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Despite low levels of inventory and buyer's cautious in making decisions, Oswego YTD home prices had only a 1.5% drop in average sales price to $288,807 from 2018's high of $293,421. The median sales price took a 3.6% drop from a high of $289,950 in 2018 to 2019's $279,450. There was a 9.1% in ho...
Appearances can be deceiving and despite its outward appearance this home is larger than it looks.  Perhaps its because its a tri-level along with the open layout in the living room to the eat-in kitchen.  You will enjoy the lower level that is perfect for a roommate, older child or extended fami...
Home sales slowed down a bit in October 2019 for Naperville despite lower interest rates with only 119 closed sales vs 2018's 125 closed sales.  The year to date inventory as of 10/31/19 was 1,466 closed sales vs 1,616 in 2018.  With the bulk of sales in the $301K to $500K range, Naperville still...
Illinois 2nd city had a bad  October with slower home sales compared to 2018.  With only 95 closed sales compared to 2018's 134 it was not a treat for homesellers in Aurora, IL.  Year-to-date sales also show a decrease of home sales from 2018s 1,405 closed sales to 2019's 1,075 year to date sales...
The luxury market in Naperville continues to hold basically the same level of inventory whether in a seller's market or buyer's market. usually there are about 100 homes plus or minus whenever I do a market report on the Million Dollar plus home category.Currently there are 95 homes listed for sa...
As one of the few Fox River towns with homes in the lower $200K range, Montgomery is a great place to buy your first home. Home prices are holding steady despite a decrease in home sales.  Home sales in Montgomery, IL dropped 23.9% compared to 2018!  With only 35 closed sales in August, 2019 vs. ...
As home sales continue to cool down from 2018's market, Naperville, IL saw a 15.7% drop in closed sales from 2018's 274 to 259 closed sales in June, 2019.  There was a bit of good news despite this with days on market dropping 22.4% to only 59 days from 2018's 76 days.  A slight increase of 1.7% ...
They say April's showers bring May flowers...but in real estate the rainy weather we have had this spring is not bring out the buyer's compared to 2018.  The City of Light's, i.e. Aurora, IL,. saw an increase of 62% in Days on Market to 81 days compared to May 2018's 50 days!  Along with that bad...
The rain did not stop home sales in Oswego in May!  Despite the seemingly constant rain, buyers were out buying homes this spring with 66 closed transactions in May 2019.  A bit of an uptick from 2018's sales of 63.  This is great news for sellers since sales had been lagging behind in the last f...
As a realtor, I have had the pleasure of seeing and on occassion selling unique or one of a kind homes.  I have always been drawn to those quirky homes that only a special buyer would love.  You know the look at it and wonder...what were they thinking?  Or...I wish I had thought of tha...

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