Fox Valley Real Estate

Real Estate Agent - Kettley and Company
Real Estate views, news and personal thoughts and opinions pertaining to Fox Valley Illinois.
I deal with lots of rural property in an area that is quickly changing to residential. I just showed a 13 acre beautiful property that was zoned residential with $8500 per year taxes. The owner claimed it could be zoned for horses just by putting horses on the property. That is not the case. The ...
Home warranties today range in price from $375 to $500. When paying out fees for title, attorney, loan app, flood certification do I really need a home warranty? The answer is yes. The average home buyer is usually pressed to make their payments and have enough money to live. The last thing a you...
The Yorkville real estate market continues to ease amidst fed loweering prime rate and imploding mortgae market. The average home price in Yorkville is 3.28% below last years mark and is just under $241,000. The market peaked back in August of 2005 when home sale prices average $280,000. That is ...
The Oswego Illinois real estate market is back to normal. The price of  an average priced home in Oswego Illiniois has skyrocketed this month to 15% higher than a year ago this time. Granted a year ago the market was in the tubes. The numbers this month are 1% below where the market was back in A...
 Click picture for more photos and virtual tour of 2755 Lahinch. Broker tour 10-3 September 20th. On Supra.Leava a card for a gas card drawing. Price reduced to $249,000. three bedroom 2 full and 1 half bath. full basement brick paver patio and a wooden playset from Menard's. Thanks for showing.
The reduction in the amont of FSBO (for sale by owners) on the market today is an indication of the seriousness of the declining housing market. The seller would like to cut out the fees realtors work hard to earn. I do not blame them for wanting to save money and when the market is hot they have...
The 12 Governors of the Federal Reserve Bank will meet today. They are meeting amidst a gone crazy media hype which has caused fear in the housing industry. This was followed by a market adjustment which has caught anxious buyers/sellers to lose their vehicle for moving up to larger/better housin...
 As we go into the fall season you may want to know what the housing market has done this spring and summer in Earlville, Illinois. There have been 10 homes enter into contract since March. These numbers have been calculated from the information available through the MLS of Northern Illinois. Sin...
The numbers are in and the Sandwich real estate market is showing signs of life. There are 95 homes currently listed for sale and 5 under contract. There were 5 homes that closed in the month of August with an average sales price of $261,100. The low was $165,000 and the high was $336,000. The mo...
The month of July in the Fox Valley has been good. The market conditions have upturned in the Valley. We had 911 properties sold in July that is a surprising 21% increase from the same period in 2006. That puts the total number of homes sold in 2007 at almost 5300 properties. That is an increase ...

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