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With the rancorous elections finally behind us and Bourbonnais property prices on the rise, public sentiment is markedly improving. Last week, Neilson released its Consumer Confidence Survey, now showing the strongest level in more than four and a half years. My guess is that 2012 will likely mar...
12/02/2012
Things I am thankful for this year: health, of course -- for friends, family, myself -- and for the many things we all take for granted until something as devastating as Hurricane Sandy comes along to remind us of our good fortune. And especially on Thanksgiving, I’m grateful for…my kitchen! Kitc...
11/18/2012
Last week’s annual National Association of Realtors® get-together opened with a grand gathering to hear what some economics heavyweights would say about coming conditions in the country. You could hear a pin drop through most of it – despite the huge size of the auditorium. Our local real estate ...
11/11/2012
When we first approach a new real estate transition -- selling a home, buying one, or doing both at the same time – we naturally concentrate on the most challenging aspects first. That could be selling into a competitive market, or finding the right new home in the right area. That’s why most peo...
11/10/2012
Ah, November! Down every street we see the familiar sight of homes, yards displaying evidence of the fall leaf drop and -- yikes! -- Winter is coming! Beyond the unavoidable home maintenance issues: leaks in roof, cracks in windows, heating system checks, fall is also the best time to consider ot...
11/05/2012
When you have survived a career loss or made it through a foreclosure, it can take a while before you have picked yourself up and dusted yourself off. At that point, you may have been momentarily relieved to find that you have a lot of company. Nevertheless, sooner or later, it’s time to bounce b...
11/04/2012
Home Mortgage Interest Deduction, Bourbonnais IL Home Mortgage Interest Deduction History Home mortgage interest is interest a homeowner pays on a loan secured by their home (a main home or a second home). The loan can be a mortgage to buy your home, a second mortgage, a line of credit, or a home...
02/10/2012
  4 Questions to Ask Before Buying a Foreclosure, Bourbonnais, IL.   Foreclosures can offer big bargains, but buyers need to be careful that they don’t get over their heads in purchasing a home that may need more repairs than they bargained for. Foreclosures are usually sold as-is, and homes that...
01/31/2012
  Sojourn, Independent Living, Kankakee IL. A Riverside Community   Before you choose an adult living community, consider this: Sojourn is located adjacent to Riverside Medical Center’s award-winning healthcare services, Riverside Outpatient Services and Riverside Home Healthcare. Sojourn is Medi...
01/29/2012
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