Coves of Harbor Springs in Aurora... The Coves of Harbor Springs is a townhome complex on the eastern side of Aurora, Illinois.  The townhomes, which come in two and three bedroom models, are conveniently lo...
Posted about 4 years ago
Foxmoor Market Report:  Montgomery Illinois Real Estate -the home in Foxmoor in Montgomery... Foxmoor subdivision is located in Montgomery Illinois just west of Route 30 and Orchard Road.  The subdivision features a nice walking path as well as a 9 acre lake stocked for fishing... The homes in Fo...
Posted about 4 years ago
Chicory Place Market Report:  Aurora Illinois Real Estate -a nice home in Chicory Place in Aurora..... Chicory Place, located just west of Route 59 in Aurora, is a quiet subdivision built in the mid 1990's.  Located on the edge of the Naperville/Aurora border, Chicory Place offers reasonably pric...
Posted about 4 years ago
Spring Avenue Station Market Report:  La Grange Illinois Real Estate -the courtyard at Spring Avenue Station in La Grange... Spring Avenue Station in La Grange, is located just steps from downtown and the train station. The "Station" is actually two buildings, 410 and 420 Burlington Avenue... Spr...
Posted about 4 years ago
I recently wrote a post titled "Cold calling works.  But there are other ways..."  Since writing that post, I have been contacted by other agents asking... "What are some other ways?" Thanks for asking.  Here is one: Create a series market reports for your area and post them online It works... I ...
Posted about 4 years ago
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