Oak Creek (Naperville, IL)
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
 Following and Funding Your Passion in RetirementThe day Pete Kauffman and his wife, Margaret, realized they could retire brought a flood of emotions. As small business owners, the couple had to sell nearly everything to get their company going—and keeping it afloat wasn’t always easy either. They had many ups and downs through the years, but Pete remembers, “When we finally got to that day we could retire, then we could start living out our dreams about where we could go and what we could do.” He jokes about “interviewing” lakes with his wife and finding a place to call their own. But there was another dream, too, one Kauffman had his entire life—to race cars.“It was definitely an extra budget item that had to be carefully negotiated with my better half,” Kauffman jokes.A love of cars ...
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By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
  10 Steps to Prepare for a RemodelAlthough National Home Improvement Month is behind us, the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) advises homeowners of the 10 most important steps to take before the remodeling project starts.“The planning and researching phases of a project are the most critical steps in the remodeling process,” says Judy Moze, CR, GCP, NARI National president and president of Handcrafted Homes, Inc. in Roswell, Georgia. “The more knowledgeable and prepared a homeowner is, the more they protect themselves.”What can a homeowner do to prepare for a remodel? NARI provides a top 10 list of steps homeowners should take before breaking ground on their next remodel.1. Research your project. Taking time to research projects on the Internet and NARI.org will p...
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By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
  HOUSING: AFFORDABILITY UP Housing affordability is up nationwide due to low interest rates and home prices, according to a recent release from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).The NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index released in mid-May reports that about two-thirds of new and existing homes sold in the first quarter of 2015 were affordable to families that earned $65,800, which is the U.S. median yearly income, according to NAHB. Meanwhile, the median home price nationwide dropped by $5,000 from the fourth quarter of last year to the first quarter of 2015 (from $215,000 down to $210,000) while interest rates dropped from 4.29 percent down to 4.03 percent during the same time frame.In addition to lower prices and interest rates, low-down payment programs offered ...
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By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
Oak Creek, Naperville, Illinois - April 2015 About Oak Creek Oak Creek is a single family home neighborhood built in the early 1990's. Oak Creek is located in Naperville, Illinois on Naperville Boulevard south of 75th. Average taxes in Oak Creek $12,802 Average association fees in Oak Creek $73 ($75 - $75) Average home size in Oak Creek 3,542 ft2 Average lot size in Oak Creek 0.25 acres Average year built in Oak Creek 1991 Homes for sale in Oak Creek Address Beds Baths Built Price 2107 Fall Brook Dr. 4 2.1 1990 $547,900 2104 Keim Dr. 4 3.1 1992 $625,000 2101 Keim Dr. 5 4.0 1990 $618,000 Sales Summary for Oak Creek  (Apr 21, 2014 - Apr 21, 2015) # of Sales Average Days on Market Average List Average Sale Ratio% 6 80 $573,700 $533,485 93.0% HomesByMarco has sold 45 homes in Naperville Th...
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By Cheryl Bowers, Plainfield, Naperville, IL. Real Estate
(Bowers Realty Group LLC)
Oak Creek, Naperville Homes for Sale Oak Creek Real Estate Statistics Average Home Size: 3805 Average Property Taxes: 10327 Homes Listed: 8 Homes Sold: 3 Average Number of Days To Sell: 42 The above Naperville real estate statistics were compiled by Team Bowers Realtors based on homes listed for sale in Oak Creek, Naperville, Illinois between October 10th, 2012 and October 10th, 2013. Homes for sale in Oak Creek Address Beds Total Baths Total Sqft Year Built List Price 924 Spindletree Avenue 4 4 3178 1991 $669,900 2041 Keim Drive 4 2.1 4099 1989 $639,900 2117 Camellia Court 5 3.1 3264 1992 $549,900 The data relating to real estate for sale on this website comes in part from the Broker Reciprocity program of Midwest Real Estate Data LLC. Real Estate listings held by brokerage firms othe...
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