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The Rotary Club of Downers is hosting the third annual GroveFest from Thursday June 21st through Sunday June 24th. The fest started three years ago when budget constraints forced the Village of Downers Grove to cancel the village’s summer party. A few members of the Rotary Club viewed this as ...
Driving home from a listing appointment the other day in Lemont’s Ruffled Feathers subdivision I got to thinking about how Real Estate is much like a game of golf . The professionals hone their craft every day whether it’s a golfer getting up early to hit buckets of balls or a Realtor being in t...
Every spring one of my favorite things to do as a Realtor is to participate in the Illinois Association of Realtors Capitol Conference held at the State Capitol in Springfield. A year and a half ago I was honored to be asked to be the key contact for the Republican Minority Leader Christine Rad...
Dear ActiveRain Family, In years past it has been fairly easy for me to meet my target goal for the St. Baldrick’s foundation but this year it seems a little tougher. I have raised $895 to date with most of the donations coming through Facebook and donations from my Coldwell Banker office. My...
Maybe this is just what the doctor ordered to get me back in the swing of writing and sharing what goes on in my life. I have been using my SendOutCards business as leverage to jumpstart my real estate business and like most of the prospecting activities I do I often wonder is what I’m doing re...
March 13 2013 I will be shaving my head for the fourth straight year to help raise money for the St. Baldricks Foundation. St Baldricks is a foundation started to help raise money for cancer research for children. How St. Baldricks was started is listed below. On March 17, 2000, reinsurance ex...
St. Valentine’s day is tomorrow and the stores have been loaded with greeting cards, decorations and heart shaped chocolates and gifts for our loved ones to know how much they mean to us. The best gift for the heart of our loved ones is the following video. Watch physician researchers Gordon A...
Tuesday morning I received a text message from my cousin Mike who owns Gibbon’s-Ellison Funeral Home, asking me if I could use four tickets for that nights Bulls game against the Suns. The last time I was at a Bulls game was in the early 90’s when Michael Jordan was in his hay day so I felt I w...
When the first time home buyers tax credit came to an end in the spring of 2010 I was interested to see if the market would sustain it’s growth. 235 Hinsdale Single Family Homes were sold that year with an with an average sales price of $987,328 with 195 days of average market time.2011 w...