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Here's a feel good video for your enjoyment.  It's a short tribute by Brigham Young University (BYU) to the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) cadets shown just before the game last September--it's a class act.Our USAFA, Navy, & Army football teams don't have the biggest, bulkiest players in...
01/15/2010
Beautiful Home For Sale in Swansea, IL Take a look at this Cape Cod charmer on 244 Brackett Street, Swansea, IL 62226 perfect for first time home buyers. OK, it's also perfect for any buyers who want a traditional feel with modern amenities and easy access to the many dining and entertaining oppo...
01/13/2010
A FALLEN LOCAL HERO - R. I. P. Tomorrow at ten o'clock in the morning, a young American soldier, United States Air Force Senior Airman Bradley Smith, will be buried in Troy, Illinois.  He was one of the casualties in a bombing in Kandahar, Afghanistan last January 3, 2010. Yesterday afternoon, hi...
01/10/2010
  According to Illinois Department of Health, providers and pharmacies will offer H1N1 vaccination to all Illinois residents beginning December 15.  There is a fee for the vaccine, from $12 to $22, and those with health insurance should bring their insurance information. If you have questions ab...
12/13/2009
First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit Extended Great news!  Both Houses of Congress passed the $8,000 Tax Credit extension for First Time Home Buyers from December 1, 2009 when it would have expired to April 30, 2010.  Further, some provisions have been added for eligibility, including increased incom...
11/05/2009
First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit Deadline Everybody should know by now about the $8,000 tax credit available to first time home buyers.  It's hard to believe that half of the year is over, and before you know it December 1st will be here and it will be too late to purchase your first home to clai...
07/14/2009
Foreclosure Help in IL Last week, IL Governor Quinn signed a bill providing much needed assistance for homeowners facing foreclosure. This bill, Public Act 95-1047 requires lenders to allow a grace period (up to 90 days) to homeowners who are in arrears. Furthermore, homeowners will have a chance...
04/26/2009
Can you believe this?  Jeff Turner demonstrated his Real Estate Shows at my company office last Tuesday.  I read his name on the intro slide, and I thought "I know that guy!"  But I didn't see his shaved head anywhere.  It turned out that it was a webinar and he was in Cali at the time.  It was s...
10/07/2008
Just Sold!  Nine-Acre Horse Property in St. Clair County, ILThis rural and serene property in Troy, IL closed a few days ago.   Although it was a long six months, I feel that seller and buyers came out winners.  Buyers will renovate the two-story house;  enlarge the intimate kitchen, tear up and ...
02/25/2008
S O L D ! 328 Agnes Drive, O'Fallon, IL 62269 OPEN SUNDAY from 1 to 3 P. M.Ready to move in Bi-Level with Four Bedrooms, Three Baths. If the screen goes black, please double click on the 'X' top right to enjoy the rest of the show. Thank you! S O L D !!! 8756 Old Lebanon Road, Troy, IL Open from ...
11/02/2007
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Author Bio: Yolanda earned her business degree in marketing at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. She is a licensed real estate broker and Realtor, helping home buyers and home sellers in Southwestern Illinois since 2004.