St Charles IL and the Western 'Burbs

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Real Estate Agent - Baird&Warner Fox Valley
Real estate, community and neighborhood information about Chicago's western suburbs: St. Charles, Geneva, Batavia, Elburn, Wayne, South Elgin and Elburn.

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2012 

Geneva IL is showing steady improvement in the housing market. There have been 187 closed sales of single family homes so far this year. Of these 187 sales, 20 (11%) were shorts sales  and 15 (8%) were bank-owned foreclosures. The 19% total distress sales is considerably considerably below the av...
07/22/2012
Even in relatively prosperous communities like St. Charles the housing market is still somewhat troubled by short sales and foreclosures. Since the first of the year there have been a total of 288 closed sales of single family homes in St. Charles. In the first half of this year about 12% of the ...
07/21/2012
The Quarry – Best Pool in Batavia The Quarry Beach is located in a former stone quarry along the banks of the Fox River in Batavia, IL. The Quarry has a huge pool area of over 60,000 sf with islands, slides, and a diving area. The sand bottom is perfect for little ones to play on in the zero-dept...
07/20/2012
Is your lawn looking pretty bad this year? Mine certainly looks brown and crunchy. We’ve been facing drought-like conditions here in the Fox Valley. I've been focused on preserving my gardens with hand-watering, so by mid-June the lawn at my St. Charles home looked like it usually does at the end...
07/16/2012
As the housing market in St. Charles continues it’s steady improvement, more buyers are out looking for their next home. No buyer wants to overpay so I do a pretty extensive analysis to determine a fair price for the house. See an example of one of my spreadsheets below. I use the MLS to find a ...
07/12/2012
604 Alberosky Way Tanglewood Hills, Batavia IL - SOLD This beautiful home at 604 Albersosky Way in Tanglewood Hills closed this week for $650,000. The home was listed for $675,000 and closed at 96.3% of the list price with a market time of 68 days. The home features 5 true bedroom and four full b...
07/04/2012
  This beautiful home at 3N121 Sylvan Drive closed last week for $450,000.  The 1st floor master has beautiful windows that look out over private woods and gardens. The home offered lots of space for entertaining including a  sunroom, a screened porch and a finished basement. The home is sited on...
07/04/2012
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